Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Emily S on 12/21/2020 - 4:11pm
  This year’s winner of the Ladybug Picture Book Award is There are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach! Each year, New Hampshire students in preschool through third grade vote on their favorite picture book from a list of 10 titles curated by NH librarians. This year saw a wonderful slate of diverse titles including Native voices, historical stories, turtles, family stories,and even bashful dinosaurs. All have been published within...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/18/2020 - 4:00pm
Join us for Virtual Winter Break Programs Dec 29-30! Looking for something to do between the holidays? We’ve got you covered! We’ll have virtual programming for children from ages 0-12. For our littlest patrons, join Miss Emily for a session of Bubbly Babies full of movement, singing, and early literacy. For ages 3-5, cozy up and join Miss Carla in Crayons and Cocoa to practice letters and colors while sipping hot cocoa. For ages 5-7, Miss Kate...
Submitted by: Emily S on 11/17/2020 - 11:06am
This is the final week of our Storywalk- it will be coming down on Monday, November 23. We wanted to thank everyone who participated in the Storywalk and enjoyed spending time at the Bedford Village Commons this fall. We received so many wonderful emails from our patrons who participated that we are planning on bringing it back in the spring! But the fact that the Storywalk will be gone for winter doesn't mean that you can't still take a stroll...
Submitted by: Emily S on 10/19/2020 - 1:59pm
We are excited to announce that we have a new story on our Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Come read We Are Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger while you walk around the common. Can you find maple, birch, and hickory leaves like the kids in the book do? 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...
Submitted by: Emily S on 09/10/2020 - 3:27pm
We are so excited to invite you to try our new StoryWalk at the Bedford Village Common! Pick a nice day, pack a picnic, and head over to the common to take a stroll and enjoy Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litman and James Dean.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...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/14/2020 - 3:00pm
There's no doubt about it, helping patrons pick out books is one of our favorite parts of the job. Couple that with the notion that library services are changing with the times and our new Book Bundle Request Form was born. You fill out the form with information to let us know what you're looking for and we'll pull 5 books for you within 2 business days and place them on hold to be picked up via our Lower Level contact-free pickup. You can be as...
Submitted by: Emily S on 06/26/2020 - 11:22am
Time for another round of Children's Staff Picks! You can find these books by clicking on the cover to place a hold through our catalog. Miss Kate's Picks The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly...
Submitted by: Emily S on 06/01/2020 - 2:21pm
  The 4th-6th graders of New Hampshire have chosen New Kid by Jerry Craft as the winner for the 2020 Great Stone Face Award! New Kid is available digitally on Hoopla and Overdrive if you haven't read it yet. Here is the list of the 2020-2021 Nominees. Click on the cover to place a hold in the catalog. Allies by Alan Gratz ...
Submitted by: Emily S on 05/08/2020 - 11:54am
  It's time to vote for the Great Stone Face Award! Voting takes place from May 1-May 31 2020. The 2020 winner will be announced on June 1st. Click here to cast your vote! What is it? This award is given annually,...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/30/2020 - 4:58pm
Here is another round of staff picks from our Children's Librarians! You can find these books by visiting our ebooks page here: https://www.bedfordnhlibrary.org/ebooks-audiobooks MIss Carla's Reviews: 24 Hours In Nowhere by Dusti Bowling Gus is small. He is thirteen and much smarter than his classmates. Gus lives in Nowhere, AZ...

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