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6:30 – 8:30 Wednesday, August 20th, Black Rock Branch. Join Tess and Mark Szamatulski, owners of Maltose Express and learn how to brew and appreciate your own beer. Participants must be 21 or over.
CELEBRATE ALL DAY: Batman movies will be shown all day in the Teen Café (AKA The Bat Cave!)
Do you love comics? Enter to win a free ticket to the upcoming Connecticut ComiCONN!
Know a student who has trouble succeeding at school? At Trailblazers Academy, a Stamford charter middle school, we serve students in grades 6, 7, and 8 who are struggling in school behaviorally, academically, socially, or emotionally. With smaller classes and a different psychology-based education strategy, we have been successful in helping kids reach their full potential since 1999.
Join us as local Rail-Trail Historian/Author, Sue A. DelBianco hosts a slide presentation entitled “RAILS TO BACK TRAILS” at the Black Rock Branch Library.
Sue will show captivating images of then- and- now of a rail line, called The Housatonic, which started in Bridgeport, CT and continued north into The Trumbull Valley, Monroe, Newtown, Hawleyville, and continued all the way to Pittsfield, Mass.
Each week the Black Rock Branch Library screens popular current, classic, family and foreign movies. For details on this week’s movie: click here or call 203 576-7025.
Free Refreshments will be served – but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry.
First incorporated in 1836, Bridgeport is notorious for a raucous political history that includes both liberating accomplishments and salacious scandals. From a state senator who spent several years in prison for racketeering to a mayor who was caught taking drugs while in office, Bridgeport has had its fair share of unlawful politicians.
The political playground of the city has also seen invigorating leaders who fought hard to bring jobs, industries and prosperity to the community.
The city’s most famous mayor was none other than circus impresario P.T. Barnum.
The Bridgeport History Center has sponsored a Bridgeport Memoir Writing Class since 2002. Our class has continued to write about memories of not only Bridgeport, Connecticut, but about the stories that we find have linked our lives.
We all have shared landscapes of memories, be it a football game, high school, or daily life. Newcomers are welcome!
Please join us on the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 PM.
Make a difference in someone’s life. Help an adult learn to speak, read and write in English or improve their basic reading and writing skills.
You don’t need to speak another language or have a teaching background to volunteer. Please join us at this informational session and learn more about the rewards of becoming a Literacy Volunteer.
RSVP to: email@example.com or call: 203 576-7012
Patrons may enter via State Street.
Join us on the 1st & 3rd Satudays of each month for a: Youth Poetry Workshop hosted & instructed by Poetz Realm, Jason Dorsey & Vanessa Liles with special guest Elm City’s own Baub OneGod Bidon.
Then, on the 4th Friday evening of each month come to the BPL’s brand new 4th Fridays: Open Mic Cafe.
Note: Connecticut Against Violence will not host Open Mic Cafe’ today (May 23rd) since we have a special event presented by Ms Kathy Silver & Bassick High School photography class Next Friday May 30th.
Now that the OverDrive Media Console app is available in the Amazon App Store for Android, it’s easier for users of the Kindle Fire to access eBooks from OverDrive-powered libraries.
The BPL has released new versions of the OverDrive Media Console apps for Android and iOS (iPhone/ iPad/ iPod touch). For the first time, OMC is available to Kindle Fire users in the Amazon App Store for Android, making it easier to access eBooks and audiobooks from OverDrive-powered libraries. (Previously, Kindle Fire users could side-load the OMC app.)
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The BPL is pleased to announce a new feature for our audiobook users: OneClickdigital Media Manager – free software that allows BPL patrons to listen and transfer audiobooks to their portable devices.
Just click on the button below and after a quick one-time account set-up process, you will be able to immediately checkout and download any audiobook you choose.