Curbside Pickup Hours

Wednesday 2 - 7

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 3

Sunday and Monday Closed



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. 


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

Wednesday: noon to 7pm

Saturday: 10am to 2pm


For more information:

Open to all ages!  Paint a spooky, scary Halloween-themed rock for the library's display!  October 1 - 28.  Local author, William Robertson, will select three winners [Adult, Teen and Youth].  Each winner will receive an age appropriate ghost or Halloween book!  

Don't delay.  Bring your rock today!


New Arrivals 


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

October 8, 2020

October 19, 2020

                          New York Times Hardcover Fiction

 Best Sellers List 

        October 25, 2020 



Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic  by Alice Hoffman

In a prequel to Practical Magic, Maria Owens invokes a curse that will haunt her family in Salem Mass.

The Searcher  by Tana French

After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.

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.

Leave the World Behind  by Rumaan Alam

A family vacation in an isolated part of Long Island is thrown into confusion when the home's owners return claiming New York City is having a blackout.

Troubles in Paradise  by Elin Hilderbrand

The final installment of the trilogy that includes Winter in Paradise and What Happens in Paradise.

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 Return by Nicholas Sparks

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

The Coast to Coast Murders By James Patterson

A detective and an F.B.I. agent are baffled by a cross-country killing spree.

The Book of Two Ways  By Jodi Picoult

After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.

The Evening and the Morning  By Ken Follett

In a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.

Vince Flynn:  Total Power  By Kyle Mills

When America's power grid is shut down, Mitch Rapp goes after a cyber terrorist.

One By One  By Ruth Ware

An avalanche tests the bonds of coworkers from a London-based tech startup on a corporate retreat in the French Alps.

Anxious People  By Fredrik Backman

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

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! 







Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monday,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.