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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Wednesday February 21, 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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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie: Big George Foreman
Drop-In Movie
 
Big George Foreman
The life and boxing career of George Foreman.
Starring: Khris Davis, Jasmine Matthews, Sullivan Jones
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hr 9 min
CONTACT: Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Drop-In Movie
 
Big George Foreman
The life and boxing career of George Foreman.
Starring: Khris Davis, Jasmine Matthews, Sullivan Jones
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hr 9 min
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  630.924.2730
   bdref1@mybpl.org

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Genealogy Club

Genealogy Club meets on the third Wednesday of the month (except in 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.

CONTACT: Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

Genealogy Club meets on the third Wednesday of the month (except in 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.

CONTACT:
  Leslie Drewitz
  630.924.2765
   ldrewitz@mybpl.org

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Great Decisions

The Great Decisions discussion program is a civic education program administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. In preparation for the discussion, participants read the relevant chapter on a particular foreign policy issue in the Great Decisions briefing book that will be available for check out. A short DVD will be shown followed by a moderated discussion among the participants.

CONTACT: Julie Deeke  630-924-2730  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C

The Great Decisions discussion program is a civic education program administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. In preparation for the discussion, participants read the relevant chapter on a particular foreign policy issue in the Great Decisions briefing book that will be available for check out. A short DVD will be shown followed by a moderated discussion among the participants.

CONTACT:
  Julie Deeke
  630.924.2730
   jdeeke@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Monday February 26, 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

Wednesday February 28, 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

Monday March 4, 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

Tuesday March 5, 2024
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Historical Book Discussion

The Historical Book Discussion Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American History from pre-Revolutionary War to present time including biographies, non-fiction, and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk the month prior to the discussion.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT: Julie Deeke  630-924-2730  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C

The Historical Book Discussion Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American History from pre-Revolutionary War to present time including biographies, non-fiction, and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk the month prior to the discussion.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:
  Julie Deeke
  630.924.2730
   jdeeke@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Drop-In Craft: Tea Cup Fairy Gardens

Drop-in and make a miniature fairy garden inside of a tea cup, while supplies last.

We'll provide everything you need to make a tea cup fairy garden, but feel free to bring in your own miniature trinkets, foliage, pebbles, and tea cups. 

CONTACT: Kristina Giovanni  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

Drop-in and make a miniature fairy garden inside of a tea cup, while supplies last.

We'll provide everything you need to make a tea cup fairy garden, but feel free to bring in your own miniature trinkets, foliage, pebbles, and tea cups. 

CONTACT:
  Kristina Giovanni
  630.924.2730
   bdref1@mybpl.org

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

Wednesday March 6, 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

Monday March 11, 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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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL: Audrey Hepburn: Graceful Legend

Zoom Webinar

As kind and talented as she was beautiful, Audrey Hepburn was one of the most beloved figures of the 20th century. Join us to learn many personal stories about Ms. Hepburn (including her fascinating connection to Anne Frank), as well as enjoy scenes from her greatest films, such as Roman Holiday, Funny Face, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. What’s the story behind “Moon River”? When was the only time Audrey stormed off a movie set (and what did she do when she returned the next day)? We have these stories and more - plus Audrey’s
original vocals for My Fair Lady, before she was dubbed by Marni Nixon! Spend time with the lovely and sweet Audrey Hepburn in this wonderful film program!
 
Presented by film expert Steven Frenzel.
CONTACT: Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 454 spaces available.

Zoom Webinar

As kind and talented as she was beautiful, Audrey Hepburn was one of the most beloved figures of the 20th century. Join us to learn many personal stories about Ms. Hepburn (including her fascinating connection to Anne Frank), as well as enjoy scenes from her greatest films, such as Roman Holiday, Funny Face, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. What’s the story behind “Moon River”? When was the only time Audrey stormed off a movie set (and what did she do when she returned the next day)? We have these stories and more - plus Audrey’s
original vocals for My Fair Lady, before she was dubbed by Marni Nixon! Spend time with the lovely and sweet Audrey Hepburn in this wonderful film program!
 
Presented by film expert Steven Frenzel.
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  630.924.2730
   bdref1@mybpl.org

LOCATION: VIRTUAL

There are 454 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BPL Makerspace Crafts: Engraved Metal Bracelet

Use our Cricut Maker to engrave a metal bracelet. Depending on the design complexity, patrons may need pick up their bracelets on a later date.

Registration Limit: 4 patrons max per session, Bloomingdale Public Library card required, ages 12 to adult. Please sign up for one session only. Sessions are on March 11, March 25, March 26, April 16, and April 29.

For Bloomingdale cardholders ages 12-17, please bring a completed Makerspace waiver filled out by a parent or legal guardian. Adult Bloomingdale cardholders can fill out a waiver at the session.

NOTE: THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM OPENS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 AT 9:00AM CENTRAL TIME. If you're unable to register, please call the Reference Desk at 630-924-2730.

Acrylic Keychain

CONTACT: Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace

Use our Cricut Maker to engrave a metal bracelet. Depending on the design complexity, patrons may need pick up their bracelets on a later date.

Registration Limit: 4 patrons max per session, Bloomingdale Public Library card required, ages 12 to adult. Please sign up for one session only. Sessions are on March 11, March 25, March 26, April 16, and April 29.

For Bloomingdale cardholders ages 12-17, please bring a completed Makerspace waiver filled out by a parent or legal guardian. Adult Bloomingdale cardholders can fill out a waiver at the session.

NOTE: THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM OPENS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 AT 9:00AM CENTRAL TIME. If you're unable to register, please call the Reference Desk at 630-924-2730.

Acrylic Keychain

CONTACT:
  Jessica Frazier
  630.924.2734
   jfrazier@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Makerspace


Wednesday March 13, 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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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie: Sabrina
Drop-In Movie
 
Sabrina
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
Rated: PG | Running Time: 1 hr 53 min
CONTACT: Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Drop-In Movie
 
Sabrina
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
Rated: PG | Running Time: 1 hr 53 min
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  630.924.2730
   bdref1@mybpl.org

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B


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