Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Story Times

Story times run in the fall, winter, and spring.
In summer, we offer one session for Mother Goose and Toddler 2's

Please note that if Bedford public schools are closed for inclement weather, there will be no storytime. If there is a delay, there will be no morning sessions.

The 6-week winter session runs from January 7th to February 15th
Sign ups begin December 17th
Register through the calendar events list

Mother Goose
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
  • Babies must be 0-24 months of age at the start of the session. Caregivers must be fully engaged with child.
  • Specifically geared for the little ones from infancy to 24 months, the Mother Goose Storytime is an age appropriate program designed to strengthen early literacy and social skills using nursery rhymes, picture books, songs, simple rhythm instruments and movement.
  • This program is open to Bedford Public Library cardholders.
  • Registration is required for this 6-week session. 
Toddler 2's
  • Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
  • Toddler 2’s is designed for children who are 24-36 months old with a caregiver.
  • This adult/child storytime incorporates a variety of stories, songs, and related crafts and occasional STEAM programs to support the theme of the week.
  • This program is open to Bedford Public Library cardholders.
  • Registration is required for this 6-week session program. 
Bubbly Babies Drop in Story Time
  • Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
  • Babies must be 0-18 months of age at the start of the session. Caregivers must be fully engaged with child.
  • This group will sing rhymes and songs together, intertwining early literacy with music, play and bonding time.
  • This program is open to Bedford Public Library cardholders. No registration required.
Little Listeners Drop in Story Time for Ages 2-4
  • Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Children should be ages 2-4 at the start of the session. Caregivers must be fully engaged with child.
  • We’ll be singing, dancing, wiggling and reading stories as well as enjoying crafts and other activities at the end of our story time.
  • This program is open to Bedford Public Library cardholders. No registration required.
Storytime Lunch Bunch Drop in sessions for ages 3 & 4
  • Mondays & Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.
  • Pack your lunch and come join us in the Children’s Room Castle for a lunch time storytime!
  • The Lunch Bunch is geared to children ages 3 & 4 and their caregiver.
  • We will enjoy lunch together, stories, songs and related crafts and STEAM programs to support the theme of the week.
  • This program is open to Bedford Public Library cardholders. No registration required.