The Big Read Events

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  Bradford Public Library is pleased to announce our special events for The Big Read! We have three activities planned for students and adults! Come in or call us at 937-448-2612 to sign up! 1. Big Read Discussion Group- Join us on Tuesday, March 28 and Tuesday, April 4 at 10:30 A.M. for an overview […]

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 […]

FREE TAX PREP COMING TO BPL *Workshop is Full***

AARP will be provoding free tax preparation to anyone of any age right here at Bradford Public Library- especially if you are 50 or older and can’t afford paid tax preparation! Your taxes may be a little more complicated now and the team of IRS-certified volunteers would like to make it easy for you. There […]

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 […]



  March 5, 2017 Fiction 1 LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, by George Saunders. (Random House.) Visiting the grave of his recently deceased young son in 1862, Lincoln encounters a cemetery full of ghosts. 2 NORSE MYTHOLOGY, by Neil Gaiman. (Norton.) A retelling of Norse folklore. 3 ECHOES IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (St. Martin’s.) […]



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 […]