Bedford Public Library offers free wooden block kits or book worm bags

BEDFORD – The Bedford Public Library is always a fun place, and not just a place to check out books. There are many programs and services available for the young and adults.

At the present time, the Bedford Public Library along with Purdue Extension Office is sponsoring a ” Block Party” with a bag. While supplies list youth ages 18 months to 8 years are able to get block sets, with a bag.

Clara Willbanks, Calvin Wilbanks, and Korben Fritch, and Sullivan Fritch make slime one Thursday.

Kits include a set of wooden blocks, block building challenges, and information on the many benefits of playing with blocks.

The book worm bags are available from now until August 7th. Children can choose from a list of genres, and receive five surprise books for checkout chosen with care by a librarian and a bag of goodies to go along with it.

You can register the first week of each month online, or by phone, then visit the library to pick up your bookworm bag the next week downstairs at the circulation desk. Notification will be sent by email when your bookworm bag is ready.

Makerspace has returned providing activities on the children and teens floor. August 2-7 features Ozobot coding and binary bracelets. After trying the activities children can enter a raffle for the chance to win a Code and Go Mouse.

The Bedford Public Library is always a fun place for children

On July 27th children had the opportunity to make slime. Children filled their creation of slime with charms, beads, and foam.

During the month of July, children also enjoyed storytime in the park a fun activity for the youth.

For more information contact the Bedford Public Library at 812-275-4471 or