Pumpkin Show Hours

Pumpkin Show 2013

Our great community festival is just around the corner. Bradford Public Library will have special hours the week of the Pumpkin Show. Hours the week of October 9-14 are as follows: Monday: 9-7 Tuesday:  10-5 Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday: 10-5 Friday & Saturday: CLOSED

2017 Big Read Voting in September


  Miami Valley residents are invited to cast their ballots September 1 – 30 to determine the next Big Read community reading book. A selection committee of local librarians and volunteers has narrowed the options to three finalists, and public vote determines the winner. Votes can be cast at public libraries, academic libraries, Books & […]

BPL to Host Lee Harmon


Bradford Public Library’s Friends group will be hosting Covington Police Chief Lee Harmon on Monday, September 25 for a very informative discussion on “Drugs and Safety For Our Local Area”. Chief Harmon is a very knowledgeable police chief who will present a very interesting program that will relate to the surrounding locales in which we live and […]

GED Classes Offered


  Unfortunately, GED classes will not be offered at Bradford Public Library this year. To find a class location near you please contact the ABLE office  at 937-778-1078 or visit the Upper Valley Career Center website at www.uppervalleycc.org……make the call TODAY!

Date Announced for Craft Fair

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  The Friends of the Bradford Public Library have announced that our annual Craft Fair will be held on  Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend!

Adult Summer Reading Winners!

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  Our drawing for prizes for our Adult Summer Reading Program was held on Monday, August 7. Participants read an average of 11.5 books. The following participants all took home a prize!  Be sure to enter next year…you could win too!   Pat Hoover                             Bob Evans Gift certificate Lil Broughman                        Kohls Gift Card Betty Thompson                    […]

Home School Information

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The Bradford Public Library is ready to offer your homeschooling organizations the best we have (in books, materials, educational DVD’s, subscription databases, STEM or STEAM activities) which will complement your own homeschooling curriculum.       Our library has been working over the last several years in providing a variety of materials, books, kits, etc. for […]

Summer Reading Winners

And the winner is web ready

  Congratulations to the following winners in our Big Prize Drawing held on August 2 in the Y-Yard Park. Some of our readers read for 100 hours over 2 months!  WAY TO GO!!!  Watch for next year’s sign ups in May… You could win big too!   Tori Derstine: Kindle Fire Caleb Coppess: $100 Walmart […]

Gift from GRO


  Thanks to the GRO Garden Club for the gift of our Railroader. He truly is a Roader…… crafted at Boscott Metals and painted at Production Paint. Be sure to stop and admire him as he stands watch in front of the Library!

Bluegrass Festival Raffle winners

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  Congratulations to the following lucky winners at our annual Bluegrass Festival Raffle! we thank you for your support of this great event and hope you enjoy your prizes! Kenny Moore, Jill Greer, Janet Garrett, Ed Gehret, Paul Gehret, Zelda Riffle, Doug Filburn, Ruth Filbrun, Jerry Overholder, LeAnn Veit, Sue Vickroy, Amy Gade, Jean Karnehm, […]