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
Easter
April 18 &19

ADULT EVENTS TITLE
community & school events

BOOK SALE DONATIONS
The Friends of the Library will be collecting donations at the Library
Saturday, May 3 at 9 - 1
Guidelines for donations.

BOOK SALE
Saturday, June 7 at 10 - 4
(Raindate Saturday, June 14)
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DIGITAL MEDIA

COMICSPLUS: LIBRARY EDITION
New addition to digital media.
Log on and register to read graphic novels & comics on any web-connected device. Click on the logo to get started.
More information about the program here.

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TECHNOLOGY HELP
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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.

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Overdrive Advantage: digital audio and ebooks for Kindle, Nook, Apple and more.

Our collection: adults, YA, children.

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.

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
Lending policy

Program is funded by
 The Friends of the Bedford Free Library

Welcome!

HEARTLBLEEED VULNERABILITY

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Additional information and common questions about this latest threat to online security is available here.
Our website and Westchester Library’s website are not affected. However, it is advisable to change your password at many commonly used sites - check the list here.

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.

 PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
The 3 Bedford Libraries are looking for readers to 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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 PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

ADULT FICTION WRITING

Fridays at 9:30 - 10:30
March 28 - May 2
(No class April 18)
Kim Kovach is back by popular demand, with a 5 week workshop in fiction writing. 
Read about Kim in the Lewisboro Ledger.
Class size is limited to 15 - a few spaces are still available. Call to register.

ADULT KNITTING GROUP
Wednesdays 11:15 - 12:15
Upcoming Schedule:
April 23 and May 7, 21
 All abilities are invited. 
Initial supplies for beginners provided. 
Questions - call or email Margaret
(mscott@wlsmal.org)
New members/knitters always welcome.

BOOK GROUPS

The Library currently supports and hosts several book groups, some of which are seeking new members. If you would like information about current groups, call or contact Janice Robbins at jrobbins@wlsmail.org

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

GADGETS WITH GREG
Need help downloading ebooks or audiobooks? Confused by your technology. Unfortunately
Greg is currently not available, however we may be able to help - call and ask.
Greg will be back in the summer

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. Updated April, 2014)

MUSEUM PASS PROGRAM

Free passes & tickets to several local museums
Aldrich Museum
The Hammond Museum
Katonah Museum of Art

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


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COMPUTER UPGRADE
On Wednesday, April 23 we will be upgrading the Library computers. We will not have access to the catalog or patrons’ records. Please make sure that you BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD.

 SPRING NEWSLETTER

Watch for the newsletter coming to your mailbox. It is also available here.

 PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

MORE CRAFTS WITH CHRISTA

FRIENDSHIP CUPCAKES
Make cupcake mix, one to take home
 & one to give as a gift
Grades 3-5, Wednesday April 30 at 3:15

POEM IN YOUR POCKET
Create a pocket and a poem to keep it in and share with your friends on “Poem in Your Pocket Day which is April 26
Ages 4-7
Wednesday, April 16 at 3:30

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2014 ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST
Entry form here

All entries due by Wednesday, April 30 at 6:00
Winners announced at the Ice Cream Social
Friday, May 30 at 3:30

ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Friday, May 30 at 3:00
All are welcome and no charge

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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
Grades 4-8 combined
April 2 & 23 & May 7 & 21
Beginners always welcome

MUSICAL MOTHER GOOSE
Ages 12 - 30 months
Wednesdays at 10:15
Session II:
March 26 - April 30

SCHOOL SCRABBLE
Grades 4-8
Session II
January 27 through end May
Mondays at 4:30 - 5:30
Registration ongoing.
No class April 14.

STORIES, SONGS AND SURPRISES
Fun for preschoolers with an adult.
storytime with little people cartoon'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 March, April

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.

LIBRARY BAGS FOR SALE

SPRING IS HERE
Be prepared with a bright and cheerful Library bag
Available at the Library - $10

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