Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Emily S on 01/09/2023 - 10:44am
  Kids throughout New Hampshire have voted, and the winner of this year’s Ladybug Award is….Milk and Juice: a Recycling Romance by Meredith Crandall Brown! Milk and Juice was the clear winner by our vote here in the library with 13 out of 50 votes. The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach was in second with 9 votes, and On Account of the Gum by Adam Rex came in third place with 6 votes. The list of 2023 nominees will be out in the spring,...
Submitted by: Emily S on 01/05/2023 - 3:23pm
Check out the top checked out Children's books of 2022! Click on any of the covers to place a hold on one of these well-loved titles.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/05/2023 - 12:42pm
Here at the Bedford Public Library, we're looking ahead to an exciting year of new books to read! But before we start in on our 2023 challenges and all of the reviews for new books to come, here are some of the staff's favorite books that we read in 2022! To find any of these books in our online catalog, hover over the cover image, then click on a format icon. You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email ...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/05/2022 - 3:53pm
It's that time of year again! From now until December 21 readers up to third grade can vote for their favorite nominee for this year's Ladybug Award in the Children's Room! The Ladybug Picture Book Award is designed to promote early literacy and honor the best in recent children's picture books. A committee of children's librarians from around the state selects 10 picture book titles each spring. Then, during December, New Hampshire children...
Submitted by: Emily S on 11/03/2022 - 12:08pm
Learn about Native American culture and history with these titles from the Children's Room!  
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/27/2022 - 3:20pm
Audiobooks have been increasing in popularity over the last decade – and it’s easy to understand why.  In addition to being a great alternative for readers with low vision or reading difficulties, audiobooks are a fun way to make reading more portable and flexible.  Popping a CD into your car’s player or connecting an eAudiobook over Bluetooth makes your commute go faster.  Or you can plug your headphones into a Playaway on a lanyard while you...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/29/2022 - 2:45pm
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  Browse the carousels below to find biographies, fiction, and poetry to help you explore Hispanic perspectives and culture.   Fiction for Adults Memoirs &...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/22/2022 - 4:56pm
Fall is a special time in New England. Even though the days are getting shorter and there's a bit of a chill creeping into the air, there's still time to get outside for a spectacular fall hiking adventure! Browse the carousels below to find guides to some New England's best trails and views as well as books for kids and parents so everyone can participate! Need more recommendations? Looking for something farther afield? The Reference Desk is...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/18/2022 - 2:40pm
When you think of the library, books may be the first thing to come to mind. But there are many other resources to use at the library and even things besides books to check out. Read on to discover 10 things beside books, movies, and music that you can check out with your Bedford Public Library card.   1. Museum Passes The Bedford Public Library currently offers passes to 19 museums, zoos, and parks in New Hampshire and...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/11/2022 - 4:15pm
We wanted to give a huge thank you to all those who supported and participated in our 2022 Children's Summer Reading program! Thank you! To our generous sponsors and donors: Bedford Rotary Club, Friends of Bedford Library, Pizza Bella, Amherst Karate Studio, Hayward's Ice Cream and Cactus Jack's Restaurants, thank you for your support of our endeavor to keep kids reading over the summer. We had fabulous prizes and parties this year thanks to you...

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