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Bedford Public Library System Youth Services

Friday, April 3, 2009

Movies? Games? Books? OH MY!

Check out our April and May movie schedules!

Thursday, April 2nd 3:30 PM

the Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (PG-13)

Thursday, April 9th 3:30 PM
Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa (PG)

Thursday, April 16th 3:30PM
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (PG-13)

Thursday, April 23rd 3:30PM
The Tale of Despereaux (G)

Thursday, April 30th 3:30PM
Kung Fu Panda (PG)

Thursday, May 7th 3:30 PM
Legend (PG)

Thursday, May 14th 3:30 PM
Neverending Story (PG)

Thursday, May 21st 3:30 PM
Bedtime Stories (PG)

Thursday, May 28th 3:30 PM
What Dreams May Come (PG-13)

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Movies at the library!!

It's movie time at the library! Drop in and see a new flick in our Youth Services room. Every Thursday we show movies of interest to teens on the big screen. Here's our February and March line-up.

Thursday, February 5th 3:30 PM

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emporer (PG-13)

Thursday, February 12th 3:30 PM
The Pursuit of Happyness (PG-13)

Thursday, February 19 3:30PM
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (PG-13)

Thursday, February 26 3:30PM
Igor (PG)

Thursday, March 5 3:30PM
Raise Your Voice (PG)

Thursday, March 12 3:30 PM
Swing Vote (PG-13)

Thursday, March 19th 3:30 PM
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (PG-13)

Thursday, March 26th 3:30 PM
Wonderwoman (PG-13)

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Library Gaming and Movies!

Have you been to Bedford Central Library lately? If not you need to come to check out all the cool things we have going on for teens. Every Thursday we present movies, just for teens! December and January are going to be two very cool months at the library. Here's what we're showing: December 4th Incredible Hulk (PG-13);
December 11th Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (PG);
December 18th National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (PG-13);
January 8th Get Smart (PG-13);
January 15th Star Wars: Clone Wars (PG-13);
January 22nd Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (PG-13),
and finally on January 29th The Dark Knight (PG-13).
But that's not all! Every Friday from 3:30-5:30 we have video game Fridays! Come in and play Dance Dance Revolution, Tourist Trophy or Guitar Hero III on the big screen! All you have to do is be a teen and come to the library. Don't miss out on all our fun activities just for teens!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Teen Read Week 2008

Teen Read Week 2008 is coming! This year's theme is Books with Bite, and we will having tons of biting activities for you to enjoy! Sink your teeth into these activities during the week of October 27-November 1

Monday, October 27 1:00-5:30 PM
Gaming at the Library!
Come play DDR and join us for our premier of Guitar Hero III.

Tuesday, October 28 4:30-6:00 PM
It's a nite of bites!
Create spooky or goofy food art.

Wednesday, October 29 4:30-5:30PM
Yack, Snack & React: Paranormal Book Discussion
Share your biting wit as we snack and talk about paranormal books, including Twilight by Stephanie Meyer.

Thursday, October 30 3:30-5:30PM
Give us a bite of your night and watch a movie featuring vampires!

Friday, October 31 3:30-5:30PM
Drop in and make a bite-sized craft using recycled materials.

Saturday, November 1 3:00-5:30 PM
It's Alive! & 3D!!
Come watch Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG) in 3D!

Check out our Teen Read Week webpage at http://ys.bplsonline.org/teens/TRW/index.html for information about our Books with Bite activities and a list of actual Books with Bite!

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Banned Books Week September 29-October 3

In celebration of National Banned Books Week we will be showcasing books that have been banned by schools, libraries and churches over the years. You’ll find many great classics including Catcher in the Rye, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, A Wrinkle in Time and many more on display with the reason’s why they have been banned. Just look for the brown paper “bands” with the title Banned Book.
We will also be showing films based on banned books. Go to our Banned Books website at http://ys.bplsonline.org/teens/BBW/index/index.html to see reviews of the films and why the featured books have been banned. Celebrate the Freedom to Read during Banned Books Week at Bedford Central Library!
Here's the line-up:
Monday, September 29th
Tom and Huck

Tuesday, September 30th
Lord of the Rings

Wednesday, October 1st
How to Eat Fried Worms

Thursday, October 2nd
The Golden Compass

Friday, October 3rd
James and the Giant Peach

Call Youth Services at 540-586-8911 ex. 2107 for more information!

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Play With Your Food Creations

We had some wonderful food creations at our Play With Your Food Summer Reading Program! Participants took everyday food items, such as pretzels and candies, and made food insects. Here are a few of the food art masterpecies our participants created....

Spider & LadybugSpider

Ladybug, Caterpillar, Butterfly & Beetle
Summer Reading Program is over, but the fun doesn't stop here! Our fall programs will begin the week of September 15th. We're welcoming fall by bringing back Patch Quest with a whole new set of categories, new Theather Thursday movies, Teen Read Week and more! Keep checking our teen page and blog for updated information on fall programs.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Shutterbug Photography Contest

Our Shutterbug Photography contest was a great success! We had many fascinating entries. Be sure to vote on your favorites by visiting your local Bedford Public Library System library. All you have to do is choose a favorite and tell us your choice! The final day to vote will be Saturday, August 2nd and the winner will be announced on Monday, August 4th. Check out all of our entries below and let us know what you think!