Fall Children's Program Registration Opens Wednesday, August 31st at 9:30 am

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Afternoon Tea Book Club

 Join us for a book discussion and cup of tea on Wednesday September 14 at 2:00 pm in the boardroom. Pick up our latest Afternoon Tea Book Club title Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson at Borrower Services. For more information about the book club see our Adult Programs page.

Jennifer Robson is the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in FranceAfter the War is Over and Moonlight Over Paris. She will be giving an author talk at the Library on Thursday November 3 at 7:30 pm. For more information about Jennifer Robson see our Author Visit page.

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How to get the popular books

Fall 2016 BS List CoverOur new Fall Bestseller List makes it easy to reserve all the new fall releases. Pick up a copy from the Library next time you visit, or download a copy now.

Look for  new books from JoJo Moyes, Nicholas Sparks, Jeffrey Archer, and Peter Robinson, along with perennial favourites Lee Child, David Baldacci, John Grisham, and lots from James Patterson.

We are always happy to place the reservations for you, or you can do that yourself from this catalogue link.

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Changes in Fines & Lending

Beginning September 5, 2016:

The maximum fine for any overdue DVD or Blu-ray will be standardized at $10 per item for all borrowers.

The loan period for Playaway Views and Launchpads will be set at one week with one renewal. Fines will be set at 50¢ a day, to a maximum of $10.  These changes are intended to ensure that more children have a chance to enjoy these devices.

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New! Adult Summer Reading Club

Adult Summer Reading Club photoSummer Reading’s not just for kids, grown-ups love to read, too! So, we’re launching our first Adult Summer Reading Club.

Starting June 25, every book you read this summer can earn you a chance at a prize. Just fill out a ballot for each book you read, and drop it in the ballot box at the Information Desk. We’ll draw for prizes every week throughout the summer, and draw for our Grand Prize when the contest concludes on September 2. The Grand Prize includes two tickets to see Jennifer Robson, author of Somewhere in France and Moonlight Over Paris, when she visits the Library this November.

No registration is necessary. Happy Reading!

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Exam Week at BWGPL

Exams are days away and we are ready to help students succeed.  Due to past popularity, we have invited our friends from the St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog Program to drop in and visit through out the week.  We are expecting Maeve at 10:00 am on Wednesday, and Truffle at 10:00 am on Thursday.  Molly will be visiting at 10:00 am on Friday, and Riley will be helping students destress after their last exam on Monday at 10:00 am.  We will also be opening the Zima Room for some Study Hall hours on Tuesday from 2:30-4:30 pm and on Wednesday from 1:30-3:30 pm.  We wish all of Bradford’s students the best of luck!

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