Research Bedford's history and your family history in the New Hampshire Room and online. The New Hampshire Room resources include:
- All editions of The History of Bedford, NH
- The Diary of Matthew Patten
- Bedford cemetery directories
- Historic photographs and maps
- Town Reports from 1848 to the present
- Bedford Bulletin issues from 1979 to the present (print, microfilm, and digital)
- Bedford Journal issues from 1999-2020 (print and some digital)
- Bedford High School Yearbooks from 2007 to the present
You may access the following resources online:
- The 1850 and 1903 editions of The History of Bedford, NH and The Diary of Matthew Patten are available in Heritage Quest
- Cemetery directories are available on the Cemetery Commission's Cemetery Information site
- Historical Homes and Buildings of Bedford NH A database created by student Sierra Dinndorf for her Girl Scout Gold Award project
- The Bedford-Merrimack Bulletin (1970-2008) and the Bedford Journal (1999-2001) are available in the Community History Archive. (Password required--please call or email the Reference Desk to request the password).
- The Bedford Bulletin from 2009 to the present is available via the Newsbank database (library card number and password required).