End of Summer Reading Program Olympics

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  Our end of Summer Olympics will be held on August 9 for Summer Reading Program participants ages 3 through  seniors in high school! The only requirement to attend this event is turning in at least your first reading sheet! Bradford Community Club is co sponsoring this event and is busy planning some awesome games […]

Fishing Derby and End Of Summer Reading Program Awards

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  Bradford Public Library is again pleased to be part of the Annual Fishing Derby at Stillwater Prairie, also sponsored by Stillwater Bass Club and Miami County Park District. This is an event for the whole family! The date is August 6, with sign ups between 9:30-10:00 a.m. Activities should be over by 12:45. All […]

Summer Reading Club Activities Week of July 25-August 9

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  Our summer Reading Program is almost over, but we still have some awesome activities planned for you all! Here is a list of what will be going on for the next 2 weeks! Monday, July 25:  Movie Monday from 1-4 Today’s feature will be “Inside Out”….as always, we will play some BINGO after the […]

“Dinner Party for the Birds”

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  Join Bradford Public Library as we welcome Miami Counrty Parks naturalist, John De Boer for a special program on Friday, July 22 at 1:00. John will be reading some stories and presenting his book, “Dinner Party for the Birds”, as well as doing a special craft! You might even see a live bird! This […]

Adult Summer Reading Program Field Trip Planned

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  The adults are planning a Low Impact Hike and Snack at Stillwater Prairie! Meet on Wednesday, July 27 at 6:00 at the Rangeline Road entrance. Car pool may be available from the library, call 937-448-2612 to let us know you will need a ride! This will be our final adult activity before our drawing […]


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Bradford Public Library will be hosting a special woodcarving class with local artist, Butch Clark. This 2 day class will be held on July 26 & 27 from 6:30 to 9:00. Students will have a choice of one of three projects; a 2 dimensional or 3 dimensional Santa ornament or a Comfort Bird. See photos […]

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 […]


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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 […]



  Week of July 17, 2016   Fiction 1 FIRST COMES LOVE, by Emily Giffin. (Ballantine.) Two sisters — one a successful lawyer with a small child and an unhappy marriage, the other a single teacher who yearns to be a mother — struggle toward forgiveness after 15 years of estrangement.  2 THE GAMES, by James […]