Bridgeport’s history is Black – Charles Tisdale

Charles Tisdale may be best known as the director of Action for Bridgeport Community Development, but his career in Bridgeport was extensive and truly remarkable. This week we are highlighting the History Center's records from Charles Tisdale's 1976 congressional campaign as well as the story of ...

February 06, 2021
Bridgeport’s Lake Submarines
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Bridgeport’s Lake Submarines

Bridgeport's Lake Submarines Inventor Simon Lake believed that the undersea world contained a vast wealth of natural treasures that were waiting to be tapped. Besides the obvious riches of fish, Lake saw a world on which a great abundance of oil could be tapped from the sea ...

June 30, 2016

Cesar Battalla

      Cesar Batalla 1973 Cesar Batalla: A leader’s legacy nearly forgotten He wasn’t a world-renowned explorer, or a high-ranking public official, or a noted businessman, but in the three decades that his activism and energy touched the lives of thousands, Cesar A. Batalla emerged as a ...

October 06, 2017
Children’s Programs – April
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Children’s Programs – April

Happy April, dear friends! Are you looking for great reads and fun activities this Spring? The library is the perfect place! We have lots of fun events and programs planned for you this month and plenty of new books - click here to view the Children's ...

April 04, 2024
Citymaking: Bridgeport
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Citymaking: Bridgeport

Make your mark on Bridgeport! This afternoon festival highlights the many ways people around the Bridgeport can take an active role in making their city. Take a bike tour to re-imagine the Pequonnock River. Join a visioning workshop to build three-dimensional models of your vision for the city's future. Learn ...

March 14, 2014

Closed – Memorial Day Weekend

All Bridgeport Public Library locations will be closed on Saturday, May 25 and on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day Holiday. Agenda for May 15, 2024 Regular Library Board Meeting and Public Documents

February 14, 2023

Community Forum with State Representative Auden Grogins

Please join State Representative Auden Grogins for a 2014 legislative update and how the state budget impacts our community Discussion on issues related to: • The State Budget • Bridgeport • State of Connecticut Auden Grogins is serving her third term in the Connecticut General Assembly. She serves as Deputy Majority Leader ...

September 22, 2013
ConnFACT Presents: The Hazards of Toxic Chemicals
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ConnFACT Presents: The Hazards of Toxic Chemicals

Are Chemicals Affecting Your Health? We are exposed to hundreds of toxic chemicals every day, in ways that we can’t even imagine. Could this exposure be the cause of the enormous increase in chronic diseases we are witnessing? Many of us believe that the FDA and ...

September 22, 2013
Dan Stevens Guitar Making Workshop!
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Dan Stevens Guitar Making Workshop!

Dan Stevens-Guitar Workshop North Branch  — Monday, August 12th, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Termed “Connecticut’s hardest working bluesman” by the New York Times  in 2002, Dan Stevens has been a full time musician since 1991. Dan will teach teens how to make primitive guitars that actually play by  using household ...

June 04, 2013

December 20, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Agenda and Public Documents at Burroughs-Saden

  2023.12.20 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA at BurroughsSaden 11.15.23 Bpt Library Minutes Staff Reports - City Librarian November 2023 Staff Reports - Assistant City Librarian November 2023 Staff Reports - Technology November 2023 Staff Reports - Technical Services November 2023 Staff Reports - North Branch November 2023 Staff Reports - Newfield Branch November 2023 Staff ...

December 19, 2023
Digital Captures for Bridgeport Activist Organizations Collection
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Digital Captures for Bridgeport Activist Organizations Collection

Explore one of BHC’s new collections of materials in all digital format. The Digital Captures for Bridgeport Activist Organizations Collection is a pilot project for collecting digital materials and features interviews and digital media captured from the internet or digital files donated by three distinct activist ...

May 14, 2021

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 ...

August 15, 2014