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Black Rock Branch

Bridgeport is Building a Playground in One Day

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September 18th
All Day
Shell Street Park
September 18th
All Day
Shell Street Park
Playground

…and We need your help to make it happen.

Bridgeport is building a playground on Shell Street in one day on September 18th in partnership with KaBOOM! and the Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop!

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Passport to Libraries!

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September 2nd - 30th, 2014
All Bridgeport Public Library Locations
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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Young Writers’ Workshop with Carla Ellis

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Tuesdays starting September 16th
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Tuesdays starting September 16th
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Young Writers’ Workshop

Want to write the Great American Teen Novel? Poetry? A memoir of your life so far? Carla Ellis offers a weekly workshop for teens, tweens and younger children who love to write or would love to learn to write.

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Food for Thought Book Discussion

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Wednesday, September 17th
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Wednesday, September 17th
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Food for Thought Book Discussion

Our lunchtime book club meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM. Bring your brown bag lunch, we will provide coffee, tea and dessert.

For September, bring any book you ever loved THAT MUCH and in the tradition of school book reports, tell us why that book is special…and maybe convince us to read it.

“How Money Works” Seminar

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Wednesday, September 17th
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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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Saturday Movie Matinee

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Saturday, September 20th
1:30 - 3:45 PM
Black Rock Branch
Saturday, September 20th
1:30 - 3:45 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.

Latino Advocacy Foundation of Fairfield County

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Tuesdays, September 23rd
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Tuesdays, September 23rd
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
LAAF

Latino Advocacy Foundation Meeting

Our mission is to provide services, programs and advocacy that improve the social, labor and economic conditions of the Latino community in greater Fairfield County while nurturing and promoting its cultural traditions as it builds bridges with  other communities.
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Nuestra misión es proveer servicios, programas y actividades de
promoción que mejoren las condiciones sociales, laborales y económicas
de la comunidad latina del condado de fairfield, Injectando la promocion de sus tradiciones culturales, creando puentes con otras comunidades.

Gabe’s Pokemon Club

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Thursday, September 25th
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
Thursday, September 25th
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.

Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

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

Black Rock Cupcake Club

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Saturday, October 11th
12:00 - 1:15 PM
Black Rock Branch
Saturday, October 11th
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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Young Artists – After School at the Black Rock Branch

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Mondays starting September 29th
3:30 - 4:30 PM
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

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

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

Black Rock Knitting & Crochet Club

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

Pre-School Fun With Miss Jyothi

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