• Weekly Book Sale Information

    Book Sale every Thursday

    11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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    Book Sale every Thursday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM check our calendar

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  • About Us

    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library is charged with advocacy, fund-raising, and programming initiatives to help make our libraries thriving community centers of discovery and lifelong learning, as well as to enhance educational and cultural opportunities in the City of Bridgeport. (more…)

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    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library is charged with advocacy, fund-raising, and programming initiatives to help make our libraries thriving community centers of discovery and lifelong learning, as well as to enhance educational and cultural opportunities in the City of Bridgeport.

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  • MISSION STATEMENT

    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library, Inc. founded in 2002, is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization charged with advocacy, fund-raising, and programming initiatives to help make our libraries thriving community centers of discovery and lifelong learning. Contributions to the Friends provide the Library purchasing power beyond its municipal allocations. (more…)

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    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library, Inc. founded in 2002, is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization charged with advocacy, fund-raising, and programming initiatives to help make our libraries thriving community centers of discovery and lifelong learning. Contributions to the Friends provide the Library purchasing power beyond its municipal allocations.

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  • Book Sales

    Our used book sales benefit the library and put books in readers’ hands

    Thursdays from 11am to 4pm at the Burroughs-Saden branch in the library garage

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    Our used book sales benefit the library and put books in readers’ hands Thursdays from 11am to 4pm at the Burroughs-Saden branch in the library garage Check our calendar

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  • Foreign Language Book Collection Expanding

    Through the generosity of the “Friends of the BPL” The Bridgeport Public Library is in the process of greatly expanding its foreign language collection. (more…)

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    Through the generosity of the “Friends of the BPL” The Bridgeport Public Library is in the process of greatly expanding its foreign language collection.

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The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library is charged with advocacy, fund-raising, and programming initiatives to help make our libraries thriving community centers
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Membership is free; all adult library card holders are automatically a Friend of BPL.

News and Events

  • Mary Witkowski

    Mary Witkowski

    Old friends, new friends, colleagues and former colleagues all gathered to thank Mary Wit. for her many years of services to the BPL and to wish her well in all her future endeavors. Thank you Breta for the great pics!
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    Online BPL Library Card Applications

    Printable BPL Library Card Applications are now available Online in both English and Spanish. Just print out an application.  Fill it out and bring it to the library with proper ID’s (ID info is on each application.) and at no cost become a member of the BPL. Library Card application Aplicación en Español
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    Vote for LVBPT -Literacy Volunteers of Bridgeport

    Vote for LVBPT

    BPL partner, Literacy Volunteers of Greater Bridgeport has been nominated to participate in the Extreme Charity Makeover Event for non-profit organizations! The winner of this contest will get a free website makeover and marketing assistance from Antelope Web Design, which would allow us to reach even more people who are in need of literacy services. The voting has just begun and will continue through May 31st. Please help us win by clicking this link and voting for LVBPT: To Vote for your favorite charity Click here

Friends Board Meetings

2nd Thursdays of the month @ 7:00 pm