From June 20th through August 14th kids of all ages (birth through 5th grade) are invited to join the Library's annual Summer Reading Program. It's easy to join!
Each time you complete a Bingo row, bring your card into the Children's Room and receive a Bingo Bucks Coupon! Use your coupon for one free book from the Friends of the Library Children's Book Nook. Then take your Bingo card back and keep reading!
5 Bingo rows = 5 free books AND a special certificate!
Complete the entire Bingo card to enter the raffle for an awesome prize!***
Need ideas for what to read? Ask a librarian or click here for our Summer Reading Booklists.***
The Children's Department has materials for children through the sixth grade, including books, videos, CDs, cassettes, CD-ROMs, magazines, books on tape and CD, puzzles and puppets. We also provide two computers with filters for internet use, and a listening station for storybook recordings.
Generously donated by the Friends of the Bedford Library.
July Special Events
*** Program is full ***
10:30 - 11:15 am
Laugh at the Three Billy Goats Gruff, gasp at the Lion and the Mouse, then meet all of John McDonough's amazing puppets in a behind-the-scenes show.
Best for ages 3+.
Pre-register at the Library beginning 7/17.
6:30 - 7:15 pm
Great stories, awesome science. Why settle for hearing about dragons' fiery breath when you can see, feel, smell, and maybe even taste it?
Grades K- 5.
Pre-register at the Library beginning 7/21.
Mondays, 6/30 to 8/11
3:30 - 4:15 pm
** 7/21 program is full **
**No program on 7/28**
A fun, new science experiment every week!
Grades K - 5.
Please call or visit the Library each week to register.
Wednesdays, 7/9 to 8/13
3:30 - 4:30 pm
We'll bring the Legos, you bring your imagination!
Grades K - 5.
No registration needed.
August Special Event
End of Summer Bash:
6 pm - party
6:30 pm - concert
Everyone is invited to our end-of-summer bash! First a popsicle party, tattoos, and awards, then music on the lawn with the fantastic Wayne Potash.