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Angus Mowat's Journal

Excerpts relating to Bond Head and Bradford Libraries from Angus Mowat's journal. Mowat was the first Inspector of Public Libraries for Ontario, a position he held from 1937 - 1960.

Angus Mowat

Annie Velma Stewart Baby Book

On August 20, 1923 Annie Velma Stewart was born to William (Casey) & Annie (nee Harman) Stewart in Bradford, Ontario. This book has details of Annie in her early years including weights, milestones, etc. Lewis H. Campbell is mentioned as the doctor who delivered her.

Bond Head Booketeria a novel idea

An article about the creation of a "Booketeria" in order to help provide library services to the Bond Head area.

"What is a Booketeria? It's a self-serve mini-library, a new and innovative way to make library resources more available in a small community. With the help of the Bond Head Post Mistress Judith Baguely, room was found in the tiny Bond Head Post Office for shelving that holds approximately 450 paperback books, ranging from adult titles to kids' literature, and from romance and murder mysteries, to the latest works by Canadian authors..."

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Book Launch

Description : Don't forget to order your copy of Governor Simcoe Slept Here, the History of West Gwillimbury Township. The 2-volume history, 900 pages filled with information on 470 families and crammed with photographs, can be ordered for only $55 prior to the Book Launch on December 15th; $65 per copy afterwards. Cheques should be made payable to the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association. The official book launch is scheduled for December 15th, 2 p.m. at St. John Presbyterian Church, at the 8th Line and 10 Sideroad - just in time for Christmas.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Bradford Public Library 1976 Stats

Statistics for the Bradford Public Library for 1976. The stats cover acquisitions, withdrawls, circulation and holdings. The total circulation for the Library that year was 42, 858 books.

Bradford Public Library

Bradford Public Library Book Plate

A book plate with black calligraphy style writing, one of many done by Ian Reid.

"Ian Reid was a resident of West Gwillimbury before Bradford amalgamated in 1991. He live on the 11th line of WG. He was a very popular citizen, always dressed in his Scottish kilt and accessories for anything festive or celebrative. In town, he recited 'Ode to a Haggis' on Robbie Burns Day in one of the local pubs at the time, which I attended. He was known in the library as the Patron who did all the calligraphy for our book plates. If any family made a donation to the library in the form of a memorial, or just purchasing books for the library, Ian Reid graciously on his own time made these book plates which are prominently displayed in the books..." (See sources)

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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