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Bedford Public Library Will Be Closed Sunday And Monday For Easter Holiday
Updated April 3, 2015 7:27 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The Bedford Public Library will be closed Sunday and Monday for the Easter holiday.

April programs

National Library Week is April 12-18, and the library will celebrate all month long by distributing color-change bracelets to children while supplies last. It's a good time to introduce a friend, neighbor or family member to the library. A Bedford Public Library card is made available at no charge to anyone who lives in the North Lawrence tax district. Mitchell residents who hold a Mitchell library card in good standing are also eligible for a Bedford Public Library card at no charge.

Katie Zuber, health and human sciences educator with Purdue Extension, will present "Where Does Your Money Go?" at the library on April 13 from 6-8 p.m. Persons who want to find ways to stop spending leaks and develop a savings plan can get ideas from this event. This program is offered at no charge, but registration is required and may be done by calling Zuber at (812) 275-4623.

"Avoiding Fraud for Seniors" presented by Kelly Griese from the office of the Secretary of State, will begin at 1:30 p.m. April 20 in the program room. There is no charge and no registration for this program. Griese will talk about investment fraud as well as answer questions about all types of consumer fraud.

Compass Creative Dramatics presents "Stage Combat" at 4:30 p.m. April 21 for children from kindergarten through fifth grade and at 5:30 p.m. for teens. Children will learn how to make staged fighting look real to a live audience. This program is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register online at on the library events calendar page or by calling the library at (812) 275-4471.

On Arbor Day, April 24, the library will distribute at no charge 200 dogwood and 200 redbud trees, one of choice per family beginning at 9 a.m. and while supplies last. This event is co-sponsored by Hoosier National Forest.

New books

"Shark Skin Suite" by Tim Dorsey, "The Last American Vampire" by Seth Grahame-Smith, "West of Sunset" by Stewart O'Nan, "The Sacrifice" by Joyce Carol Oates, "Christopher's Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger" by V.C. Andrews, "A Fine Summer's Day" by Charles Todd, "Dreaming Spies" by Laurie R. King, "Miracle at the Higher Grounds Café" by Max Lucado with Eric Newman and Candace Lee, "Crazy Love You" by Lisa Unger, "Twelve Days" by Alex Berenson, "All the Old Knives" by Olen Steinhauer, "Blue Stars" by Emily Gray Tedrowe, "Descent" by Tim Johnston, "Dogwood Hill" by Sherryl Woods, "First Frost" by Sarah Addison Allen, "The House of Wolfe: a Border Noir" by James Carlos Blake, "Life or Death" by Michael Robotham, "Prudence" by Gail Carriger, "Rebel Queen" by Michelle Moran, "The Same Sky" by Amanda Eyre Ward, "The Soul of Discretion" by Susan Hill, "Too Bad to Die" by Francine Mathews and "A Touch of Stardust" by Kate Alcott.

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