Library Happenings

For additional information on the following events, please see our Calendar of Events.

umbrella Spring Story Times
Sessions run from March 24 - May 9
Please see our Children's Calendar for details.
When schools are closed for inclement weather, there will be no Storytime. No other school closings will affect our programming schedule.

Tax Forms & Information
taxes We have now received most of the tax forms, including 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ.

IRS - Forms and Publications
New Hampshire Tax Forms
Massachusetts Tax Forms
Find an AARP Tax-Aide Site Near You

Upcoming Library Events:

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  • Search for Magazine and Newspaper Articles:
    Bedford Public Library provides the following subscription databases for use by library cardholders. For access at home, enter your barcode from the back of your library card when prompted.

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  • Additional Resources:
  • Museum Passes
    museumUse your Bedford library card and PIN to reserve a museum pass online to a wide variety of museums in New Hampshire and Boston. Passes are picked up at the library.

    newAtomic Training: Online software training
    museumAtomic Training is a new online resource featuring unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 300 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.

    Online Language Learning
    Transparent Language Online
    Transparent Language Online Unlimited access to more than 100 online language courses, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons. You have the ability to write or speak your answers, practice pronunciation by slowing down the on-screen examples, and converse with native speakers though interactive videos. Learn on your own time, at your own pace in the library, at home, or on the go with Byki Mobile for the iPhone® and Android™.

    Downloadable Audio books & eBooks
    Audio Books Use your library card to download the free software and browse through the collection of books at For more information, view this slide show on using eBooks on Macs and Nooks. Please refer to the NH Downloadable Books blog for more hints on getting started. Watch the library's ebook services video on BCTV.

    3M eBooks
    3M ebook The 3M Cloud Library includes the latest bestsellers for kids, teens and adults, as well as a good selection of nonfiction which your librarians have chosen for you.
    The ebook titles can be found in the library’s online catalog, where you can check out or place a hold on a title. Then, simply open the 3M Cloud Library app on a reader, tablet, computer or smart phone & the book is available for reading. Download the 3M Cloud Library App.
    Thank you to the Samuel P. Hunt Foundation and the Bedford Library Foundation for contributing funding for this new service. eBook Brochure

    eBooks for Kids
    tumblebooksTumble Books - eBooks for eKids has animated, talking picture books, including books to learn French, Spanish, and other languages, plus puzzles and games.

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  • Bedford Town Offices

Welcome to the
Bedford Public Library

Bedford Public Library

3 Meetinghouse Road 
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 472-2300 
fax (603) 472-2978
Email the library
Miriam Johnson, Assistant Library Director

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday:
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday (Sept. - June):
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday (Sept. - June):
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

New Arrivals
New Titles list are now available for browsing in the Library Catalog!
Bedford (NH) Public Library

In-library wireless printing. To use this feature, you must be connected to the "library" wireless.