Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Council Faced with Problems, New Fire Truck, Public LIbrary

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  • 1955-03-2

"The second meeting of Bradford Council in February was held in the Council Chamber last Thursday afternoon with all members in attendance, namely, Reeve Evans and Councillors Coffey, Davey, Fallis and Taylor. Mr. Fred Cook, representing the Publi...

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Danger in Books

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  • 1899-12-28

Article on the fear of microbes and germs in library books and paper money. "While moralists and preachers are calling attention to the danger of the morals of Canadian children bu the yellow-covered literature, which they so easily manage to rea...

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Fifty New Books In Public Library

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  • 1933-01-18

"The following very excellent new books have been added to the already good collection in Bradford Public Library. These books will be distributed to library readers for the first time on Saturday of this week." Continues with a list of new books.

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Hope to Have Library in Operation by June 1

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  • 1955-03-23

"If present indications materialize, Bradford Public Library will be open by June 1st or shortly thereafter, The Witness is informed by the board secretary, Mr. Dan Blake. At a meeting last Friday evening the Board accepted the Council's plans for...

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Librarian Taking Course; Library Closed Tuesday

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  • 1948-06-30

"During the month of July, the Bradford library will only be open on Saturdays. Mrs. Day, librarian, is taking the librarians' course, provided by the Province of Ontario, - in Barrie, and will therefore only be in town, during the next month, at ...

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Mechanics' Institute Meeting

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  • 1895-05-09

"The annual meeting of Bradford's Mechanics' Institute was held in the Council Chamber, on Monday evening last, May 6th. ..."

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Miss Birdie Webb Retired Librarian Presented

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  • 1967-04-12

"Mayor Joe Magani presided for the brief program at the social evening given in Bradford Public Library on Tuesday, April 11, called to honour Miss Birdie Webb, who is retiring after twelve years as librarian. On behalf of the Library Board and th...

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Motion Passes That Library Be transferred to Public Library

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  • 1953-10-21

"Two weeks ago these columns reported on procedures required to convert Bradford's Association Library into a Public Library, according to advice from Mr. Mowat, Director of Public LIbraries for Ontario, at a meeting held here. Upon request from ...

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Mrs. Gertrude Melbourne - Know Your Neighbour

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  • 1969-02-12

"For a librarian who intended to never be one, Gertrude Melbourne does a pretty fine job keeping the bustling Bradford Public Library on an even keel. An avid reader, Mrs. Melbourne is charged with selecting all the books that are stocked in the 6...

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New librarian reorganizing

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  • 1976-08-04

"Bradford library is being whipped into shape. There is a new head librarian with new ideas. Ann Marie Newman started part-time in February and last week she began full time. Anne Marie is from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and she studied sociology at Da...

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