August Events at the Black Rock Library

Tuesday, August 13th 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: The Forest of S.T. Shrew: Children, age 7-12 will go on an adventure with ST Shrew, that’s Short Tailed Shrew, as he guides a young girl through the underground world of her own backyard. Explore the ecosystem under the surface that supports plants and animals all around us. Presented by the Kellogg Environmental Center. For more info call: 203 576-7400 ext. 408.

Tuesday, August 27th 6:00 PM – 7:40 PM The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: The Monthly Family Film Festival. The Family Film Festival is an opportunity for the entire family to get together and view a family friendly movie while enjoying free refreshments and other goodies. For details on this month's movie: go to: http://bportlibrary.org/ and click on Events.  For more info call: 203 576-7025.

Thursday, August 29th 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Become a Literacy Volunteer – Informational Session.  Make a difference in someone’s life. Help an adult learn to speak, read and write in English or improve their basic reading and writing skills. You don’t need to speak another language or have a teaching background to volunteer. Please join us at this informational session and learn more about the rewards of becoming a Literacy Volunteer. RSVP to: lwolfeiler@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org or call: 203 576-7012.

Thursday, August 29th 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: I have a Dream” 50 Years Later. To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 “March on Washington actor and writer David Mills returns to the Black Rock Branch for a presentation of some of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most renowned speeches Including: “I Have a Dream;” “Letter from a Birmingham jail;” “The Vietnam war speech;” “Mountaintop;” “Drum major.”Mr. Mills will conclude his presentation with a reading of “Dr. King’s eulogy.” For more info call: 203 576-7025.

 

John D. Soltis

Community Librarian

Bridgeport Public Library

203 576-7049

 

FAX 203 576-7407