Curbside Pickup Hours

Wednesday 2 - 7

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 3

Sunday and Monday Closed


Welcome back to your library!  We are open for appointments.  Call 814-362-6527 to schedule 30 minutes to browse the stacks or schedule 60 minutes to work on one of the public computers.  Masks and social distancing measures are in place.  To those unable to wear a mask, curbside pickup can still be requested.



The magazines we know and love are now available to browse, select & read with Flipster, an on-line magazine service!  Now our patrons have free access to many popular magazines from the comfort of their home or while they are 'out and about!'  Access Flipster with a computer, tablet, or phone.  Flipster apps for phones and tablets are available for download also.  Ready to get started?  Just grab your library card.  On the sign in page for Flipster, click the Patron ID login link and use your barcode number. 

To begin, click on this Flipster icon  


Important Note:  Patrons with older library cards (e.g. lacking a barcode) will not be able to access Flipster at this point.  We encourage you to 'trade-in' your old card for a new one.  There is NO charge for this upgrade!   Patrons can request a new card at the Circulation Desk, or call the library at 814-362-6527 to request a new card for curbside pickup.


Flipster Assistance



Winter Reading Challenge
Read for fun.  Read to win!!

The Challenge is open to readers of ALL AGES!! The library has created ten (10) book challenges for our readers. Read a minimum of any six (6) of your choice, and adults will be entered into a raffle to win a $25 Amazon gift card. The Winter Reading Challenge runs through March 21. Track your reading on our Beanstack site at  Our young readers will have opportunities to win great individual prizes also!! Follow our library on Facebook and Instagram for more updates.

We challenge our patrons to read as many books as possible during the Challenge and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at


 To place a request for curbside pickup, call the library at 814-362-6527 or login to your account using the Library

Catalog link at

For more information:

New Arrivals 


Preview the latest books that have been added to the library's collection.

October 8, 2020

October 19, 2020

November 12, 2020

December 10, 2020

January 14, 2021

January 29, 2021

                          New York Times Hardcover Fiction

 Best Sellers List 

        February 28, 2021 



Faithless in Death  by J. D. Robb

The 52nd book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a young sculptor in the West Village.

The Paris Library  by Janet Skeslien Charles

A teenager in Montana discovers that her elderly neighbor worked decades earlier at the American Library in Paris and was part of the Resistance.

The Guest List  by Lucy Foley

A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.

Neighbors  by Danielle Steel

A Hollywood recluse's perspective changes when she invites her neighbors into her mansion after an earthquake.

The Four Winds  by Kristin Hannah

As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and farm or heading West.

The Sanatorium  by Sarah Pearse

Elin Warner must find her estranged brother's fiancée, who goes missing as a storm approaches a hotel that was once a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps.

The Russian  by James Patterson and James O. Born

The 13th book in the Michael Bennett series. An assassin killing a number of women might disrupt the detective's wedding plans.

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue  by V.E. Schwab

A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.

The Midnight Library  by Matt Haig

Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.

Anxious People  by Fredrik Backman

A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.

Ready Player Two  by Ernest Cline

In a sequel to Ready Player One, Wade Watts discovers a technological advancement and goes on a new quest.

A Time for Mercy  by John Grisham

The third book in the Jake Brigance series.  A 16-year old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.

The Return by Nicholas Sparks

A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.

The Vanishing Half  By Brit Bennett

The lives of two twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity but their fates intertwine.

Where the Crawdads Sing  by Delia Owens 

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

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








Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday 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.