The Bradford Area Public Library Board of Trustees and Executive Director Lacey Love will present the Annual Report to the Community.  Deborah Price, CEO of Evergreen Elm, will be the Keynote Speaker and will discuss why the library is so important to other community organizations. Throughout the night, the library will provide updates on grant-funded projects, review the library’s finances, and formally honor donors and municipal partners for their generosity and support. Programming staff and volunteers will be available to give updates on programming and outreach activities. 



New York Times BEST SELLERS LIST (October 20, 2019)

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



The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (4 weeks on the list)

In a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, old secrets bring three women together as the Republic of Gilead's theocratic regime shows signs of decay.



The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (2 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 Institute by Stephen King (4 weeks on the list)

Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.


The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates (2 weeks on the list)

A young man who was gifted with a mysterious power becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved.


The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz (6 weeks on the list)

Mikael Blomkvist helps Lisbeth Salander put her past behind her in the latest installment of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (57 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.








Becoming by Michelle Obama (47 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.


Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell (4 weeks on the list)

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


Educated by Tara Westover (85 weeks on the list)

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


Call Sign Chaos by Jim Mattiss and Bing West (5 weeks on the list)

The former Marine infantry officer and secretary of defense recounts key moments from his career and imparts his leadership philosophy.


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Library Hours

Mon. & Wed. 10 - 7

Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10-5

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.