Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Reference on 05/12/2022 - 3:37pm
Join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by checking out one of these great reads. Try a moving memoir, a fascinating history, or a stirring novel. These books are not a comprehensive representation of the Asian American experience, but instead a sample of the diverse stories being told by AAPI authors. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month was first established by Congress in 1978 as Pacific/...
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/04/2022 - 9:24am
Today is May the Fourth (AKA Star Wars Day)! To celebrate we've compiled lists fo the Star Wars books and movies here at the Bedford Public Library. Browse the carousels below of click the links to view items in our online catalog. May the Fourth be with you!   ...
Submitted by: Reference on 04/28/2022 - 2:56pm
Get out your calendar and start marking, because we have a plethora of great events coming up this May at the Bedford Public Library. The month opens with our regularly scheduled Tech at the Library class on the first Wednesday. On May 4th we'll be talking about LinkedIn Learning, a valuable online resource...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/07/2022 - 11:51am
Voting for the 2022 Great Stone Face Award is now open to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders in New Hampshire! The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.  In April, N.H. children vote for their favorite book from a list of 20 recently-published titles that are chosen by the Great Stone Face Committee, which is made up of librarians throughout the...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/01/2022 - 10:01am
Spring is back and so is the Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Enjoy the nice weather by taking a walk on the Common and reading When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes. As you stroll through the common, you’ll see pages of the story installed next to the path. Page 1 is right after the arch where you enter the common and the story will take you over the bridge, around the gazebo, and back over the bridge to end back near the arch. All pages are...
Submitted by: Emily S on 03/14/2022 - 9:20am
This month's make and take craft is a straw rocket! Kits will be available in the Children's Room or via Lower Level curbside until supplies last. Here's Miss Carla to show you how to make it:  
Submitted by: Emily S on 02/14/2022 - 11:02am
Winter Break week is packed with programs for kids from age 0-12 in the Children’s Room! Registration for programs opens on February 15 for Bedford cardgolders. On Monday night we’ll have a comfy cozy Pajama Storytime at 7:00 PM. Get ready for bed, bring your stuffies, and we’ll read you bedtime stories on Zoom! Ever wonder what...
Submitted by: Emily S on 01/25/2022 - 12:12pm
  Every year, the American Library Association announces the Youth Media Award winners for excellence in children’s literature. An impressive slate of winners and honors were announced on Monday. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!Some of the winners and honors are recapped below, but you can find...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/28/2021 - 2:53pm
  Every year, young readers across the state cast their votes for their favorite book from a selection of librarian-picked titles for the New Hampshire Ladybug Award. The voters are readers up to third grade and the books are some of the best recently published picture books, The 2021 list was especially excellent. Titles included the Caldecott award winner Water Protectors, the sweet father daughter story Hair Love, the contemplative If You...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/10/2021 - 3:22pm
This winter we strongly encourage face masks in the library for everyone over 2 years old, regardless of vaccination status. The Library Board of Trustees have decided 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, programs are limited to registered children and one caregiver only in order to accommodate...

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