Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library News

Attention adult summer reading participants!  This Saturday, August 10 is the last day to enter the grand prize raffles.  If you have not completed the 24 hour challenge yet, you have until Friday, August 23 to turn in your completed bookmark and receive your prize. 

Are you ready to blast off with reading? The 2019 Children's Summer Reading Program, Summer Space Mission will kick off on Saturday, June 22nd here at the Bedford Library with a lively performance from Toe Jam Puppet Band! Join us at the gazebo behind the library to sign up and enjoy the performance!

More details about the summer-long program can be found here

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 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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