Welcome to The Bradley Bookmark!

Welcome to our new blog just for readers! Here you will find staff recommendations, upcoming book releases we are excited about, suggested reading lists, and more. Subscribe to this blog to receive an email each time new posts are made. Read More

Bradley Library Awarded Project Next Generation Grant

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awarded $530,104 in 2022 Project Next Generation (PNG) grants to 28 public libraries statewide. PNG is a mentoring program administered through Illinois public libraries. 972 Read More

New Conference Room Available

Thanks to a bequest by the late Frances Wertz, the Bradley Public Library has been able to add a conference room in our building. The Frances Wertz Conference Room seats 12 at a central conference table. It is available to reserve twice per month for free by non-profit community groups, educational organizations, and governmental agencies. … Read More

Welcome to the Early Learning Ideas Blog

Our youth department at the Bradley Public Library will be sharing ideas for early learning. Join us as we explore how much fun early learning can be. We will shine a spotlight on early literacy skills and provide practical ideas and resources to support parents and caregivers of children, to help lay a foundation for… Read More

Why Fine Free?

Bradley Public Library is officially fine free as of September 1, 2021. Joining a growing number of libraries in Illinois and nationwide, we are no longer charging overdue fines on most materials checked out at the Bradley Library. The library Board of Trustees voted in favor of this policy change to help erase economic barriers… Read More

Need Wifi?

Bradley Library card required Free to borrow for 2 weeks Late fines are $2.00 per day Unlimited data Pick up & return at Circulation Desk 721 Read More