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Black Rock Branch News & Events

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.

Summer Reading


Super Hero Summer Reading Online Sign-up


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DC Comics on Hoopla

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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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Summer Events for Kids


BPL Summer Events for Kids

Check out what’s going on for kids this summer.

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Now at 4 BPL Locations:

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Rangoli for Teens & Tweens

Black Rock - Wednesdays, July 1st - 29th
North Branch - Fridays, July 10th to August 14th
3:30 - 4:30 PM


Teens and Tweens join us and learn this ancient Indian art form with Miss Jyothi.

What is Rangoli? Come to the Black Rock or North Branch and find out.

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.

Arts and Crafts with The Artsy Mom

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3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Arts and Crafts

Weekly arts and crafts program for kids, preschool and up, with Lisa Lupa, the Artsy Mom!

More Info: 203 576-7025.

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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Play and Tell with Miss Michele

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.

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.