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Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut Teams Up with Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Gavin DeGraw for 2019 Bag It Up For Goodwill Challenge

Bridgeport, Conn. (April 3, 2019) Today, Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut (GWNC) launched its 2019 Bag It Up for Goodwill Challenge, an annual donation competition among Connecticut e…
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Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Experience

Bridgeport, CT -- Libraries Rock! The Bridgeport Public Library is looking for readers of all ages to join our summer reading experience beginning Monday, June 18, 2018. The more you read the more ch…
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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month-Fines Forgiven

Bridgeport, CT - The only thing more powerful than a teen titan is a LIBRARY CARD!!  This September, crime fighting DC Super Heroes, the Teen Titans, will team up with the  American Library Associa…
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Don't Miss Connecticut's Tax Free Days Aug. 20-26, 2017

    Back-to-school shopping can be one of the family's biggest retail expenditures every year, outside of Halloween and Christmas, especially when kids are heading off to college.   That's w…
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1st Annual Downtown Bridgeport Hackathon at Bridgeport Public Library

Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) Contact Michelle Margo (margo.dssd@infobridgeport.com) 1st Annual Downtown Bridgeport HackathonThe Bridgeport DSSD has partnered with the Connecti…
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Sophia Sawyer And School Mates Support Monarch Butterflies

You have probably seen or heard reports about the decline of the honey bee and the effect that has on the environment. One study suggests we have the honey bee to thank for every one in three bites o…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: School Food Service Coordinator Gets Kids to Eat Veggies

Parents (and nutritionists) are hailing the lunch lady who gets kids to eat healthy lunches and snacks at school. Her name is Donna Riviello and she is the Food Service Coordinator for the Clyde-Sava…
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Small Business Saturday Coming to Downtown Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT - In partnership with Downtown Special Services District, the Bridgeport Regional Business Council and the Bridgeport Public Library, The Connecticut Small Business Development Center …
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October events at the Bridgeport Public Library

On Thursday October 1st - 11am-4pm  Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library Book Sale at Bridgeport Public Library 925 Broad St in the Garage on State StOn Friday October 2nd 11am-12p Tai Chi C…
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BPCC Announces Upcoming August/September 2015 Non-Credit Courses

COLLEGE PREPACT® Prep BootcampSept 22Oct 17                    5:00-8:00 pm            Tu, Th, Sat (10/17)                          $249Boss…
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Bridgeport Public Library Acquires Former Charles Smith Center for Renovated Newfield Branch Library

Bridgeport, CT - The Board of Directors of the Bridgeport Public Library and Reading Room has purchased, along with other parcels, the former Newfield Library building at 755 Central Avenue that more…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Every Hero Has A Story

Every hero has a story and heroes are not always people who sacrifice their live for others. Heroes come in all shapes, sizes and ages, from children getting their first exposure to putting the needs…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Local Heroes Kick Off Summer Reading Program

Local heroes, their helpers and their gear were the stars at the kick off party for a local library's summer reading program. Kids and their parents got to meet soldiers and first responders and even…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Adelphi Students Camp Out for Soldiers

It was only one night. Not enough to call a sacrifice, but the students wanted to do without comforts to show empathy for the daily routine of soldiers, so they coordinated an event called Sleep Out …
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Ridgecrest Elementary Teaches Children To Recognize Local Heroes

The mission of the Ridgecrest Elementary School is to "leave no child behind." The educators maintain high expectations of themselves and their students and they welcome the involvement of the family…
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