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Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters Open House – Wednesday, May 23rd

Join Mark Hunter, DTM, World Champion of Public Speaking 2009

This lecture and Open House with Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters will focus on the individual benefits of being a Toastmaster and corporate benefits of having a Toastmaster club in your organization or community group. In addition to these elements, Mark will share some speaking and leadership skills about which he is passionate – skills that can be gained from being an active Toastmasters member.

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Immigration Resources: Connecticut Family Preparedness Plan

Provided by the state of Connecticut to assist families who have concerns about immigration enforcement  Read more…

Newfield Branch Conceptual Design

View the new Newfield Branch conceptial design plans

BPL Resources for Persons with Disabilities

The BPL is committed to providing library services to all of our patrons. All BPL locations are wheelchair accessible, ADA compliant and equipped with both audio and visual aids.

Download eBooks and Audiobooks

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more – anywhere, anytime through Overdrive  and OneClickDigital. All you need is a library card.

Download Magazines

RBdigital, the world’s largest newstand. Instantly browse the latest issues of your favorite magazines.

Download Music

Freegal, free downloadable music from Sony. Use your library card to download up to five songs a week and stream up to 3 hours of music a day!

Learn a Language Online

Mango Languages prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

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Online Library Card Application

Just print out an application.  Fill it out and bring it to the library with proper ID’s (ID info is on each application.) and at no cost become a member of the BPL.

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Print at BPL

BPL Mobile Printing for your laptop, PC, and mobile devices:
Burroughs-Saden Printer
North Branch Printer
Old Mill Green Printer
Black Rock Printer
Newfield Printer