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General Collection

The Grundy Library's collection of more than 70,000 items contains a wide variety of materials for all ages including books, magazines, journals, books on CD, music CDs and DVDs. Large print and Spanish language books are also available. To locate materials, search the Library Catalog.

In addition, the Bucks County Library System's e-Library page offers downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines as well as streaming music and movies.

Special Collections

Bristol History Collection

The Grundy Library houses a rich collection of materials pertaining to the history of Bristol Borough and surrounding areas. These resources include:

  • Bristol city directories
  • Cemetery transcriptions
  • Bristol High School yearbooks
  • Bucks County Courier Times (1911-present on microfilm, Nov 2002-present online)

For more information, go to Bristol History Collection.

Grab Bags

These bags are for all ages and contain 5-8 library materials (books, DVDs, etc.) per bag. Request your Grab Bag by calling 215-788-7891 or emailing Grab Bags will be available for check out the next day the library is open for pick up. The following themed bags are available (or ask for your own idea!):


  • Beach Reads
  • Crafting
  • Home Gardens
  • American History
  • Grilling at Home
  • Get Organized
  • Sports
  • Mystery Reads
  • Home Improvement


  • Comics/Manga
  • Thrillers/Mystery
  • Reading Olympics
  • Strong Female Leads
  • Sports
  • Pride and Diversity

Children - Elementary

  • Reading Olympics 2021 
  • Animals (Non-fiction)
  • Who Was Series
  • I survived Series / Tarshis
  • Space / NASA (Non-Fiction)
  • Coding (Non-Fiction)
  • My Weird School / Gutman
  • Goosebumps / Stine
  • Fairy Tales (J Fiction & J Non-Fiction)
  • Graphic Novel Grab Bag (JGN)
  • Awesome Authors - Jason Reynolds
  • Awesome Authors - Jacqueline Woodson

Children - Baby/Preschool

  • Animals
  • Art/Color
  • Fairytale/Folklore
  • New Books
  • Space
  • Transportation
  • Biscuit Series
  • Disney
  • Fancy Nancy Series
  • Fly Guy Series
  • National Geographic Series

Grundy on the Go

This special collection is located in the library at the Lower Bucks Campus of Bucks County Community College. Their students are permitted to check out materials from this collection, which includes books, audio books and movies.

Museum Passes

The Margaret R. Grundy Library is pleased to offer free passes to several area attractions. The Museum Pass program allows library customers to visit area attractions for free and provides an opportunity for learning, cultural enrichment, and fun for the entire family.

For more information, go to Museum Passes.

Board Games

The Margaret R. Grundy Library offers a collection of circulating board games. The Board Game collection allows individuals to check-out board games for education and family fun.

Binge Boxes

The Margaret R. Grundy Library has a collection of binge boxes, which are themed assortments of DVDs, assembled in one box for your binge-ing pleasure! Such themed boxed are: "Chick Flicks", "Studio Ghibli", "True Crime", "Rocky" and "Period Dramas".

Playaway Launchpads

The library offers a collection of circulating tablets pre-loaded with educational and recreational content for kids, teens, and adults.

Nonprofit Resource Center

In a unique partnership, the Margaret R. Grundy Library, United Way of Bucks County, and Bucks County Community College have created the Nonprofit Resource Center (NRC) to better serve Bucks County's grantseekers, grantmakers, and nonprofit organizations.

For more information, go to Nonprofit Resource Center.

Special Collections for Children & Teens

The library has several special collections for children including print materials like board books, beginner reader titles, and graphic novels. Books on CD, music CDs, DVD's, summer reading and Reading Olympics books are also available. 

For teens, the library offers graphic novels and books on CD in addition to print materials. Summer reading books and Reading Olympics books for Middle / Junior and Senior High Schools are also available. 

Articles & Databases

Use our online databases to search for news, magazine, and journal articles as well as other types of resources covering a variety of subjects. To browse online resources by subject, go to Articles & Databases

Downloadable Media

Search downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines via the Bucks County Free Library's e-Library page. 

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