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Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_globe 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie Matinee: Beauty & the Beast Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Beauty & the Beast

An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Starring: Dan Stevens, Emma Watson, and Luke Evans.

Rated: PG / Running Time 123 minutes

Free popcorn and DVD giveaway! No registration required, must be present to win.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 35 spaces available.
 
nat_sun 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM 3D Print Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Teens are welcome to join us for an Introduction to 3D printing class, where we will create our own Tinkercad accounts, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

    Location: Mtg Room B
        There are 11 spaces available.
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM In-Service Meeting Set Up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM In-Service Meeting Set Up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A
 
nat_sun 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Otaku Thursday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Drop-In - No registration required

Watch anime, make some crafts, and learn about Japanese culture. Otaku Thursdays are perfect for die-hard fans and newbies alike.

    Location: Mtg Room B
 
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Drewitz   630-924-2765   ldrewitz@mybpl.org
   

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month - except in December - from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Local History Librarians provide internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Craig W.     
    Location: Mtg Room D
Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_turkey THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED DUE TO OUR STAFF IN-SERVICE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM In-Service Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM In-Service Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
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Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Doodlebugs (Ages 2-3 years) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   jschwegler@mybpl.org
   

This is a special art class just for toddlers and parents.  Little fingers will experiment with painting, gluing, sticking, and creating, while developing fine motor skills. Registration is required.  Registration for residents begins Monday, August 7 and for non-residents one week before each program begins.

    Location: Mtg Room D
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_globe 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Illinois Cemetery Safari Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Enjoy an evening of photos and stories of famous (and not so famous) people and animals of our past. See pictures of old cemeteries, unique headstones, historical places, and unusual gravesites. You'll hear about Chester Gould, Burl Ives, Floyd Broughton, Emil Verban, and David Strother. Don't know these peoples' claims to fame? Join us on Monday, August 28th and find out!

Presented by Jim & Paula Hantak

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Excel PivotTables Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of creating dynamic lists using Excel PivotTables. Modifying reports, formatting tables, and keeping data tables up to date will be discussed. Students will work with several examples to develop a comfort level with the tools Excel provides.

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 9 spaces available.
Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Bayview Crossings HOA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna D.      
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Life & Death of Princess Diana Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

To this day, Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales is one of the most beloved princesses around the world whose life and death were made public through the media. Her royal wedding to Prince Charles in 1981 reached a television audience of over 750 million. Though she was often scrutinized publicly for her divorce in 1996, the world mourned the tragic death of its cherished princess only a year later. This year marks the 20th anniversary of her death.  

Presented by historian Jim Gibbons.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 41 spaces available.
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM TSTF Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room B
Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM DuPage Children's Museum Play to Learn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Join this play and learn setting as the DuPage Chldren's Museum brings their interactive portable exhibits to BPL.  Children and caregivers enjoy the museum's portable exhibits and learn hands-on STEM projects that can be done at home.  In addition, community support resources will be provided.  Registration is required.  Registration for residents begins Monday, August 7 and for non-residents one week before each program begins.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Stoneybrook HOA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridget G.     
    Location: Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Using Publisher Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This desktop publishing program can be used to create newsletters, brochures, cards, banners, etc. The class will cover basic techniques needed to create professional publications.

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 15 spaces available.
Friday September 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_globe 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tai Chi Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Join us at the library for an hour of Tai Chi, which is all about slow movement, meditation, breathing and balance. Bob Plucinsky is an instructor of Tai Chi and Qi Gong from the Bloomingdale Township Senior Center. He has a B.S. in Physical Education and a M.S. in Health Education.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 41 spaces available.
Sunday September 3, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_red CLOSED - LAST SUNDAY CLOSED. REGULAR SUNDAY HOURS WILL RESUME ON SEPTEMBER 10TH Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

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Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book01 THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Many services are available when the library is closed: online services
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Historical Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Deeke   630-529-3120 x 2829   jdeeke@mybpl.org
    The Historical Book Discussion Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Villas Owners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy S.     
    Location: Mtg Room B
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:15 AM PUSH Wellness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kay & Jamie      
    Location: Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM LEARN with LEGOs for Preschoolers *R* Ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Build with LEGOs and build your child’s school readiness too! Come to the library for stories, learning and fun. Learning numbers, colors, and letters with Legos. Registration is required.  Registration for residents begins Monday, August 7 and for non-residents one week before each program beings.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Loose Threads Quilt Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maggie Kriz   (630) 894-7552   
   

If you like to quilt, the Loose Threads Quilt Group is just for you. Learn new techniques and have fun while doing it! Meetings are held at the Bloomingdale Public Library on the first Wednesday of the month from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

    Location: Mtg Room D
Thursday September 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime with a Surprise at Stratford Square Mall Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a themed storytime the first Thursday of every month at Stratford Square Mall (meet in the Lower Level Café Court near the center of the mall) and receive a treat for being a good listener! All ages welcome; caregivers must remain with their children.  

152 Stratford Dr, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  152 stratford square mall , 60108

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Craft Time (Drop in) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Craft Time (Drop in)

All Ages

Thursday, September 7

3:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Stop by the Youth Services department anytime between 3:00-8:00 p.m. to make a fun craft.  We’ll supply all the materials needed. Please note there will be no Craft Time on August 3 due to the Ice Cream Social.

 
nat_sun 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Washi Tape Craft: DIY School Supply Decorations Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Bring in those boring school supplies and give them a little bit of color! We will use washi tape to decorate notebooks, pens, pencils, planners, and anythign else you can think of. Never have ordinary looking supplies again! 

    Location: Mtg Room B
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Getting Started: Windows 10 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This class will provide a basic understanding of how to use Windows. Topics such as using the desktop, settings, manipulating windows, understanding files, and installing new programs will be covered. This class will also discuss the visual changes associated with Windows 10.

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 9 spaces available.
Friday September 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:35 PM Delta Kappa Gamma Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A
Saturday September 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CALL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mark & Pat Drogos     
    Location: Mtg Room C
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misc_globe 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM HeartSaver CPR Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

HeartSaver CPR Training

Learn CPR basics from local firefighter and paramedic, Jeff Skelley, owner of My Life Saver CPR. This hands-on class designed for the general public will cover adult, child, and infant CPR and choking, and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator for heart attacks. The cost is $40 for the three hour session which includes the purchase of the required study guide. Each participant that completes the course will be mailed a CPR certification card after the class. Please register for this course in the Business Office. In order to receive a full refund, you must cancel your registration 48 hours before the program begins. For questions regarding this program, please call (630) 924-2730. Cash or checks are accepted forms of payment. Checks should be made out to "My Life Saver CPR".

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday September 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_red OPEN- SUNDAY HOURS RESUME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Many services are available when the library is closed: online services
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Storytime, Milk, and Cookies at Panera (Drop In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

 September 11

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.

Location:  Panera Bread, 370 W. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Enjoy a special themed storytime and nibble on some yummy cookies and milk from Panera.

  370 W. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL, 60108

 
misc_kidsreading 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime P.M. (Ages 3-5) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

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This is a storytime with music, movement, activities, and crafts for the preschool age child. In order to foster the child’s independence and emerging listening skills, caregivers and siblings are asked to remain outside the program during storytime. Registration is required. Registration for Bloomingdale residents begins Monday, August 7 and for non-residents one week before each program begins.

Please note there will be no storytimes October 1-14.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Tutors on Wheels Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanie Jadran   (630) 217-0396   
   

Sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Tutors on Wheels is an adult literacy program that offers ESL training, GED, or help with passing the Citizenship test. The program is offered to low income individuals residing and working in DuPage County. Students receive one-on-one training in their own neighborhood, church or job site. Location: Conference Room but may vary 

    Location: Conference Room
 
office_pencil 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Focus On Fundamentals (K-1) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Join us for a fun twist to essential skills. We will focus on everyday skills that will prove essential to a successful school year.  Registration is required. Registration for residents begins Monday, August 7 and for non-residents one week before each program begins.

Please note there will be no class October 2 and 9.

    Location: Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Lego Madness (Drop-In) Grades K-6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

6:00-7:00 p.m.

Come stretch your imagination and make new friends with free building. Snap a picture and share your Lego creations on the Library’s Facebook page

 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM When Football was Football Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Join author Joe Ziemba for a humorous look at the wacky, unpredictable early days of professional football, focusing on the NFL's oldest franchise, the Chicago (now Arizona) Cardinals. Relive the rowdy, formative years of football through audience interaction, rare archival photos, and surprising insight into local historical figures such as Red Grange, Jim Thorpe, George Halas and Al Capone. All are part of the curious (and often comical) history of football - back "When Football was Football!"

Presented by Joe Ziemba, award-winning author of the book "When Football was Football: The Chicago Cardinals and the Birth of the NFL."

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 69 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Getting Started: Your Files Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Every time a picture is taken, a letter is written, or a song is purchased on your computer a file goes somewhere. Learn all about where these files are, how to find them, and copying, deleting, and restoring them. A great class for anyone with a lot of personal information or pictures they’re worried about losing or moving to a new computer.

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Bloomingdale Historical Society Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_balloons 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5) *R* A.M. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This is a storytime with music, movement, activities, and crafts for the preschool age child. In order to foster the child’s independence and emerging listening skills, caregivers and siblings are asked to remain outside the program during storytime. Registration is required.  Registration for Bloomingdale residents begins Monday, August 7  and for non-residents one week before each program begins.

Please note there will be no storytimes October 1-14.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Bloomingdale Senior's Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Socialize with fellow seniors at the library. Members discuss relevant topics, have a light snack, and play cards.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Three S's Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Estate Planning and Collaborative Divorce: How to Preserve Your Assets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Sometimes life takes an unfortunate turn and divorce is the best course of action when it comes to preserving your assets. This seminar will explain how a "Collaborative Divorce" may help you save money without litigation or going to court. 

Presented by the attorneys from the Law Offices of John Pankau.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 78 spaces available.
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