Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library News

Bedford Public Library Foundation will receive a $1 donation for every $2.50 Community Bag sold during the month of March at the Hannaford store located at  4 Jenkins Road, Bedford NH
Hannaford Community Bags can be found on the dedicated reusable bag rack.

The Bedford Public Library seeks two cheerful, friendly, and creative individuals to work in Children’s Department 20 hours per week from mid-June through mid-August.

More information can be found here.

The Fiber Arts Fashion Show will be held on Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 pm.  Knitters, crocheters, weavers, seamstresses, felters and all crafty people of all skill levels are invited to participate.  Have you created something that you would like to share with an audience? If so, more information and applications are available by clicking here.  You may also pick up an application at the reference desk. 

Your Bedford Library card provides complimentary access to Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online resource that includes thousands of expert led, professionally produced video tutorials on topics including computer skills, management techniques, photography, music, design and much more.  You can learn at your own pace at any time of day or night. 

Spend a few minutes to brush up on a skill or spend 30 hours immersing yourself in a complete course.  It’s up to you!

To get started, visit bedfordnhlibrary.org/elearning and click Lynda.com.  You will be prompted to enter your library card number and password.  If you don’t remember your password, give us a call or stop by to reset it.  You will then create a username for Lynda, so that you may track your progress, download course materials, create playlists, and receive certificates of completion.

Turn on, log in, and get smart today!

Take time to read, listen, and watch.  Use the Library's digital content services to download books, audiobooks, music, and movies to your device for free.  When you download the Cloud Library, Libby, and hoopla apps, you'll be able to choose from thousands of titles.  Visit the eBooks and Audiobooks page for more information.

If you're curious to learn more about your family history, several excellent library resources can help you get started.  The Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest Online databases contain census and military records, passenger lists, birth, marriage, and death records, plus much more.  Both may be accessed via the Library's Databases A-Z page.  Read more

Bedford card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers. More information can be found here.

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