BPL closed until further notice starting March 17, 2020

  Bradford Public Library will be closing at the end of business Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 pm. The decision to close was not taken lightly as we know many of our patrons rely on Bradford Public Library. We are following the guidelines recommended by the CDC and the Ohio Department Health in asking our […]

Cancellation of events

Cancellations include library and non-library sponsored events. Please call 937-448-2612 if you have questions.

Coronavirus update 3-14-2020

The Bradford Public Library will remain open for business our regular hours. Monday 9-7, Tuesday 10-7, closed Wednesday, Thursday 10-7, Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-1. We encourage patrons to use our book drop located near the Main Street entrance to return your material. If you are not comfortable coming in to the library, we encourage […]

Being a Good Neighbor….and Staying Safe

  **This class has contacted us again  and would like us to post about staying safe while walking. Bradford is such a quaint village and there are always people of all ages out walking so I gladly will post this article…. enjoy and stay safe! https://www.oasisfinancial.com/tips-for-pedestrian-safety-walking-safety-rules/ Sometimes we all need a lesson in being a […]


  Please check back to see if programs will be held as scheduled. Next class of the  season will be on Thursday,April 9 from 10:15 to 11:30! registration is not required, but we do appreciate knowing you are coming! Hands on activities for grades 1-8!


  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 […]


Bradford Public Library is pleased to offer its cardholders access to Lynda.com’s library of instructional videos.  Normally, using Lynda.com requires a paid subscription, but as a Bradford Public Library cardholder you can access Lynda.com content from any computer with an internet connection simply by entering your library card number and your 4 digit  PIN. Log into Lynda.com […]

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. The generous owners of M&T Excavating will be […]


  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 […]

Preschool Story Hour Information

  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 […]