Curbside Pickup Hours

Monday & Wednesday 2 - 7

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 3

Sunday Closed

Genealogy Resources

The Library will do genealogical research at $10.00/ hour plus the cost of copies.
You may phone, write, or e-mail your request to 
We will send an invoice when our work is completed. Please DO NOT send money with your request.

If you visit the Library to do your own research, these resources are available:

  • Cemetery listings for McKean County
  • Necrologies from the Bradford Era, 1800's- current
  • The Bradford Era on microfilm, 1878-
  • Bradford city directories , 1879-
  • Yearbooks for Bradford High and Bradford Central Christian high schools
  • Bates books listing Civil War volunteers
  • Histories of Bradford

The Bradford Landmark Society also houses information helpful to genealogists and local history researchers. Visit their website at  BRADFORD LANDMARK SOCIETY


Some other genealogy resources to check out:



Monday & Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday 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.