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                    […]

Summer Reading Winners

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  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, […]

2017 Volunteer Appreciation Tea

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  Bradford Public Library recently invited our wonderful volunteers to come be recognized for their hours of service to our library and events. Thank you to all our volunteers, some of which are not pictured. You make coming to work a pleasure!



   Fiction 1 Y IS FOR YESTERDAY, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam.) The 25th Kinsey Millhone mystery novel. A former student from an elite private school is released from prison and a sociopath returns to haunt the detective. 2 THE STORE, by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo. (Little, Brown.) Two New York writers go undercover […]


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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 […]



  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

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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”

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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 […]