BPL Participates in Free COVID Test Distribution

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 supervision of an e-med proctor. An internet accessible device […]


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, […]

Updates Fall 2020

Bradford Public Library  continues to serve the community in these challenging times. The most recent orders from the governor state that “all persons wear facial coverings in or on retail premises in the state of Ohio as set forth in the order.” The  Department of Health has deemed our libraries a s a retail establishment […]

Story Hour Information

  Join Miss Candice Tuesday mornings from 11:00-noon on Facebook  as she presents stories, songs, crafts and activities to get your preschooler ready for kindergarten! Supply list is posted on our Facebook page! Please let us know you are watching by commenting during the presentation! See you soon!

Foyer Pick Up Still Available

    This service is still available for any patron not comfortable coming into the library! Foyer pick up is now available! Patrons will still need to call us at 937-448-2612 to place an order or you may order online from our webpage at www.bradfordpubliclibrary.org. Items will be available for foyer pick up or curbside delivery the […]

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 […]

Being a Good Neighbor….and Staying Safe

  **This class has contacted us again  and would like us to post about staying safe while walking. Bradford is such a quaint village and there are always people of all ages out walking so I gladly will post this article…. enjoy and stay safe! https://www.oasisfinancial.com/tips-for-pedestrian-safety-walking-safety-rules/ Sometimes we all need a lesson in being a […]


  **Update** We are still not able to provide this workshop safely at this time.  Please check back to see when our Homeschool programs will return. We appreciate your patience as we strive to protect our patrons and staff.  

YOU FORGOT? WE FORGIVE! CAN YOUR FINES! First Monday of every Month

  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 […]

LYNDA.COM AVAILABLE (and changing…..**)

**please see our post titled “Have you used Lynda.com??? for important updates on this exciting learning opportunity!! Bradford Public Library is pleased to offer its cardholders access to Lynda.com’s library of instructional videos.  Normally, using Lynda.com requires a paid subscription, but as a Bradford Public Library cardholder you can access Lynda.com content from any computer with an […]