Monday, March 30, 2015
The Bradford Public Library
Lady of the Angels School Fire, December 1, 1958
Jim Gibbons, Historian
On December 1, 1958, 92 children and
3 nuns perished in the school fire.
from Marengo-Union Library said,
He gives you the idea that you were a witness,
that you were there.
You get the feeling of urgency that
everyone at the scene must have felt."
Everyone is welcome/refreshments will be served
2015 READING CHALLENGE
It's simple and doable!
12 different categories
12 months (or sooner)
This list will bend to fit your "to be read list', but it will also challenge you to explore
new territory, revisit old favorites, and finally read those books you been putting off.
Simply read books in the listed categories
Write down the title and author and category represented
Turn your list into the library when you are finished
Be entered in a drawing to win a GREAT prize.
1 - a book you've been meaning to read
- a book published this year
3 - a book in a genre you don't
4 - a book from your childhood
5 - a book your mom loved
6 - a book
"everyone" has read but you
7 - a book you chose because
of the cover
- a book by your favorite author
9 - a book that became a movie
- a book recommended by a friend
11 - a book you should have read
in high school
12 a book that is currently on the bestseller list
The digitization of the Bradford Republican Newspaper is complete!
Many thanks to
all who donated to this important historical project.
You can now research local history thru the website listed.
Click on Bradford Republican Newspapers below to access
the site or type
in your web browser.
Bradford Republican Newspapers