The Bridgeport Public Library serves as the principal public library for the City of Bridgeport, the largest municipality in Connecticut. A city of 148,000 residents where more than 60 languages are spoken, Bridgeport is one of the most densely populated cities in the U.S. covering 16 square miles.
Bridgeport boasts more tourist attractions than in any other city in Connecticut. Our flagship Burroughs and Saden Memorial Public Library downtown is proud to be on this list of cultural centers. Our superb historical collections/ genealogy department attracts visitors from all over the world. Cultural programs for all ages focusing on art, literature, and music are continually offered at all our branch locations. Exhibits featuring local artists are always on exhibit in our display areas.