We are raffling off this beautiful wreath. This wreath was donated by Cummins Country Charm, 24 Main Street. It will make a great Christmas gift for yourself or someone else. Tickets are .25 each and 5 for $1. The drawing will be announced on Monday, November 25. The proceeds from the raffle will support our Teen Book Club.


Thanksgiving Hours:

Wednesday, November 27- 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28- closed


New York Times BEST SELLERS LIST (November 17, 2019)

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



The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (8 weeks on the list)

In a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, old secrets bring three women together as the Republic of Gilead's theocratic regime shows signs of decay.


The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (6 weeks on the list))

A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.


The Institute by Stephen King (8 weeks on the list)

Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.


The Night Fire by Michael Connelly (2 weeks on the list)

Harry Bosch and Renée Ballard return to take up a case that held the attention of Bosch's mentor.


The Guardians by John Grisham (3 weeks on the list)

Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonzies some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.


The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (4 weeks on the list)

In the 19th installment of the Women's Murder Club series, detective Lindsay Boxer and company take on a fearsome criminal known only as "Lorman."


The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates (6 weeks on the list)

A young man who was gifted with a mysterious power becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved.


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (60 weeks on the list)

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.




Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell (8 weeks on the list)

Famouse examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.


The Body by Bill Bryson (3 weeks on the list)

An owner's manual of the homan body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.


Educated by Tara Westover (89 weeks on the list)

The daughter of survivalists, who kept is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.



Quick tip: Use PL1948 + your library card number: PL194811111 to log into Power Library! 






Library Hours

Mon. & Wed. 10 - 7

Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10-5

Sat. 10-5

Sun. Closed

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.