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BPL Labor Day Closings

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BPL Labor Day Closings

All Bridgeport Public Library locations will be closed Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day.

The BPL will reopen Tuesday, September 2nd.

Labor Day History

Fizz Boom Read! BPL Summer Reading List: 2014

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Complete Summer Reading List K-8th Grade

Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 & 8

The Black Rock Branch Reading Garden is Now Open

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Reading Garden  Now Open

The beautiful Black Rock Branch Reading Garden is now open Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 12:00 noon until library closing time and Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:00 AM until closing. We will also be opening the garden on Saturdays in the very near future.

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Gabe’s Pokemon Club

Thursday, August 28th
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
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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.

Passport to Libraries!

September 2nd - 30th, 2014
All Bridgeport Public Library Locations
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Passport to CT Libraries!

The Connecticut Library Association is proud to sponsor the first Passport to CT Libraries program, running in all participating public libraries from Sept. 1st – Sept. 30th.

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Cook and Grow is now accepting applications.

Friday, September 5th
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Cook and Grow at the Black Rock Branch – Orientation

Cook and Grow, a free after-school program for children 8 – 13 years old will have an orientation session on Friday, September 5th from 4:00 until 5:00 PM at the Black Rock Branch Library.

Classes will be held: Fridays 3:00 – 6:00 & Saturdays 1:00 to 4:00 PM, from September 6th – September 26th.

For more information please call:

Cook and Grow @ 203-543-9493 for application, or stop by the Black Rock Branch Library on Friday, September 5th from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.

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Saturday Movie Matinee

Saturday, September 6th
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Saturday Movie Matinee

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.

Sheri Miller in Concert

Friday, Sptember 12th
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Black Rock Branch - Reading Garden
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Sheri Miller in Free Concert

7 PM Friday Sept. 12th, Black Rock Branch Reading Garden

Sneak Preview

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Black Rock Cupcake Club

Saturday, September 13th
12:00 - 1:15 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Black Rock Cupcake Club

Join us for a meeting of the Black Rock Cupcake Club. Chef Cupcake will teach you the fine and tasty art of cupcake making.

The Cupcake Club is designed for children up to 11 years of age.

To register your child please call: 203 576-7025. Space is limited to 15 children per session so call soon.

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“How Money Works” Seminar

Wednesday, September 17th
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Robbing Peter to Pay Paul? Finances Dragging you Down?

You are invited to attend a  free “How Money Works” Seminar presented by: Jessica Layman, Independent Representative of Primerica

Representing Primerica Life Insurance Company.

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Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

Tuesdays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, Black Rock Branch
Wednesdays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, North Branch
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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.

Pre-School Fun With Miss Jyothi

Fridays starting September 5th
10:45 - 11:15 AM
Black Rock Branch
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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.

Young Artists – After School at the Black Rock Branch

Mondays starting September 29th
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Young Artists – After School

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

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Play and Tell with Miss Michele

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

Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Saturdays 9:15 - 10:45 AM
Black Rock Branch
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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.

A New Saturday Morning Session, starting August 2nd has just been added!     

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