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Library News

BPL Labor Day Weekend Closings

Employees of Buckingham and Brewer Printers. 1900 ca.

BPL Labor Day Weekend Closings

All locations of the Bridgeport Public Library will be closed Saturday, September 5th – Monday, September 7th for the Labor Day Week End.

Normal BPL hours will resume Tuesday, September 8th.

Bridgeport Public Library Master Plan…

Summer Reading


Super Hero Summer Reading Online Sign-up

Still time to add your books!

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KidSpeak is here!

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KidSpeak Language Learning for Children

Check out our newest online language learning courses for Children- let us know what you think!

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DC Comics on Hoopla

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DC Superheroes

All the iconic DC Comics Superheroes in time for “Heroes” Summer Reading! Free with your BPL Library Card.

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Online BPL Library Card Applications

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Online Printable BPL Library Card Applications 

Printable BPL Library Card Applications are now available Online in both English and Spanish.

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Now at 4 BPL Locations:

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BPL – Healthy Living Series: All About Vegetables

Wicker basket with assorted raw organic vegetables in the garden.
Thursday, September 10th
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library - 1st floor

All About Vegetables

Free workshop. No registration required! Everyone is welcome.

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Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters

Wednesday, September 16th
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library

Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters

Please come and visit the Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters meeting

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Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, September 17th
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library, Bridgeport History Center

Genealogy Roundtable

Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.

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The Survivors’ Network of those Abused by Priests

Third Thursdays starting September 17th
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

The Connecticut Chapter of SNAP (The Survivors’ Network of those Abused by Priests) will be holding its  monthly meeting at the Black Rock Branch Library.

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Crochet Club at Burrough-Saden Library

5:30 - 7:30 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library

Crochet Club

Crochet basic learning-all levels are welcome.

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Free Tai Chi Classes

Johnathan Davis
Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Thursdays 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

Tai Chi with Jonathan Davis – Weekly Classes

Please join us for our twice a week Tai Chi classes. These classes are designed for all ages and all fitness levels. Just wear loose fitting  clothing, flat shoes and you’ll be good to go.

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Free Computer Classes for Beginners

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6:30 - 7:45 PM
Black Rock Branch

Free Computer Classes for Beginners –

Tuesday evenings at the Black Rock Branch

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Friends of the BPL Book Sale

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library, Library Garage

Patrons may enter via State Street.