Our End of Summer Olympics and Big Prize Drawing have been moved to August 10, 2022. The Summer Smiles Lunch program has scheduled a field trip for this date and we want to be sure all young people will be able to attend both events. we are sorry for any inconvenience and hope you will […]

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL 2022 *edit with new line up*

  Make plans to join us June 24 from 5:30-9:00 at the Bradford School Auditeria for an evening of FREE family entertainment. Four great bands will be taking the stage for your enjoyment! The schedule is as follows: 5:30 Lemongrass 6:25 Possum Creek Ramblers 7:20 Berachah Valley 8:15 New Mountain Heritage A 50/50 Raffle will […]

STEAM WORKSHOP **Final Workshop of the season April 21, 2022**

  The Bradford Public Library is pleased to bring back these popular workshops geared for homeschool students in grades 1-8. Workshops will be held the second Tuesday of each month from 10:15-11:30. Registrations are not required. Following a formula to create an “ITCH” to learn, workshops will get the student In the library, make them […]

Grant From Newberry Township

  The Bradford Public Library recently acquired 2 book sanitizing machines thanks to a $10,000 grant from Newberry Township Trustees. Funds for the sanitizing machines were made possible through the CARES Act Grant and were passed on to the Library in 2021. The book sanitizing machines use UV Light and forced air to kill viruses […]

BPL Participates in Free COVID Test Distribution

We currently have COVID test kits in stock. Each test kit contains two tests. We are limiting patrons to TWO BOX KITs per car (this will give you 4 tests). These tests are different from past kits, and results are not proctored. This means these tests will not be used for travel, return to school […]


**EDIT** AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 2022, WE ARE A FINE FREE LIBRARY!! PLEASE SEE THE POST BELOW CONCERNING OVERDUE FINES AND LOST/REPLACEMENT COSTS…YES, THERE IS A DIFFERENCE IN HOW WE WILL HANDLE THESE… Spring is in the air….time for a fresh beginning….. Bradford Public Library is excited to announce that we will be going Fine […]

LinkedIn Learning Link Upgraded

Please use the following link to access LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) If you have questions, please call Stacie at 937-448-2612.   https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/oh0030  

Story Hour Returns In Person!!

  Bradford Public Library is pleased to bring back our popular Preschool Story Hour with Candice in person!  Storyhour is offered on Tuesdays from 11:00-noon and is for preschoolers age 3-5.  Our first six week session will start on September 14 and will run until October 19, 2021. This first six weeks will be all […]

Digital access for patrons

Here are some links to  help you access our digital sites, databases, and material during the next month! Digital downloads with your library card: http://www.bradfordpubliclibrary.org/downloads/ Over 150,000 books, audiobooks and videos for free! Tabletwise; Free online learning in a variety of topics! https://www.tabletwise.com/class/category/free?fbclid=IwAR2PMyS6uzSJT0VLebX-Cl1Qz31J7weDoFvBB6Z2iARmFBRBr87QderT8ps Lynda.com: Free online learning: https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=bradfordpubliclibrary.org A to Z the world: Travel the world, learn cultures, history […]


  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 […]