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Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_globe 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie Matinee: Kong: Skull Island Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Kong: Skull Island

A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, and Brie Larson
Rated: PG-13 / Running Time 118 minutes
 
Free popcorn and DVD giveaway! No registration required, must be present to win.
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 49 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:00 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 C
 
nat_sun 4:30 PM  -  6:30 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 12 spaces available.
Thursday July 20, 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
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_stars 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Amazing Astronauts! (Grades K-2) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

How do astronauts work in space?  What do they eat and how do they sleep?  Come investigate how these scientists help to build a better future for the planet we live on and beyond!

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
    Registration will begin on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
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nat_stars 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Amazing Astronauts! (Grades 3-6) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

How do astronauts work in space?  What do they eat and how do they sleep?  Come investigate how these scientists help to build a better future for the planet we live on and beyond!

    Location: Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
    Registration will begin on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 B
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Internet Safety Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This course examines the problems caused to computers by viruses, spyware, pop-ups, and other malicious programs, while discussing ways to avoid and remove them if necessary. 

    Location: Mtg Room C
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
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 A
Friday July 21, 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
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
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 will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

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
        There are 56 spaces available.
 
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 19 spaces available.
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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 will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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
 
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. 

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
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 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
 
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 40 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
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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
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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
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 will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 46 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
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Drop In Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    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
 
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
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 50 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
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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 22 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 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
 
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
 
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
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:55 AM Drop In Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
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