Children who read thirty-five books or more in the Bradford Public Library's Summer Reading Program were eligible for the Grand Prize Draw. Winners, from left: Marcella Knibbe, 8, Amy Kany, 10, Cynthia Belanger, 9, Ramona Rouhani, 8, and Melanie McIlroy, 7 1/2. Chief Bookaneer Anita Sikma (in the hat) organised the program. Summer 1991.
Photograph of Mayor William de Peuter (with microphone) speaking at the ground breaking ceremony in October of 1987 for the Bradford Public Library. That library finished construction in 1988. Those with the mayor include MPP Bruce Owen, Eleanor Sherbo, Louise Evans and C.T.S. Evans
A newspaper article about fundraising to raise funds for a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court.
"Is anyone out there confused as to how much money the library fundraising committee is hoping to raise?...The fundraising goal for the library is not $25,000 but $250,000. A quarter of a million dollars. Six digits. A Lot of money...."
Photograph of staff & volunteers at ground breaking ceremony in October of 1987 for the Bradford Public Library. That library finished construction in 1988. Left to Right: Nellie Dewhurst (library volunteer), Flora Nydam (library staff), Anita Sikma (library staff), Marilyn Reynolds (library staff), Mrs. Charlotte Michna (patron of the library)
A newspaper article about West Gwillimbury residents' use of the Bradford Public Library and funding.
"As the Bradford Library Board and West Gwillimbury Council have been unable to enter into a contract for 1988 library services, West Gwillimbury residents are now required to pay a yearly $30.00 family user fee for library privileges..."