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
Veterans’ Day: Tuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving: Wednesday, November 26 at 1:00
Thursday, November 27

community & school events
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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.

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

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
The booklet is an excellent resource for books, films and sources of information.
(Compiled by Ann Patricia Coleman)

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 PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

Congratulations Team Bedford on a job well done
Grades 4-6 went 3 rounds
Grades 6-9 won 3rd place

Photos of the event.

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CHILDREN’S ROOM

Raffle for a Hand Sewn Quilt
Final week to buy tickets.
Raffle will be drawn on Friday, October 31 at 3:00.
MAGIC SCHOOL BUS EXPLORES OUR WORLD”
 
made by Suzanne Sunday.
DSCN2010Tickets- 1 @ $1, 6 @ $5, 14 @ $10. 
Proceeds benefit the Children’s Room
Drawing to take place late October
Photos of the quilt
Special fabric - glow in the dark!

 PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

 PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

CALENDAR
 October, November, December

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER EVENTS

CRAFTS WITH CHRISTA
Decorate a Fall Tree
Tuesday, November 18 at 3:30 - 4:40
Grades 3-5
Make a Fall Tree to decorate your home for Thanksgiving

THANKSGIVING PARTY & CRAFTS
Thursday, November 20 at 3:30 - 4:30
Grades K-2

Come for stories, crafts & games

STORYBOOK TREES
Tuesday, November 25 at 3:30 - 4:40
and/or
Monday, December 1 at 3:30 - 4:30
Families with children ages 4 & up
See the flier for details about the trees
Drop in to one or both - registration helpful
Several crafts to make to decorate the trees which will be outside the Library during the holiday season

sample ornaments

CANDY HOUSES
Thursday, December 4 at 3:30 - 5:30
Ages 4 & up - accompanied by adult

House and candy supplied - please bring am item for the local food pantry
 

MUSIC OF THE SEASON
Thursday, December 11 at 4:00
Families & children up to age 7

With Suzanne of Bedford Arts & Music

SCHOOL SCRABBLE
Cornelia Guest is back with another year
 of school scrabble
September 29 - November 17
Mondays at 4:45 - 5:45

(note this is later than previous years)

MUSICAL MOTHER GOOSE
Wednesdays at 10:15 for
12 - 30 months
Fall program - two 5 week sessions
Session II
October 22 - November 19
Registration began Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 10:00
Due to the popularity of this program you may register for one session and join a waiting list for the other.

BEDFORD BABIES
Parent(s) with their babies up to 11 months
Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30
Fall session
September 30 to November 25. Call to register

KNITWITS
Grades 4 and up
Session I - Fall
Wednesdays at 3:30 - 4:30
Oct. 8, 22, Nov. 5, 19, Dec. 3
Participants must commit to the full Session.
Registration is required. Beginners welcome.
Questions - contact Margaret

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 October, November, December

COFFEE AND BOOK KLATCH
4th Thursday of each month at 11:00
Next sessions Oct. 23 & Dec. 4
Come for coffee and chat about books
All are welcome and no registration.
Books discussed

FALL NEWSLETTER
If you didn’t receive the Fall newsletter, it is available here.

KNITTING FOR ADULTS
FALL SESSION
Wednesdays, Oct. 8, 22, Nov. 5, 19, Dec. 3
11:15 - 12:15 in the YA Room upstairs
All abilities are invited to this knitting group. Beginners are welcome and we will teach
 you how to knit! Registration required.
Questions: contact Margaret

BEGINNING BRIDGE LESSONS
Thursdays, Oct. 2 - Nov. 20 at 1:00 - 3:00
8 week session with Joel Goren, bridge professional at the Hartes Club.
For beginners only.

FICTION WRITING
Fridays, Oct. 3 - 31 at 9:30 - 10:30
Kim Kovach will be back for the 4th year with this five week session.

FUNDAMENTALS OF CHARCOAL DRAWING
Tuesdays, Oct. 14 - Nov. 18 at 1:00 - 3:00
Mark Cassata will be back with a 5 week session on drawing with charcoal. Supplies list - please bring to the first class.

AUTHOR TALK
(Sponsored by the Friends of the Library)
The Appetites of Girls by Pamela Moses
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00
$10 per person
Registration required - see the flier for details

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

Please support the Annual Appeal
Information is available here.
You can donate by using PayPal
The 2014-2015 Appeal has been mailed. Check your mailboxes or donate online.
As always, THANK YOU for your support.

 

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 Questions or comments: contact Margaret or
call the Library at (914) 234 3570.

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