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BPL 2014 Museum Pass List – Check It Out!

museumBPL 2014 Museum Pass list

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

October Events

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

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

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Fall Events for Young People at the North Branch Library

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Halloween Fun!

Tuesday, October 28th
4:30 - 7:00 PM
Ellsworth Field & Black Rock Branch

6th Annual Halloween Parade & Party

Bring the whole family and join us for what has become a Black Rock tradition. Fun, Food, Scary Stories, Tricks, Treats and Music by Troubadour Phil Rosenthal and much more.

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Children’s Dept. Halloween Library Parade

Wednesday, October 29th
6:00 PM
Burroughs & Saden - Children's Department
downtown halloween parade

Halloween Library Parade – Wear a Costume!

Children of all ages are invited to join the Children’s Librarians for our annual Halloween Library Parade.

Refreshments will be served.

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Young Artists – After School at the Black Rock Branch

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

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

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Mother Goose Yoga With Miss Jyothi

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

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.

Young Writers’ Workshop with Carla Ellis

3:30 - 5:00 PM
Black Rock Branch
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Young Writers’ Weekly Workshop

Want to write the Great American Teen Novel? Poetry? A memoir of your life so far? Carla Ellis offers a weekly workshop for teens, tweens and younger children who love to write or would love to learn to write.

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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

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.

Pre-School Fun With Miss Jyothi

Mondays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, North Branch
Fridays, 10:45 - 11:15 AM, Black Rock Branch

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!

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

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


, 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.