Kids

In the Bridgeport Public Library Children’s Department, you will find loads of wonderful books (and more) for pleasure reading and for homework help. We offer books, books on tape, Playaways, CDs, videos, DVDs, online databases and much more. Try out our Muzzy Language Tapes or our Play and Learn Early Literacy Kits for very small children. Our staff is happy to help you find just what you need in person, on the phone or by e-mail.

For information call the Children’s Department at

  • 203 576-7400 ext 408
  • PROGRAMS
    Saturdays: 11:00 am –Movies for kids up to grade 6
    Wednesdays: 6:30 pm Various programs including Family Storytelling, Pajarama, Games Night and Drop In Crafts. Check our calendar for which week is which!
  • Homework Help!
  • Science Fair Section!

KidSpeak is here!

KidSpeak Language Learning for Children

Check out our newest online language learning courses for Children- let us know what you think!

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North Branch HOMEWORK CLUB

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

Got a problem for math you can’t get figure out? Need to start a research paper? Trying to think of an idea for a science fair project? Let our homework helpers get you started!

Arts and Crafts with The Artsy Mom

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Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Black Rock Branch

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

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

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.

Little Hands

Wednesdays
10:45 – 11:30 AM
North Branch

Join Miss Bina for fun and engaging crafty projects perfect for little hands…with or without the help of big hands! For ages 0-3 and a caregiver. (Older siblings are welcome to attend.)

Little Bears

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Fridays
10:45 – 11:30 AM
North Branch

Join Miss Bina for stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays and musical fun. Perfect for ages 0-3 and a caregiver. (Older siblings are welcome too.)

Contact: 203-576-7821.

TAJA’S TODDLER TIMES ART

Fridays
10:45 AM
Black Rock Branch

NEW PROGRAM!

Join Miss Taja and Miss Michele for fun easy toddler crafts even a parent can do!

Fun Fridays

Fridays
3:30 - 4:45 pm
North Branch

Enjoy playing games of all kinds…Chutes and Ladders, Uno, Chess, Wii Games and so many more! A great way to unwind after a week of school.

Children’s Movie

Saturdays
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

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.