Welcome to the Bloomingdale Public Library
Event Calendar

101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(630) 529-3120

The Library is located at the corner of
Fairfield Way and Bloomingdale Rd.


Select the REQUEST A MEETING ROOM BUTTON to submit a meeting room reservation (booking fee and application required). 

To reserve a study room, visit the Adult Reference Desk or call 630-924-2730. Study room reservations are not available online and are free to use (first come, first served basis).

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Color Key
All Ages | Children | Teens Adults Computer Classes | Friends, Board, & Community | Library Closings

Wednesday April 24, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby, Let’s Make Music (Drop-In)

Baby, Let’s Make Music (Drop-In) 

0-24 months 

Wednesdays, April 24, May 1 and May 8 | 10:00- 10:30 a.m. 

Join us for a parade of fun! We will explore the world of music and movement using an array of instruments, flannel stories, rhymes, and songs. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room A

Baby, Let’s Make Music (Drop-In) 

0-24 months 

Wednesdays, April 24, May 1 and May 8 | 10:00- 10:30 a.m. 

Join us for a parade of fun! We will explore the world of music and movement using an array of instruments, flannel stories, rhymes, and songs. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room A

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Come Together (Drop-In)

Come Together  (Drop-In) 

Every Wednesday

10:00- 11:30 a.m.

Every Wednesday meet and chat with other parents & caregivers while your child socializes and explores with hands-on toys. Weekly drop in event for ages 0-24 months.

Out of consideration for baby safety and to encourage child/caregiver bonding, older siblings cannot be accommodated in this program. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room B

Come Together  (Drop-In) 

Every Wednesday

10:00- 11:30 a.m.

Every Wednesday meet and chat with other parents & caregivers while your child socializes and explores with hands-on toys. Weekly drop in event for ages 0-24 months.

Out of consideration for baby safety and to encourage child/caregiver bonding, older siblings cannot be accommodated in this program. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room B

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie: A League of Their Own
Drop-In Movie
 
A League of Their Own
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amid their own growing rivalry.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Gina Davis, Madonna
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2 hr 8 min
CONTACT: Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Drop-In Movie
 
A League of Their Own
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amid their own growing rivalry.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Gina Davis, Madonna
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2 hr 8 min
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  630.924.2730
   bdref1@mybpl.org

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

 
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Edible Spring Time Crafts (Registration Required)

Edible Spring Time Crafts! (Registration Required)  

Grades 3-6

Wednesday, April 24 | 4:15-5:15 p.m. 

Enjoy crafting and candy? Come in to make some edible spring themed crafts! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Makerspace
There are 2 spaces available.

Edible Spring Time Crafts! (Registration Required)  

Grades 3-6

Wednesday, April 24 | 4:15-5:15 p.m. 

Enjoy crafting and candy? Come in to make some edible spring themed crafts! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Makerspace

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting

Join the Friends of the Library and meet new friends, help out at library events, and have fun!

Meetings are held four times a year. Members who are unable to attend meetings, but wish to help out, may donate a few hours of time to help with our various activities.

CONTACT: Beth Dover  6305292723  bdover@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Join the Friends of the Library and meet new friends, help out at library events, and have fun!

Meetings are held four times a year. Members who are unable to attend meetings, but wish to help out, may donate a few hours of time to help with our various activities.

CONTACT:
  Beth Dover
  6305292723
   bdover@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Thursday April 25, 2024
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open Study Room

The Open Study Room is available for any patrons to use without reservations during the specified time frame.

Please note that patrons cannot close the doors for personal use. If you wish to have private space for use, please see the Reference Desk to ask about the Group Study Room or Quiet Study Room. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

The Open Study Room is available for any patrons to use without reservations during the specified time frame.

Please note that patrons cannot close the doors for personal use. If you wish to have private space for use, please see the Reference Desk to ask about the Group Study Room or Quiet Study Room. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Makerspace Open Hours

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:   630-924-2730  makerspace@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:
  
  630.924.2730
   makerspace@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Makerspace

 
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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Happy Books, Happy Cooks (Registration Required)

Happy Books Happy Cooks (Registration Required)  

Ages 3-5  

Thursday, April 25 | 6:00-6:30 p.m. 

 A story time for all the budding chefs! Read a food-filled story and create a tasty treat. Please let us know any allergies by contacting the Youth Services desk.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Happy Books Happy Cooks (Registration Required)  

Ages 3-5  

Thursday, April 25 | 6:00-6:30 p.m. 

 A story time for all the budding chefs! Read a food-filled story and create a tasty treat. Please let us know any allergies by contacting the Youth Services desk.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C


 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Word Processing Crash Course

Instructor: Christian

Whether you prefer MS Word or Google Docs this class will have you ready to create, save, and print well designed documents. Learn the basics of formatting text, changing page layouts, spell/grammar check, and more!

CONTACT: Sean Luster  630-924-2766  sluster@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 16 spaces available.

Instructor: Christian

Whether you prefer MS Word or Google Docs this class will have you ready to create, save, and print well designed documents. Learn the basics of formatting text, changing page layouts, spell/grammar check, and more!

CONTACT:
  Sean Luster
  630.924.2766
   sluster@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

There are 16 spaces available.

Friday April 26, 2024
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open Study Room

The Open Study Room is available for any patrons to use without reservations during the specified time frame.

Please note that patrons cannot close the doors for personal use. If you wish to have private space for use, please see the Reference Desk to ask about the Group Study Room or Quiet Study Room. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

The Open Study Room is available for any patrons to use without reservations during the specified time frame.

Please note that patrons cannot close the doors for personal use. If you wish to have private space for use, please see the Reference Desk to ask about the Group Study Room or Quiet Study Room. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Saturday April 27, 2024
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open Study Room

The Open Study Room is available for any patrons to use without reservations during the specified time frame.

Please note that patrons cannot close the doors for personal use. If you wish to have private space for use, please see the Reference Desk to ask about the Group Study Room or Quiet Study Room. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

The Open Study Room is available for any patrons to use without reservations during the specified time frame.

Please note that patrons cannot close the doors for personal use. If you wish to have private space for use, please see the Reference Desk to ask about the Group Study Room or Quiet Study Room. 

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Explore with Your Senses (Drop-In)

Explore with Your Senses (Drop-In) 

Under 3 years old with caregivers

Saturday, April 27 |10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Come participate in different activities designed to develop sensory processing skills. Explore texture, sound, smell, colors and patterns.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

Explore with Your Senses (Drop-In) 

Under 3 years old with caregivers

Saturday, April 27 |10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Come participate in different activities designed to develop sensory processing skills. Explore texture, sound, smell, colors and patterns.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Makerspace Open Hours

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:   630-924-2730  makerspace@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:
  
  630.924.2730
   makerspace@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Makerspace

Monday April 29, 2024
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9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ELA Classes (College of DuPage)

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is 1/22 and 1/24; first day of class is 1/29. For class registration and information/questions, contact College of DuPage at 630-942-3697 | ela@cod.edu | cod.edu/ela.

CONTACT: College of DuPage  630-942-3697  ela@cod.edu
LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is 1/22 and 1/24; first day of class is 1/29. For class registration and information/questions, contact College of DuPage at 630-942-3697 | ela@cod.edu | cod.edu/ela.

CONTACT:
  College of DuPage
  630.942.3697
   ela@cod.edu

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 

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