Upcoming Events

Fri
Nov
16

Story Seekers

11:00 AM

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to 5 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 November, Story Seekers will listen to stories about Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving and do crafts related to these holidays. We will have a guest reader come in on November 12 for a very special Veteran’s Day storytime. They will also talk about how animals get ready for winter. They will do related crafts after the stories.

Mon
Nov
19

Story Seekers

11:00 AM

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to 5 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 November, Story Seekers will listen to stories about Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving and do crafts related to these holidays. We will have a guest reader come in on November 12 for a very special Veteran’s Day storytime. They will also talk about how animals get ready for winter. They will do related crafts after the stories.

Adult Arts for the Holidays: Holiday Cards

5:30 PM

Holiday Cards

Monday, November 19, 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Class limit: 12

Fee: $5.00

Participants will make holiday cards. Each participant will be able to create a minimum of four unique cards. Adults must register and prepay $5.00 to participate in the workshop. The class size is limited to 12 so register today.

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 November 7 is A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman and the book for November 19 is Cranberry Thanksgiving by Harry Devlin. The evening storytime was moved to Monday this month due to the early closing on Wednesday.

Debbie will lead two additional evening story times on Wednesday November 14 and 28. On November 14, she will read a Thanksgiving story and do a related craft. She will read Reach for the Moon Little Lion by Hildegard Miller, a book about believing in yourself.

Tue
Nov
20

Teen Book Club

5:00 PM

Teen Book Club

Tuesday, November 20

5:00 to 6:00 pm

The Teen Book Club will meet to discuss The Diminished by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson.

 

 

Wed
Nov
21

Michael Morton’s Turkeys

10:30 AM

Michael Morton’s Turkeys

Monday, November 21, 10:30 am

Michael Morton returns with his turkeys. He will talk about the difference between male and female turkeys, why some gobble and others do not, and what it means when a turkey’s face turns blue.  It will be a great learning program for all ages.

Fri
Nov
23

Story Seekers

11:00 AM

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to 5 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 November, Story Seekers will listen to stories about Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving and do crafts related to these holidays. We will have a guest reader come in on November 12 for a very special Veteran’s Day storytime. They will also talk about how animals get ready for winter. They will do related crafts after the stories.

Mon
Nov
26

Story Seekers

11:00 AM

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to 5 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 November, Story Seekers will listen to stories about Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving and do crafts related to these holidays. We will have a guest reader come in on November 12 for a very special Veteran’s Day storytime. They will also talk about how animals get ready for winter. They will do related crafts after the stories.

Creative Share

3:30 PM

Creative Share

Monday, November 26

3:30 to 4:30 pm

 

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

 

Tue
Nov
27

Chess Club

4:00 PM

Chess Club

Tuesday, November 27

4:00 to 5:00 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. 10-5

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.