Your Library Card

Why Do I need one?

Why Should I Get a Library Card?

  1. It’s free for Bridgeport residents!
  2. You can borrow books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, Wi-fi hot spots, tablets for kids and so much more!
  3. Free access to online databases.
  4. Stream free movies and music online to your device or desktop.
  5. Download e-books and magazines to your device or desktop.
  6. Borrow free or discounted museum passes.
  7. Free access to library computers and technology.
  8. Free access to all public libraries in Connecticut.

Why Should I Visit BPL in Person?

  1. Browse one of the largest collections of books and other materials in the state of Connecticut.
  2. Use free Wi-Fi to study, work, or read.
  3. Librarians can assist you by answering questions, giving recommendations, and providing support in your research.
  4. Attend free classes and events year-around.
  5. Explore local history and the archives at the Bridgeport History Center located at the Burroughs-Saden Main Library.
  6. Besides that you can scan your documents for free, we also offer copying, printing, and faxing services.
  7. Bring children to read, play, and do homework in the Children’s Room.
  8. Teens have their own fun and safe space in our Teen Center.
  9. Five of our locations presently offer various meeting rooms and study rooms for public to use.
  10. Because BPL has six library locations and there is a branch near you!

Get Your Library Card Today! We’d love to see you here!

Sign up for your card in person or online.  Questions? Please call: 203-576-7400 ext. 500

For the library card application click here.