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Black Rock Branch

Thanksgiving Holiday Closings

Thursday, November 27th & Friday, November 28th
All Day
All Locations
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Bridgeport Public Library

All BPL locations will be closed Thursday, November 27th & Friday, November 28th in celebration of Thanksgiving. The BPL will reopen Saturday, November 29th.

GO PLAY! Parks Passport Program

Program runs until April 30, 2015
Passports also available at all BPL locations
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Explore, Learn, Play

Go Play! Parks Passport Program provides a fun opportunity for Bridgeport children and their families to visit and be physically active in Bridgeport parks.

TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE GO PLAY! PARKS PASSPORT: Click here

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Hour of Code for {Kids}

Tuesday, December 9th - Thursday, December 11th
3:30 - 5:30 PM
All BPL locations
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Hour of Code for {Kids}

Bridgeport Public Library and BAYM Computer Genesis will be hosting a FREE Hour of Code event for kids grades 3 – 5 to learn the basics of computer coding in a friendly and relaxed way!

The Hour of Code is here. Check out our video.

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Holiday Weekend Family Matinee: PLANES – FIRE AND RESCUE

Saturday, November 29th
1:30 - 3:15 PM
Black Rock Branch
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PLANES – FIRE AND RESCUE

Adventure flies higher than ever before in this sequel that finds championship air-racer Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook) beginning an exciting new career fighting forest fires.

Directed by Robert Gannaway; Rated PG; 100 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.

 

Black Rock Candy Making Club

Saturday, December 18th
12:00 - 1:15 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Black Rock Candy Making Club

Join us for a meeting of the new Black Rock Candy Making Club. Space is limited so register today! The Club meets the 2nd Saturday of the month and is followed at 1:30 by the Saturday Family Movie Matinee.

The Candy Making Club is designed for children 8 to 11 years of age.

To register your child please call: 203 576-7025. Space is limited to 10 children per session so call soon.

Pre-School Fun With Miss Jyothi

Mondays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, North Branch
Fridays, 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

Tuesdays
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Young Artists – After School Weekly Program

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

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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.

Free Computer Classes for Beginners

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:45 PM
Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:45 AM
Black Rock Branch
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Free Computer Classes for Beginners – Tuesdays & Saturdays

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

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

All Saturday classes begin at 10:30 AM 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.

BPL 2014 Museum Pass List – Check It Out!

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Available at all branches of the Bridgeport Public Library.

Check out all the venues we have available for free admission or a discounted price using your Bridgeport Public Library adult library card.

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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
Thursdays 10:30 - 11:30 AM North 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.

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

Thursday
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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 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.