Curbside Pickup Hours

Wednesday 2 - 7

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 3

Sunday and Monday Closed

If you are attending the Test Kitchen Facebook Live on September 16, check out Chef Rob's recipe for Pumpkin Pie Scones ahead of time! Recipe

Apricot-Apple Tart Recipe

 

 

The library is even more accessible now! Beginning September 14, the library will be open to patrons Monday through Saturday, no appointment needed. Patrons can once again browse the stacks, use the public computers, and partake of several business services, as well as obtain a library card.

All individuals are required to wear a nose- and mouth-covering mask and practice social distancing. Patrons will be encouraged to limit their time in the building, and computers will only be available for hour-long sessions.  Things that are still not available: lounge and study furniture, toys and puzzles, in-person programming, or meeting rooms.

Curbside pickup is still available for high-risk individuals and those unable to wear a mask. Visit our website for full details. 

Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10am to 5pm

Wednesday: noon to 7pm

Saturday: 10am to 2pm

 

For more information: https://www.bradfordlibrary.org/curbside-pickup.

 


 

Since 1987, September has been National Library Card Sign-up Month, coinciding with the beginning of the school year.  During this month, McKean County’s five local libraries, are reminding parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.

Throughout the school year, public libraries offer access to the internet, use of public computers, and free Wi-Fi.  A local library card will enable the card owner to access physical titles and resources at all five McKean County libraries, as well as enjoy more than 16,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks through the OverDrive platform.

Now that libraries have opened their doors on a limited basis to patrons, the time is perfect to explore what libraries have to offer and obtain a library card. The future may not be clear regarding COVID-19, regulations, and an institution’s ability to remain open. One thing is certain, however. It is far easier to secure a library card now, by simply scheduling an appointment during normal business hours.


                          New York Times Hardcover Fiction

 Best Sellers List 

        September 20, 2020 

 

FICTION:

DARK SONG  By Christine Feehan

The 34th book in the Carpathian series. Will the vampire who held Elisabeta captive get in the way of her bond with Ferro?

THRAWN ASCENDANCY:  CHAOS RISING  By Timothy Zahn

In this Star Wars saga, a young military officer is sent to find the unseen enemies who attacked the Chiss capital.

THE LYING LIFE OF ADULTS  By Elena Ferrante

In this coming-of-age story, Giovanna seeks her true reflection in two kindred cities.

THE LAST STORY OF MINA LEE  By Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Margot Lee pieces together consequential events in her mother's life from being a Korean War orphan to what brought about her suspicious death.

THE HARBINGER:  THE RETURN  By Jonathan Cahn

Nouriel, Ana Goren and a figure known as "the prophet" return as revelations are unlocked.

ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE  By Louise Penny

The 16th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. When his billionaire godfather is attacked, Gamache uncovers secrets hidden throughout Paris.  

THICK AS THIEVES  By Sandra Brown

Arden Maxwell returns home to uncover the truth about her father's involvement in a heist that went wrong 20 years ago.

SQUEEZE ME  By Carl Hiaasen

A dead dowager, hungry pythons and occupants of the winter White House shake up the Palm Beach charity ball season.

ROYAL By Danielle Steel

In 1943, the 17-year-old Princess Charlotte assumes a new identity in the country and falls in love.

MEXICAN GOTHIC By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

In 1950s Mexico, a debutante travels to a distant mansion where family secrets of a faded mining empire have been kept hidden.

AMERICAN DIRT By Jeanine Cummins

A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.

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.

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.           

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Hours

Wednesday noon - 7

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 - 5

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.