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Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Fall Book Sale Storage Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:45 AM  -  10:30 AM Romper Rhymes (3-15 months) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Romper Rhymes is a language enrichment program in which nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays are shared with babies and their parents or caregivers. Storytime is followed by a brief play session with age-appropriate toys.  Registration is required.

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

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
anim_butterfly_02 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Budding Readers (16-23 months) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Budding Readers is designed to prepare toddlers and their parents or caregivers for Time for Twos storytime.  The program includes stories and nursery rhymes, fingerplays, flannel board stories, baby sign language, and music. Registration is required.

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

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
nat_sun 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM TAB: Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    630-927-2736   
   

Make your voices heard! Join us monthly to meet over pizza to help plan programs for teens, make decisions for the library’s teen space, play games, promote the library, earn volunteer hours, and more! 

    Location: Mtg Room D
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM VFW Post 7539 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rick Middleton   (630) 351-2066   
   

This is a service organization which provides senior assistance, smoke alarm battery replacement, disposes of flags and honor guard. Meetings are on the third Thursday of every month at the Bloomingdale Public Library. Website: www.vfw7539.org

    Location: Mtg Room C
Friday September 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Fall Book Sale Storage Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Storytime (All Ages) (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Family Storytime is designed to serve families of babies, toddlers, and/or preschoolers who want to attend morning storytime together. Children will enjoy a variety of books, flannel stories, musical activities, and/or puppets, along with a simple craft. No registration is required. 

Please note there will not be Family Storytime October 6th and 13.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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
Sunday September 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
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
       
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  7:00 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_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Health Benefits of Herbal Teas Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Herbal teas have many health benefits including relaxation, boosting your immune system, reducing digestive disorders and nausea. Some teas also have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties, as well as containing many antioxidants that help fight cancer. Join us for a presentation by our favorite tea guru, Sarine Cottreau, owner of Serene Teaz, and learn how to incorporate these delicious and healthful teas into your diet. 

Samples of herbal teas will be provided. Registration is limited to 50 people. 

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Smart TVs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

In this class we will discuss different features and services available for modern TVs. Students will learn how to stream directly from the internet, connect to your computer, or easily display their pictures or movies.

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday September 26, 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 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Mind Math Gr 1-3 *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

This mental math program is a complete brain exercise for kids that will also trigger their whole brain development.  The program uses the abacus as a tool to train kids to do calculations mentally without the use of calculators or paper and pen.  This program is hosted by ALOHA Math of Bloomingdale.  Registration is required and begins Monday, August 7 for residents.  Non-residents may register one week before the program begins.

    Location: Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Uncivil War: Death, Desertion, and Betrayal Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

One man's personal view on America's most deadly conflict.

Presented by Bob Kurek, Bloomingdale resident, amateur historian and member of the PH Sheridan Camp #2, Department of Illinois Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Bob was instrumental in getting US Highway 12 designated the Iron Brigade Memorial Highway, and in his talk he will share some interesting stories about the Civil War that have been left out of the history books. 

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 48 spaces available.
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM CSTF Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Sporleder     
    Location: Conference Room
 
anim_turtle 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Time For Twos (24-36 months) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Time for Twos is a storytime for children two years old accompanied by a parent or caregiver. This program is designed to help children develop listening skills. Registration is required and begins on Monday,  August 7 for residents.  Non-residents may register one week before each program begins.

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

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_globe 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie Matinee: Going in Style Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Going in Style 

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Starring: Ann-Margret, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine.
Rated: PG-13 / Running Time 96 minutes

Free popcorn & DVD Giveaway!  No registration required.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 73 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 16 spaces available.
Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:45 AM  -  10:30 AM Romper Rhymes (3-15 months) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Romper Rhymes is a language enrichment program in which nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays are shared with babies and their parents or caregivers. Storytime is followed by a brief play session with age-appropriate toys.  Registration is required.

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

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
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anim_butterfly_02 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Budding Readers (16-23 months) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Budding Readers is designed to prepare toddlers and their parents or caregivers for Time for Twos storytime.  The program includes stories and nursery rhymes, fingerplays, flannel board stories, baby sign language, and music. Registration is required.

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

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
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 A
Friday September 29, 2017 Go To Top
anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Storytime (All Ages) (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Family Storytime is designed to serve families of babies, toddlers, and/or preschoolers who want to attend morning storytime together. Children will enjoy a variety of books, flannel stories, musical activities, and/or puppets, along with a simple craft. No registration is required. 

Please note there will not be Family Storytime October 6th and 13.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday September 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Fairfield Lake Homeowners Association Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday October 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Carpet Renovation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Carpet Renovation 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 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
 
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 October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Carpet Renovation 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 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: Conference Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SWAN meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Carpet Renovation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
nat_sun 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Book Club: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: the graphic novel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Experience Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children in a completely different way by reading the graphic novel version.  We will be meeting at Starbucks, 170 E. Lake St. in Bloomingdale.

 
        There are 10 spaces available.
Thursday October 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Carpet Renovation 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 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime with a Surprise at Stratford Square Mall (Drop-in) 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

Friday October 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Carpet Renovation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday October 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Carpet Renovation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday October 8, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun Teen Read Week Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    630-924-2736   
   

Teen Read Week 2017

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Carpet Renovation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun Teen Read Week Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    630-924-2736   
   

Teen Read Week 2017

 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Carpet Renovation 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 9:30 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

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

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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  7:00 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_letter2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PostCrossing Club Grade 1-6 (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Make and write postcards to send to special recipients all over the world- then come back to see what we get in return! Mondays, October 9 and November 13

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