Curbside Pickup Hours

Wednesday 2 - 7

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 3

Sunday and Monday Closed

Yoga with Kathy: 

This is the first step to feeling better in 2021!  Increase your strength and flexibility and reduce your stress.  Join the library's Facebook Live program from the comfort of your home!  This program is FREE and requires NO registration AND it is taught by local yoga instructor, Kathy Wright!Just tune into the Bradford library's Facebook page on a biweekly basis, Wednesdays at 6 pm.  It's that easy!

It's All Relative:  Genealogy: On January 19, Eric Migdal, owner of It's All Relative, LLC shared pointers for growing one's family tree. He is well versed in the field of genealogy, with over 25 years experience. Migdal explains the process of building an accurate family tree that will showcase the unique and complete history of your family!

Suffragettes in Corselettes:  On November 12, many were treated to the Zoom program, "Suffragettes in Corselettes." Velya and Ehris Urban provided an educational and entertaining presentation. We are pleased to share this video for those who were unable to join us last week!  Unfortunately, the last three (3) minutes of the program were not captured by the recording platform, so this recording does come to an abrupt end.

Building Blocks: Yes, you can quilt! Judy Brown, of the Little Fabric Garden, breaks it all down for us in Building Blocks! 

Tales From The Shadows:  Did you lock the back door?  You better check before tuning in to Tales From The Shadows!  Local author, William Robertson will share a few creepy tales.  Don't watch alone!

An Evening With Authors:  Join authors, Rob Simbeck and Nancy McCabe as they discuss their recently released books, The Southern Wildlife Watcher: Notes of a Naturalist and Can This Marriage Be Saved respectively.

Every Quilt Tells A Story:  Explore the fasinating history of quilting and learn why it truly is an art form.

Libraries Rock:  Join us as we celebrate music!  We will be featuring new, up-and-coming singers and bands from our community; as well as those whom are well known in the industry.  These event  

  • inTWO: June 27, 2020
  • Marshmellow Overcoat:  August 16, 2020 (technical difficulties have hindered our ability to link this virtual concert to our website).  Please visit                                              our Facebook page to view this Facebook Watch Party.  Scroll down the the 8/16/20 post.
  • John Kearns:  October 15, 2020
  • Coyote Moon Due and the Drummond Family (Denise, Emmaline, and Pat Drummond-Colley along with George Stephen)
  • John Kearns:  December 15, 2020

Coffee with the Curator:  Do you love history and learning new things?  This feature will explore the interesting history of artifacts found in the collections of our area museums.  Presentations are pre-recorded and will post to the BAPL's Facebook page.  There is no need to register.  Just bring your coffee and tune in beginning Tuesday, June 9 at 10:00 a.m. This will be a biweekly program.

The Test Kitchen:  We will find the recipes, prepare the food and then rate the dish!  Bring your appetite!

Let's Mix It Up: 

Here is the perfect pairing for a Friday happy hour!  In our program, Let’s Mix It Up, we will explore the art of mixology, cocktails and anecdotes from various authors, playwrights and some of their notable characters.

"Upcycle This!"  Are you looking for a way to repurpose some items you have at home?  Tune in to BAPL's Facebook page every Thursday at 12:00 p.m for a pre-recorded episode.  Projects are fun, easy, and cost effective!  Along the way, you just may discover a new hobby.

Stories with Santa:  This certainly is a busy time for Santa, but he is wanting to spend some time with all the children!  He is reading stories, children's letters, and some times he even has one of his reindeer with him!

Evening Storytime:  Get those comfy PJs and your favorite stuffed animal!  It is time to unwind with some evening stories.

The Computer's Amazing Ascent:  Fifty years ago, the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford campus created a computer lab designed to deliver hands-on experience for students. Join us virtually as we stroll down memory lane and also discover what awaits on the horizon! Witness the computer's evolution.  July 28, 2020 program.


Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monday, 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.