Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Emily S on 11/15/2021 - 10:13am
Our November take and make turkey craft is now available through November 24 (or while supplies last!). Here's Miss Carla to show you how to put it together:
Submitted by: Emily S on 11/04/2021 - 12:53pm
  It’s that time of year! Now through November 30 voting is now open for the Ladybug Book Award! Kids up to 3rd grade can vote on their favorite picture books from this year’s nominees. Our display of nominees is located just outside the Children’s Room and our Ladybug ballot box is located by the Children’s Room desk. Stop by to see which books are on the list and to cast your vote for your favorite!...
Submitted by: Emily S on 11/03/2021 - 3:39pm
Our last Storywalk of the year is Bella’s Fall Coat written by Lynn Plourde and illustrated by Susan Gal. The Storywalk will be up at Bedford Village Common for the month of November and will come down on November 30. The Storywalk will be in hibernation for the winter, but look for its return in the spring. A big thanks goes out to everyone who has enjoyed the Storywalk this year! We have loved hearing about your walks, picnics, and adventures...
Submitted by: Emily S on 10/18/2021 - 9:38am
Pick up a kit from the Children's Room to make an adorable bat craft at home! Here's Miss Carla to show you how to do it:
Submitted by: Circulation on 10/01/2021 - 1:16pm
Join us for a spooky poetry contest! Write a poem using spooky words and bring it to the Children's Room desk by Friday October 22. Poems will be displayed from October 22 through November 1. Entries will be separated into two age categories: 5-7 and 8-12. Children's Room staff will choose a winner from each category to be the lucky recipient of a very tasty prize! Your poem can be eerie, ghoulish, hair-raising, or chilling - it's up to you! A...
Submitted by: Emily S on 09/20/2021 - 9:26am
Stop by the Children's Room September 20-25 to pick up this month's take and make craft! Here's Miss Carla to show you how to put your cupcake liner octopus together:
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/20/2021 - 2:14pm
This fall we strongly encourage face masks in the library for everyone over 2 years old, regardless of vaccination status. The Library Board of Trustees agreed at their August 20th meeting that face coverings should be strongly encouraged when the spread of Covid-19 is at substantial transmission levels in Hillsborough County as identified by the CDC. In the Children’s Room, we will be offering programs outside under the tent whenever possible...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/05/2021 - 4:55pm
  There’s no doubt about it – the Summer Reading Program wouldn’t happen without the support of our community here in Bedford. This year we had several sponsors and donors who helped to make our program a great success. Jo-Anne Johnson Family Dentistry generously supported our Popsicle Thursdays as well as our Ice Cream Truck Finale Party. The Bedford Rotary Club helped to fund our fabulous prize baskets and sponsored our three Cooks and Books...
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/30/2021 - 12:39pm
The 2020 Olympics are in full swing!  Browse the carousels below to find all kinds of books about the Olympics, the host country and more! Looking for more titles or need a book in a different format?  Please call the library at (603) 472-2300 or email   The Games The Athletes The Sports Explore Tokyo and Japan...
Submitted by: Emily S on 07/22/2021 - 4:12pm
It’s been a great few weeks of Tails and Tales Summer Reading and we want to celebrate! All our Summer Reading participants are welcome to come get a free ice cream treat on Thursday July 29 from 11:30-12:30 in the Bedford Village Commons parking lot. You can register for the ice cream truck finale by clicking here. We will also have...