Upcoming Events

Evening Storytime

Wed, Oct 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Don't forget to check out our evening storytime! You are invited to join us again for a light story and craft to spark your imagination before bed. On October 9th, We will read Pete the Cat and the Magic Sunglasses about Pete the Cat who wakes up feeling grumpy—nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along. We will follow up with crafts related to the book. We will then celebrate Halloween with a story and related craft on October 23rd.  Miss Mary will share a  Corduroy book and do a teddy bear craft on October 2nd. We will read a book about cows and do a related craft on October 16th. Don’t miss out on the fun.

 

Art Reflection

Thu, Oct 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Art Club returns with a new name and new projects. The Art Reflection program is for children in the 1st through 6th grade. Members study the works of famous artists and different forms of art and create works of art based on those artists. 

This month we will review the work of Tom Shannon, known for his pendulum painting and create artwork using the paint pendulum that they built in the STEM for Kids program the week before. On October 24th, we will learn about sand art techniques of Jim Denevan and Kseniya Simonova and create our own sand art.

Participants must pre-register for this club and space is limited to 15 students.  Register at the Circulation Desk.

Story Seekers

Fri, Oct 25, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to five to participate in our Story Seekers program every Monday and Friday at 11:00 am. We offer a variety of literacy activities that include reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing! A new story is offered each week with play experiences that encourage active learning and inspire the imagination. Children have opportunities to create their own stories using art materials, building blocks, dramatic play, and music and movement.

 

During the month of October, the Story Seekers will share a book and plan an activity covering the themes of being kind to others, manners and emotions. Story Seekers will also celebrate Halloween and fall through books and related crafts.

Story Seekers

Mon, Oct 28, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to five to participate in our Story Seekers program every Monday and Friday at 11:00 am. We offer a variety of literacy activities that include reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing! A new story is offered each week with play experiences that encourage active learning and inspire the imagination. Children have opportunities to create their own stories using art materials, building blocks, dramatic play, and music and movement.

 

During the month of October, the Story Seekers will share a book and plan an activity covering the themes of being kind to others, manners and emotions. Story Seekers will also celebrate Halloween and fall through books and related crafts.

Creative Share

Mon, Oct 28, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm

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.

Holiday Arts for Adults: Watercolor Prints

Mon, Oct 28, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Holiday Arts for Adults: Watercolor Prints

Monday, October 28, 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Class limit: 12

Fee: $10.00

 

Make your own sign of Joy. Using watercolors, participants can decide how they want to decorate the letter O. By the end of the workshop, each participant will have a beautiful watercolor suitable for matting and framing. These pictures will make a great gift for yourself or someone special. Make a great picture and spread a little joy. Adults must register and prepay $10.00 to participate in the workshop. The class size is limited to 12 so register today.

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 29, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Do you play chess? We have a club that is just for you. Bob Ferguson of the American Chess School will facilitate the club.

 

Evening Storytime

Wed, Oct 30, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Don't forget to check out our evening storytime! You are invited to join us again for a light story and craft to spark your imagination before bed. On October 9th, We will read Pete the Cat and the Magic Sunglasses about Pete the Cat who wakes up feeling grumpy—nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along. We will follow up with crafts related to the book. We will then celebrate Halloween with a story and related craft on October 23rd.  Miss Mary will share a  Corduroy book and do a teddy bear craft on October 2nd. We will read a book about cows and do a related craft on October 16th. Don’t miss out on the fun.

 

Story Seekers Halloween Party

Thu, Oct 31, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm

Witches, ghosts and goblins, oh my! On Halloween, we will have a special Halloween party for our Story Seekers. We will read a book about Halloween and then our story seekers will be able to do activities at different centers. They can go trick-or-treating around the library and have a snack.

 

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.