Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Third Annual Short Story Writing Contest

The Bedford Public Library and the Friends of the Library are proud to present their 3rd Annual Short Story Writing Contest.

The subject is Oh, the Places You’ll Go !

The Short Story Writing Contest has two age categories:
•Grades 1 through 6 (500 - 1,000 words)
•Grades 7 through 12 (2,000 - 4,000 words)
•Home-schoolers are also encouraged to make submissions!


•One submission per child
•Bring your entry to the Bedford Public Library by February 26 - no mail-in or electronic submissions accepted
•Submit one title page and paper clipped copy of your story in a large flat envelope
•Title page to include: name, mailing address, telephone number, parent signature, grade, and school (if applicable)
•Use 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch all-around margins, singled-sided, and numbered pages

Winners will be announced at our Celebrate Seuss Festival on Sunday, March 1

For more information contact Jeanne Green, 817.952.2372 or email

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Christmas Story Time Photos

Santa came to visit us at story time this past Thursday evening. See photos of this great event on our Flickr page.

Movie Madness

Come catch a movie at the library during your Winter Break.

The movies will show from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Bonnie Finn Room.

Here's the lineup:

12/22 - Wall-E
12/29 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars
12/30 - The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Winter Holiday Hours

  • Tuesday, December 23rd - close at 12:oo pm
  • Wednesday, December 24th - closed
  • Thursday, December 25th - closed
  • Friday, December 26th - reopen for regular hours at 10:00 am

  • Wednesday, December 31st - close at 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009 - closed
  • Friday, January 2, 2009 - reopen for regular hours at 10:00 am
  • Monday, December 1, 2008

    Miss Carrie's Christmas Story Time

    Enjoy an evening of Christmas stories, a visit from Christmas Carol, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and if you are very good, the Jolly Man himself!