Calendar of Events – All Locations

Oct
26
Sat
Pig Out on Reading with Farmer Minor & Daisy @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Trot on down to the library this morning for story time with Farmer Minor, his famous pot-bellied pig Daisy and her friends the pugs!
Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pig in the Library Youth Services office.

Nov
2
Sat
Saturday Matinee: Yesterday @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Yesterday Movie Poster.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU!
Join us at the Bedford Central library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens.  This month we will be showing Yesterday starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, and Sophia Di Martino.  The film tells the story of a struggling musician who realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Nov
9
Sat
Friends of the Bedford Public Library 2nd Saturday Book Room Sales @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Stack of used books on a weathered table.
The Friends of the Bedford Public Library’s Book Room is open of the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Come search for used books, DVDs and more!  Most items range in price from $.25 to a few dollars.
All proceeds benefit the Bedford Central Library.
http://friendsofbedfordlibrary.org/donating-and-buying-used-books/

Nov
13
Wed
Hour of CODE @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Coding books
A one-hour tutorial introducing students to the experience of the science of coding. Participants will then have a chance to use a student-guided program to learn coding basics. James Harper,  Computer and Networked Systems Technician for the Bedford Public Library System will be on hand to discuss how coding is used in computer science and other careers, and to lead the students through their activities. For ages 10-14.  Registration required please call us at 540-586-8911 ext. 2107.

Nov
14
Thu
LEGO® Club @ Bedford Central
Nov 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lego Pirate

Come and join kids from 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you want with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®. 

Nov
16
Sat
Family Movie Matinee: The Secret Life of Pets 2 @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Ad for The Secret Life of Pets 2.

Come to the Bedford Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of every month for a fun family afternoon of crafts, games, snacks and a movie.
This month the movie is The Secret Life of Pets 2*.  We hope to see you there!

*Movie subject to change based on DVD availability.

 

Nov
20
Wed
Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Come to the Bedford Central Library on 3rd* Wednesday of every month and learn about dinosaurs in detail from a dinosaur expert.
Each child will receive detailed species fact sheets at each meeting.
Registration is required and limited.  For ages 5 to 8.
*We will meet on the 2nd Wednesday in November because of Thanksgiving.

A black and white illustration of a dinosaurs skeleton.

Hour of CODE @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Coding books
A one-hour tutorial introducing students to the experience of the science of coding. Participants will then have a chance to use a student-guided program to learn coding basics. James Harper,  Computer and Networked Systems Technician for the Bedford Public Library System will be on hand to discuss how coding is used in computer science and other careers, and to lead the students through their activities. For ages 10-14.  Registration required please call us at 540-586-8911 ext. 2107.

Nov
23
Sat
Gardening For Scents: Potpourri and Bath Salts @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Dried flowers spilling from glass jars.Gardening For Scents: Potpourri and Bath Salts
A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Program
The Master Gardeners will teach us about the history and use of scented plants around the home, as well as how to select, gather and dry flowers and herbs from the garden. Participants will then be guided in mixing their own samples of potpourri and bath salts to take home for personal use or as a gift.
For ages 13+.  Registration is required; please call us at 540-586-8911.

 

Dec
7
Sat
Saturday Matinee: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation DVD.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU!
Join us at the Bedford Central library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens.
Get into the Christmas spirit as we watch National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Randy Quaid, Juliette Lewis, and a young Johnny Galecki aka Leonard Hofstadter for the Big Bang Theory Fans!  This is the third in the “National Lampoon” series about the Griswold family. In this sequel, the Griswolds must deal with a holiday with their in-laws.  The film turns 30 this year and is still considered by many to be a must watch during the holiday season.   

Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

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