Author Archives: Alix Townley

Intro to Pen and Ink

Thursdays 11-12:30pm October 6, 13, 20, 27 Adult Workshop Learn to use a crow quill pen, Micron pen and try writing with a feather. Various techniques will be demonstrated and taught. Supplies not included. Must commit to all 4 sessions no exceptions.  Register Here More Information List of supplies   Register here More information  

YA Summer Reading Game

For kids entering 6th grade and older Game begins Thursday, June 16- Friday, August 19 Last day to log reading is Friday, August 19 FUN and EASY to do!  Here’s How it works: 1. Read any book of your choice, 50 pages = 1 point 2. Log # of pages and write a quick review

Bedford Babies Fall 2022

For babies 11 months or younger and their parents Tuesdays at 10:00 am October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6 & 13 Meetings will be in the Library or on The Village Green – Bring a Blanket Mask is optional This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and

Canasta for Beginners

TUESDAYS,  May 3, 10, 17, 24 10 am – 12 noon This four week course at the library gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Canasta. This is for beginners! Space is limited, please register online. Must attend all four sessions, no exceptions! Register Here More Information        

Zoom Author Talk With Dr. Jeff Sebo

Thursday, March 10 7:30 – 8:30 pm In 2020, COVID-19, the Australia bushfires, and other global threats served as vivid reminders that human and nonhuman fates are increasingly linked. Human use of nonhuman animals contributes to pandemics, climate change, and other global threats, which, in turn, contribute to biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse, and nonhuman suffering.

Crafts for the Community

Drop-in Craft Wednesday, Febraury 1 & Thursday, February 2 Grades 5 and up 3:00pm – 5:00pm *Community Service hours will be given Come to the library and take part in this annual Valentine tradition. We will have supplies to make Valentine cards and decorate treat bags for Health Care Providers in our community. A great

Halloween Activities in our Area

Friday, October 29 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Bedford Village Chowder and Marching Club’s Bedford Blaze: C&M Bedford Blaze Information Sunday, October 31 4:30 pm Bedford Fire Department Halloween Parade: BFD Halloween Parade Information  

Fall Newsletter

Did you receive the Library’s Fall Newsletter in the mail? The Newsletter is full of upcoming library events and information. Fall 2021 Newsletter

Special Storytime at Rochambeau Farm

Saturday October 23 10:30am Rochambeau Farm 214 W Patent Road, Mt Kisco Family Event Join Mrs. Crummy at the Rochambeau Farm’s Fall Festival. She will be doing a storytime in the barn. Free of charge, no registration is required.  More Information  

Create With Christa: Elf Yourself

Thursday, December 2 Grab & Go Craft Grades K- 5 We will have pick up for supplies and directions for you to make a  personalized  ELF family, all you have to do is provide pictures of your family. Register Here More Information

YA Summer Kickoff Event

Tuesday, June 15 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm On the Village Green Entering 6th Grade and Up Learn about Summer 2021 at the Library Sign up for programs Talk with friends Play games Eat snacks Bring a Towel- Wear a Mask- Social Distance Registration is necessary,  please register online. Register Here More Information YA Summer

Storytime on the Village Green

Thursdays at 11:15 am This Week’s Theme: Choo Choo Trains Looks like a rainy Thursday “Ladybug” Storytime with Mrs. Crummy will be on Zoom. Time: Apr 29, 2021 11:15 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 890 0155 2707 Passcode: 283830 More Information  

Menorah Lighting in Bedford Village

Sunday, November 28 3:00-5:00 Bedford Village Green Family Event Come celebrate the first night of  Hanukkah with the lighting of the Menorah at the Bedford Village Green. 3:00pm Collect prizes and treats at local shops – Starts at the Library 4:00pm Menorah Lighting 4:30pm Hot Chocolate and Latkes at Historical Hall More Information and Map

Library closed until further notice

As a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Library will be temporarily closed until further notice: All late fees will be waived Please hold onto your materials and DO NOT place them in the drop box All Holds will be frozen in their current status (you will not lose your place) All

Knit In For A Cause

Wednesday, February 12 3:30-6:00 Hats for Paradise, CA (a community hard hit by wildfires) For anyone with knitting or crocheting experience. We will provide the yarn and basic pattern but not the needles. If you can’t attend and want to make a hat at home, you may come in and get yarn. Watch Video

Books With Bailey

Thursdays: February 27 & March 19 Tuesdays: March 10 & March 24 3:15-4:00 Sign up to read with Bailey, a 7 year old Golden Retriever and her owner Marcy.   Sign up in the Library and parents must sign a permission slip. More Information

Life Sketches-A Writing Workshop on ZOOM

Fridays, October 2 – October 30 10:30 am-12:00 pm Thinking about writing a memoir or family stories? Or maybe you have always wanted to turn a real-life experience into a fiction story. Join us for this five week adult writing program via Zoom. Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, brings fun, fresh ideas to get

Bedford Babies Fall 2020 via ZOOM

Tuesdays, 10:00 am- 11:30 am via ZOOM 8-Week Session: October 6, 13, 20, 27 & November 3, 10, 17, 24 Babies 11 months or younger with their parents Bedford Babies is the perfect place to: Meet other parents Discuss parenting concerns Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is

The Underground Railroad in Bedford

Thursday, May 23, 10:30 This presentation covers Moses Pierce and Esther Carpenter Pierce and their role in the underground railroad.  One track of this secret network of homes ready to help fugitives flee slavery stopped in Bedford before finding freedom in Canada. Register Online More Information

New Book Group for Grade 3 Girls

Interested in joining a new book group? Call Shodie and register. This is for grade 3 girls, and the first meeting is Wednesday, May 4 at 3:30-4:30. The book is Doll People by Martin and copies are available at the library. Link to the flier.


We are at the start of the 2017-2018 Annual Appeal. All of the funds raised go towards material and programs. If you didn’t receive the appeal, and would like to be added to the mailing list, please call the Library and ask for Ann. This year’s appeal is available here: Donor List for 2016-2017 This year’s

Fall Chess with John Gallagher via ZOOM

ZOOM on Mondays 4:00-5:00 pm  October 19, 26 & November 2, 9, 16, 23 Ages 7 and up, all levels welcome 6-week session *Not necessary to attend all 6 but recommended as the classes will be taught in sequential order Learn how to play chess or brush up on your skills with Chess Instructor John