Events

BUILD WITH LEGOS® With Caitlin - Winter 2024

BUILD WITH LEGOS® With Caitlin – Winter 2024

Monday, March 4

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

8-week series on Mondays 3:15-4:00
January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 4, 11, 18
Come to one or all
Entering Grades K-5

Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library.
*Your creations can not be taken home

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org

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Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Tuesday, March 5

10:00 am

Tuesdays at 10:00 am
February 6, 13, 27 March 5, 12, 19 April 2, 9
For babies 11 months or younger and their parents

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

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Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 6

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Wednesdays 9:30- 10:00 AM
Babies ages 4 – 12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

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Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 6

10:15 am

Wednesdays 10:15 AM
Babies ages 12 – 30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

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Jen and Lulu's Crochet Circle

Jen and Lulu’s Crochet Circle

Wednesday, March 6

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Six-week session on Wednesdays
February 7, 14, 28 & March 6, 13, 20
(Must attend each session)
3:15 – 4:00 pm
Grade 3 and older
All experience levels welcome

Join Jen and Lulu in learning the art of crocheting. You will learn basic stitches and create a beautiful project to wear.
*Supplies will be provided!

Registration is required.

This program is full. If you have any questions, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

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Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, March 7

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Mischievous Monkeys

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Downloading With Charlie

Downloading With Charlie

Thursday, March 7

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30

Signup for a one on one session with Charlie and learn to download digital materials. Charlie will show you how to download an ebook or audiobook to your Kindle, iPad or iPhone or Android device.  Please bring your device, library card and Apple and Amazon information.

Register Here

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BUILD WITH LEGOS® With Caitlin - Winter 2024

BUILD WITH LEGOS® With Caitlin – Winter 2024

Monday, March 11

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

8-week series on Mondays 3:15-4:00
January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 4, 11, 18
Come to one or all
Entering Grades K-5

Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library.
*Your creations can not be taken home

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org

More Information

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Tuesday, March 12

10:00 am

Tuesdays at 10:00 am
February 6, 13, 27 March 5, 12, 19 April 2, 9
For babies 11 months or younger and their parents

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

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Tuesday Preschool Craft, Winter 2024

Tuesday Preschool Craft, Winter 2024

Tuesday, March 12

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop-in Craft
Preschool age 3-5, Family

March 12: Bumble Bee

Once a month on Tuesdays this Winter we will supply materials and directions for preschoolers and caregivers to make a craft together. 

No Registration required, supplies on a first come basis

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Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 13

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Wednesdays 9:30- 10:00 AM
Babies ages 4 – 12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 13

10:15 am

Wednesdays 10:15 AM
Babies ages 12 – 30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

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Women and Money

Women and Money

Wednesday, March 13

1:00 pm

Wednesdays @ 1pm via Zoom

March 13
April 10
May 15
June 12

The Women and Money series is back by popular demand! 
How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets hosted by Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® and Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Register for March 13

Register for April 10

Register for May 15

Register for June 12

More Information

 

Bios:

Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC®

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2000, Julia was a vice president and private banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset management and trust services. Previously, Julia worked in marketing for 9 years with Merrill. Julia has a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Julia has appeared on the CNBC show “Power Lunch,” CBS “This Morning,” WGCH’s “Women in Business,” in addition to featured articles in USA Today.

 

Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Senior Financial Advisor

Liz joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2012. Liz works closely with high-net-worth individuals and their families to create personalized and comprehensive strategies that support their goals, including investment management, retirement planning, liability management, and multigenerational planning. Liz values the importance of establishing and cultivating relationships with families including the next generation.

Liz graduated from Fairfield University with a dual bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing. She began her career working at a boutique investment firm as a Business Development Associate, specializing in commodities and futures trading.

 

Jen and Lulu's Crochet Circle

Jen and Lulu’s Crochet Circle

Wednesday, March 13

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Six-week session on Wednesdays
February 7, 14, 28 & March 6, 13, 20
(Must attend each session)
3:15 – 4:00 pm
Grade 3 and older
All experience levels welcome

Join Jen and Lulu in learning the art of crocheting. You will learn basic stitches and create a beautiful project to wear.
*Supplies will be provided!

Registration is required.

This program is full. If you have any questions, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

More Information

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, March 14

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Lucky Shamrock

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Create With Christa: Leprechaun Hunt

Create With Christa: Leprechaun Hunt

Thursday, March 14

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Grades K – 2

We will make a pair of magical binoculars and go searching for gold!

Registration is required. Please register on our website.

Register Here

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Downloading With Charlie

Downloading With Charlie

Thursday, March 14

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30

Signup for a one on one session with Charlie and learn to download digital materials. Charlie will show you how to download an ebook or audiobook to your Kindle, iPad or iPhone or Android device.  Please bring your device, library card and Apple and Amazon information.

Register Here

More Information

BUILD WITH LEGOS® With Caitlin - Winter 2024

BUILD WITH LEGOS® With Caitlin – Winter 2024

Monday, March 18

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

8-week series on Mondays 3:15-4:00
January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 4, 11, 18
Come to one or all
Entering Grades K-5

Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library.
*Your creations can not be taken home

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org

More Information

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Tuesday, March 19

10:00 am

Tuesdays at 10:00 am
February 6, 13, 27 March 5, 12, 19 April 2, 9
For babies 11 months or younger and their parents

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

More Information

 

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 20

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Wednesdays 9:30- 10:00 AM
Babies ages 4 – 12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 20

10:15 am

Wednesdays 10:15 AM
Babies ages 12 – 30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Jen and Lulu's Crochet Circle

Jen and Lulu’s Crochet Circle

Wednesday, March 20

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Six-week session on Wednesdays
February 7, 14, 28 & March 6, 13, 20
(Must attend each session)
3:15 – 4:00 pm
Grade 3 and older
All experience levels welcome

Join Jen and Lulu in learning the art of crocheting. You will learn basic stitches and create a beautiful project to wear.
*Supplies will be provided!

Registration is required.

This program is full. If you have any questions, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

More Information

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, March 21

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Where’s Spot?

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Create With Christa: Potato Pets

Create With Christa: Potato Pets

Thursday, March 21

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Grades 3 – 5

Come make a pet of your own to take home and enjoy.

Registration is required. Please register on our website.

Register Here

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Downloading With Charlie

Downloading With Charlie

Thursday, March 21

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30

Signup for a one on one session with Charlie and learn to download digital materials. Charlie will show you how to download an ebook or audiobook to your Kindle, iPad or iPhone or Android device.  Please bring your device, library card and Apple and Amazon information.

Register Here

More Information

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 27

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Wednesdays 9:30- 10:00 AM
Babies ages 4 – 12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 27

10:15 am

Wednesdays 10:15 AM
Babies ages 12 – 30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, March 28

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Teddy Bear Picnic

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Downloading With Charlie

Downloading With Charlie

Thursday, March 28

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30

Signup for a one on one session with Charlie and learn to download digital materials. Charlie will show you how to download an ebook or audiobook to your Kindle, iPad or iPhone or Android device.  Please bring your device, library card and Apple and Amazon information.

Register Here

More Information

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Tuesday, April 2

10:00 am

Tuesdays at 10:00 am
February 6, 13, 27 March 5, 12, 19 April 2, 9
For babies 11 months or younger and their parents

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

More Information

 

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, April 4

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: Pete the Cat

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

More Information

Downloading With Charlie

Downloading With Charlie

Thursday, April 4

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30

Signup for a one on one session with Charlie and learn to download digital materials. Charlie will show you how to download an ebook or audiobook to your Kindle, iPad or iPhone or Android device.  Please bring your device, library card and Apple and Amazon information.

Register Here

More Information

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Bedford Babies Winter 2024

Tuesday, April 9

10:00 am

Tuesdays at 10:00 am
February 6, 13, 27 March 5, 12, 19 April 2, 9
For babies 11 months or younger and their parents

This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Meet other parents

Adrian Kalikow is a Certified Parent Coach who will facilitate discussions on everything that is on the minds of the parents involved in the everyday work of welcoming, loving and raising a baby.

This program is full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

 

More Information

 

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Winter 2024

Wednesday, April 10

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Wednesdays 9:30- 10:00 AM
Babies ages 4 – 12 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

As space is limited, please only register for one session.

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Musical Mother Goose Winter 2024

Wednesday, April 10

10:15 am

Wednesdays 10:15 AM
Babies ages 12 – 30 months accompanied by an adult

Session 1: February 28 & March 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 8

With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

Both Session 1 and Session 2 are full.  To be added to the waitlist, please email Children’s Librarian Kelly Crummy at kcrummy@bedfordfreelibrary.org.

More Information

Women and Money

Women and Money

Wednesday, April 10

1:00 pm

Wednesdays @ 1pm via Zoom

March 13
April 10
May 15
June 12

The Women and Money series is back by popular demand! 
How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets hosted by Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC® and Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Register for March 13

Register for April 10

Register for May 15

Register for June 12

More Information

 

Bios:

Julia Strayer, CPWA®, CIMA®, CRPC®

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2000, Julia was a vice president and private banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset management and trust services. Previously, Julia worked in marketing for 9 years with Merrill. Julia has a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Julia has appeared on the CNBC show “Power Lunch,” CBS “This Morning,” WGCH’s “Women in Business,” in addition to featured articles in USA Today.

 

Liz Maccarone, CRPC®

Senior Financial Advisor

Liz joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2012. Liz works closely with high-net-worth individuals and their families to create personalized and comprehensive strategies that support their goals, including investment management, retirement planning, liability management, and multigenerational planning. Liz values the importance of establishing and cultivating relationships with families including the next generation.

Liz graduated from Fairfield University with a dual bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing. She began her career working at a boutique investment firm as a Business Development Associate, specializing in commodities and futures trading.

 

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, April 11

11:15 am

This Week’s Theme: What’s In Your Toolbox?

Join us for weekly Storytime in the Library with Mrs. Crummy.

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Create With Christa: Jellybean Catapult

Create With Christa: Jellybean Catapult

Thursday, April 11

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Grades 3 – 5

We will be testing the elements behind physics by making and using a catapult.

Registration is required. Please register online.

Register Here

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Downloading With Charlie

Downloading With Charlie

Thursday, April 11

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30

Signup for a one on one session with Charlie and learn to download digital materials. Charlie will show you how to download an ebook or audiobook to your Kindle, iPad or iPhone or Android device.  Please bring your device, library card and Apple and Amazon information.

Register Here

More Information

Tuesday Preschool Craft, Spring 2024

Tuesday Preschool Craft, Spring 2024

Tuesday, April 16

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop-in Craft
Preschool age 3-5, Family

April 16: Cupcake Flowers
May 7: Butterfly Hands for Mother’s Day

Once a month on Tuesdays this Spring we will supply materials and directions for preschoolers and caregivers to make a craft together. 

No Registration required, supplies on a first come basis

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