Bedford Free Library

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HOURS OF OPERATION

 Monday - Friday
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
 Saturday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

 CLOSINGS

DETAILS HERE

WEEKLY STORYTIMES



Tuesday, 2:00 pm
(Not in July)
Thursday, 11:15 am

 Preschoolers with adult
No registration required
 

 

32 Village Green, Bedford, NY 10506   914.234.3570

CLOSINGS
Labor Day
Saturday, August 30 & Monday, September 1

ADULT EVENTS TITLE
community & school events

CHANGE OF ADDRESS
Help us to keep our records accurate

Email your old and new information to Margaret
(mscott@wlsmail.org)

DIGITAL MEDIA

TECHNOLOGY/EREADER HELP
Need help downloading ebooks to your device?
Available at most times - advisable to call first.
See the flier for what you need to bring etc.

The Bedford Free Library offers a variety of digital media for patrons to download to their devices.
For full access log in to your account using your Library card barcode and 4 digit pin (typically the last 4 digits of your phone number).

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Overdrive Advantage: digital audio and ebooks for Kindle, Nook, Apple and more.
Our collection: adults, YA, children.

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Freading: tens of thousands of ebooks available for download anytime, anywhere with no restrictions.
Freegal: downloadable music that will be yours forever - FAQ
BookMyne: quick and easy access to your local library on Apple devices and Androids.
Kids & Teens eReading Room - ebooks just for kids & teens.
TumbleBook Library: delightful online collection of talking, animated picture books for children.
OneClickdigital: teen and children’s audiobooks available for unlimited and instant download to your MP3 player or iPod.
Total Boox: read, share & discover books with no restrictions or waiting lists. (Currently in Beta). Available on an app which you download to your iPad, Android or Kindle.
ComicsPlus: Library Edition: thousands of graphic novels & comics to download to any wireless device.

Public Access Computers and Wireless available at the Library.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES

The booklet is an excellent resource for books, films and sources of information.
Additional copies available in the Library.
(Compiled by Ann Patricia Coleman)

Welcome!

 PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

SUMMER READING GAME FOR
YOUNG ADULTS

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 Track your reading
Ends Monday, August 18 at 6:00
- all reviews must be in by that time. Read and earn points to turn into gift certificates! Details & summer reading lists for local schools are on the website
Awards may be picked up
Wednesday, August 20 after 2:00


WHAT TO EXPECT IN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Fox Lane students will share their experiences, followed by Q&A. Bring your questions and concerns.
Boys - Wednesday, August 6 at 6:00
Girls - Wednesday, August 20 at 6:00
Registration necessary
Pizza will be served.


BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
Join Team Bedford in a Jeopardy Style Competition. The team will practice over the summer for the competition in October.
If you are interested in more information, contact Maureen at Bedford Free Library.
(914) 234 3570 or mmcmanus@wlsmail.org

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TRIVIA NIGHT
Prepare for Battle of the Books
Wednesday, August 13 at 6:00 - 7:00
Grades 4-6 “One and Only Ivan”
Grades 6-9 “Divergent”
Call to register - 914 234 3570

 PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

COFFEE AND BOOK KLATCH
4th Thursday of each month at 11:00
Come for coffee and chat about books
All are welcome and no registration.

Books discussed

BOOK GROUPS

Several book groups are currently seeking new members. If you would like information, call or contact Janice Robbins at jrobbins@wlsmail.org

MUSEUM PASS PROGRAM

Free passes & tickets to several local museums
Aldrich Museum
Frick Collection *
The Hammond Museum
Katonah Museum of Art
Maritime Aquarium *
Neuberger Museum of Art *
(* New to this program)

Also the Museum of Natural History in NY
(Two vouchers per family per year.
BDV patrons only)


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ANNUAL APPEAL FOR 2013 - 2014

Please support the Annual Appeal
Information is available here.
You can donate by using PayPal

 

Or Network for Good

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 If you have any questions or comments,
 please contact Margaret or
call the Library at (914) 234 3570.

 Sign up here for Library emails

SUMMER IN THE CHILDREN’S ROOM

SUMMER PHOTOS

 Photos from several of the summer events have been posted, or check the highlighted links on the
Summer Programs page.

SUMMER PROGRAMS

Details of all of the programs here.
Programs for all ages, all free of charge, space is limited. Call to register. (914) 234 3570
 

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SUMMER READING GAME

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Register in the Library or online - track your reading and earn chances for raffle prizes.
Or you can use the log to track your reading.
Rules of the Reading Game.

 ONGOING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

POETRY CONTEST WINNERS

KNITWITS
Grades 4 and up
Knitwits will be back in the fall
Dates and times to be determined.

MUSICAL MOTHER GOOSE
Wednesdays at 10:15 for
12 - 30 months
New sessions - July & August

BEDFORD BABIES
Parent(s) with their babies up to 11 months
Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30

Next 8 week session will be in the fall

SUMMER CALENDARS
 July, August

STORIES, SONGS AND SURPRISES
storytime with little people cartoon'Fun for preschoolers
ages 2-5 with an adult.
Different theme each time.
Tuesdays at 2:00 and
Thursdays at 11:15
No registration
Themes in July, August

LOCAL RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN

NURSERY SCHOOLS & DAYCARE CENTERS
List of local centers available here or in the Library

YOUTH SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES
List of local organizations for sports and activities for children. Includes contact information.

NOOK LENDING PROGRAM

nook simple touchThe Library now has
three preloaded Nooks
available for patrons to borrow
Titles on the Nooks
 3 week lending period
Funded by The Friends of the Bedford Free Library

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