Proudly Serving Bradford Since 1924

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Bradford Public Library District
111 South Peoria Street (Box 249)
Bradford, Illinois 61421
Phone: 309–897–8400
 
Member, RAILS
Reaching Across Illinois Library System
 
Hours:
Monday—Thursday 10AM to 7PM
Friday 10AM to 5PM 
Saturday 9AM to Noon 
Closed Sundays and Holidays 
 
 Sarah Boehm, Director
Cinda Scott, Children's Librarian 

Reaching Across Illinois Library System

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RSA Library Catalog Search

To view the online catalog, renew materials, or check the status
 of your Library Account, click the link above.  Please note that
you have to get an active password from the librarian in order
 to initiate your account.
 
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MAGAZINE ARTICLES Wilson's Direct Periodicals Search Engine

Wilson Select Plus provides an online index, abstracts, and the full text
of over 1.5 million records from 2,393 quality periodicals.  It is updated
weekly and has coverage from 1994 to the present. 
For home access, ask your librarian for the authorization number and password.
 
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Newspapers Online

Newspapers from every state in the United States and many regions around the world.

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bdford.pld.rsa@gmail.com

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Stark County Information

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Bradford Area Weather

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www.facebook.com

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Village of Bradford news & information

This site  The Web 

 
 
 

   

 

Library Board

Library Policies

 
Upcoming Events

 

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New DVDs
 
Black or White
The Woodcarver
Red Army
Begin Again
The Duff
Jupiter Ascending
Project Almanac
Sponge Bob - Sponge out of Water
McFarland USA
Still Alice 
Big Eyes
Unbroken
Life Itself  
Song One
Theory of Everything
Wild
Annie
Before I go to Sleep
Interstellar
Whiplash
Beyond the Lights
The Imitation Game  
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Big Hero 6

 
 
New Fiction
 
The Melody Lingers On
~Mary Higgins Clark
Wicked Charms
~Janet Evanovich
Ever After
~Jude Deveraux
Truth or Die
~James Patterson
Summer Secrets
~Jane Green 
The Little Paris Bookshop
~Nina George
All The Single Ladies
~Dorthea Benton Frank
The President's Shadow
~Brad Meltzer
The Truth According to Us
~Annie Barrows
Country
~Danielle Steel 
Blue Prints
~Barbara Delinsky
The Rumor
~Elin Hilderbrand 
Memory Man
~David Baldacci
 Pleasantville
~Attica Locke
Royal We
~Heather Cocks
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2015 READING CHALLENGE
 
It's simple and doable!
 
12 books
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
2 - a book published this year
3 - a book in a genre you don't typically read
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
8 - a book by your favorite author
9 - a book that became a movie
10 - 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 

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We are happy to offer two platforms for digital audio and ebooks.
 
Your login information is the same for both platforms and for the library catalog.  If you do not know your login information, please contact the library and we will be happy to assist you. 

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ALLIANCE DIGITAL MEDIA LIBRARY - Download Audiobooks & eBooks

Browse, Check Out, Download....enjoy!  

 Listen to titles on your computer, transfer to suported devices., or burn to a CD

Click below and enjoy!

alliance digital media library

 
 
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More ebooks for you to enjoy can be found at
eRead Illinois ~ Axis360 
 
Axis 360 is a digital media platform, providing libraries and their patrons with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital e-books from the eRead Illinois shared collection for Illinois Libraries.  Patrons at libraries participating in eRead Illinois will enjoy the cloud-based delivery accross a number of devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, Nook, Sony Reader devices, and many more 
 
click below 

eRead Illinois


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The Breakfast Club

meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 8:30 am - we read a short story together and discuss it.  And of course the coffee pot is on and a lite breakfast is available.

Join Us!

Book Club

Meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:00 pm ~ Everyone is welcome!

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The Bradford Public Library Board of Trustees
meet the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:45 p.m.
 
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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
http://bradford.advantage-preservation.com 
in your web browser. 

Bradford Republican Newspapers

 
 
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Children's Library

 

Does your child have a library card??

In order for your child (ages under 17) to use the public library computers

they must have a library card signed by their parent/guardian.

Stop in today!