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Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_quilt 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Mandala Mania (Grades 3-5) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Mandalas may relax and soothe. Try your hand at creating this unique art form. We'll have some ideas to kick-start your imagination. You'll then choose a mandala to bring home for more color experimentation. Registration is required.

    Location: Mtg Room D
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The A, B, C's of Medicare Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Join us for an educational discussion of the A, B. C's of Medicare, including Medicare Advantage and supplements, with ample time for questions and answers about Medicare coverage. Get clarification regarding benefits and what is covered in an office visit and labs. This is a great opportunity to ask your specific questions from experts who deal with Medicare and supplemental policies everyday. Presented by Robb Finnell, AJP Markets – Health and Life Protection Specialist.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 56 spaces available.
Wednesday June 28, 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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club (Ages 8-18) (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 age 8 to 18 are welcome.  Drop-In

    Location: Mtg Room C
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM TOPS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Benson    (847) 791-8821   
   

This is a non-profit weight-loss support group. Self-help meetings include weigh-in, discussion, and business meeting. Meetings are every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Bloomingdale Public Library. If you'd like to join TOPS, please contact Kathy Benson at (847) 791-8821. 

    Location: Mtg Room A
 
nat_sun 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Book Club: Beautiful Darkness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Yager   630-924-2736   kyager@mybpl.org
   

If a young girl dies in the forest and no one is around to witness it, do tiny fairytale creatures still crawl out of her head? Come discuss the graphic novel, Beautiful Darkness, by Fabien Vehlmann, an anti-fairy tale where there is no happily-ever-after.  We'll be meeting at Starbucks, 170 E. Lake St. in Bloomingdale.

        There are many spaces available.
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Thursday June 29, 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
 
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 and eat some snacks! Otaku Thursdays are perfect for die-hard fans and newbies alike. 

    Location: Mtg Room B
Friday June 30, 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 3, 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
   

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

Come stretch your imagination and make new friends with free building. Drop-In. No registration required.

    Location: Mtg Room D
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM computer class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room C
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
food_ice cream cone THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Many services are available when the library is closed: online services
Wednesday July 5, 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 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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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.
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Thursday July 6, 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
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime with a Surprise at Stratford Square Mall (Families) Drop-In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

Join us for a themed storytime the first Thursday of every month at Stratford Square Mall (meet in the Lower Level Cafe 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

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Craft Time (All Ages) Drop-In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Youth Services desk anytime between 1:00 - 8:00 pm to make a fun craft. We'll supply all the materials needed. Expanded craft time hours for the summer. Please note there will be no Craft Time in August due to the Ice Cream Social. 

Friday July 7, 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.
 
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 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Construction Creativity (Grades K-2) Drop-In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Mtg Room D
Monday July 10, 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
   

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
 
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
 
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Beautiful Baubles (Grades 3-5) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: youth services     bdys@mybpl.org
   

Design and create gorgeous jewelry with homemade beads, and learn new techniques to create fabulous jewelry to share with friends (or keep for yourself!).

    Location: Mtg Room D
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Amelia Earhart: The 80th Anniversary of Her Mysterious Disappearance Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Amelia Earhart's courageous exploits and spirited personality made her an international celebrity in the early twentieth century. In this lively living-history program, meet Amelia and learn about her experiences as the first woman to cross the Atlantic by airplane (1928) and the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic (1932). She'll describe how she learned to fly, what inspired her adventurous spirit, and why she set off in 1937 for an around-the-world flight. Presented by actor and historian Leslie Goddard.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
        There are 39 spaces available.
Tuesday July 11, 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 D
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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.

    Location: Mtg Room C
 
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
 
rec_paintpalette02 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Hand-Print Animal Art (Grades 2-6) Drop In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services     
   

Stop by anytime between 1-2pm to have some fun painting with fingers, palms, and hands.  No two handprints are alike!  Gr 2-6, parents welcomed

    Location: Mtg Room D
 
misc_house.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Beyond Blocks (All Ages) Drop-In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-924-2740   bdys@mybpl.org
   

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

Wednesday July 12, 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 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
 
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM To Infinity and Beyond!: Interactive Toy Story (All Ages, Families) *R* Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services     bdys@mybpl.org
   

Reach for the Sky!  What happens to your toys when you leave the room!? Join us for a fun interactive version of the Disney classic Toy Story.  We will provide the props and the fun, you just bring you! Registration required.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
office_meeting1 7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
Thursday July 13, 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
 
misc_globe 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Games for Grownups Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an afternoon of Wii Sports, Kinect, board games, and fun for grownups. Come alone or bring a friend! There is no registration necessary for this free program. Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
nat_sun 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Game Night 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
Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game!

    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
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Friday July 14, 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  -  1:00 PM Summer Concert- Prairie Station Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jamie Schingoethe     
    Location: Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday July 17, 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
   

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
 
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
 
misc_globe 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Design Your Own Crocheted Wired Necklace Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk    630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

Crochet wire?  Yes, you can.  With beads and wire, you can make your own necklace or bracelet to match any outfit.  Simple tools are needed and will be supplied.  No prior knowledge of jewelry making is needed.  Basic crochet skills are preferred. All materials will be provided.

Presented by Shari Pontillo, owner of Twisted Fiber Studio. Registration is limited to 20 people!

    Location: Mtg Room D
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_book3 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Monday Night Page Turners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   630-924-2730   bdref@mybpl.org
   

The Monday Night Page Turners book discussion group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m., except August and December. The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday July 18, 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
 
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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