Bridgeton Public Library

 

Welcome To The Bridgeton Free Public Library
 

 

 

THE ORIGINAL
LIBRARY

Built in 1816 as the
Cumberland National Bank, this was the city's library from 1901 to 1967.


THE MAIN ENTRANCE

Constructed in 1967,
this is the newer section
that now serves as the
main entrance.


Bridgeton
Free Public
Library

Courtenay Reece

Director

150 East Commerce Street

Bridgeton, New Jersey 08302

Phone - (856) 451-2620

Bpl@bridgetonlibrary.org


HOURS

Monday CLOSED

Tues. - Thurs. 10 to 8

Friday 9 to 5

Saturday 9 to 4

 


A new service has been added for holders of Bridgeton Library cards and Clues Cards for downloading audio books. Click on the graphic below to go to our download page.

 


 

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Click on the button above to get help from the State Library on jobs, finances, health, housing, parenting and aging issues.

 

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This page was

last updated on

09/16/2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bridgeton Public Library

Our library provides services for adults and children. To explore, use these links: Adults Children

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Bridgeton Public Library
 

Bridgeton Public Library presents…

A Red Carpet Event featuring a screening of

The Migrants

Featuring Local  Celebrities from the film

who will be honored at the

Red Carpet Event

Serving a

   Jersey Fresh Dinner

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm

The Ashley McCormick

Entertainment Center

40-44 EAST COMMERCE ST.

Bridgeton,  New Jersey

Tickets $50 or 2 for $90

 

 

 
 

WOODRUFF MUSEUM OF INDIAN ARTIFACTS OPEN

The Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts is open Wednesdays from 1 - 4 PM with a knowledgeable guide to assist visitors. Other times may be scheduled in advance. School tours and members of the public are encouraged to view these artifacts of local Lenni Lenape History.

Library Card Options at the Bridgeton Public Library

 

Library card options:

Bridgeton residents — Free card for use in Bridgeton,

Millville and Vineland Libraries
For township residents who would like to use city libraries:

Bridgeton Library only — $15 per year
Millville Library only — $30 per year
Bridgeton, Millville and Vineland Libraries — $50 per year

Cumberland County residents — Free card for Cumberland County Library
 

 
 

Bridgeton Public Library

DATE TIME AUDIENCE

DESCRIPTION

SEPTEMBER All Month Children & Families

SEPTEMBER  EVENTS

 

       
       
9/6/14 10 am - 2 pm All ages RALLY FOR READING! Join us in the many activities including library card registrations, the Friends Book Sale, an author reading, crafts and our local representatives who will speak as we celebrate the Library in a

Rally for Reading.

9/6/14 10 am - 4 pm All Ages

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Saturday, September 6, 10 am

The sale will run during regular library hours and feature a large selection of gently used book for adults and children.  The Book Sale will run through the 20th of September.

9/9/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 2-6

Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays: Children and a caregiver are invited for stories, songs, finger plays, crafts and a snack. Story time is free and does not require registration.

9/9/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 7 and up

Story and Craft: Tuesdays: Kids are invited to share stories, activities and crafts. This program will take place at the same time as our Preschool Story Time and is perfect for older siblings! Please register.

9/9/14 6 PM
 
Ages 12 - 18

Teen Library Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 9 at 6pm. Teens ages 12-18 are invited to help plan programs for teens and children, help choose new books for the library, and much more! New members welcome.

       
9/12/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 6-23 months

Baby Time! Fridays, Babies, ages 6 to 23 months, and their parents or a caregiver are invited to Baby Story Time where we will share simple stories, nursery rhymes and songs. No registration is necessary.

9/13/14 1-2:30 PM
 
Ages 5 and up

Lego Club: Kids ages five and up are invited to attend our Lego program where we will listen to stories based on a theme, and then build our own creations to go with that theme. Registration is required. Funded by a Community Development Block Grant for Library Programming.

9/16/14 6 PM
 
Ages 12 - 18

Teen Movie and Pizza: Teens, age 12-18, are invited to enjoy some delicious pizza while watching a newly released movie based on John Green’s bestselling novel, The Fault in Our Stars. Rated PG-13. Please register.

9/16/14 7 PM
 
Adults

Friends of the Library Meeting: The Friends of the Library provide the entire book budget for the library, as well as fund many programs for children. Please come out and learn how you can help!

9/19/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 6-23 months

Baby Time! Fridays, Babies, ages 6 to 23 months, and their parents or a caregiver are invited to Baby Story Time where we will share simple stories, nursery rhymes and songs. No registration is necessary.

9/20/14 5:30 PM Adults

Red Carpet Event and Jersey Fresh Benefit Dinner for the Bridgeton Public Library

Saturday, September 20 at 5:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious Jersey Fresh Dinner, followed by a special screening a 1974 film starring Cloris Leachman, Sissy Spacek and Ron Howard, and featuring many local residents. Tickets are $50, or 2 for $90, and may be purchased at the library.

This special event will take place at the Ashley McCormick Entertainment Center at 44 E. Commerce St., in Bridgeton.  All proceeds benefit the Bridgeton Public Library.

9/23/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 2-6

Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays: Children and a caregiver are invited for stories, songs, finger plays, crafts and a snack. Story time is free and does not require registration.

9/23/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 7 and up

Story and Craft: Tuesdays: Kids are invited to share stories, activities and crafts. This program will take place at the same time as our Preschool Story Time and is perfect for older siblings! Please register.

9/23/14 6 PM Ages 12 - 18 Teen Anime Night
Teens, 12-18, can watch anime and help choose new anime and manga for the library. Those who like to draw are encouraged to bring their art. No registration required. Funded by a Community Development Block Grant.
9/25/14 4:30 PM Adults 19 and up  Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, September 25 at 4:30
The Board of Trustees will meet on the main floor of the library. The public is welcome to attend.
 
9/26/14 10:30 AM
 
Ages 6-23 months

Baby Time! Fridays, Babies, ages 6 to 23 months, and their parents or a caregiver are invited to Baby Story Time where we will share simple stories, nursery rhymes and songs. No registration is necessary.

9/27/14 1-3 PM Adults 19 and up 

Poetry Workshop. Robert Evans, published poet and Creative Writing teacher at Cumberland Regional High School, will present two poetry workshops. Ages 18 and up. Please register.

9/30/14 6 PM Ages 12 - 18 Teen Video Game Program
Tuesday, September 30 at 6pm
Teens, 12-18, are invited to play video games on our big screens. We have the Xbox 360, Wii, Gamecube and PS2. Play our games or bring your own to share. No registration required.
 
       
       
       
 

Bridgeton Public Library

The popular Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts is located in the lower level of our building at 150 E. Commerce Street. Use the link to explore an Indian artifacts exhibit.

Bridgeton Public Library

A rich history of library service in Bridgeton dates back to 1811. Use the Our History link to learn more about our history.

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Read about the facilities in the two levels of the Bridgeton Library, our activities room, a conference room and our library space. Use the Our Facilities link to learn more about our facilities.

Bridgeton Public Library

A non-profit organization, the Friends of the Bridgeton Library is a group wishing to financially support the library with equipment and programs. Use the Our Friends link to get more information.

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