"Gertie" the librarian retires
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2019-04-01-16
A newspaper article about the retirement of Librarian, Gertie Melbourne in 1979.
"The lady who has been largely responsible for building up tehe Bradford Publlic Libbaray retired last week after 14 years of service..."
Bradford gets New Librarian
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2019-07-23-10
"The Bradford Public Library has a new Chief Executive Officer. Alannah Hegedus was appointed CEO on June 6th, and already has an idea of the direction in which she would like to see library services expand...She hopes to evaluate the collection a...
Calling all Friends of the Library
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2019-07-23-09
"The Bradford West Gwillimbury Friends of the Library are now accepting applications for membership in the Friends...Currently the Friends are undertaking a fundraising raffle in order to support the computer automation project at the Library..."
Day, Ethel E.
- CA BWGPL LHC-FamFil-2017-04-19-01
Photograph of Ethel Day, wife of Professor W.H. Day and librarian of Bradford Public Library from 1936 - 1953. She was also the mother of Ida Day Smith, former librarian, whom she took over from in 1936. Mrs. Day was the sole librarian and worked ...
First draft of library study completed
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2019-03-12-13
A newspaper article about building a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court.
"A new library for Bradford came one tiny step closer to reality last week when Fox Jones and Associates presented its first public report...If plans stay roug...
Gertie Melbourne Bringing Coffee
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibraryLife-1970s-2018-08-16-01
Photograph of Gertie Melbourne carrying a coffee urn. Inscription on back states: "The library's coffee maker-always an empty pot after story time."
Gertie Melbourne's Retirement Party
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibraryLife-1970s-OS8772
Front Row: Betty Noble, Adrienne Price, Gertie Melbourne, Amanda Kneeshaw Back Row: Ken McPherson, Marilyne Reynolds, Sheila Cadogan, Nadia Morrow, Wendy Osborne, Anette Francis
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2019-03-12-19
A newspaper clipping about the Library's semi-annual book-buy from Joseph Books Wholesale. Pictured are Anita Sikma (Librarian), Ted Joseph, Jackie Joseph.
"...Ted Joseph and his wife Jackie travel to libraries all over Ontario to sell end of li...
Library use surveyed
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2019-03-22-04
A newspaper article about "Count Week" at the Bradford Public Library.
"Each year, for one week, it is necessary for libraries to survey the use made of the library, as part of a report to the province..."