Upcoming Events

Sat
Jul
21

PIGnic at the Library

11:00 AM

PIGnic at the Library

Saturday, July 21, 11:00am

Enjoy a story, have some snacks, play games and make crafts. If you come dressed as a pig, you will get a prize.

 

Mon
Jul
23

Hand Lettering with Courtney Mealy for Teens and Tweens

4:00 PM

Hand Lettering with Courtney Mealy

Monday, July 23

4:00 to 5:00 pm

For students in grades 5-12

Participants will create multiple name/sayings of various hand-lettering techniques and explore methods to create beautiful letters. The class size is limited to 10 so register today as this class will probably fill up quickly.

Adult Arts: Hand Lettering

5:30 PM

Adult Arts: Hand Lettering

Monday, July 23

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Class size: Limited to 10 people

Fee: $5.00

Participants will create multiple name/sayings of various hand-lettering techniques and explore methods to create beautiful letters. The class size is limited to 10 so register today as this class will probably fill up quickly.

Wed
Jul
25

Evening Storytime

6:00 PM

Don't forget to check out our evening storytime! You are invited to join us for a light story and craft to spark your imagination before bed. The book for June 11th is The Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi, and the book for June 25th is about dinosaurs.

Writing Your Memoir Workshops with Dr. Nancy McCabe

6:00 PM

Writing Your Memoir Workshops with Dr. Nancy McCabe

Wednesday, July 11th and July 25

6:00-7:00 pm

Class size: Limited to 10 people

Fee: $20.00

What’s your story? Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? Participants must pre-register and pre pay for this two day workshop. Dr. Nancy McCabe, Professor and director of the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will lead this workshop. She will discuss how to write a memoir and writing techniques. Participants will work on writing exercises designed to inspire and provide ideas for their memoirs. Dr.  McCabe is the author of one novel and four memoirs about a range of topics: adoption and heritage; violence against women, memory, and creativity; travel, childhood, reading, and children’s literature. Her work has won a Pushcart and been listed six times in the notable sections of Houghton-Mifflin Best American anthologies.  She is also a recipient of a 2007 Individual Artist’s Fellowship in Literature from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

Thu
Jul
26

Barrel of Fun: Music Program

1:00 PM

Barrel of Fun: Music Program

Thursday, July 26,

1:00 to 2:30 pm

Professor Art Miller offers children of all ages the opportunity to go on a world tour of music and learn about interesting instruments. This program includes comedy, music, magic and ventriloquism. The interactive program features instruments such as: a mandolin, balalaika, banjo, ukulele, and harmonica. There will also be an old time gramophone demonstration.

 

Mon
Jul
30

Creative Share

3:30 PM

The Creative Share program is an opportunity for people to share their poems, songs or creative writing with others. The library is expanding its former Poetry Slam to include other forms of writing as well.

Tue
Jul
31

Chess Club

3:30 PM

Do you play chess? We have a club that is just for you. Bob Ferguson of the American Chess School will facilitate the club. Our membership is growing and includes members of the award winning state champions from Bradford.

Library Hours

Mon. & Wed. 10 - 7

Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10-5

Sat. 10-2

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.