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All locations of the Bridgeport Public Library will be closed Good Friday, April 18th. The BPL will reopen Saturday, April 19th. Note – the main Burroughs and Saden Library will not be open Easter Sunday, April 20th.
Normal BPL hours will resume Monday, April 21st
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4th Fridays - 6:00 - 900: PM, starting April 25th
Burroughs & Saden 1st floor
KIDS GOT POETRY!
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.
Burroughs & Saden – Children’s Dept.
Wednesday, April 9th
Burroughs & Saden - Children’s Dept.
The Bridgeport Public Library will celebrate the Week of the Young Child with a Family Drumming Circle featuring Michael Mills of Drums No Guns and Friends.
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Burroughs & Saden - 1st Floor
Make your mark on Bridgeport!
This afternoon festival highlights the many ways people around the
Bridgeport can take an active role in making their city. Take a bike
tour to re-imagine the Pequonnock River. Join a visioning workshop to
build three-dimensional models of your vision for the city’s future.
Learn how to fix a flat, build bikes out of salvaged parts, and make
your own bike art. Check out design proposals to protect Bridgeport
from future storms. Enjoy free food and drink from local restaurants,
and performances from local artists and musicians.
Burroughs & Saden Teen Cafe
Burroughs & Saden Children's Room
Parents, caregivers and guardians will engage in a traditional story hour featuring fingerplays, songs, stories and movies with the addition of iPad apps. After the story time parents may “check out” an iPad to use with their child in the library.
Learn how a smart device can help with your child’s early literacy skills. See how apps can enhance your reading experience along with using those traditional books that we know and love!
Story time is limited to 10 families.
Register online today.
Go to our website http://bportlbrary.org under “Events” or call at 203 576-7400 ext 408.
WWE, Pearson Foundation, and YALSA are teaming up to present the 2014 WrestleMania Reading Challenge! Kids ages 4-12, start reading online for free with WWE Superstar Reading Buddy at www.wwereadingsuperstar.com for the chance to win tickets to WrestleMania 30, and more!
Deadline to submit is March 7, 2014
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WWE, Pearson Foundation, and YALSA are teaming up to present the 2014
WrestleMania Reading Challenge!
Teens ages 13-18, write about your favorite book to a WWE Superstar Pen Pal at www.wwereadingsuperstar.com
for the chance to win tickets to WrestleMania 30, and more!
Deadline to submit is March 7, 2014
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
Henna Art by Ezia “Z” Leach
Ezia “Z” Leach of “Z” Face & Body Art will create a design for each participant along with teaching you a brief history of Henna and its uses in today’s world.
Class is limited to first 12 people that RSVP
at the Black Rock Branch Library!
(Individuals under 18 years of age must have a signed
permission slip from parent or guardian
before event to participate.)
All BPL Locations
All locations of the Bridgeport Public Library will be closed
Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.