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Friends of the BPL Annual Meeting

The Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library will hold their annual meeting Wednesday October 24th, 2018 at 6pm at the North Branch Library, 3455 Madison Avenue.  All are invited to attend. Free Refreshments will be served.

Meeting Agenda

City Wide Scavenger Hunt-Find Cecily!

How well do you know Bridgeport?!!

Cecily the Giraffe is back and has been visiting Bridgeport neighborhoods.

This November 2018 she will be returning to live in the downtown
Bridgeport Library.

Find the places where Cecily has been and sign up for our City-wide Scavenger Hunt taking place September – November 6th.

Then, at 6 PM November 7th help us welcome Cecily back home by attending the    CECILY PARTY at the Downtown Children’s Room.

Anyone with a valid Bridgeport Public Library card is invited to participate.
Prizes will be given for correct photo submissions.
Participants who finds all 6 locations will be entered into a random drawing for a $100 Stop & Shop gift card grand prize.

New Sign Ups Enter Here

Returning Participants Enter Here

Download eBooks and Audiobooks

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more – anywhere, anytime through Overdrive  and OneClickDigital. All you need is a library card.

Download Magazines

RBdigital, the world’s largest newstand. Instantly browse the latest issues of your favorite magazines.

Download Music

Freegal, free downloadable music from Sony. Use your library card to download up to five songs a week and stream up to 3 hours of music a day!

Learn a Language Online

Mango Languages prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

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