MISSION & VALUES
The Friends mission is to raise public awareness in the community about the Library, to support the services and programs facilitated by the Library, and contribute to theoverall strategic goals of the Library.
The Friends actively support the Bridgeport Public Library in its mission to meet the personal, educational, cultural, and professional information needs of the Library community.
ABOUT BPL FRIENDS
The Friends are a group of library lovers dedicated to helping the Bridgeport Public Library achieve its goals. They volunteer their time, skills, and resources to help the Library during special programs and events. They publicly support and advocate for the Library's mission and goals. They wish to see the Library succeed and function as an active part of that success.
Being a Friend also comes with special perks, a sense of volunteerism, and knowing you have helped the Library achieve its goals.
HOW TO BECOME A FRIEND
There is no cost to become a Friend of BPL. All we require is that you are at least 18 years old and have an active library card in good standing. Paper applications are available at the library, or you may access our online application here.
FRIENDS OF BPL PERKS
If you have questions, would like more information, or if you are interested in becoming a Friend of BPL, contact our Adult Services Coordinator, Angela at 304-842-8248 or firstname.lastname@example.org