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Black Rock Branch News & Events

LightSpeed from Hoopla

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Hoopla digital’s latest app upgrade, LightSpeed – an evolution to empower brighter connectivity for users – is here. Read more →

Vegetarian Indian Cooking With Jyothi

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Wednesday, March 25th
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Lessons

Indian food tastes so unique (and so good), it’s time to get cooking. Explore some of our favorite authentic Indian Vegetarian recipes, right here, at your favorite Black Rock Library.
 
All classes are free and will be held monthly.
To register for our first class call: 203 576-7025. Spaces are limited, so call now!

Zumba Classes for All Teens

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Thursdays, starting March 26th
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Teen Zumba

All teens are invited to join Certified Zumba Instructor Hannah Hanshaw for our brand new weekly Zumba for Teens Classes. Have some fun and get in shape!

Gabe’s Pokemon Club

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Thursday, March 26th
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Come Catch the Pokemon Club!

This new club meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the Black Rock Branch of the Bridgeport Public Library. Battle with your Pokemon cards, share books, games, and all things Pokemon. To register your child please call: 203 576-7025 or email Gabriel: sbeaverperez@yahoo.com

Free refreshments will be served.

Saturday Movie Matinee – THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY – PART 1

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Saturday, March 28th
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY – PART 1

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

Director: Francis Lawrence; Rated PG-13; 123 minutes; 2014

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Free Refreshments will be served – but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry.

REFLECTIONS – A Special Art Exhibit by Francis Pressley

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Tuesday, March 31st
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

REFLECTIONS: The Legacy Series

Mr. Francis Pressley will have on exhibiting his latest masterpieces from “The Legacy Series” – Paintings of legendary iconic figures Nelson Mandela……. Maya Angelou….. Ray Charles and more painted on four by four foot boards…..

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Beauty Class & M A K E U P M O N D A Y S

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Mondays
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

Beauty Class – Weekly Meeting

Teens and Tweens come participate learn all you need to know about make-up application tricks and building the perfect skin care routine along with other beauty tricks for you!

Parent Permission Slip Required for Participation!! Get Slip at Black Rock Library!

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Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

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Tuesdays
10:45 - 11:15 AM
Black Rock Branch

Mother Goose Yoga for ages 0 – 4

Please join us for our weekly Mother Goose Yoga sessions.

This program is designed for children 0 – 4 and and their caregivers.

For more info call: 203 576-7025

Young Artists – After School at the Black Rock Branch

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Tuesdays
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Young Artists – After School Weekly Program

Join us and learn drawing, painting and other fine art concepts: line, shape, color, perspective and composition.

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Free Tai Chi Classes

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Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Thursdays10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

Tai Chi with Jonathan Davis – Weekly Class

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.

Jonathan Davis, a.k.a. Brother Yah-ya,  is a certified Holistic Health counselor accredited by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Yah-ya has been a devotee and instructor in the practice of Tai Chi for over twenty years.

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM Thursdays10:30 AM – 12:00 PM AM

Free Computer Classes for Beginners

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Tuesdays
6:30 - 7:45 PM
Black Rock Branch

Free Computer Classes for Beginners

The Black Rock Branch Library is once again offering an ongoing series of free Tuesday evening computer classes designed for beginners.

All Tuesday classes begin at 6:30 PM and will last approximately 1 hour.

Space is limited so register for one or more classes now. Walk ins OK – space permitting.

Call: (203) 576-7025.

Play and Tell with Miss Michele

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Wednesdays
10:45 - 11:45 AM
Black Rock Branch

Play and Tell with Miss Michele

Join Miss Michele us for our popular Play and Tell program for children up through age 3 and their caregivers. Stories, rhymes, music, movement, short films, and time for play are all part of the mix!

More Info: 203-576-7025.

FREE SUNWISE ROOTS YOGA

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Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM & Saturdays 9:15 - 10:45 AM
Black Rock Branch
Thursdays 10:30 - 11:30 AM North Branch

FREE SUNWISE ROOTS YOGA

Yoga Can: Alleviate Stress, Increase Flexibility, Boost Vitality and Overall Wellness, Heal & Energize the Body.

Bring Yoga Mat & Water. The library will also provide a limited number of Mats.

New North Branch Session – Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

To Reserve you space for class or for more info Contact Atara at (203) 209-3883 or thesunwiseyogi@gmail.com

Black Rock Knitting & Crochet Club

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Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch

Black Rock Knitting & Crochet Club

All skill levels are welcome – instruction provided.
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Free Refreshments will be served – but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry.

Pre-School Fun With Miss Jyothi

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Fridays
10:45 - 11:15 AM
Black Rock Branch

Numbers, Shapes & Colors

Join Miss Jyothi for our newest preschool program. This 8 week program teaches: Numbers, shapes and colors, using fun and innovative techniques. Ages : 2-5 years. But younger kids and siblings are also welcome.

For more info call: 203 576-7025.