Happy February, dear readers! We have some fun events and programs planned for you this month! Click here to view the Children’s Dept. Main Library calendar. Click here to check out children’s programs at the Newfield Branch. Any questions? Call us at 203-576-7400 ext. 408. For the complete calendar of programs and events please view our digital calendar.
Join us for the Take Your Child to the Library Day celebration on Saturday, February 4th, 2023! All of our five locations will have special giveaways, including free books, craft supplies and other library goodies to take home! (while supplies last) Click the link below to view the special programs/events. To view the TYCLD flyer click here.
Wednesdays 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Ms. Michele, Mabel (The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly), and the Philadelphia Chickens for a fast, fun story hour where we’ll read stories, sing silly songs and dance to the sillier music of Disney and Sandra Boynton. This program is for ages 0 to 5 and their caregivers, but big brothers and sisters who tag along are welcome, too!
Playaway Launchpad ~ The Kids-only Learning Tablet you can check out for your child on an adult Bridgeport Library card! Did you know that we carry these super cool tablets at all of our locations and you can check them out for 7 days? Launchpads come pre-loaded with fun games and learning activities, they’re easy to use, and do not require Internet connection. Stop by at one of our locations and borrow one today!
Newfield: Mondays: 3:30-5:30pm Main Library: Thursdays: 5-6pm
Join other kids who love the ever-popular plastic bricks at BPL’s LEGO Club presently two days a week at two of our libraries! Your creations will be put on display in the Children’s room for a week! Ages: 4 – 12. We supply the LEGOs ~ You supply the imagination! Read More…
Get free or discounted admission to selected museums and cultural sites, with your adult Bridgeport Library card! Passes are available on a first come first served basis at children’s circulation desks of all of our five locations. Passes circulate for 3 days. Patron’s card must be valid and fine free. We recommend to contact your branch first for availability. A fine of $5 per day is charged if passes are returned late. Please note: the 3 day loan period does not apply to Westport Country Playhouse passes (they do not require returns).
Date: Fridays, Time: 11:00 – 11:45 -AM
Please join Miss Bina in person at the North Branch for a fun packed storytime with songs, rhymes, and books! Geared for ages 0-5, children and caregivers will share in singing, chanting, banging pots and pans, and more! Note: We are back in person now but should there be another surge in COVID, we will revisit going virtual.
Date: Tuesdays, Time: 11:00 – 11:45 -AM
Join other friends at the downtown library on Tuesdays at 11 am for stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for the youngest! We’ll learn colors, shapes, opposites, the ABCs and always provide literacy tips at the end! Ages: 0-5. Read More…
Download a wide variety of popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks and eaudiobooks to your computer, eReaders, or mobile device. for Bridgeport Library Card Holders
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 young learners. From Age of Learning, Inc. Use it for free on a Bridgeport Public Library computer!