Early Closure Friday

Bradford Punlic Library will be closing at 4:00 pm on Friday, June 24 to prepare for the Bluegrass Festval! You may use our drop box to return items after that time. Hope to see you at the festival!

Summer Reading Program Activities Week of June 27-July 2

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  Summer Reading Program is still in full swing….we have several fun activities planned for all ages! Movie Monday will start at 1:00…we will be showing “Pups United” and will have a couple games of B-I-N-G-O after the show! Tuesday will have Preschool Story Hour with Miss Cathy at 11:00 for those who are pre […]

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL…..announcing a SPECIAL GUEST

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  Bradford Public Library is pleased to announce our annual Bluegrass Festival! Mark your calendars for June 24, 2016 from 5:00 to 11:00. This year’s festival will be held at the Bradford Exempted Village School in their auditeria. We have an exciting line up of bands including Showtime Grass, North & South, Sugargrove, Mad River […]

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 […]

Author Spotlight on VC Andrews

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“There is no beauty without ugliness, and no enjoyment without suffering; we have to have the shade in order to see the light, and that is all I do in a story, put my characters in the shade—and try before the ending, to have them in the sunlight.” —V.C. Andrews Bradford Public Library currently has […]

Oil Painting Class for Children

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  Bradford Public Library is offering an Oil Painting Class for our younger patrons! “Ostrich and Frog” will be here on June 29th from 1:00 to 4:30 to offer 2 sessions. The first will be from 1-2pm for those in 1st to 3rd grade. The second session will be from 3-4:30 for those in 4th […]

MOVIE MONDAY SCHEDULE

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  Bradford Public Library is pleased to offer our popular MOVIE MONDAY as part of our Summer Reading Program! We will be showing a variety of movies suitable for children throughout the summer! Free popcorn (cooked in peanut oil)  and water is available as well as a variety of inexpensive snacks to purchase! Your child […]

SUMMER READING CLUB SIGN UPS!

Summer Reading Club sign ups will start on Saturday, May 14! We will have a tent at Opening Day for Summer Rec Ball from 9-1, or you can stop in the Library from 10-1 to register! Our theme this year is On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! We will focus on fitness and healthy living! […]

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LIST

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  Week June 12, 2016 Fiction  1 THE CITY OF MIRRORS, by Justin Cronin. (Ballantine.) In the conclusion to the trilogy that included “The Passage” and “The Twelve,” the virals bent on destroying humanity seem to have been vanquished, only to rise again. 2 THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological […]

DOLLY PARTON’S “IMAGINATION LIBRARY” FOR OUR PRESCHOOLERS IN DARKE AND MIAMI COUNTIES!

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Bradford Public Library is pleased to present  Dolly Parton’s “IMAGINATION LIBRARY” for all of our preschoolers!  We are part of the Miami County Libraries program!   This program, where each child receives a FREE BOOK on a monthly basis, is also FREE for parents & grandparents!  Come in to get your preschooler signed up, we have […]