Bedford Public Library

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Submitted by: Patricia on 10/26/2020 - 4:54pm
Even though "King of Horror", Stephen King, has over 60 titles to his name (and hopefully more still on the way!), you may still find yourself running low on these bestsellers and in search of a new author or novel to tingle your spine.  Click on the covers below to find a few titles we think you'll also enjoy during this spookiest of seasons!   Print Books Large Print Audiobooks ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/22/2020 - 1:56pm
Ghost stories are not just for kids!  Browse the lists below to find all kinds of haunting tales and supernatural yarns to put you in the Halloween spirit.  Click on a cover image to learn more about that title or place a request with your library account.       Haunted Houses Ghostly Mysteries Spectral Horror Stories Spooky Psychological and Domestic Fiction Haunted History Paranormal Love Stories True Ghost Stories
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/14/2020 - 3:47pm
Can't get enough of dogs?  Why not invite your favorite four-legged friends into your reading time with a novel starring a canine cupid or dog detective or maybe a nonfiction book exploring the history of these fascinating creatures? Explore the carousels below to find all kinds of books about or featuring dogs!   Nonfiction Books   Canine Memoirs   Dog Fiction   Mysteries & Suspense Love Stories and Romance   Dog Training and...
Submitted by: Reference on 10/08/2020 - 1:40pm
Did you love Fredrik Backman's A Man Called Ove, but aren't sure what to read next?  Click on the covers in the carousels below to learn more about these recommended titles or request your own copy for in-person or contact-free pickup! Regular Print Books Large Print Books Audiobooks eBooks eAudiobooks Not finding what you're looking for? Need more recommendations? Give us a call at 472-2300 or email...
Submitted by: Reference on 10/05/2020 - 4:45pm
October is family history month - which means it's a great time to look into your family tree.  The Bedford Public Library offers its cardholders a great variety of useful tools to help you get started tracking down your ancestors.  To learn more, visit our Genealogy Resources page or read on to see highlights of some of our favorite resources.   Ancestry...
Submitted by: Reference on 09/30/2020 - 3:31pm
Looking for something to read while you wait for John Grisham's next exciting legal thriller?  Check out some recommendations below.  Just click on the cover to reserve your copy for in-person or contact-free pickup!   Print Books     Large Print Books   Audiobooks   eBooks   eAudiobooks  
Submitted by: Emily on 09/24/2020 - 12:12pm
This spring, Kathy Stoughton, M. Ed., independent tutor and author, presented a virtual event in which she provided an overview of some of the programs available today that can help families lower their costs for college along with alternatives to the classical education model that are becoming more popular.  If you missed that program, you may view an encore presentation anytime by clicking...
Submitted by: Reference on 09/23/2020 - 2:17pm
We've had some great displays of all kinds of books for you to check out this month at the Bedford Public Library.  Even if you missed visiting the displays in person, it's not too late to browse these collections online!  Click on a book cover in one of the carousels below to learn more about the title or request your copy.   Fantasy and SciFi with a Sense of Humor     Books for the Birds Books for Hard Times   Magical Realism   The '...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/10/2020 - 6:22pm
Have you finished reading Outlander and its sequels and are searching for what to read next?  Click the links to find more books - filled with romance, adventure, history, great characters, and even a bit of time travel - that we think you'll love too!  ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/03/2020 - 6:14pm
Looking for something new to read while you're biding your time waiting for Lee Child's next Jack Reacher book to arrive this October?  Click the links below to find browsable collections of other books filled with fast-paced action and just deserts that we think you'll enjoy.  All of these books are available from the Bedford Public Library and can be requested for in-person or contact-free pickup or downloaded for free using Libby or...

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