Our Summer Hours Are Now in Effect

Summer office hours begin on Saturday, June 10, and will be in effect through Saturday, August 26.

Our Summer hours are:

Open late: Monday, Wednesday, 10AM-7PM.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10AM-5PM.  Saturday 10AM-2PM.

We are closed on Sunday.  See you soon!



New York Times BEST SELLERS LIST (AUGUST 13, 2017)

These best sellers are in our collection in print and audiobook format. Check them out.




The Handmaid’s Tale by Margret Atwood  (19 weeks on the list)

Men and Women in a dystopian future. The Basis of the Hulu series; originally published in 1985.


The Late Show by Michael Connelly (2 weeks the list)

Renée Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women.


Camino Island by John Grisham (19 weeks on the list)

A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.


The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (27 weeks on the list)

A travel writer on a cruise is certain she heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.


The Whistler by John Grisham (19 weeks on the list)

A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.



Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al Franken (10 weeks on the list)

A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” write and producer.


The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (50 weeks on the list)

The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie.


Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (16 weeks on the list)

The story of a murder spree in the 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose land contained oil.


Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (54 weeks on the list)

A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.


Born A Crime by Trevor Noah (23 weeks on the list)

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show’.



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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:
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