Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Teens Blog

Submitted by: Emily on 11/03/2020 - 6:23pm
Thanks to a collaboration between the NH Department of Education and Modern States, a nonprofit devoted to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, college students may take self-paced online courses that prepare them for the CLEP exam, then take the exam for free.  Many colleges accept CLEP exams for credit, which helps students save on tuition.  For more information,...
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 05/15/2020 - 1:09pm
Are you a high school student looking for assistance with remote learning, test prep, and the college admissions process? There are many free online resources available to help you! New Hampshire's Department of Education has created a website to provide students, parents, and teachers with resources to assist with academics and wellness. The student portion of the website can be found here:...
Submitted by: Reference on 04/22/2020 - 10:40am
Earth Day is a perfect time to think of new ways to use old materials around the house, and with social distancing keeping everyone at home, many people now have the time to learn some new crafts or start a science project. If you need Earth-friendly inspiration for your next project, the Bedford Library has you covered with some of our online resources. Creative Bug is an excellent source for hands-on creative hobbies, and it’s a perfect place...
Submitted by: Reference on 04/17/2020 - 1:44pm
Teens, did you know there is a New Hampshire book award just for Young Adult titles? The Flume Award, created in 2005, is presented every year to a YA book chosen by high school students in New Hampshire. Teens across the state nominate their favorite, recently released titles with their public and school libraries. Students then select their favorite from the final list of ten young adult books. Nominated books include fiction, graphic novels,...
Submitted by: Reference on 03/31/2020 - 12:45pm
  The Bedford Public Library is here to virutally support the academic and recreational needs of Bedford teens during this period of social distancing. The library's selection of databases provide valuable content for the papers and projects students are assigned during this time of remote learning.  Are you looking to access full-text articles for your research papers? Check out Academic Search Premier; a renowned scholarly resource that...
Submitted by: Reference on 12/30/2019 - 2:42pm
We wish all of you a very happy 2020!  We will be open until 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31 and will be closed on New Year's Day.  Remember, you can always access the eLibrary 24/7.
Submitted by: Reference on 06/28/2018 - 4:22pm
Just in time for summer, our new Teen Space furniture has arrived! Next to the YA books on the main level, you'll now find our new furniture setup. There are comfy chairs to curl up and read in, as well as chairs with built-in tablet tables to prop up your devices as you study. We also have an awesome new charging station, so if your battery is running low you can plug in and charge it up! Every piece of furniture is on wheels, so feel free to...
Submitted by: Caity on 04/18/2016 - 11:40am
    Just in time for April vacation, the library has a new addition to our collection: board games! The display of games that are available to check out is located in the Young Adult section on the main floor. Bedford cardholders are able to bring home a tabletop game for two weeks to play with friends and family. Games currently in the collection are: Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Munchkin Pathfinder, Pandemic, Tsuro, Zombie Dice, and...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/30/2015 - 4:32pm
We've had over 140 adults register for our 7 Book Summer and over 65 teens register for the Teen 8 Book Challenge! Many people have earned their halfway prize (either a certificate for our book sale or for a 3D printed prize on our new 3D printer) by reading three books for adults or four books for teens. Some have even completed the challenge already! There's still time to sign up! Just stop by the circulation desk at the library. While you're...

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