Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 09/09/2016 - 1:14pm
The team competition for most books read this summer couldn't have been much closer ! In the end, only 4 titles separated the Tortoises and the Hares! In the final lap, the Tortoises squeaked out a victory, logging 7734 books, with the Hares close behind at 7730. The pre-reading Frogs made an excellent showing, with 6227. Doing the math, you will see that the 976 Bedford youngsters enrolled in the Summer Reading Program read and reported on a...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/26/2016 - 10:25am
School's back in session, and autumn is upon us! We're looking forward to starting up our fall programming...Storytime sessions will begin the week of October 3rd. Registration is required only for infants and toddlers...this will open up on-line September 19th. It is well to sign up early, as space is limited. Adult participation is mandatory in these programs for our littlest patrons...it is encouraged, but optional, for ages three and up....
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/12/2016 - 10:42am
It’s been an awesome summer at the Bedford Library, with almost 1000 youngsters participating in the Summer Reading Program. We couldn’t have done it without the following area businesses, who have contributed greatly to our success, donating weekly reading incentive prizes and door prizes, as well as sponsoring special events…  Charter Trust                                                                  Purple Finch Chick-Fil-A (Nashua...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/08/2016 - 3:39pm
  It’s not over till it’s over, as Yogi Berra used to say… We have come to the end of another successful Summer Reading Program, but don’t stop reading yet! You can still add points to your team’s score! You have until the end of August to turn in a reading chart and collect a final prize and gift coupon. Not only that, but you’ll get to choose a free book! Everyone who turns in a reading log here at the library will also receive a summer...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/25/2016 - 10:45am
STEVE BLUNT & FRIENDS...Family Event Friday, August 5 – 2:00pm...Bedford Gazebo & Library McAllaster Room This isn’t the first time we’ve welcomed Steve and his friends to our SRP Finale. They bring us a high-energy show with catchy tunes and lively rhythms for singing and dancing…and lots of silliness! Music is always more fun when friends come out to play…and this rockin’ show invites library patrons of all ages to join in and get...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/13/2016 - 10:36am
Calling all bakers (okay, and shoppers)... The Cake Walk has been a prominent feature of our Fun Faire every year. The children march around the circle until the music stops... Whoever is standing on the lucky footprint gets to choose a whole cake or special batch of goodies to take home to share with his/her family. The Cake Walk is an old tradition, dating back to the 1800's, sometimes incorporating a dance form, as well. There is only one...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/08/2016 - 1:31pm
ON YOUR MARK, GET SET…PLAY! Thursday July 28...10:30am - Noon. Summer wouldn’t be summer without our annual FUN FAIRE! The whole lower level of the library will be turned into a carnival midway. Step up and try your luck at some athletic and not-so-athletic skill games…maybe get your face painted by the incomparable Monica Leo…or challenge the Sensei at a Karate game. Jog your way through the 10K Cake Walk and win a whole cake...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/01/2016 - 1:50pm
Thursday, July 21 – Show: 1:30pm ...Ages 6 & Up                                  Songwriting Workshop: 2:30pm (separate registration) Who is Keith Munslow? He does a little of everything…tells stories, draws, sings, and generally cracks up his audience with hilarious school stories, funky, upbeat music, lightning-fast cartooning and on-the-spot improvisation. This one is guaranteed to offer tremendous entertainment and lots of laughs. Keith...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm
  Monday, July 11 – 11:00am + 1:00pm…Rainforest Reptile Show...Summer wouldn’t be the same without a visit from some real live critters! This year, we have a new group coming to educate and amaze us, bringing many fascinating specimens for show and tell. Since animal shows are so popoular, there will be 2 presentations, back–to-back. And yes, there will be an opportunity to experience some of the creatures hands-on. When you sign up on-line, be...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/20/2016 - 11:00am
Thursday, July 7 - 1:30pm  Library McAllaster Room...On-line Registration begins June 22.  How did he do that??? Have you ever seen a caged bird disappear in a flash? Or, how about seeing your best friend’s head vanish in a snap? From magic that happens right under your nose to large feats of illusion, Rob Riordan’s Wonder Show has something for everyone…including lots of laughs! Come and be part of the experience!

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