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 25, 2018)

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



Evelation by Stephen King (2 weeks on the list)

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 (3 weeks on the list)

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


Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks (4 weeks on the list)

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


Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver (4 weeks on the list)

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


Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelley (2 Weeks on the list)

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


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 (38 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 (5 weeks on the list)

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


Fear by Bob Woodard (9 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.


Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin (8 Weeks on the list)

The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.


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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.