COLLECTIONS NEEDED!

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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 […]

DOLLY PARTON’S “IMAGINATION LIBRARY” FOR OUR PRESCHOOLERS IN DARKE AND MIAMI COUNTIES!

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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 […]

DONATIONS WELCOME AT BRADFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

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  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, […]

NEW BABY IN YOUR FAMILY? HELP “BPL” WELCOME OUR NEW READERS!

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Bradford Public Library would like to announce the start of a new program designed to welcome our youngest patrons!  We would love to honor your bundles of joy with a new  picture book purchased in your child’s honor. Your child’s special book will have a label placed inside with their name and date of birth. We […]

SISTERS’ IN SPIRIT BOOK CLUB

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Since 2007, the Sister’s ‘n Spirit Book Club has enriched the lives of many women.  At our first meeting, we had several names to choose from and “Sister’s ‘n Spirit” was chosen as the best liked by the members.  We began with ten members.  We always have a lively discussion and sometimes, we get off […]

Amen…Sunday Night Bible Studies

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The Sunday Night Bible Study held at Bradford Public Library actually began in the fall of 2004.  The location at that time was Larry and Janice Sarver’s home.  It was moved to the Bradford Public Library’s Community Room after a year for a more centrally located place for everyone attending.  The original attendees were from […]

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 […]