Proudly Serving Bradford Since 1924
 
Our Misson
 
* Preserve our history
* Connect with the community
* Enrich the minds of all 

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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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10AM to 5PM 
Saturday 9AM to Noon 
Closed Sundays and Holidays 
 

 Sarah Boehm
Director

Nicholas Poignant
Children's Librarian 

 
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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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Village of Bradford news & information

Bradford CUSD # 1

Stark County Illinois Info

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Bradford Area Weather

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This site  The Web 

 
 
 

   

 

Library Board

Jerry Johnston, David Atteberry, Barbara Fehr, Hollie Scott, Letitia Leeper, Betty Hoy, Reva Young

Library Policies

 
Upcoming Events

 



Tim Pletkovich
will present
 
Civil War Fathers
Sons of the Civil War in WWII
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 p.m. 
 
 
 
 
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   New  Fiction
 


The Glass Ocean ~ Beatriz Williams
If You Leave Me ~ Crystal Hana Kim
Where the Crawdads Sing ~ Delia Owens
The Tattooist of Auschwitz ~ Heather Morris
Juror #3 ~ James Patterson
Hidden Among the Stars ~ Melanie Dobson 
Desolation Mountain ~ William Kent Krueger 
 Summer Wives ~ Beatriz Williams
Paradox ~ Catherine Coulter
The Late Bloomer's Club ~ Louise MIller
Tailspin ~ Sandra Brown
The Hope Jar ~ Wanda Brunstetter
 The Money Shot~Stuart Woods 
Clock Dance ~ Anne Tyler
The Last Cruise ~ Kate Christensen
That Kind of Mother ~ Rumaan Alam
The Bookshop of Yesterday ~ Amy Meyerson
The Forgotten Road ~ Richard Paul Evans

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  New DVDs   

Book Club
Adrift
Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War
Show Dogs
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
The Rider
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 
Ready Player One
Miracle Season
Life of the Party
Tully 
Rampage
I Feel Pretty
 
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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!

 
 
Happy 10th Anniversary
Bradford Book Club!
est. May 22, 2006 
 
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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!

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Purchase your copy of
 
Darlene's Silver Streak and The Bradford Model T Girls
by John G. Butte
 
 $19.95 

 
 

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Children's Library
 
It's time for
Storytime!
 
Every Wednesday in October and November
Beginning Wednesday, October 3 at 10:30 
 
all children are welcome 
 
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Family Game Night
Friday, October 12
5 pm - 7 pm
 
Come for a fun night of games, pizza & snacks and meet our new Children's Librarian!
 
Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 


 

 
 
 

Connect with BPLD!

Facebook

bdford.pld.rsa@gmail.com

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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. 

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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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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Don't know what to read next?
Check out  

Fantastic Fiction

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Newspapers Online

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

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The Bradford Public Library Board of Trustees
meet the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:15 p.m.
 
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