In response to Covid-19 and the guidelines limiting group gatherings, the regular Library Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for June 2nd at 5pm will be held in the Community Room at Bedford Central Library. Anyone attending the meeting is required to wear a face mask and due to social distancing protocols, the room capacity will be limited. Click here for the agenda.
Per the Public Comment policy, all remarks must be received by 5:00pm on the Friday prior to the meeting (May 29, 2020).  Submit public comments via email to or, or by mail to Jenny Novalis 321 N. Bridge St. Bedford, VA 24523.

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