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The Bedford Village Business Association met on Tuesday, July 19, to discussVillage parking—a perpetual topic—and future events. The group meets once amonth, except for August and December, on the third Tuesday of the month from9 to 10 a.m. at the Bedford Free Library.

If you are a local business owner, which includes home businesses, the next meeting will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20.Come find out what’s happening in the Village.

The Bedford Village Free Library is busy with all kinds of programs this summer.In keeping with the New York Libraries summertime theme of “One World, ManyStories,” a raffle is taking place to win a handsewn quilt, made by Suzanne Sunday , in which children’s book characters from different cultures are featured.The characters include “The Little Prince,” “Strega Nona,” “The Inch Boy,” “TarBeach,” “Aladdin” and several others. To see the quilt for yourselves, visit theChildren’s Room. The multitude of colors and the detail on both ends, with childrenof all nationalities pictured, is astounding. Raffle tickets for the quilt are one for $1;6 for $5; and 14 for $10. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Room at the Library.

Other Library activities include the Summer Reading Game, which began on June20, and will continue through August 26. Points can be earned—1 point for each 50pages with a brief review; for every 15 points, children receive a gift certificate for$10 (maximum of $50 per person). Registration is required.

A paper doll-making workshop, led by Children’s Librarian Shodie Alcorn , wasgoing on when I dropped in on Tuesday, July 19 at 3:30 p.m. Participant Laila Dellorso made three adorable paper dolls, all of which were dressed for differentclimates. She was thrilled!

At the Bedford Village Pool, the library’s weekly Storytime is continuing onWednesdays at 2:30 p.m. through July. Children sit on towels under the baby poolawning while a volunteer reads a summery selection of books. This is a greatnew addition to the library’s summer repertoire, and all are welcome. For moreinformation on all the summer library programs, visit www.bedfordfreelibrary.org or call 234-3570 to register.

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