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BPL Labor Day Weekend Closings

Employees of Buckingham and Brewer Printers. 1900 ca.

BPL Labor Day Weekend Closings

All locations of the Bridgeport Public Library will be closed Saturday, September 5th – Monday, September 7th for the Labor Day Week End.

Normal BPL hours will resume Tuesday, September 8th.

Summer Reading


Super Hero Summer Reading Online Sign-up

Still time to add your books!

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DC Comics on Hoopla

dc comics

DC Superheroes

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

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Driver Permit Tests Available for Free!


In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Bridgeport Public Library is proud to offer FREE Connecticut Driver Permit practice tests.


These tests, for both automobile and motorcycle, along with the Driver Handbook for each, are available by clicking on the link. You will be taken directly to the test pages.

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T(h)inker Thursday

Thursdays, starting September 3rd
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.

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.