925 Broad St., Bridgeport Connecticut 06604
Bridgeport Public Library, serving an area of 138,000 residents in Fairfield County
, has a collection of 440,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 8,800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 16,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 72 employees, of whom 28 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 4 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $600,000. Patrons make 420,000 visits annually, and check out materials 500,000 times. Thirty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Bergenfield) Bergenfield Free Public Library
(Berlin) Berlin Free Library Association
(Fishkill) Blodgett Library District Of Fishkill
(Brentwood) Brentwood Public Library
(Bridgeport) Bridgeport Public Library
(Bristol) Bristol Public Library
06/17 Coming to The Bridgeport area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.