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Saturday July 22, 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 July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Fire Department IDs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Traveling World of Reptiles (All Ages) (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Dave Dinaso will bring to the library an up-close, live "hands on" experience about reptiles and amphibians from around the world.  This program is as educational as it is fun!

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Traveling World of Reptiles (All Ages) (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Dave Dinaso will bring to the library an up-close, live "hands on" experience about reptiles and amphibians from around the world.  This program is as educational as it is fun!

 

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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
   

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 and begins on Tuesday, May 30.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Fire Department IDs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
 
food_salad 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Design-A-Salad Garden (Grades 2-6) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

We're growing a garden and you can help!  Our first session will have a special presenter and each meeting will focus on a different activity or stage of our garden's growth.  Please note there will be no class June 26.  Registration is required and will begin on Tuesday, May 30.

    Location: Mtg Room D
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_globe 4:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Downloadable Resources Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Get started using eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines! Contact the Adult Services Reference Desk to schedule a 45 minute appointment with a librarian. Please bring your library card, device, and usernames/passwords with you on the day of your appointment.

 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Selling Your Empty Nest - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

This program has been cancelled. 

Are you an empty nester looking to sell your family home and downsize to something a bit more manageable? Join us for a joint presentation by the real estate professionals from Draper & Kramer Mortgage Group and the legal experts from the Law Offices of John Pankau & Associates, who will be here to share their advice on downsizing.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Using Android Phones 2 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Students will learn more about their Android phones, including account syncing, connections to the cloud, managing their files, pay by phone, and beyond. 

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_balloons 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime A.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
   

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 and begins on Tuesday, May 30.  No class July 4.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
nat_sun 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Bloomingdale Park District Top Dog Summer Camp Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    630-924-2736   
    Location: Mtg Room B
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misc_house.GIF 3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Beyond Blocks (All Ages) (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Build and construct with different building material every week. Come to the Youth Services desk and design something new with unusual household items. 

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
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 Tuesday, May 30.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM IWP Committee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristina Giovanni   630-924-2735   kgiovanni@mybpl.org
   

STAFF

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM In-Service Committee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room D
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club Ages 8 to 18 (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Participants will have the opportunity to play many games over the course of the summer and time will be given for questions and instruction. Kids aged 8 to 18 are welcome. Drop-In

    Location: Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fire Department IDs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
 
nat_sun 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Nacho Night! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Make an epic plate of dinner or dessert nachos with all the fixings while we kick back and watch a movie.

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 26 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Contes     
   

A non-profit organization that supports the efforts of the Library.

    Location: Mtg Room B
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 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 and begins on Tuesday, May 30.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
   
 
lib_teddybear_reading 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 and begins on Tuesday, May 30.

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
       
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Group Study Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
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 July 28, 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.

    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 July 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Interlibrary Chess Tournament Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
food_salad 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Design-A-Salad Garden (Grades 2-6) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

We're growing a garden and you can help!  Our first session will have a special presenter and each meeting will focus on a different activity or stage of our garden's growth.  Please note there will be no class June 26.  Registration is required and will begin on Tuesday, May 30.

    Location: Mtg Room D
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Villas of Thornfield HOA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Maggio     
    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM A Solar Eclipse is Coming! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

On August 21, 2017, for the first time in almost 30 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental U.S. in a 71-mile-wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. From the Chicago area, about 85% of the Sun will be covered by the Moon. Learn about eclipses and how you can enjoy the partial or total eclipse - and also get ready for the next solar eclipse in 2024!

Presented by Michelle Nichols, Astronomy Educator from the Adler Planetarium.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 18 spaces available.
Tuesday August 1, 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
 
nat_sun 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Bloomingdale Park District Top Dog Summer Camp Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    630-924-2736   
    Location: Mtg Room B
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Drop in Movie: The Lego Batman Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Lego Batman Movie will be shown

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club Ages 8 to 18 (Drop-In) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630 924 2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Participants will have the opportunity to play many games over the course of the summer and time will be given for questions and instruction. Kids aged 8 to 18 are welcome. Drop-In

    Location: Mtg Room B
 
misc_none 5:00 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 A + Mtg Room B
 
nat_sun 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM DIY Locker Message Board Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Jazz up the inside of you locker! Come make a Locker Message Board to hold photos, reminders, or funny notes from friends! 

    Location: Mtg Room D
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ice Cream Social Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us outside for this year's Ice Cream Social! 

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Friday August 4, 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 42 spaces available.
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Interlibrary Chess Tournament Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SAT Practice Test Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a proctored practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results.

Don't forget to bring a couple of pencils, your calculator, and a snack to eat!

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 17 spaces available.
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Ginormous Game Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

Drop in and play sup super-sized games with us! From giant Jenga, super Twister, behemoth bowling, and humongous Uno, there's life-sized fun and games for everyone! 

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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_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 August 8, 2017 Go To Top
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_globe 4:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Downloadable Resources Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Get started using eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines! Contact the Adult Services Reference Desk to schedule a 45 minute appointment with a librarian. Please bring your library card, device, and usernames/passwords with you on the day of your appointment.

 
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 A
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