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The staff at Bradford Public Library would like to invite you to come see our display for the 87th annual Pumpkin Show! We chose the theme “What I Did Last Summer.” Bradford Public Library has a fishing derby each year at Stillwater Prairie as a big finale for our Summer Reading Club, so we turned […]

Red Cross Pillowcase Project Coming in November

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  The American Red Cross Darke County Chapter will be holding their Pillow Case Project for all elementary children in grades 2 thru 6 on Saturday, November 14 at 10:30. This project began in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina as an emergency preparedness program. Program materials will be supplied by the Red Cross and Bradford […]


Pumpkin Show 2013

The leaves are falling and the air is crisp….it can only mean one thing, PUMPKIN SHOW! Bradford Public Library will have special hours the week of  October 5th to the 10th.  Our hours will be as follows: Monday: 9-7 Tuesday: 10-5 Wednesday:  Closed Thursday: 10-5 Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Enjoy the Pumpkin Show!


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  Bradford Public LIbrary is pleased to announce our preschool storyhour  schedule for fall 2015.  Your preschooler needs to be registered in advance to attend this fall session. If your child is not signed up you will need to wait until the next session to come. September 15, September 22, September 29, October 6,  October […]

New Children’s Computer Available

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  Bradford Public Library is pleased to announce that we have acquired a new computer for our children’s area. This wonderful  learning tool is pre-loaded with 70+ games, activities and read along books.  It has interactive games and activities  available for math, science and nature, social studies and geography, reading, words and phonics, writing and computer skills […]

SRC 2015…Heroes in the Heartland!

  Our staff would like to extend a big “THANK YOU” to the community for a successful summer reading club!  We  really enjoyed seeing the students in the library  through the summer for the various activities and field trips, but most of all we LOVED seeing them be excited about reading while earning some great […]


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  Do you have an awesome collection you would like to display at the Bradford Public Library? We have a library display case available to those who wish to share their passion with the public. Some display ideas include: nativity scenes, local crafter contributions, train memorabilia, collectible statuettes and more! Please fill out the PDF […]

Changes Coming To Preschool StoryTime at Bradford Public Library

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  Bradford Public Library will be holding sign-ups for the next six-week Preschool StoryTime, which will begin on Tuesday, August 4 from 11 am – noon.  The Theme is Fun in the Summer!  The class is taught by Mrs. Becky Combs, who holds a degree in Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University.  She utilizes […]


  Our 14th annual Bluegrass Festival was a huge success! Bradford Public Library would like to say “THANK YOU” to all who played a part in this year’s festivities from our sound man to those who purchased raffle tickets and every in between! a special “Thanks” goes out to our wonderful bands…after all YOU are […]


upcoming events

  Bradford Public Library is so much more than a place to check out books, movies and other materials. We are pleased to announce that we are planning many exciting events and workshops for our patrons for the first half of 2015! We are currently having a Winter Reading Club for Teens and Adults. This […]