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Welcome to Bridgeport Public Library's Children's Department!

When's the library open?

Bridgeport Public Library

Mon, Feb 26 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 Closed

Address
1200 Johnson Avenue
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Tel: 304-842-8248

What's happening at the library?

Tue, Mar 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Tue, Mar 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Wed, Mar 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Sat, Mar 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Sat, Mar 16, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Mon, Mar 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Tue, Mar 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Mar 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Thu, Mar 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Fri, Mar 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Sat, Mar 23, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Mon, Mar 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 1:00am

Tue, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Thu, Mar 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Thu, Mar 28, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Registration opens Friday, March 1 2024 at 12:00am

Outreach Services


We love doing storytimes, crafts, and other activities outside the library! If you're interested in having us visit your organization or event, contact Rebecca at 304-842-8248


Volunteer Interest Form

Interested in volunteering in the Bridgeport Public Library's Children's Department? Please fill out this form with your contact information and availability and we will contact you! We accept volunteers on an on-going basis. 

eResources


BookFlix

Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

Just for Kids Access Video

Video collection that gives children a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-fee media platform they can freely explore and enjoy.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Guided lessons for ages 3-6 using videos, music, eBooks, hands-on activities, and more. View weekly progress and performance reports to track improvement toward kindergarten readiness.

NATGEO Kids

Provides kids magazines, books, videos and pictures from National Geographic. This resource is geared towards elementary school aged children. Provided by WV Library Commission. Call or email the library, library@bridgeportwv.gov, to obtain the password.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps them find books that are just right for their reading level.


Scholastic Go!

Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos, and more on several core-curriculum subjects for grades 2 and up.


ScienceFlix

Engaging science-based digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

Teen BookCloud

An online database of YA/Teen eBooks and educator resources perfect for middle school and high school.. Includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. Provided by WV Library Commission.


Tumble Book Library

Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. Also includes Graphic Novels, Read-Along Chapter Books, Non-Fiction, Videos, and Games. Provided by WV Library Commission.

Tumble Math

A math picture book is a perfect way to help bring a math concept to life in an easy and accessible way. Will recognize many – if not most – of the books in the collection. Use the picture books as the hook for the lesson, which will help students – especially visual learners – see math in a new light. Provided by WV Library Commission.

Tutor.com

Provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students ingrades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is necessary! Tutors are available 10 am - 10 pm. Use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® SAT®/ACT®Essentials for self-study, 24/7. Provided by WV Library Commission. Call or email the library, library@bridgeportwv.gov, to obtain the passcode.

World Book Kids

Access to children's books, encyclopedias, activity books and more!

Be Smart

Be Alert

Be Strong

Be Kind

Be Brave

Interland is an adventure-packed online game that makes learning about digital safety and citizenship interactive and fun - just like the Internet itself. Help your fellow Internauts combat badly behaved hackers, phishers, oversharers, and bullies by practicing the skills you need to be a good digital citizen.