Bradford Area Public Library Will Hold the Annual Report to the Community on Monday Night

Bradford Area Public Library will hold the Annual Report to the Community. The report will be on Monday, October 23rd from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  Light refreshments will be served. All community members are invited to attend this event.


Bradford Area Public Library Board of Trustees and executive director, Lacey Love will present its Annual Report to the Community. Dr. K. James Evans, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, will be the Keynote Speaker and will discuss the importance of lifelong learning and the partnership between the library and the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The new three year strategic plan and treasurer’s report will be discussed. Library donors will be formally recognized for their generosity. A board member will read the winning essays from our essay contests. Lacey Love will also recognize the work of the library staff and volunteers. Programming staff and volunteers will be available to give updates on programming activities. Please contact the library (814) 362-6527 for further information.

Teen Book Club Fundraiser 2017


Teen Book Club is selling notecards, bookmarks, pictures and holiday wreaths made of recycled books at the library.  Please support our Teen Book Club. All proceeds support our program and annual summer trip. The Teen Book Club appreciates your support.




Fall or Holiday Wreaths $10.00

Matted prints $6.00

Framed prints $8.00

Bookmarks  .50¢ each

Note Cards $3.00/set




New York Times BEST SELLERS LIST (October 1, 2017)

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





Secrets in Death by J.D Robb (2 weeks on the list)

Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a professional gossip who dabbled in blackmail; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.


The Romanov Ransom by Clive Cussler (New this week)

Sam and Remi Fargo search for two missing filmmakers in North Africa and uncover a group seeking to create the Fourth Reich.


Camino Island by John Grisham (15 weeks on the list)

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


Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (New this week)

An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status Quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.


Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton (4 weeks on the list)

The 25th Kinsey Millhone mystery novel. A former student from an elite private school is released from prison and a sociopath returns to haunt the detective.



What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton (New this week)

The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.


Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al Franken (16 weeks on the list)

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


Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (22 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 (60 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.


The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (56 Weeks on the list)

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




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Library Hours

Mon. & Wed. 10 - 7

Tues., Thurs., Fri. & 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.