BridgeUP is an innovative, out of school academic enrichment program that aims to help teens in NYC reach their full potential. Starting in 9th grade, students can receive mentorship, academic support, and access engaging learning opportunities with a group of likeminded students from across the city. BridgeUP Scholars gain valuable knowledge and opportunities throughout their time with the program, helping to foster academic independence, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity.

Schedule and Locations
BridgeUP currently operates in the following NYPL Branches:

Countee Cullen
96th St.

Allerton Library
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center
Bronx Library Center

During the school year, BridgeUP is open Monday –Thursday, from 3 to 7 PM. During the summer, program hours vary.

Students interested in applying to BridgeUP must complete the BridgeUP Student Application. Learn more about the program and access the application by visiting the NYPL BridgeUP Website: