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Memoir Writing Class

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Saturday, August 9th
2:00 - 4:00 PM
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Memoir Writing Class

The Bridgeport History Center has sponsored a Bridgeport Memoir Writing Class since 2002. Our class has continued to write about memories of not only Bridgeport, Connecticut, but about the stories that we find have linked our lives.

We all have shared landscapes of memories, be it a football game, high school, or daily life. Newcomers are welcome!

Please join us on the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 PM.

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Wednesday, August 13th
6:30 PM
Burroughs & Saden 3rd fl. Community Room (Classroom)

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway – Book Discussion

August is the 100th anniversary of the start of World War l.

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Become a Literacy Volunteer

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Thursday, August 14th
6:00 PM
Burroughs & Saden 3rd fl. Community Room (Classroom)
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Share Your Knowledge

Make a difference in someone’s life. Help an adult learn to speak, read and write in English or improve their basic reading and writing skills.

You don’t need to speak another language or have a teaching background to volunteer. Please join us at this informational session and learn more about the rewards of becoming a Literacy Volunteer.

RSVP to: lwolfeiler@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org  or call: 203 576-7012

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Friends of the BPL Book Sale

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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Burroughs & Saden - Library Garage


 Patrons may enter via State Street.

Youth Poetry Workshop & Open Mic Cafe

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1st & 3rd Saturdays - 1:00 - 4:00 PM
4th Fridays - 6:00 - 900: PM
Burroughs & Saden 1st floor


Join us on the 1st & 3rd Satudays of each month for a: Youth Poetry Workshop hosted & instructed by Poetz Realm, Jason Dorsey & Vanessa Liles with special guest Elm City’s own Baub OneGod Bidon.

Then, on the 4th Friday evening of each month come to the BPL’s brand new 4th Fridays: Open Mic Cafe.

Click here for more info on workshops and info on our 4th Fridays Open Mic Cafe.

Note: Connecticut Against Violence will not host Open Mic Cafe’ today (May 23rd) since we have a special event presented by Ms Kathy Silver & Bassick High School photography class Next Friday May 30th.

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Yale Peabody Museum: Our Newest Museum Pass to Check Out!

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peabody museum poster

The Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven is our newest museum pass!

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.

Museum Pass List.

BPL Now a Funding Information Network Partner

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foundation center

Funding Information Network Partner

The Bridgeport Public Library is happy to announce that it is now a Funding Information Network Partner. In cooperation with the Foundation Center, the Library will be providing access to databases of potential funders for local non-profits and individuals.

Workshops and training will also be presented for those new to grant seeking.

For more information please contact the Bridgeport Public Library, Reference Desk at: 203 576-7400 ext. 5.

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