Special Collections

Bedford Free Public Library
7 Mudge Way
Bedford MA , 01730
FAX: (781)275-3590
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Joanne Poage, Head of Reference (781)275-9440 jpoage@minlib.net
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-9:00PM F,Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM Su 2:00PM-5:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Memorial Day-Labor Day: Closed Sunday
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://library.minlib.net/search~S6/
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking Librarian skilled in American Sign Language (ASL)
Name: Bedford Collection
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Joanne Poage, Head of Reference (781)275-9440 jpoage@minlib.net
Collections: 1
Formats: 877 volumes of monographs newspapers 14 volumes of maps pamphlets 8 microforms 4 audio tapes 3 video tapes oral histories 3 LP records
Collection Description:
  History of Bedford and related towns
Access: Admission with staff permission only
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: No loans permitted
Directions: FROM ROUTE 128 / I-95: Take exit 31B to Routes 4 & 225 in Lexington. Continue through 4 lights to Bedford Common. Continue straight ahead for 2 blocks and turn left onto Mudge Way. FROM NORTH I-495: Take I-495 South to Route 3 South. Take Route 3 to the Concord Road exit and turn left at the stop sign at the end of the ramp. You'll come to a stop sign at a 'Y' shaped intersection near Renzo Beauty Salon. Go left, continuing in the same direction as before. Pass through the intersection with Route 62 (do not turn toward Concord) and immediately following the intersection, turn right onto Mudge Way. Library is on the right with parking in the rear. FROM WEST OF BEDFORD, VIA ROUTE 2: From Route 2, take Route 62 to Concord center and continue on Route 62 East toward Bedford. Continue about 4 miles until you reach a fork where Route 62 and Routes 4 & 225 merge. Bear right at the fork. Turn right at the first street onto Mudge Way. Library is on the right with parking in the rear._