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Hoopla is Here!!

Hurray! Hoopla is here!

Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your BPL library card.

Check out our newest service!

The first 15 patrons from each library branch to sign up will receive a FREE Hoopla t-shirt.

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BPL SHOP

Bridgeport Public Library SHOP

Bridgeport Public Library SHOP
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Collectible Prints, T-Shirts, Mugs, Posters

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ABCmouse.com Free at All BPL Locations!

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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!

March Events

header-kidsMarch Events at the BPL Children’s Dept.

Check out what’s going on for kids this month.

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A Square is a Square is a Square??

Saturday, February 28th
2:00 PM
Old Mill Green Branch - Children's Area
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Quilts of the Underground Railroad

Please join Pearlye Sams Allen at the Old Mill Green Branch Library for this program about the “Quilts of the Underground Railroad.”

There were songs, symbols, signs and words that were a part of the underground railroad to freedom.

Join us as we explore the mystery of the quilts that gave hidden messages in plain sight.

READING ROUND TABLE!

Wednesday, March 11th
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
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READING ROUND TABLE!

Join us for our newest young children’s program:

READING ROUND TABLE is a monthly Book club/reading program for children grades 2 – 5 with Reading Godmother Janet Krauss.

This month’s selection is Matilda by Roald Dahl. Books may be picked up at the library. Ask for Michele.

Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

Tuesdays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, Black Rock Branch
Wednesdays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, North 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.

For more info call: 203 576-7025 for Black Rock Branch,

203 576-7821 for North Branch

Young Artists – After School at the Black Rock Branch

Tuesdays
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Young Artists – After School Weekly Program

Join us and learn drawing, painting and other fine art concepts: line, shape, color, perspective and composition.

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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

Play and Tell with Miss Michele

Wednesdays
10:45 - 11:45 AM
Black Rock Branch
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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.

Pre-School Fun With Miss Jyothi

Fridays
10:45 - 11:15 AM
Black Rock Branch
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Numbers, Shapes & Colors

Join Miss Jyothi for our newest preschool program. This 8 week program teaches: Numbers, shapes and colors, using fun and innovative techniques. Ages : 2-5 years. But younger kids and siblings are also welcome.

For more info call: 203 576-7025.

Little Bears Story Time!

Fridays
10:45 - 11:45 AM
North Branch
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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.

 

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.