• 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM check our calendar

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  • Volunteer Services Program

    Our Volunteer Services Program seeks to help support the BPL and the staff in raising awareness of library services in the community and assists the Friends of the BPL with their literacy outreach initiatives including preparing for the weekly Book Sale.

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    Our Volunteer Services Program seeks to help support the BPL and the staff in raising awareness of library services in the community and assists the Friends of the BPL with their literacy outreach initiatives including preparing for the weekly Book Sale.

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  • 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

Friends Board Meetings

2nd Thursdays of the month @ 7:00 pm