Bridgeport Friends of the Library Foundation

The Bridgeport Friends of the Library Foundation (BFOLF) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization established to raise funds to support our community library. We are an active group of dedicated volunteers. We are young and old, men and women, full-time residents, second homeowners, students, professionals, and retirees, all with a common goal to support our library.

What Do We Do?

Volunteer time to help sustain and improve library services, encourage reading and library use, assist with children's reading and story hour programs, and offer our services wherever needed.

Conduct numerous fundraising activities.

Budget thousands of dollars annually to buy books, books on CD, newspaper and magazine subscriptions, shelving and equipment, and supplies for children's reading program and story hours.

Help with library events.

Strive to make our library a hub of community activity and information.

How Can I Become Involved?

Attend membership meetings! Regular meetings are held in person at the Bridgeport Library during Spring, Summer and Fall months. Contact Kim Murcia of the Bridgeport Library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phoning the branch at 760-932-7482.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Help at Book Sales

We always need more volunteers to help with our book sales, as cashiers, monitors, setup and break-down of the tables, books, etc. If you can help, please send us an email to Kim Murcia of the Bridgeport Library This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read at Story Time

If you like to read to children and sing simple songs teaching about numbers, the alphabet, the stories, becoming a Story Time volunteer is perfect for you! Please contact Amber Rickner at the Bridgeport Library for details.

How Do We Raise Funds?

In addition to funds raised through annual membership dues, we also have several ways to raise funds that go to the support of the Bridgeport Branch Library.

Conduct used book sales to provide good quality books through our popular July 4th Book Sale and ongoing used and vintage book sale shelves within the Bridgeport Library.

For more information, to join us, or to make a donation, please contact the Bridgeport Branch library,(760) 932-7482, or CLICK HERE to download and fill out our membership application form. (PDF which requires Adobe Reader)

Foundation Documents

Articles of Incorporation


Standing Rules


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