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September at the Burroughs – Saden Children’s Dept.


September Kids Programs


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Mondays - Wednesdays
3:30 - 5:00 PM
North Branch


Free for students up through grade 12!

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Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

Mondays,10:45 - 11:30 AM, North Branch
Tuesdays,10:45 - 11:30 AM, Black Rock Branch

Mother Goose Yoga for ages 0 – 4

Our very popular Mother Goose Yoga program is back!

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Arts and Crafts with The Artsy Mom

arts crafts
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Arts and Crafts

Weekly arts and crafts program for kids, preschool and up, with Lisa Lupa, the Artsy Mom!

More Info: 203 576-7025.

Little Hands

little hands
10:45 - 11:45 PM
North Branch

Little Hands

An art program for children ages 2-5 and a caregiver.

Simple art projects will be fun and will offer opportunities for children to explore their creative sides! With Miss Bina.

Saturday Family Movie Matinee – MONKEY KINGDOM

monkey kingdom
Saturday, October 10th
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Black Rock Branch


Directors: Mark Linfield & Alastair Fothergill; Rated G; 81 minutes; 2015

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Play and Tell with Miss Michele

10:45 - 11:45 AM
Black Rock Branch

Play and Tell with Miss Michele

Join Miss Michele us for our popular Play and Tell program for children up through age 3 and their caregivers. Stories, rhymes, music, movement, short films, and time for play are all part of the mix!

More Info: 203-576-7025.

T(h)inker Thursday

3:30 - 5:00 PM
North Branch

T(h)inker Thursday

Create, tinker, and think! Join us for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics activities with our in-house wizards! For ages 10 and up.

Little Bears Story Time!

Little Bears
10:45 - 11:45 AM
North Branch

Little Bears Story Time!

Children ages 0-3 years and a caregiver are invited to our weekly story time. Music, stories, finger plays, rhymes, play, movement and lots of fun! Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing! Led by Miss Bina

Contact: 203-576-7821.

Children’s Movie

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

Children’s Movie

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

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

ABCmouse.com Free at All BPL Locations!


With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc.

Use it for free on a Bridgeport Public Library computer!

Muzzy Online


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

Against Bullying

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.