Calendar of Events – All Locations

May
12
Sat
Saturday Matinee: Darkest Hour @ Bedford Central Library
May 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm

DVD cover for the film Darkest Hour.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: Darkest Hour
Starring Oscar Winner Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill

In 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

Step back in history as we watch Darkest Hour (PG 13) on the little big screen and enjoy some free movie snacks!

Jul
28
Sat
Saturday Matinee: The Greatest Showman @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm

DVD cover for The Greatest Showman.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: The Greatest Showman
Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya

Let the Bedford Central Library take you to the circus this afternoon!
Join us as we watch the life story of P.T. Barnum, the creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus enfold on the little big screen in this modern meets historical musical.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be provided.

Nov
3
Sat
Saturday Matinee – Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again @ Bedford Central Library
Nov 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again DVD Cover.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Staring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Cher, and Andy Garcia
In this musical romantic comedy, a woman grapples with running her mother’s villa while also expecting her first child and worries that she won’t be able to handle everything on her own, so she enlists two of her mother’s friends for assurance, help and guidance. Along the way, she learns more about her mother’s past and faces a surprise visit from someone she’s never met: her own grandmother. 
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Dec
1
Sat
Saturday Matinee – Scrooged @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

DVD cover for Scrooged
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: Scrooged
Staring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane, Robert Mitchum, Michael J. Pollard,  and Alfre Woodard
A modern version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways.

Jan
5
Sat
Saturday Matinee: Crazy Rich Asians @ Bedford Central Library
Jan 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

DVD Cover for Crazy Rich Asians.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU…Crazy Rich Asians
Staring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, and Michelle Yeoh
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestselling novel, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.

Join us at the Bedford Central library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Feb
2
Sat
Saturday Matinee: First Man @ Bedford Central Library
Feb 2 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

DVD cover for First Man.
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 First Man starring Claire Foy, Ryan Gosling, Pablo Schreiber, Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, and Jason Clarke. 

 First Man is the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.  A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong’s perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost, on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself; of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Mar
2
Sat
Saturday Matinee: Forrest Gump @ Bedford Central Library
Mar 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

DVD cover for the film Forrest Gump.
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 the multiple Oscar-winning film Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, and Sally Field.

Released in theaters 25 years ago, Forrest Gump tells the story of a sweet-natured man with an IQ of 70 who personally experiences all of the important events of three decades of American life.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Mar
26
Tue
Locavore Lifestyle presented by Bruce Ingram @ Bedford Central Library
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Living the Locavore Lifestyle by Bruce Ingram book cover.Local author and speaker Bruce Ingram will be coming to all libraries to discuss the Locavore Lifestyle.
The presentation will include information on: how to reduce your electric bill by using solar power and a wood stove; how raising chickens can save money and some tips on how to raise chickens; how to manage wildlife habitats to make more food for wildlife and people, using such techniques as TSI (timber stand improvement), cut and spray, hack and squirt, and hinge cutting; identifying and getting rid of invasive species; conservation easement; how to live off the land; how to integrate raising chickens and growing a garden; and how to gather wild food to eat.  

Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing at the programs.

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