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Monday January 15, 2018
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Group Study
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Magic By Jamie Aponte (Drop-In)
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Enjoy a day off school! Jamie Aponte brings fun and excitement with his engaging magic show!  Jamie will bring rabbits and birds to the program through magic and will entertain the whole family.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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PostCrossing Club Grades 1-6 (Drop-In)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Make and write postcards to send to special recipients all over the world—then come back to see what we get in return! 

 
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Powerful Presence: Colonel Jill's Empowering Strategies to Advance Your Career
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Year, New You
 
First Colonel Jill will enthrall you with her showdown with Saddam Hussein. Then she will entertain and share how to present your own powerful presence. Some women roar ahead in their careers while others stagnate. Some advance their careers and some unknowingly sabotage their careers. Colonel Jill shows you ways to move forward, while eliminating unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back. You can easily incorporate these invaluable coaching tips into your social, personal and business skills. When you recognize and change certain behaviors, results pay off in career opportunities you never thought possible along with an image that identifies you as someone with the power and knowledge to lead and succeed.
 
Highlights:
  • Project power through your body, mouth, and intellect
  • Show power through posture and presence
  • Tell others about you and what you want. Toot your own horn and take credit
  • Think powerfully with the tools to let others know you are meant to lead
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 57 spaces available.
 
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Using Android Phones 2
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 15 spaces available.
 
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Monday Night Page Turners
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 January 16, 2018
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LINC Circulation Taskforce
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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Preschool Storytime A.M. (Ages 3-5) *R*
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

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 + Mtg Room D
 
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Group Study
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Preschool Storytime P.M. CANCELLED
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

This program was cancelled due to low enrollment.  The morning session is still open.

 
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Medinah Meadow HOA
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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LINC Meeting
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Time For Twos (24-36 months) *R*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Fire Dept. IDs
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Group Study
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Early Learning Kickstart *R* (Ages 3-5)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Get early learners off to a great start.  This program is designed to build an academic foundation and a love of learning.. Chldren will begin to connect words and learn letter sounds.  Presented by the Bloomingdale Kumon Center.  Registraion is required and begins on Monday, December 4.  Non-residents may register one week before the program begins.

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Kitchen Kids Grades 3-5 *R*
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come practice kitchen skills and make easy, kid-friendly snacks and treats! Food is prepared and served at this program, so please notify Youth Services if your child has dietary restrictions.

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday January 18, 2018
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LINC Technical Services Taskforce
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months) *R*
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months) *R*
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Group Study
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Pop In Stories for Popcorn Day *R*
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

It is popcorn day, so come to the library to celebrate this munchy crunchy snack.  We will read some stories, learn the science behind the pop, then play games and do some popcorn crafts. We will end the program with a popcorn snack where you can vote for your favorite flavor.  Registration is required and begins on Monday, December 4.  Non-residents may register one week before the program begins.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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TAB: Teen Advisory Board
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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
 
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VFW Post 7539
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

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 January 19, 2018
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Family Storytime (All Ages) Drop-In
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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
 
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Group Study
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Saturday January 20, 2018
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Group Study
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Sunday January 21, 2018
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Vidyaranya Kannada Koota
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday January 22, 2018
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State Rep Christine Winger: Sr Advisory Council Meeting
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

For District 45 Residents. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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Focus On Fundamentals (Grades K-1) *R*
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a fun twist to essential skills. We will focus on everyday skills that will prove essential to a successful school year. No class January 15. Registration is required and begins on Monday, Dec. 4. Non-residents may register one week before the program begins.

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Access Databases
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class will provide a basic understanding of using Microsoft Access.  Topics such as creating Tables, Queries, Forms, and Reports will be covered.  

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Preschool Storytime A.M. (Ages 3-5) *R*
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

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 + Mtg Room D
 
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Preschool Storytime P.M. CANCELLED
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

This program was cancelled due to low enrollment.  The morning session is still open.

 
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Paper Strip Art (Grades 3-5) Drop-In
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Come turn strips of paper into marvelous 3-D sculptures, gifts, cards, and more! 

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Decluttering Your House
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

New Year, New You!

Leslie Gail, owner of Declare Order Professional Organizing will be here to teach us how to declutter our houses and start the New Year off right!

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 50 spaces available.
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Time For Twos (24-36 months) *R*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Movie Matinee: Dunkirk
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Dunkirk

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 106 min.
 
Free popcorn and DVD giveaway! No registration required, must be present to win.
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 75 spaces available.
 
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3D Print Club
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months) *R*
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months) *R*
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides 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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Teen Book Club: Th1rteen R3asons Why
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a hot beverage and a snack as we discuss Jay Asher’sThirteen Reasons Why, a moving story about high school bullying and suicide. We will discuss why the book has been banned from schools and why it was the third most challenged book of 2012.   We will be meeting at Starbucks, 170 E. Lake St. in Bloomingdale.

There are 9 spaces available.
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday January 26, 2018
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Family Storytime (All Ages) Drop-In
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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 January 29, 2018
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Focus On Fundamentals (Grades K-1) *R*
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a fun twist to essential skills. We will focus on everyday skills that will prove essential to a successful school year. No class January 15. Registration is required and begins on Monday, Dec. 4. Non-residents may register one week before the program begins.

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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DIY Make & Take: Washi Tape Valentines
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Valentines Day is only 2 weeks away! Join us and learn how to make adorable washi tape-embellished Valentines on the cheap for all your sweethearts. heart And learn how to use Pinterest to find more Valentines Day ideas.  

Registration is limited to 30 adults

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Get Organized with OneNote
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to use OneNote for collaborative projects, student note taking, or personal organization. It can be used on your phone, tablet, or computer, and makes it so you can access your files from any location. We’ll cover the basics of getting started with this free product.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 13 spaces available.
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Preschool Storytime A.M. (Ages 3-5) *R*
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

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 + Mtg Room D
 
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Preschool Storytime P.M. CANCELLED
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

This program was cancelled due to low enrollment.  The morning session is still open.

Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Time For Twos (24-36 months) *R*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Circ/Tech IDs
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Friends of the Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Mtg Room B

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