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Batman Day At Bedford Public Library Wednesday
Updated July 22, 2014 6:44 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The Bedford Public Library celebrates July 23, as Batman Day. Seventy-five years ago on this date, Batman made his first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27.

This milestone anniversary will be recognized at libraries and bookstores across the country.

The library's graphic novel collections will be highlighted with special displays and giveaways. The library will distribute posters, tattoos, bookmarks, bags and masks while supplies last.

Super Heroes

Super Heroes Storytime for infants and toddlers is at 9:30 a.m. Thursday followed by Super Heroes Fun for ages preschool through third grade at 10 a.m. Super hero stories, crafts and activities are on the agenda.

Summer Reading

One week remains for participants in the Summer Reading Challenge to earn the Golden Ticket to the Mike Hemmelgarn Comedy Juggler Ventriloquist Show on July 24. There is still time for children to register and to earn the Golden Ticket. Call the library for more information at 275-4471.

New Fiction

"Take This Cup" by Bodie and Brock Thoene, "Concealed in Death" by J.D. Robb, "The Bootlegger" by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott, "Be Careful What You Wish For" by Jeffrey Archer, "Blood Pact" by David Hagberg, "Empress of the Night" by Eva Stachniak, "The Haunted Life: and Other Writings" by Jack Kerouac, "The Land of Steady Habits" by Ted Thompson, "The Midnight Witch" by Paula Brackston, "Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover" by Ann B. Ross, "Night in Shanghai" by Nicole Mones, "The Orchard of Lost Souls" by Nadifa Mohamed, "The Player" by Brad Parks, "Providence Rag" by Bruce DeSilva, "The Target" by David Baldacci, "Three Brothers" by Peter Ackroyd, "The Tropic of Serpents" by Marie Brennan, "While Beauty Slept" by Elizabeth Blackwell, "The All You Can Dream Buffet" by Barbara O'Neal, "Bonnet Strings" by Saloma Miller Furlong with David Furlong, "City of Jasmine" by Deanna Raybourn, "A Draw of Kings" by Patrick W. Carr, "Dying to Know" by T.J. O'Connor and "Four Years Later" by Monica Murphy.

New Non-fiction

"Under Magnolia: a Southern Memoir" by Frances Mayes, "Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality" edited by David Cay Johnston, "The Women of Duck Commander" by Kay, Korie, Missy, Jessica and Lisa Robertson with Beth Clark, "Earth Calling: A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century" by Ellen Gunter and Ted Carter, "The Family Cooks: 100+ Recipes to Get Your Family Craving Food That's Simple, Tasty, and Incredibly Good For You" by Laurie David and Kirstin Uhrenholdt, "The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style" by Nelson George, "The Homing Instinct: Meaning & Mystery in Animal Migration" by Bernd Heinrich, "I Just Graduated-Now What?: Honest Answers From Those Who Have Been There" by Katherine Schwarzenegger, "Lean In: for Graduates" by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell and "The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America" by John F. Kasson.

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