BPL Participates in Free COVID Test Distribution **currently out*

*edit  LIMIT OF TWO TEST KITS PER PICK UP** Bradford Public Library will be a distribution site for FREE Covid at-home test kits starting Monday, March 29, 2021. These test kits have been purchased by the state of Ohio and sent to libraries across the state willing to participate. Tests are taken in your home under […]


  The Bradford Public Library is pleased to bring back these popular workshops geared for homeschool students in grades 1-8. Workshops will be held the second Tuesday of each month from 10:15-11:30. Registrations are not required. Following a formula to create an “ITCH” to learn, workshops will get the student In the library, make them […]

WE ARE GOING FINE FREE for 2021…extended through January of 2022****

Spring is in the air….time for a fresh beginning….. Bradford Public Library is excited to announce that we will be going Fine Free for the remainder of 2021. We want to say Thank you for your support through this difficult year! Starting today, patrons will not be charged overdue fines on material that is returned, […]

LinkedIn Learning Link Upgraded

Please use the following link to access LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) If you have questions, please call Stacie at 937-448-2612.   https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/oh0030  

Story Hour Returns In Person!!

  Bradford Public Library is pleased to bring back our popular Preschool Story Hour with Candice in person!  Storyhour is offered on Tuesdays from 11:00-noon and is for preschoolers age 3-5.  Our first six week session will start on September 14 and will run until October 19, 2021. This first six weeks will be all […]

Digital access for patrons

Here are some links to  help you access our digital sites, databases, and material during the next month! Digital downloads with your library card: http://www.bradfordpubliclibrary.org/downloads/ Over 150,000 books, audiobooks and videos for free! Tabletwise; Free online learning in a variety of topics! https://www.tabletwise.com/class/category/free?fbclid=IwAR2PMyS6uzSJT0VLebX-Cl1Qz31J7weDoFvBB6Z2iARmFBRBr87QderT8ps Lynda.com: Free online learning: https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=bradfordpubliclibrary.org A to Z the world: Travel the world, learn cultures, history […]


  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 […]


Bradford Public Library is pleased to offer its cardholders access to LinkedIn Learning’s library of instructional videos.   As a Bradford Public Library cardholder you can access LinkedIn Learning content from any computer with an internet connection simply by entering your library card number and your 4 digit  PIN. Log into LinkedIn Learning From our BPL webpage, simply […]

Memorial Bench

  Thank you to all who donated to BPL in memory of our beloved Carolene Coy. Her memorial bench is at the library and will be placed in it’s new home soon. We invite you all to stop by, sit a spell and remember our dear friend. The generous owners of M&T Excavating will be […]


  Bradford Public Library is pleased to announce a new addition to our Library Services. We have recently purchased a telescope through the Stillwater Stargazers Astronomy Club that our patrons can now take home with them to enjoy! This telescope has been specially altered to make it user friendly and less likely to break.  Those […]