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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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Super Hero Summer Reading Online Sign-up


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Library News

BPL Closed for Fourth of July Week End


All Bridgeport Public Library locations will be closed Friday, July 3rd – Sunday, July 5th for the Independence Day weekend.

Bridgeport Public Library Master Plan…

Bridgeport Summer Activities for Kids, Teens & Families


Bridgeport Summer Activities:

The City of Bridgeport, through its Lighthouse After School program, is pleased to
present you with this publication highlighting the numerous programs
available for children and their families to learn, play and grow
throughout the summer.

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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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Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London

Thursday, July 9th
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Burroughs-Saden Library, 3rd Floor Community Room

Homegrown Terror:

Author Talk and Book Signing:
Author Eric Lehman presents this Revolutionary War story as we celebrate our county’s birth this July.

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Tupac Shakur Workshop: “Young Black Male, Trapped”:

Friday, July 10th
2:30 - 4:30 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library - 1st floor

An exploration of mass incarceration

 Please join us for a workshop about Tupac Shakur  and the awareness and impact his music can have on social justice issues in society. 

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Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters

Wednesday, July 15th
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Burroughs - Saden Library

Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters

Please come and visit the Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters meeting

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Vegetarian Indian Cooking With Jyothi

Thursday, July 16th
6:00 PM
Old Mill Green Branch

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Lessons

Indian food tastes so unique (and so good), it’s time to get cooking.

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Shakespeare and Star Trek: A Cosmic Connection?

Thursday, July 16th
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

Shakespeare and Star Trek:

What has the Bard got to do with Mr. Spock? More than you might expect! Come and explore Shakespeare’s cosmic connections at this lively talk presented by Robert Nelson, Housatonic Community College Assistant Professor of Developmental English.

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.

Black Rock Knitting & Crochet Club

6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

Black Rock Knitting & Crochet Club

All skill levels are welcome – instruction provided.