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
Youth Services 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

 


The Library will be closed
Monday, May 27, 2019
Memorial Day
 
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 Just in!
 
Video games for
 
XBOX
PS 4
NINTENDO SWITCH 
 
Check them out today!! 
 
 
 
 
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NEW BOOKS 

Miracle Creek ~ Kim
The 18th Abduction ~ Patterson
Neon Prey ~ Sanford
The Summer Cottage ~ Shipman
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek ~ Richardson
Miracle at St. Andrews ~ Patterson
Lost Roses ~ Kelly
Redemption ~ Baldacci
Furious Hours ~ Cep
The Paris Diversion~ Pavone
The Road Home ~Evans
The Last Time I Saw You ~ Constantine

NEW DVDS
Aquaman
Victoria Season 3
Collette
A Dog's Way Home
Free Solo
Artic
On the Basis of Sex
Lego Movie 2
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
The Upside
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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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Explore More Illinois

...is a cultural pass program that provides discounts at 
museums, visual and performing arts centers,
park districts, and more
around the state.
 
Click on Explore More Illinois above to find out more 

 

 
Children's Library
 Storytime!
 
Storytime will be back on Wednesday, May 22nd! Come in and join us for a few fun stories and a craft every Wednesday morning at 10:30 AM 
 
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Family Game Night

Game Night is back! Come join us on Friday, May 24th from 5:30 to 8:00 PM as we have a fun filled evening of board games and pizza! You can either try out one of our games, or feel free to bring one of your favorites from home! Shareable outside food welcome!
 
Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Permission slips are available for children 14 and under to attend without a parent or guardian at the main desk.
 
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Adventurer's Guild
 
Time to go on an adventure! If you've ever been curious about Role Playing Games such as Dungeons & Dragons, this is the perfect time to learn! Join us for an afternoon of collaborative story telling and fantastic adventures on Thursday, May 16th from 4 - 7 PM! 
 
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Youth Advisory Board Meeting

Monday, May 6th at 4:15 PM 

For kids age 10 and up that would like to have input on what programs the library runs and what new materials we add. Last meeting we discussed the possibility of setting up Library Escape Rooms, a monthly Movie Night, the possibility of Video Game Tournaments, and a whole host of book series, movies, and graphic novels to add to the collection. If there is a program, movie, book/graphic novel, or game that you would really like to see from the Library, this is your perfect chance to have your voice heard! Come join us at 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 14th!
 
 
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Family Movie Night
 
Come and watch The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on our next  monthly Movie Night on Thursday, May 30th from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. Join us for a fun family film, popcorn, and drinks! 

 


 

 
 
 

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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