Author Archives: Alix Townley

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  

Trails and Tales with the Bedford Riding Lanes

Tuesday, October 19 1:30-2:30 Ages 4 and up Family Event Join us for a fall hike on the Bedford Riding Trails.  A BRLA member will lead us on a short kid friendly hike and we will take a break and have storytime in the woods with Mrs, Crummy.  Register here More Information      

What to Expect in Middle School

Wednesday, August 18 – Girls Thursday, August 19 – Boys 5:00pm On the Village Green For rising Fox Lane 6th graders.  A panel of current and past Fox Lane students will discuss navigating the middle school. There are two sessions – one for girls and one for boys.  Bring a towel – wear a mask

YA Summer Reading Game

For kids entering 6th Grade and older Summer Reading Game, 6/17 – 8/20 Last day to log reading is Friday, August 20 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 At the

Italian Language and Culture Class

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm August 3, 10, 17 September 7, 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26 Via ZOOM THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN SPEAKERS. NOT FOR BEGINNERS! Mara De Matteo was born and raised in Italy and is very passionate about her native language. Mara combines lively conversation with grammatical instruction

Stories, Songs and Surprises

Thursday, October 21 11:15-11:45 For Preschool age with Caregiver This Week’s Theme: Very Busy Spider Join us for weekly Storytime with Mrs. Crummy. We plan to be outside on the Village Green and in the event of inclement weather check the website for updated details. More Information      

Bedford Babies Fall 2021

October 5, 12 & November 2, 9, 16 For babies 11 months or younger and their parents On the Village Green This 5 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

READsquared Summer Reading Game for K-5 & 6-12

For Kids entering K-5 Summer Reading game is open for registration! Use READsquared to track your reading online and a chance to win a weekly raffle prize! This year there is an app for your phone! READsquared Registration Summer Programs Brochure 2021 For kids entering 6th Grade and older Summer Reading Game, 6/17 – 8/20

Countdown to Kindergarten

Monday, August 2 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Entering Kindergarten Fall 2021 On the Village Green Join us on the Village Green for stories and decorate your “Countdown to Kindergarten” flip calendar. Bring a Blanket- Wear a Mask- Social Distance Registration is necessary, please register online.  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

Summer Kickoff Event: Animal Bingo

Wednesday, June 16 Village Green 5:00 pm Family Event Come join us for this fun family event!  We will: Play Animal Bingo Learn about READsquared (Our online Summer reading game) Preview our summer programs Registration is required, please register online. Register Here More Information Summer Programs Brochure

Lego® Club With Gus, Summer 2021

Grades K- 5 via ZOOM 4-week Session: July 5, 12, 19, 26 Come to one or all Supply your own Legos® and we will ZOOM together. Learn, Create and Share! Registration is necessary,  please register online.  Register Here More Information Summer Programs Brochure  

We Are Open!

Hours: 10-6 weekdays, 10-2 Saturdays Our doors are open,  no need to make an appointment Masks are required and social distancing a must! See you soon!

Storytime on the Village Green

Thursdays at 11:15 am This Week’s Theme: Ladybugs 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  

Create With Christa: Animal Sand Art

Thursday, July 29 Grab & Go Craft Grades 3 – 5 We will supply materials and directions for you to make colorful sand art creations. Registration is necessary,  please register online.  Register Here More Information Summer Programs Brochure              

Local Author Talk

Thursday, May 20 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm We are thrilled to welcome Bedford native Carola Lovering to discuss her just published second novel, “Too Good to Be True.” Online registration required, you will be sent a Zoom code. Register Here More Information      

13th Annual High School Writing Contest

Bedford Free Library 13th Annual High School Writing Contest For high school students who attend school or reside in the Bedford Central School District Deadline: Wednesday, February 24th @ 5PM All entries must be submitted by email to Zoom Awards Ceremony Thursday, March 11th @3:30 CATEGORIES: FICTION A Creative piece limited only by your

Closed for Upcoming Holidays

The Library will be closed Thursday, Friday & Saturday, December 24, 25 & 26 and Thursday, Friday & Saturday, December 31, January 1 & 2 for Christmas and New Year holidays. Have a safe and happy holiday! Can’t wait for a book?  Check out selections on Overdrive and download to your device. Check Out Overdrive

Menorah Lighting in Bedford Village

Thursday, December 10 5:00 p.m. Bedford Village Green Family Event Come celebrate the first night of  Hanukkah with the lighting of the Menorah at the Bedford Village Green. Doughnuts, Dreidels, and Latkes in To Go boxes.  

Thanksgiving Closings

The Library will have the following schedule for the Thanksgiving Holiday: Wednesday, November 25, Open 10AM to 1PM (Early Closing) Thursday, November 26,  Closed Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28, Open Regular Hours Remember you can always download books to read or listen to using Overdrive/Libby. Sign into your account here.

Halloween Activities in our Area

Friday, October 30 Bedford Village Chowder and Marching Club’s Bedford Blaze: C&M Bedford Blaze Information Saturday, October 31 Town of Bedford Recreation and Parks Department’s Bedford BooFest: Bedford BooFest Information  

New Hours for Browsing by Appointment

Mondays – Fridays, 10am-4:30 pm Saturdays, 10am-12:30pm Make an appointment to come into the Library and browse the shelves! 20 minute appointments (with 10 minutes in between appointments for cleaning) Limit 2 individual patrons at a time or one family (children must stay with parents) Patrons will be greeted and asked to use hand sanitizer

Adult Book Bingo-Win a Kindle!

Program will close on September 1 Adult Book Bingo 2021 Signup for our  Adult Book Bingo! 1.Read a book in the categories on the board and mark your progress online. 2.Completing a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, or each of the four corner squares is a Bingo. 3. The more bingo combinations you get the

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