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BPL Labor Day Closings

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BPL Labor Day Closings

All Bridgeport Public Library locations will be closed Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day.

The BPL will reopen Tuesday, September 2nd.

Labor Day History

Driver Permit Tests Available for Free!

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Free Permit Practice TestsFree Driver Permit Tests

In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Bridgeport Public Library is proud to offer FREE Connecticut Driver Permit practice tests.

These tests, for both automobile and motorcycle, along with the Driver Handbook for each, are available by clicking on the link. You will be taken directly to the test pages.

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Spark a Reaction Summer Reading Program

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Spark a Reaction!

Sign up online for summer reading. Write reviews and pull from our “grab bag”
Participate in our photo id contest for random drawing gift card prize.

Teens and Tweens-Sign Up Link

Teens (Spark a Reaction)

Celebrating Industry in Bridgeport-8th Grade Essay Contest

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June 30-October 1, 2014
Bridgeport Public Library All Locations

Exhibit-and-EssayContestPrint

This essay contest, sponsored by Metrocrops is for students who will be in the 8th grade in September 2014 in a school located in Bridgeport, CT. This essay contest honors and celebrates the innovations that were part of Bridgeport’s proud industrial past.

The top three winners will receive brand new Kindle e-readers and Amazon gift cards to download books. Read more →

Wii Wednesdays at Newfield

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2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month
6:00 PM
Newfield Branch

Wii Wednesdays

Breaking News!- We have added X-Box Wednesday on the 4th Wednesday of the month; also at 6:00.

Contact Newfield Branch: 203 576-7828

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

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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.

Speak Out Against Bullying

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Speak Out Against Bullying

The Hearst Connecticut Newspaper Group is embarking on a project delving into bullying in our schools and woud like to hear directly from students.

Please click here to go to their Facebook page to comment or email: speakout@ctnews.com.

Here’s a short video on what some students have already said: click here.