Bedford Public Library

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Submitted by: Patricia on 07/07/2022 - 2:48pm
Did you know that the Bedford Public Library has over 2,700 music CDs for cardholders to check out, covering all kinds of genres like pop, rock, folk, classical, world music, country, jazz, and more? However, if...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/27/2022 - 6:44pm
Did you love The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi? If you're looking for more historical fiction, books with strong female leads, atmospheric settings, or moving and engaging stories, browse the carousels below to find some titles to enjoy while you wait for the third installment in this best-selling trilogy! Need more recommendations? Try filing out our ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/22/2022 - 3:28pm
Looking for some spine-tingling reads to take with you on your summer travels? Explore the titles below to see some of the new suspense and thrillers on order at the Bedford Public Library for summer of 2022. Click on the cover images to find them in our online catalog and get your hold requests in early!  
Submitted by: Emily on 06/21/2022 - 4:45pm
Effective July 1, Bedford library card holders and librarians will no longer have access to databases that were previously provided by the New Hampshire State Library, and continued for the last year through grant funding.  These databases are: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, ERIC, Explora, Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, Greenfile, Health Source- Consumer Edition, Library Information...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/14/2022 - 2:32pm
There may be no better way to beat the heat in summer than taking your cooking outside. (Or at least not a better tasting way!) Looking for some fresh culinary inspiration to elevate your grill and campfire fare beyond hotdogs and marshmallow roasts? Browse the cookbooks below to find new recipes and interesting takes on old favorites. To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300...
Submitted by: Reference on 06/09/2022 - 3:14pm
Did you know that June is Pride Month? Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York and also recognizes the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.  Read on to find a selection of memoirs,...
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/26/2022 - 3:58pm
Memorial Day weekend is here - and with it the unofficial start of summer in New England! That means it's time for warm weather, vacations, and - of course - beach reads. Browse the carousel below to find new books arriving this summer filled with exciting destinations, romance, great characters and...
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/19/2022 - 4:22pm
Do you love the strong female characters, fast-paced action and suspense-filled mysteries of James Patterson's Women's Murder Club series? Check out the carousels below to find more books we think you'll also enjoy! Looking for more recommendations? Fill out our...
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: Emily on 05/12/2022 - 2:24pm
Are you looking for a relative's wedding or birth announcement?  Do you want to learn about the Carousel Ballroom or Beau Reve?  Are you curious to know what was on the school lunch menu in 1973?    Take a trip down memory lane with the Library's digital collection of the Bedford-Merrimack Bulletin from 1970 to 2008.  If you find something neat,...

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