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. 12 to 8

Friday 9 to 5

Saturday 9 to 4

 


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

 


 

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This page was

last updated on

12/11/2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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The Bridgeton Public Library would like to wish...


A Joyful Holiday Season to All our Library Visitors

 

In this season of generous giving and grateful receiving, the Bridgeton Library would like to thank

all those who responded to our request for financial assistance.

 

Bridgeton Public Library
150 E. Commerce St.
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 451-2620

 

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

DECEMBER All Month Children & Families

DECEMBER  EVENTS

 

       
12/6/14 1-2:30 PM All Ages

Create a Gingerbread House

Saturday, Kids of all ages are invited to create their own fantasy “gingerbread house” using candy and graham crackers provided by the library. Free! Registration is required. Please register by December 5.

12/6/14

 

1-3 PM All Ages

Photo with Santa!

Saturday, December 6,

Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit with his library friends! Children of all ages are invited to visit with Santa and have a photo taken with him. A 4 x 6 photo may be purchased for $5, and each child will receive a small gift from Santa. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library and will be used for teen programs.

       
12/9/14 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.

12/9/14 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.

12/9/14 6 PM Ages 12 - 18

Teen Movie & Pizza

Tuesday, December 9,

Teens, 12-18, are invited to watch a newly released DVD on our big screen while enjoying some delicious pizza. “A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from an evil villain.” Rated PG-13.

       
12/12/14 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.

12/16/14 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.

12/16/14 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.

12/16/14 6 PM Ages 12 - 18

Teen Winter Party/Potluck Dinner
Tuesday, December 16
Teens, 12-18, are invited to attend a potluck holiday party. The library will provide the main dish and teens are asked to bring a side dish, dessert, or snack. We will also premier the Teen Library Council’s new movie promoting the library! Registration is required.
 

       
12/18/14 4:45 PM Adults 19 and up 

Board of Trustees Meeting
The Board of Trustees will meet on the main floor of the library. The public is welcome to attend.

12/19/14 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.

12/23/14 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.

12/23/14 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.

12/23/14 6 PM Ages 12 - 18

Teen Game Night: 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.

 Funded by a Community Development Block Grant.

12/24/14   Christmas Eve

Library open 10-2

12/25/14   Christmas Day:

 

Library Closed

12/26/14    

Library Closed

12/27/14   Saturday after Christmas

Library open 9-4

12/31/14   New Year's Eve

Library open 10-2

       
       
       
 

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.

Bridgeton Public Library

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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