Memorial For Carol Coy

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  Tribute & Memorial  Carolene Morgan Coy Staff Librarian for 20 years at Bradford Public Library Friend to all! Valued and loved by everyone she has met! Over the next two weeks, Bradford Public Library will be collecting monetary donations “IN MEMORY AND RESPECT” for the friend we all have lost too soon!      Proceeds […]

BPL Welcomes Bradford Alumni

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  Bradford Public Library will extend our hours on Saturday, May 20 for Bradford Alumni Weekend! We will be open until 3:00 PM that day to give BHS Alums to opportunity to come see our Library and look through our extensive collection of Year Books!  Please plan to stop by and catch up with old […]

BPL Employment Opportunity


Bradford Public Library will be hiring a Substitute Staff Librarian.  Applications and Job Description are available at Bradford Public Library circulation desk. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Please call the library if you have any questions at 937-448-2612.

Changes in Our Collections

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  The staff at Bradford Public Library have been hard at work making improvements to our collections! We have been moving books, combining collections and even eliminating some. All this change has been made to help you, our patrons, locate books and movies easier!  We know that change can be difficult for some, but we […]

2016…..What a Year!!!

With 2017 just a few days away we would like to take a moment to look back at 2016. Bradford Public Library has had a very exciting year, full of special programs and even more special patrons! We have offered workshops for bakers, wood carvers and leather workers and crafters. Our plant swap taught us […]

Cathy Jones Visits Bradford Public Library


  Local author Cathy Anderson Jones recently visited Bradford Public Library to present her 2nd edition of The Best Treasure. Cathy’s book, has changed the border of the book to lace and also added several colored pages to show the difference between the present and the past. Cathy has spent the last 23 year ministry with […]

GED Classes Offered


  The Adult Basic and Literacy Education program offers no-cost classes in GED preparation, math/reading /writing refresher skills, employability skills, basic computer skills and post secondary entry preparation. GED preparation classes will be offered at Bradford Public Library beginning in September 2016!  Participation in an Information and Registration Session is required. Make the commitment to […]


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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! Library Director, Cherie Roeth traveled […]

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 […]



  This Week April 23, 2017 Fiction 1 THE BLACK BOOK, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) After a raid on a brothel that serviced Chicago’s elite, two people are dead and the madam’s black book has disappeared. Who is responsible? 2 ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster.) […]