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Next Week’s Special Summer Programs

Tuesday, July 29th & Wednesday, July 30th
All Day
Various BPL locations
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Special Summer Programs for Kids & the Whole Family

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Summer Reading Online Sign-up

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Sign up online for summer reading.  Read up to 15 books and receive great prizes!

Fun for the whole family!!

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Celebrating Industry in Bridgeport-8th Grade Essay Contest

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

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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

Fizz Boom Read! BPL Summer Reading List: 2014

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Complete Summer Reading List K-8th Grade

Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 & 8

Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

Tuesdays & Fridays, August 1st - August 12th
10:45 AM
Black Rock Branch
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Mother Goose Yoga for ages 0 – 4

Please join us for our weekly Mother Goose Yoga sessions.

This program is designed for children 0 – 4 and and their caregivers.

Followed by Mother Goose Camp on Friday, August 15th  from 10:30-12:30

For more info call: 203 576-7025.

Children’s Movie

Saturdays
11:00 AM
Burroughs & Saden - Children's Department
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Children’s Movie

Join us for a family friendly movie and fresh popped popcorn.

Contact: Children’s Department 203-576-7400 ext. 408

Wii Wednesdays at Newfield

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

Little Rocks

Wednesdays
10:45 - 11:45 AM
Black Rock Branch
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Little Rocks

Join us for our popular Little Rocks program for children up through age 3 with a caregiver. Stories, rhymes, music, movement, short films, and time for play are all part of the mix!

Contact: 203-576-7025.

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.

StarWalk Kids FREE 2014 Summer PopUp Library

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Unlimited free eBooks for an entire month!

For Kids K–8 • NO Passwords • NO logins.

Just Start Reading!!

Simply visit: StarWalkKids.com/PopUp and enjoy FUN High Interest Fiction and Nonfiction.

All you need is an Internet connection, an iPad, Android tablet, desktop or laptop computer.

The totally FREE PopUp Library opens July 1st and closes for the summer on July 31, so be sure to check it out!

Muzzy Online

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Muzzy
, the world’s #1 language course for children is now available online with your BPL library card.

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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.