Curbside Pickup Hours

Monday & Wednesday 2 - 7

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 3

Sunday Closed


Hey Teens! Our digital detox boxes are here and can be picked up next week. Have you registered yet? If you live in the Bradford Library service area and are 12-18 years old you can register now for your FREE digital detox box. Its been a whole year of nothing but laptops, tablets, TV's, xboxes, and phones. It is time to unplug and focus on some selfcare. Each box is different but here is a sneak peak of what may be inside. The boxes are funded by our Teen Reading Lounge grant given by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. REGISTER NOW:


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

Catalog link at

For more information:


Did you know studies show that on average, workers change jobs 12 times in their lifetime?* That’s why it’s important to stay competitive. But, how do you learn new technologies and keep up with a full-time job? The solution is Gale Presents: Udemy.

With this online learning platform, users can explore more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more to learn anytime, anywhere. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and, best of all, you can feel good knowing that the content is fresh. Courses are updated or replaced monthly with new material on emerging topics, so learners develop skills in the most relevant, in-demand areas.

The employment landscape may be continuously changing, but you can keep up with it. Learn anywhere, at any time, with Gale Presents: Udemy—on-demand learning for in-demand skills. Enroll today!  Click the button below to get started.

Patrons must sign up for Udemy within the Seneca Library District service area. Patrons who try to sign up outside of this service area will not be able to do so. However, once a patron is signed up, they can use the account from anywhere.

Helpful Resources for Udemy:

* Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, “Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results from a National Longitudinal Survey,” news release no. USDL-19-1520, August 22, 2019.


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

New Arrivals 


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


January 14, 2021

January 29, 2021

March 3, 2021

March 12, 2021

March 29, 2021

April 22, 2021

                          New York Times Hardcover Fiction

 Best Sellers List 

        May 16, 2021 



Sooley  by John Grisham

Samuel Sooleymon receives a basketball scholarship to North Carolina Central and determines to bring his family over from a civil war-ravaged South Sudan.

Finding Ashley  by Danielle Steel

Two estranged sisters, one a former best-selling author, the other a nun, reconnect as one searches for the child the other gave up.

Whereabouts  by Jhumpa Lahiri

A woman who feels lost in life finds solace in the city she calls home and gets a new outlook while visiting the sea.

Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good  by Timothy Zahn

In this Star Wars saga, Thrawn and the Expansionary Defense Fleet discover how their enemy truly operates.

A Distant Shore  by Karen Kingsbury

A secret agent with the F.B.I. and a young woman betrothed by her father to a drug lord pretend to be in love for a mission.

Fugitive Telemetry  by Martha Wells

The sixth book in the Murderbot Diaries series. When a dead body turns up on Preservation Station, Murderbot must speak to humans.

Reunion Beach: Stories Inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank  by Elin Hilderbrand

A collection of stories and other writing inspired by the work of the late author Dorothea Benton Frank.

A Gambling Man  by David Baldacci

Aloysius Archer, a World War II veteran, seeks to apprentice with Willie Dash, a private eye, in a corrupt California town.

The Lost Apothecary  by Sarah Penner

An aspiring historian in London finds a clue that might put to rest unsolved apothecary murders from 200 years ago.

Ocean Prey  by John Sandford

The 31st book in the Prey series. When federal officers are killed, Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers team up to investigate matters.

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country  by Amanda Gorman

The poem read on President Joe Biden's Inauguration Day, by the youngest poet to write and perform an inaugural poem.

Klara and the Sun  by Kazuo Ishiguro

An "Artificial Friend" named Klara is purchased to serve as a companion to an ailing 14-year-old girl.

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 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.

The Vanishing Half  by Brit Bennett

The lives of 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.

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








Monday & Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 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.