Federal tax forms will be shipping to the Bradford Area Public Library beginning January 29. We will have the standard Form 1040 and limited instruction books available mid-February. Additional federal tax forms are available via the IRS website at


The state will not be shipping paper PA tax forms or rent rebate applications to the library this year. These forms can be accessed online at, or paper copies can be found at Representative Martin Causer's office at 78 Main Street.


Tax forms may be printed at the library for a discounted rate of 10 cents per page, or 5 cents per page for senior citizens.



New York Times Best Sellers List (February 23, 2020)


These best sellers are in our collection. Check them out!




American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins (3 weeks on the list)

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


Golden in Death by JD Robb (New to the list)

The 50th book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas seeks the sender of packages that give off toxic airborne fumes.


Crooked River by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (New to the list)

The 19th book in the Agent Pendergast series. Human feet inside nondescript shoes wash ashore in Florida.


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (75 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.


The Museum of Desire by Jonathan Kellerman (New to the list)

The 35th book in the Alex Delaware series. Four unrelated victims are found slaughtered in a limousine.


Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (6 weeks on the list)

Tumult ensues when Alix Chamberlain's babysitter mistakenly accused of kidnapping her charge.


The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides (36 weeks on the list)

Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.


Lost by James Patterson and James O. Born (4 weeks on the list)

The new head of an F.B.I. task force takes on a crime syndicate run by a pair of Russian nationals.


The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (20 weeks on the list)

A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.


The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare (New to the list)

A 14-year-old Nigerian girl, who is sold as a wife then as a servant, resolves to speak for herself and others.


Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano (5 weeks on the list)

A 12-year-old boy tries to start over after becoming the sole survivor of a plane crash in which he lost his immediate family.


The Guardians by John Grisham (17 weeks on the list)

Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonzies some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.


The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes (18 weeks on the list)

In Depression-era Kentucky, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books


A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende (3 weeks on the list)

A young pregnant widow and an Army doctor take a ship to Chile to escape the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.


When You See Me by Lisa Gardner (2 weeks on the list)

D.D. Warren and Flora Dane join the F.B.I. agent Kimberly Quincy's taskforce.



Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell (22 weeks on the list)

Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.


Maybe You Should Talk to Someone  by Lori Gottlieb (22 weeks on the list)

A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist's patient.


Becoming  by Michelle Obama (61 weeks on the list)

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.


Educated by Tara Westover (103 weeks on the list)

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


The Body by Bill Bryson (17 weeks on the list)

An owner's manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.



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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
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Vision: To be a recognized premier library in service to our community.