• Discovery Museum celebrating the Olympics 08/13/16

    Celebrate the Olympics at the Discovery Museum on Saturday, August 13.

    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library will be there to answer any questions/suggestions you have about your BPL library. We welcome you to stop by! (more…)

    Discovery Museum celebrating the Olympics

    Celebrate the Olympics at the Discovery Museum on Saturday, August 13. The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library will be there to answer any questions/suggestions you have about your BPL library. We welcome you to stop by!

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  • Friends of the BPL Annual Meeting

    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library will hold their annual meeting Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 6:30pm at the North Branch.   All are invited to attend. Free Refreshments will be served.

    Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library meeting

    The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library will hold their annual meeting Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 6:30pm at the North Branch.   All are invited to attend. Free Refreshments will be served.

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  • BookMobile Xmas 2015

    BPL Bookmobile at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
    729 Union Avenue, Bridgeport
    On Saturday the 19th of December 2015

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    BPL Bookmobile at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit 729 Union Avenue, Bridgeport On Saturday the 19th of December 2015

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  • 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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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