Bedford Public Library

Bedford Library Friends Scholarship
The Friends of the Bedford Public Library offers a scholarship for a graduating senior who is currently a BPL volunteer.
Scholarship Application

Who are the Bedford Library Friends?
The Bedford Library Friends is a group of individuals who share a common desire to perpetuate the growth and promote interest in the Bedford Public Library. The Friends believe the Library is an education and cultural asset to Bedford and all of North Texas.

What do Bedford Library Friends do?
The Friends host a number of social activities throughout the year to increase public awareness of the Bedford Public Library. In addition, fundraising is an important roll of the Friends which enable the Library, to expand services by direct purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials that exceed available budgeted funds.

What are the benefits of being a Friend?
Your Friends membership entitles you to an invitation to all Friends events, entry in the Preview Sale for the Annual Book Sale, and voting privileges.

Volunteer Opportunities
Bedford Library Friends volunteer their time in many ways, including:

  • Book Nook
  • Book Sales
  • Serving on the Friends Executive Committee
  • Fundraising (The Pumpkin Patch)

Friends Meetings
The Bedford Library Friends meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. (Check the Library calendar for details.) These meetings are open to all Friends members and those interested in learning more about the Friends and the Library.

Membership Options

Bedford Library Friends is a 501(c)(3) Organization

All monies donated and raised are used to promote and support the Bedford Public Library through special programming, new and replacement equipment and materials, and other needs that surpass allocated funds in the City budget. All donations to the Friends are tax deductible.

The Friends Welcome Many Types of New/Gently Used

  • Hardcover and Paperback Books
  • DVD’s and CD’s
  • Puzzles and Games
  • Audio Books on CD and MP3

Newspapers, Magazines, Encyclopedias, VHS, and Audio Tapes will not be accepted.