Bedford Public Library

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Submitted by: Patricia on 09/22/2022 - 4:56pm
Fall is a special time in New England. Even though the days are getting shorter and there's a bit of a chill creeping into the air, there's still time to get outside for a spectacular fall hiking adventure! Browse the carousels below to find guides to some New England's best trails and views as well as books for kids and parents so everyone can participate! Need more recommendations? Looking for something farther afield? The Reference Desk is...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/16/2022 - 10:11am
Queen Elizabeth II's life has been the inspiration for many great books and movies, including biographies, fiction and even a few mysteries! Celebrate the life and reign of the Queen with one these books or DVD's from the Bedford Public Library. Nonfiction Fiction...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/09/2022 - 9:15am
September's shaping up to be a great month for readers, with new books due to be published by Elizabeth Strout, Richard Osman, Nicholas Sparks, Maggie O'Farrell, Fredrick Backman, Stephen King, Scott Turow and many more of our favorites. Browse the carousels below and click on the cover images to find the book in our online catalog and make sure your hold request is at the top of the list! Looking for a book in another format? Can't find...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/24/2022 - 4:47pm
Did you love the strong characters, scandal, and glamour of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid? Or are you eagerly awaiting a copy of this incredibly popular book? Read on to find more titles that we think you'll also enjoy! To request a copy of any of the books below, click on the cover to visit our online catalog. You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/18/2022 - 2:40pm
When you think of the library, books may be the first thing to come to mind. But there are many other resources to use at the library and even things besides books to check out. Read on to discover 10 things beside books, movies, and music that you can check out with your Bedford Public Library card.   1. Museum Passes The Bedford Public Library currently offers passes to 19 museums, zoos, and parks in New Hampshire and...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/04/2022 - 4:04pm
We all know high school can be tough, but an actual crime scene? Check out one of these young adult mysteries to find stories of teens investigating murders, disappearances, and the secrets that surround them. Need help finding a book in a different format or placing a hold? Have questions about eBooks? Contact the Reference Desk by calling (603) 472-2300 or emailing  
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/02/2022 - 2:38pm
Looking for a sneak peek at some of the new books that come out this month so you can place your holds early? Look no further!  Browse the covers below to see some of the titles we can't wait to read. To place a request, click on a cover image to visit our online catalog, email, or call (603) 472-2300.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/27/2022 - 3:12pm
Now that the movie has come out we're seeing a renewed interest in the hit novel, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.  If you (like many of us!) have already read and loved the book, browse the carousels below to find more titles you may enjoy! Looking for more recommendations? Bedford Public Library cardholders can fill out our BookMatch form to...
Submitted by: Reference on 07/21/2022 - 3:35pm
Beat the heat by reading a thrilling story set in the polar regions!  Whether you prefer a tale of polar exploration, a natural history of penguins or polar bears, or a survival tale, there is something to help you stay cool.  Browse our suggestions below.  To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300 and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/13/2022 - 5:16pm
Whether you prefer your romance novels sweet or steamy, comedic or filled with suspense, there's a lot to love in the new books we've got on order for the Bedford Public Library! For a sneak peek at some of the romance novels that are coming soon, browse the books below. Find something you like? Click on the cover to visit our online catalog and make sure you're at the top of the holds list!