TECHNOLOGY HELP 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. Before searching for titles to download, you should log in to your account using your Library card barcode and 4 digit pin (typically the last 4 digits of your phone number). This will give you full access to the catalog.
Overdrive Advantage: digital audio and ebooks for Kindle, Nook, Apple and more.
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. 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.
Public Access Computers and Wireless available at the Library.
NOOK LENDING PROGRAM
The Library now has three preloaded Nooks available for patrons to borrow Titles on the Nooks 3 week lending period Lending policy
Program is funded by The Friends of the Bedford Free Library
GADGETS WITH GREG Need help downloading ebooks or audiobooks? Confused by a new phone, iPad, iPod, computer? Greg is currently not available - call if you need help with your technology. Greg will be back in the summer No registration. Wednesdays from 3:30 - 5:00
EZ-PASS Now available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Bedford Hills Mon. - Fri. 8:30 - 4:30 $25 for a prepacked package
TOWN OF BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT The Town of Bedford Police Department offers a free email and text service which sends up to the minute community messages, advisories andalerts. Register at www.nixle.com
BEDFORD RECREATION DEPT. Fall brochure is now available.
ANNUAL APPEAL FOR 2013 - 2014
Please support the Annual Appeal. Information is available here. You can donate by using PayPal
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The 2013-2014 Appeal was mailed in October. It concludes June 30. We hope you will support the Library as generously as possible. We greatly rely on your financial contributions. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Margaret or call the Library at (914) 234 3570.
The Library currently supports and hosts several book groups, some of which are seeking newmembers. If you would like information about current groups, call or contact Janice Robbins at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fridays at 9:30 - 10:30 March 28 - May 2 (No class April 18) Kim Kovach is back by popular demand. She will lead a five week workshop in fiction writing. Class size is limited to 15 Take your writing to a new level.
ADULT KNITTING GROUP Wednesdays 11:15 - 12:15 Winter Schedule: March 5 & 19 All abilities are invited. Initial supplies for beginners provided. Questions - call or email Margaret (email@example.com) New members always welcome.
BRIDGE FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS Thursdays at 1:00 - 3:00 February 6 - March 27 This is an 8 week commitment. Elementary knowledge of bridge is required. THIS CLASS IS FULL
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.
BCSD BUDGET DEVELOPMENT INPUT MEETINGS Dr. Jere Hochman invites members of the community to voice concerns & opinions about the 2014-2015 BCSD Budget Thursday, March 6 at 9:30am BVES Tuesday, March 11 at 7:00 pm WPES Wednesday, March 12 at 1:00 pm at Bedford Free Library Thursday, March 20 at 7:00 pm FLHS Tuesday, March 25 at 7:00 pm MKES
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
The booklet is an excellent resource for books, films and sources of information. Additional copies available in the Library.
(It was compiled by Ann Patricia Coleman. Updated January, 2014)
Celebrate NY Agriculture Literacy Week Read the book, learn how your vegetables grow & taste some delicious veggies. Grades 1 - 3, Wednesday, March 19, 4:00
BEDFORD BABIES For parent(s) with their new babies - 11 months 8 week session begins February 4 Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 Call to register - limited space
KNITWITS Wednesdays at 3:30 - 4:30 February & March Schedule Grades 4-8 combined February 5, 26, March 5, 19 Beginners always welcome
MUSICAL MOTHER GOOSE Ages 12 - 30 months Wednesdays at 10:15 Session I: February 5 - March 12 Session II: March 26 - April 30 Session I is full - wait list only. Register for one session, join a list for the other.
STORIES, SONGS AND SURPRISES Fun for preschoolers with an adult. Different theme each time. This is a fun activity for children ages 2 to 5. Tuesdays at 2:00 and Thursdays at 11:15 No registration Themes in February
NURSERY SCHOOLS & DAYCARE CENTERS List of local centers available here or in the Library
LIBRARY BAGS FOR SALE
WINTER GETTING YOU DOWN? Treat yourself to a bright and cheerful Library bag. New bags now available at the Library - $10
BEDFORD DOG OWNERS GROUP BDOG Information for dog owners of Bedford