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Blind Date With A Book At Bedford Public Library
Updated February 4, 2015 6:33 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The cliche warns not to judge a book by its cover -- especially if the cover is plain brown paper.

Teens and others can select a blind date from a display of books wrapped in brown paper in Teen Services at the Bedford Public Library.

Hints about each book's contents are written on the outside of the wrapper.

Hints include: "If you kidnap a fairy, you should expect to pay the consequences" and "A new boy is in town ... but he has a crooked smile and a deal with the devil."

When a blind date is selected, teens can enter their names for a weekly drawing to win a book.

Several book prizes will be awarded each week.

Tax Aid

Many appointment times are still available for free tax assistance from IRS-certified VITA volunteers. Call the library to make an appointment at (812) 275-4471.

FAFSA help

The library provides free help for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. All those who plan to register for college in 2015 should file the FAFSA. The filing deadline is March 10. Appointments can be made by calling the library at (812) 275-4471.

New items

New materials include: "Agenda 21: Into the Shadows" by Glenn Beck and Harriet Parke, "Old Fashioned" by Rene Gutteridge, "The Cartel 5: La Bella Mafia" by Ashley & JaQuavis, "Elect" by Rachel Van Dyken, "You Were Mine" by Abbi Glines, "Breaking Creed" by Alex Kava, "The Martini Shot" by George Pelecanos, "Golden Son" by Pierce Brown, "Cane and Abel" by James Grippando, "The Assassination Option" by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV, "The Marriage Charm" by Linda Lael Miller, "Burned" by Karen Marie Moning, and "The Empty T

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