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12:30 Thursday March 20th – Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable, led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield.
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Classes for reading improvement
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Housatonic Community College and the Bridgeport Public Library
Workshops are FREE but registration is requested.
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Burroughs & Saden - 3rd floor Community Room
Share Your Knowledge
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
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Food for Thought Book Discussion
Food for Thought meets once a month at 1:00 PM. Bring your lunch and we will provide free refreshments and dessert.
March‘s book is:
March by Geraldine Brooks
From Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story “filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man”
Call the library today and reserve your copy: 203 576-7025.
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Burroughs & Saden 3rd fl. Community Room (Classroom)
Please join us for the March meeting of the Downtown Book Club.
Our March book is Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
Shed the winter blahs and join us for a visit with Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, the beloved March sisters of Louisa May Alcott’s life and imagination. In a time without technology, these girls knew how to entertain themselves and improve the lives of others. Light refreshments provided.
The Downtown Book Club is for adults, 18 and up.
For more info contact: Michele 203 576-7400 ext. 5
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Burroughs & Saden - Bridgeport History Center
Memoir Writing Class
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.
Black Rock Branch
Free Computer Classes for Beginners
The Black Rock Branch Library is once again offering a series of free Tuesday evening computer classes designed for beginners.
All classes begin at 6:30 PM and will last approximately 1 hour. Our instuctor will once again be the very popular and knowledgeable Jonathan, so sign up soon.
Space is limited to register for one or more classes now.
Call: (203) 576-7025.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Burroughs & Saden - Library Garage
Patrons may enter via State Street.
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Affordable Health Care Insurance Info
Do you need health insurance but don’t know where to start?
An Access Health CT Assister will be at the Black Rock Branch Library to answer your questions every Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Black Rock Knitting & Crocheting Club
The Black Rock Branch Library is pleased to announce we now have a new instructor proficient in both knitting and crocheting.
Please join us for each Thursday for a fun evening of knitting, crocheting and community. Knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome.
Please contact John Soltis 203 576-7049 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Free Refreshments will be served – but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry.
Take a moment and check out some photos of a recent BookMOBILE visit to the Health Fair held at the Gary Crooks Memorial Center: Photos
… and don’t forget to visit and “ Like” the BookMOBILE’s brand new facebook page where the latest BookMOBILE schedule and news can be found.
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.
Online Printable BPL Library Card Applications
Printable BPL Library Card Applications are now available Online in both English and Spanish.
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.