New in the Children's Room:

Early Literacy StationEarly Literacy Ipads

Especially for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers. Play, learn, and enjoy!

Generously donated by the Friends of the Bedford Library.



Spring storytimes continue until May 9th

Click here for the Storytime Schedule or stop by the Library and pick up a monthly calendar.

Children's department


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.



Upcoming Events

Craft Time

Tuesday, April 22nd
2 - 4 PM (drop-in)

Just for vacation, we're crafting on a Tuesday! Stop by the library to make and create. The craft will take 15-30 minutes to complete, but we'll have the supplies ready from
2 - 4 PM. This month:
Earth from Space.

All ages. No registration needed.

Lego Challenge

Wednesday, April 23rd
10:30-11:30 AM

Explore the wonderful world of Legos. We will challenge you with a theme, or you can build your own creation. Afterwards, your model will be put on display in the case outside the Children's Room. We have loads of Legos to build with, so just bring your imagination!

Grades K-5. No registration needed.

Curious Creatures

Thursday, April 24th
10:30 (pre-K)
3:30 (grades K-5)

Curious Creatures returns! Young children (preschool aged) are invited in the morning and school-aged children (grades K-5) can come in the afternoon for lots of hands-on fun with wild animals from around the world.

Space is limited. Please come to the library to pick up a ticket beginning 4/14.

Family Music with Sarah

Saturday, April 26th
10:30 - 11:15 AM

Back by popular demand! Sarah returns with her guitar and great songs in this special music & movement class for children and their caregivers. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Ages 0-5. No registration needed.