Memorial Bench

  Thank you to all who donated to BPL in memory of our beloved Carolene Coy. Her memorial bench is at the library and will be placed in it’s new home soon. We invite you all to stop by, sit a spell and remember our dear friend.

TELESCOPE AVAILABLE FOR CHECKOUT

  Bradford Public Library is pleased to announce a new addition to our Library Services. We have recently purchased a telescope through the Stillwater Stargazers Astronomy Club that our patrons can now take home with them to enjoy! This telescope has been specially altered to make it user friendly and less likely to break.  Those […]

YOU FORGOT? WE FORGIVE! CAN YOUR FINES! NEXT DATE: October 1st

  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 […]

GED Classes Currently Not 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!

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LIST

  Fiction 1 THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown and Knopf.) President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad. 2 SPYMASTER, by Brad Thor. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series. As a war looms, a counterterrorism operative takes on a new role his […]

COLLECTIONS NEEDED!

  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 […]

DONATIONS WELCOME AT BRADFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

  Bradford Public Library welcomes many different types of donations. The following are just a few ways you can help us out! Do you always seem to have a stack of new or gently used books at your home that you’re not sure what to do with? Bradford Public Library would like to help you! […]

BRADFORD’S Community Calendar

Have you tried to access our new “interactive calendar?”  Every workshop and event that is held at Bradford Public Library will be posted here.  Just click on the date or the activity and “up will pop” a text box which states the day, time, location and background information!  If any community organization, church, Pumpkin Show, […]

Bradford Public Library “Past to Present”

Bradford Public Library was born in 1933 when the Board of Education of the Bradford Public Schools received a pamphlet supplementing the Ohio school laws in regard to a new ruling whereby a school board could establish a public library.  The Board took action with the initial help of Lloyd Brubaker and  school Superintendent Willis […]