Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/15/2017 - 11:49am
  Ladybug voting time is here again! All youngsters from age 3 to Grade 3 are invited to come in and mark their ballots for this year’s Ladybug Picture Book Award, sponsored by New Hampshire’s Center for the Book. Copies of the 10 nominated titles have been on display for check-out to our patrons since last March. But there is still time to read and make your selection! Polls don’t officially close until December 8th. Please know that is not...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/15/2017 - 11:43am
  News flash…Magformers are back! Every month, there will be a designated time when we will put out our large collection of these fascinating building toys for free play. No need to register…just come on along. To round out 2017, Magformers will be available on Tuesday, November 21 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, and Wednesday, December 13th from 12:00 – 4:00pm. A full schedule is posted in the Children’s Library.
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/07/2017 - 9:52am
The holidays are upon us...a tough time for some of our military personnel stationed a long way from home and loved ones. A card from a child can bring cheer to  a seaman, soldier or airman/woman serving overseas to preserve the freedoms we cherish in America. Materials are available in the Children's Library....won't you stop by and make a card today? They will be sent off in the middle of November, so time is of the essence!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 10/18/2017 - 12:43pm
Lilly's back for a new year of listening to kids read! She is so excited! This year, due to popular demand, she will visit with us twice a month...usually on the first week of the month. Please note...November is an exception...she will come on Thursday, November 2 and Tuesday, November 14th..In any case, her schedule will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:30pm. Each child gets 15 minutes of private time with Lilly to practice his or her...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 10/18/2017 - 12:25pm
  What can STEM possibly have to do with Thanksgiving? Join us on Wednesday, November 22, and you'll see! While Mom’s busy baking pies, you can meet the challenge of creating things out of candy corn and cranberries, and make your own butter for the feast. There will be a morning class for ages 5-7, from 10:00 - 11:30am. Kids aged 8-12 will meet in the afternoon, from 1:00 - 2:30pm.  On-line registration is open on our website.
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 09/14/2017 - 1:55pm
Readers, unite! The first meeting of the Middle Grade Book Club (Grades 4-6) will be a Meet & Greet on Monday, October 2, from 5:00-6:00pm. Along with chat and refreshments, you will have an opportunity to pick up your copy of the first amazing title up for discussion... Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. Imagine being a fifth grader born with some serious and unusual facial abnormalities...suddenly you're thrust into private school in Manhattan,...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 09/11/2017 - 4:39pm
In keeping with our summer reading theme, "Build a Better World", we gave our young Bedford patrons an opportunity to thank some of the awesome departments and organizations in town that make this a better place to live. For the entire summer, colorful postcards were made available to the children, so that they could write their messages and place them in our own special "Mailbox". The results were very sweet, and in some cases, amusing. Very...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 09/11/2017 - 4:07pm
Coming to the library on Friday, October 6 at 1:00pm... a great boredom buster for a school workshop day! The town of Hamlin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! CactusHead Puppets brings the story of The Pied Piper of Hamlin to life in this comedic, updated adaptation of the traditional folktale. Join puppeteers John and Megan Regan as they bring us their own musical solution to pest control. They will stick...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 09/08/2017 - 12:57pm
  A paws-itive note…Lilly will be coming back, beginning in October! She loves to sit by and listen to kids practice their reading skills…a real confidence booster to help children in reading aloud at school! Each child gets a private 15-minute session, with or without other family members attending. Our lovable yellow lab will be taking appointments by phone or in person the week prior to each session. With possible exceptions, she will be...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/29/2017 - 10:10am
This year's Summer Reading Program was tremendous success! We truly could not have produced a program of such magnitude without the support of local businesses and organizations, and we would like to offer them all our sincere thanks... Bedford Library Foundation Bedford Rotary Club Charter Trust Chick-Fil-A Cowabunga's Funspot Laconia Home Depot Outback Steakhouse Panera Bread Company Purple Finch Shorty's Mexican Roadhouse Spare Time...