Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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"Count Week" at Bradford Public Library

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  • 1986-11-26

A newspaper article about "Count Week" at the Bradford Public Library. "The last week of October was "count week" at the Bradford Public Library. Each year the province requires that we report on what happened during the year..."

Adrienne Price

"Gertie" the librarian retires

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  • 1979-05-30

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 Witness

Bond Head Booketeria a novel idea

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  • 1993-05-05

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 c...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Books, Books, Books

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  • 1979-09-26

A newspaper clipping about a Library book sale.

Bradford Witness

Bradford Public Library Opening Ceremonies

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  • 1988

Photograph of the ribbon cutting for the opening of Bradford Public Library on Holland Court, the location prior to the current library on Holland Street. In doorway, left to right: William DePeuter (Mayor), Hon. Charles T.S. Evans (Chairman of Fu...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Day, Ethel E.

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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

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  • 1986-09-03

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...

Bradford Weekly

Founder's Day Event Booklet

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  • 1993

A booklet for a Founder's Day event at the Bradford Public Library on February 3, 1993 to "Celebrat[e] 37 Years of Public Library Service and 127 Years of Library Service in Bradford." It was researched and compiled by Librarian Adrienne Price. T...

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Gertie Melbourne Bringing Coffee

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  • 1979-05-16

Photograph of Gertie Melbourne carrying a coffee urn. Inscription on back states: "The library's coffee maker-always an empty pot after story time."

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