Getting and Using My Library Card

If you are a resident of the Bradford Area School District, you are eligible for a free  library card.   Bring a valid photo identification and proof of address to the library to receive your library card. For a minor to acquire a library card a signature is required from a card holding sponsor.

Non-residents are eligible for a library card for a nominal yearly fee of $10.

What You Can Do with Your Library Card

Borrow books, DVDs, audio books and other library materials.

Use of our public computers or IPADs in the library.

Search online databases from your home, office or school.

Download eBooks and eAudio from your home, office or school.

Complete Interlibrary Loan request

Call 814 362-6527 or email the library info@bradfordlibrary.org for answers to your questions or to renew library material.

Library Hours

Mon. & Wed. 10 - 7
Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10 - 5,  & Sat. 10-2 (summer hours in effect)


Bradford Area
Public Library

67 West Washington St
Bradford PA 16701-1234
Phone: 814-362-6527

Mission: To provide the resources to inform, educate and enrich our community in a way that demonstrates:
  • Literacy
  • Equal access and diversity
  • Life-long learning
  • Fiscal responsibility and integrity
  • BAPL's rich heritage

Vision: To be a recognized premier library in service to our community.