A Gathering Place for the Entire Community

Sew Crafty

Thursdays, July 9th - August 13th
2:00 PM
North Branch

Ages 10+
Please sign up 203-576-8113

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Yoga Kids

Mondays, July 6th - August 10th
2:00 PM
North Branch

with Miss Jyothi
for ages 8-12

Summer Reading


Super Hero Summer Reading Online Sign-up


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BPL 2015 Summer Reading List



Summer Reading List K-8 Grade


Bridgeport Summer Activities for Kids, Teens & Families


Bridgeport Summer Activities:

The City of Bridgeport, through its Lighthouse After School program, is pleased to
present you with this publication highlighting the numerous programs
available for children and their families to learn, play and grow
throughout the summer.

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DC Comics on Hoopla

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DC Superheroes

All the iconic DC Comics Superheroes in time for “Heroes” Summer Reading! Free with your BPL Library Card.

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Summer Events for Kids


BPL Summer Events for Kids

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

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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!

Rangoli for Teens & Tweens

Black Rock - Wednesdays, July 1st - 29th
North Branch - Fridays, July 10th to August 14th
3:30 - 4:30 PM


Teens and Tweens join us and learn this ancient Indian art form with Miss Jyothi.

What is Rangoli? Come to the Black Rock or North Branch and find out.

Arts and Crafts with The Artsy Mom

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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.

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.

Summer Bears Story Time!

Little Bears
Starting Friday, July 10th
10:45 - 11:45 AM
North Branch

Summer 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

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.