Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Reference Blog

Submitted by: Caitlin on 06/18/2015 - 4:58pm
Have you registered for our 7 Book Summer for adults or our Teen 8 Book Challenge yet? Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and get your reading journal! While you're here, check our whiteboard to see what people are reading and to add your own current read!   What is Bedford reading this week? Fang by James Patterson Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace The Fallen series by Lauren Kate Warrior Cats by Erin...
Submitted by: Emily on 03/16/2015 - 9:59am
If you search the online catalog, you may have recently noticed that you may now check out Ovedrive and 3M Cloud Library eBooks in the catalog.  When you see an eBook you'd like to borrow, just click Check Out, then use the 3M or Overdrive app or website to download the book. If you would like to search for only the print copy of a book, without the e-book results, try the new search limit in our online catalog. On the main catalog page, click...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 02/26/2015 - 4:08pm
  Did you know that you can now pay library fines and replacement costs online with a credit card? We do not take credit cards at the circulation desk, but you can log on to your library account from the comfort of your own home or at one of our public computers to pay your charges. Payment is taken care of by a third party service provider, which has been accredited by the Payment Card Industry to securely perform credit card transactions...
Submitted by: Emily on 01/26/2015 - 8:00pm
While it might be too late to stock up on groceries, you still have time to stock up on information before the storm.  ReadyNH.gov is a clearinghouse of emergency preparedness information.  PSNH's website contains information about preparing for power outages and an outage map.  The USDA has...
Submitted by: Emily on 01/13/2015 - 5:41pm
Did you make a resolution to improve your health in 2015? The Internet can be a good place to help with those goals, but how do you know which sites or resources to trust? This page from MedlinePlus offers links to a variety of websites, ranging from general advice to more specific topics, all of which can help you find reliable health information...
Submitted by: Emily on 12/09/2014 - 5:42pm
Did you have a chance to listen to The Exchange's Holiday Book Show on NHPR this morning?   If you missed it, click here to view the booksellers' and listeners' list of recommended reads.  This is just one of the many best books lists that are now available....
Submitted by: Emily on 11/25/2014 - 5:55pm
Do you need help choosing movies the whole family can watch and enjoy together?  Check out this list, which was compiled by our reference librarians.  There's something for everyone!
Submitted by: Emily on 11/17/2014 - 2:41pm
Turkey Day is approaching!  Let us help you get ready for the big day.  These books will inspire you as you plan your feast.  Our selected Cooking &...
Submitted by: Emily on 10/15/2014 - 11:56am
Fall isn't just about pumpkins, raking leaves, and apple cider.  If you're a book lover, this is the season for book awards.  The National Book Award finalists were announced this morning.  Bedford favorite All the Light We Cannot See is a fiction finalist.  Yesterday, the Man...
Submitted by: Emily on 08/26/2014 - 6:08pm
Is it just me, or did summer really fly by this year?  I can't believe that school has begun and that teachers will be assigning papers and projects soon.  When you need articles, images, and resources for school projects, try the library's online resources.  You can use them 24/7.  Just login with your library card number and password. ...

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