“Who would you like to interview if you could?”
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“Who would you like to interview if you could?”

A few staff members were asked the following question “Who would you like to interview if you could?” Sirila Lucero I would have loved to meet Martin Luther King Jr.  He was a reverend and a leader, he fought for what was right and he knew God ...

February 23, 2021

10 – Week Intro to Mindfulness Program

Please enjoy this 10-week virtual introduction to Mindfulness program. Where we will discuss techniques on how to find peace in such troubled and frantic times.  Mindfulness is a basic human ability that allows us to be fully present in this moment.  By bringing conscious awareness to ...

June 14, 2021
1983 – the year Charlie Tisdale almost became Mayor
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1983 – the year Charlie Tisdale almost became Mayor

Tizzy, Mandy, Lenny; The Mega 1983 Mayoral Turnout by Lennie Grimaldi There was a day when turnouts for municipal election were huge, including 38 or so years ago when Charlie Tisdale became the first African American to be nominated by a major party in Bridgeport, winning ...

February 04, 2016
A Book Talk in the Garden – LOVE GONE MAD
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A Book Talk in the Garden – LOVE GONE MAD

LOVE GONE MAD by Mark Rubinstein Meet Mark Rubinstein, “A Psychiatrist Turned Novelist as he talks about his latest novel, LOVE GONE MAD, and the Fine Line Between Falling in Love And Madness.” When heart surgeon Adrian Douglas and Megan Haggarty, RN, meet at the hospital where they ...

June 03, 2013
ABCmouse.com  Free at All BPL Locations!
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ABCmouse.com Free at All BPL Locations!

ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more! For kids ages 2 to 8. With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for ...

January 20, 2020
About The Black Rock Branch Library
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About The Black Rock Branch Library

The Black Rock Branch Library The Black Rock Branch Library is a full service facility providing a wide range of library services to the diverse and vibrant community in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, CT. First opened in 1932, the Black Rock Branch has  undergone major ...

December 03, 2015
Access Health Enrollment Fair
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Access Health Enrollment Fair

Access Health Enrollment Fair You don’t need to go far to get one-on-one help enrolling in health care coverage. Just come to the Enrollment Fair this Thursday at the BPL's main Downtown Burroughs & Saden Library to discuss your needs with an insurance broker or certified ...

September 24, 2013
Adult Coloring Class
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Adult Coloring Class

12:15-1:45 pm Every Thursday Burroughs-Saden If you’re an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our coloring class which meets two times a month from 12:15-1:45 pm. Attendees of this free program will use the provided crayons, ...

January 02, 2018
Adult Yoga at North Branch
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Adult Yoga at North Branch

Learn short meditation techniques and cultivate breath awareness with basic yoga poses. Yoga helps increase flexibility, strength and balance. Reconnect your mind, body and breath for relaxation and inner peace. Class size is limited Call the Info Desk to register and for more info 203-576-8113  

September 22, 2021
Affordable Health Care Insurance Info
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Affordable Health Care Insurance Info

Affordable Health Care Insurance Info Do you need health insurance but don’t know where to start? An Access Health CT Assister will be at the Black Rock Branch Library to answer your questions every Thursday from 5:00  – 7:00 PM.   On October 1st 2013, Connecticut's official health marketplace  ...

June 03, 2013
African Americans who died in 2021
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African Americans who died in 2021

Cicely Tyson (December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021) was an American actress and fashion model. In a career spanning more than seven decades, she became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women. At age 96, Tyson was one of the most acclaimed actresses in ...

February 23, 2021
Agenda for December 15th, 2021 Regular Library Board Meeting and Public Documents
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Agenda for December 15th, 2021 Regular Library Board Meeting and Public Documents

Agenda 11.17.21 Bpt Library minutes revised Library Budget as of 12.10.21 Payroll Variance Report rev. Corrected Vouchers November 2021 Tentative Vouchers Approved FY22 Holiday Calender Staff Schedule Request City Librarian Report Staff Reports -Assistant City Librarian Monthly Report - November 2021 Staff Reports - Nov. Circulation and Use Statistics Staff Reports -Nov. Database Statistics 2021 ...

December 14, 2021