The New Friends of Bradford Public Library are looking for artists of all ages for our first “Art In The Stacks” event on March 29 from 6-8 pm. Art of any type will be accepted at the Library no later than Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 pm. Judging will be held on the 29th […]



  You forgot…we forgive…”Can Your Fines!” Our new fine forgiveness program began on Monday, February 5, 2018. We will hold “Can Your Fines” the first Monday of every month. Patrons can bring in non perishable food items and deduct $1.00 off of your overdue fines for each item. We will also take off $1.00 per […]

Sign Language Class Offered at Bradford School


  If you ever wanted to learn simple sign language, you’re in luck. Donna Zartman has worked as a certified educational interpreter for the past 10 years. This is her first year at Bradford schools. There has been a huge interest in learning sign language throughout the school and community this year.    What: A pilot […]

Preschool Story Hour Information

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  Our preschool story hour has gone through some changes this year! If you have a little one, please review the following to see if they are eligible to attend! Young ones must be signed up IN ADVANCE to attend. If you miss the sign ups for the current session, you can catch us for […]

Light Up the Park 2017

  Bradford Public Library held two very special dedications on November 25 before the Light Up the Park Ceremonies.  A donation by Local Author John Scalzi in addition to memorial contributions helped to purchase our beautiful digital sign. We hope you enjoy finding out about library events on it’s bright display.  The GRO garden club […]

STEAM for Homeschoolers…UPDATE!


  Calling all Homeschoolers!!!!! Bradford Public Library  is starting a new program just for you. We will be offering a workshop every month full of STEAM activities. Each month we will have a different program geared to get you excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Plans are to hold this program on the […]

GED Classes Currently Not Offered


  Unfortunately, GED classes will not be offered at Bradford Public Library this year. To find a class location near you please contact the ABLE office  at 937-778-1078 or visit the Upper Valley Career Center website at……make the call TODAY!

Adult Summer Reading Winners!

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  Our drawing for prizes for our Adult Summer Reading Program was held on Monday, August 7. Participants read an average of 11.5 books. The following participants all took home a prize!  Be sure to enter next year…you could win too!   Pat Hoover                             Bob Evans Gift certificate Lil Broughman                        Kohls Gift Card Betty Thompson                    […]

Summer Reading Winners

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  Congratulations to the following winners in our Big Prize Drawing held on August 2 in the Y-Yard Park. Some of our readers read for 100 hours over 2 months!  WAY TO GO!!!  Watch for next year’s sign ups in May… You could win big too!   Tori Derstine: Kindle Fire Caleb Coppess: $100 Walmart […]

Gift from GRO


  Thanks to the GRO Garden Club for the gift of our Railroader. He truly is a Roader…… crafted at Boscott Metals and painted at Production Paint. Be sure to stop and admire him as he stands watch in front of the Library!