Thanksgiving Hours

Wednesday, November 21: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thanksgiving, November 22: Closed


Mini Holiday Book Sale

Starting Monday, November 12

A great selection of gently used holiday books, children’s books, paperbacks, hardcovers, cookbooks, craft books, holiday magazines, DVDs, holiday music, and puzzles just in time for the holidays!

All proceeds support the Bradford Area Public Library. Something for everyone!



New York Times BEST SELLERS LIST (November 18, 2018)

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



Evelation by Stephen King (New this week)

A man who is losing weight without getting thinner forms an unlikely alliance with his neighbors who are dealing with prejudices.


The Reckoning by John Grisham (2 weeks on the list)

A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.


Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks (3 weeks on the list)

Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.


Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver (3 weeks on the list)

Intertwined stories of two families who live in different centuries on the same street corner in Vineland, N.J.


Ambush by James Patterson (4 Weeks on the list)

Michael Bennett discovers that an assassin is targeting him and his family.


Holy Ghost by John Sanford (4 weeks on the list)

Virgil Flowers investigates a shooting in a Minnesota town following an attempt to revive its ailing economy.


The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton (4 weeks on the list)

A century-old mystery at the Birchwood Manor on the Thames connects the lives of an archivist and artist.


Vince Flynn: Red War by Kyle Mills (6 weeks on the list)

When the Russian prime minister plots to invade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him.


Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand (4 weeks on the list)

Irene Steele uncovers her husband's secret life on a Caribbean island following his death.







A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult (5 weeks on the list)

The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.


Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelley (New this week)

Detective Renee Ballard teams up with the retired detective Harry Bosch, who is working on a cold case.


The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (4 weeks on the list)

The sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven follows Annie on her heavenly journey.


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (9 weeks on the list)

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




Educated by Tara Westover (37 weeks on the list)

The daughter of survivalists, who kept is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.


Killing the SS by Bill O'Reilly (4 weeks on the list)

A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler's inner circle.


Fear by Bob Woodard (8 weeks on the list)

Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.



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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.