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Wednesday October 5, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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
Saturday October 8, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday October 10, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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VIRTUAL: Shipwrecks - Treasures of the Great Lakes
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Zoom Webinar
Join us for an evening with Internationally acclaimed and award winning shipwreck photographer Cal Kothrade. Cal has spent the last ten years traveling North America to dive and capture haunting images of some of the most incredible and historically significant shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, Atlantic and Caribbean Sea.
 
In this 45 minute presentation, Cal takes us on a visual tour of ten of the most photogenic and commonly dived shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. Breathtaking images and a brief story of each tragedy help to tell the tale of life, and loss on the tempestuous Great Lakes. 
 
Presented by Shipwreck Photographer, Cal Kothrade.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 436 spaces available.
 
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Makerspace Craft: Halloween Wooden Sign
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Registration Limit: 4 patrons max per session, Bloomingdale Public Library card required, ages 12 to adult. Please sign up for one session on either Tuesday, October 4 (3:00-4:30PM) or Monday, October 10 (7:00-8:30PM). Registration opens October 1 at 9:00 a.m. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a Halloween themed wooden sign. Computer experience is required.

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.

Halloween Sign

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Tuesday October 11, 2022
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Lake Michigan's Lighthouses
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

Travel the lake's Michigan and Wisconsin coasts to learn the history and legends of the lighthouses that guided ships through its treacherous waters.

Presented by retired librarian and travel enthusiast, Nancy McCully.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 72 spaces available.
Wednesday October 12, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Drop-In Movie: Hidden Figures
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
Hidden Figures
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2 hr 7 min
 
 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday October 15, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday October 17, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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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 July, August, and December. The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday October 19, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

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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Great Decisions
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 October 24, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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The Rise and Fall of the Detroit Working Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In-Person Event
Detroit is commonly seen as the symbol of American industrial might, but also a symbol of postindustrial decline. Find out what explains the development of a high standard of ordinary workers and its subsequent disappearance.
 
Presented by Sam Mitrani, professor of history, College of DuPage, and Maureen Heffern Ponicki, assistant professor of political science, College of DuPage.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 88 spaces available.
Tuesday October 25, 2022
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VIRTUAL: The Green Book
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

In the 20th century, it could be extremely dangerous for people of color to travel. Many businesses would not provide service to people of color and would make clear they served "whites only." For nearly 30 years, a guide initially called the "Negro Traveler Green Book" offered advice about safe places to eat and sleep. Victor Hugo Green and later his wife Alma published this guide from 1936-1966. Learn about its role in the struggle for civil rights during this virtual slide presentation by Karen Hall, Executive Director of the Glen Ellyn Historical Society. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 450 spaces available.
 
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ROOM IN USE
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Makerspace
Wednesday October 26, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Drop-In Movie: Get On Up
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
Get On Up
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hr 19 min
 
 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday October 29, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday October 31, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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 November 1, 2022
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Historical Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-924-2730  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Wednesday November 2, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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
Saturday November 5, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday November 7, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Makerspace Craft: Custom Mugs
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 November 7, November 17, December 5, or December 6Registration opens November 1 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a custom mug using infusible ink. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday November 9, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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
Saturday November 12, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday November 14, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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VIRTUAL: The Getty Villa - Paradise on the Pacific
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

At one time the world's richest man, J. Paul Getty amassed an extensive collection of art and antiquities. 

Originally inspired by the ancient Villa de Papyri, a 30,000 square foot villa on the Bay of Naples in Herculaneum, Getty's home in the Los Angeles area originally displayed such diverse objects as Old Master paintings, French decorative arts, and antique furniture. Today, the home (now called The Getty Villa) has become a state-of-the-art center for the study of ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan culture.

The slide lecture features stunning images of Getty Villa architecture, gardens, site and collection highlights. The presentation will reveal the renovations to the original museum as well as the addition of several new elements including a Greek style theater. In addition, the presenter will discuss recent efforts by the Getty to repatriate objects from its collection of antiquities.

Presented by Jeff Mishur, owner of Art Excursions, a company that provides private guiding in Chicago; lectures; and boutique art and culture tours in the United States.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 460 spaces available.
Tuesday November 15, 2022
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My 70s Show with Heather Braoudakis
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

What were you doing in the 1970s? Remember the “Way We Were,” with “Mandy” and “Sweet Caroline,” while coming to “America?” Neil Diamond, Captain & Tenille, John Denver, and more lite 70’s favorites. Please join us for an evening of song with Chicago Symphony Chorus Singer Heather Braoudakis.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 78 spaces available.
Wednesday November 16, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Drop-In Movie: Father Stu
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop-In Movie
 
Father Stu
Based on the true story of a boxer from Los Angeles who goes on a journey from a self-destructive miscreant to a Catholic priest.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson
Rated: R | Running Time: 2 hr 4 min
 
 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

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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Great Decisions
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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
Thursday November 17, 2022
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Makerspace Craft: Custom Mugs
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 November 7, November 17, December 5, or December 6Registration opens November 1 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a custom mug using infusible ink. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday November 19, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday November 21, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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The History of James Taylor & Carly Simon
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

In the early 1970’s the singer/songwriter ruled the radio.  Carole King, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens…but the era’s ultimate power couple were husband and wife James Taylor and Carly Simon. 

Using performance and interview clips we’ll trace the arc of their careers from “Fire and Rain” and “You’re So Vain” to “Shower the People” and “Coming Around Again.”  The marriage didn’t last, but the hits sure have!  In honor of its 50th Anniversary special attention will be given to Carly’s #1 hit “You’re So Vain.” 

Presented by popular music expert, Gary Wenstrup.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 94 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 July, August, and December. The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Saturday November 26, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday November 28, 2022
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VIRTUAL: The Godfather - The Story Behind the Story
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Zoom Webinar

Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest movies ever made! Learn about the battles going on behind the scenes between director Francis Ford Coppola and the studio. What did many on the film crew think of the movie they were making (they did NOT think it was a masterpiece!)? We'll have funny and interesting stories about Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and more. This fun and engaging film presentation is definitely an offer you can't refuse!

Presented by retired teacher and film expert Steven Frenzel.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 462 spaces available.
 
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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 November 30, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Drop-In Movie: A Streetcar Named Desire
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop-In Movie
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2 hr 2 min
 
 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday December 3, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday December 5, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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VIRTUAL: The Biltmore Estate - America's Downton Abbey
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina combines the talents of landscape designer Frederick Law Olmstead and architect William Morris Hunt who were collaborating at the very same time on portions of Chicago's 1893 World's Fair. In this slide lecture, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses the history, architecture, and landscape plan of Biltmore Estate. Mishur also makes parallels between the fictitious Downton Abbey and Biltmore (America's largest private home) and between Downton's Crawley family and the real-life family of George and Edith Vanderbilt. 

Presented by Jeff Mishur, co-owner of Art Excursions, Inc.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 456 spaces available.
 
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Makerspace Craft: Custom Mugs
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 November 7, November 17, December 5, or December 6Registration opens November 1 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a custom mug using infusible ink. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday December 6, 2022
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Makerspace Craft Setup (Room in Use)
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
 
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Makerspace Craft: Custom Mugs
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 November 7, November 17, December 5, or December 6Registration opens November 1 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a custom mug using infusible ink. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday December 7, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Drop-In Movie: Downton Abbey - A New Era
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop-In Movie
 
Downton Abbey: A New Era
Follow-up to the 2019 feature film in which the Crawley family and Downton staff received a royal visit from the King and Queen of Great Britain.
Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2 hr 5 min
 
 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday December 10, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday December 12, 2022
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is August 22 & August 24; first day of class is August 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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Monday Night Page Turners - Our Favorite Picks Party
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Special December date - second Monday of December
 
Register for our end of year party! There's no book discussion this month. Instead, we'll be sharing our favorite picks of the year. A list of all shared titles will be available after the party, so you're sure to find some great book, movie, and TV show recommendations. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.
CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Tuesday December 13, 2022
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Historical Book Discussion
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-924-2730  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Saturday December 17, 2022
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Makerspace Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Please visit the BPL Makerspace webpage to learn more about the space and booking equipment.

https://mybpl.org/makerspace

LOCATION: Makerspace
Monday December 19, 2022
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VIRTUAL: Christmas Music in the Movies
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

Ring in the season with style in this wonderfully wintry presentation! Enjoy Jack Benny's hilarious holiday special and sing along with Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, and more stars in favorite Christmas movies. Watch musical clips from classic films including White Christmas, Meet Me in St. Louis, and Holiday Inn.

Presented by retired teacher and film expert, Steven Frenzel.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 462 spaces available.
Tuesday December 20, 2022
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The Life of Bob Saget: America's Dad
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

When news broke that actor Bob Saget had unexpectedly passed away in January 2022, fans everywhere were shocked and saddened. To many, Bob Saget’s most famous role of Danny Tanner represented the American Dad. Danny Tanner of Full House with his unknowingly witty humor, wholesome family values, cleanliness, and love for his family and children made Americans feel right at home. For years, Saget was also the face and host of America’s Funniest Home Videos, making fans everywhere laugh and smile.
 
Historical Presenter, Michelle Gibbons, will discuss the life of Bob Saget, America’s Dad. She will explain Saget’s early life and rise to fame, the many roles he played in movies, television shows and more that captivated audiences of all ages. Gibbons will discuss Saget’s wholesome image for family audiences, and his fame as a stand-up comedian for adult audiences. Gibbons will also explain Saget’s active role as a board member for the Scleroderma Research Foundation in honor of his late sister.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 98 spaces available.
Wednesday December 21, 2022
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Drop-In Movie: Holiday Inn
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop-In Movie
 
Holiday Inn
At an inn which is open only on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire
Rated: PG | Running Time: 1 hr 40 min
 
 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Great Decisions
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 January 9, 2023
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Makerspace Craft: Custom Bottle Opener Magnet
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 January 9 and January 17Registration opens January 3 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a custom bottle opener magnet using infusible ink. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday January 10, 2023
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At the Hop with Heather Braoudakis
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

Kick off your shoes and relive a classic sock hop. Feel like a teenager again with your favorite songs from the 1950s. Please join us for an evening of song with Chicago Symphony Chorus Singer Heather Braoudakis.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 96 spaces available.
Wednesday January 11, 2023
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Drop-In Movie: Top Gun: Maverick
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Top Gun: Maverick
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hr 11 min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday January 16, 2023
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VIRTUAL: Aaron Douglas: Harlem Renaissance Meets Art Deco
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Famous for his murals at the Harlem branch of the New York Public Library, painted Aaron Douglas blended compelling narratives about Black history and culture with a modernist style. His artwork shows elements of Art Deco style combined with other artistic influences. Art historian Jeff Mishur discusses Douglas and his relationship to the Harlem Renaissance movement during the period between the wars.

Jeff Mishur is co-owner of Art Excursions, Inc. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 484 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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Monday January 23, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: Gene Kelly - Dancing Storyteller
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Whether he’s a charming American in Paris or Singin’ in the Rain, Gene Kelly is one of the most memorable and beloved actors of all time. His contributions to film – as an actor, dancer, singer, director, producer, and choreographer – are simply unparalled.

Presented by retired teacher and film expert Steven Frenzel.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 476 spaces available.
Tuesday January 24, 2023
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Radio in the 1950s: From Golden Age to TV Age
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

The ascension of television led many of radio's biggest stars and shows to leave the old medium for the new one. This presentation examines how radio evolved as its Golden Age ended and a new age began, with news, talk, music and a new generation of comedy!

 

Presented by Steve Darnall, host of "Those Were the Days" radio show. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 96 spaces available.
Wednesday January 25, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: Singin' in the Rain
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Singin' in the Rain
A silent film star falls for a chorus girl just as he and his delusionally jealous screen partner are trying to make the difficult transition to talking pictures in 1920s Hollywood.
Starring: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor
Rated: G | Running Time: 1 hr 43 min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday January 30, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Makerspace Craft: Custom Bottle Opener Magnet
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 January 9 and January 17Registration opens January 3 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a custom bottle opener magnet using infusible ink. Computer experience is required.

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.

Custom Bottle Opener Magnet

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday February 1, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 February 6, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: Henry Ossawa Tanner - An (African) American in Paris
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

In the late nineteenth century, Henry Ossawa Tanner became the first Black artist to achieve fame in Europe. Drawing on training he received at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Tanner's early work represented African Americans with dignity and respect. In a speech at the "Congress on Africa" at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition, he encouraged other artists to do the same and oppose the predominant racial stereotypes of his era. Ultimately Tanner turned toward religious themes and brought a fresh perspective to time-honored Biblical subjects. In this virtual presentation, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses Tanner's artistic journey and places his work within an art historical context.

Mishur is co-owner of Art Excursions, a business providing art-related private guiding, lectures, and small group tours.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 487 spaces available.
Tuesday February 7, 2023
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Makerspace Craft: Valentine’s Day Paper Lanterns
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 February 7 and February 12Registration opens February 1 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a Valentine's Day paper lantern. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday February 8, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: Where the Crawdads Sing
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Where the Crawdads Sing
A woman who raised herself in the marshes of the deep South becomes a suspect in the murder of a man she was once involved with.
Starring: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Garret Dillahunt, Harris Dickinson
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday February 13, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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The History of Stevie Wonder
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

In the 1960s… “My Cherie Amour.”  In the 1970s…“You Are The Sunshine of My Life.” In the 1980s… “I Just Called To Say I Love You.”  It’s a stunning list of huge hits!  Using performance and interview clips we’ll trace the arc of Stevie’s amazing career to gain a deeper understanding of one of America’s national treasures.

Presented by popular music expert, Gary Wenstrup.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 98 spaces available.
 
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Makerspace Craft: Valentine’s Day Paper Lanterns
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 February 7 and February 12Registration opens February 1 at 9:00 a.m. for all sessions. Depending on craft complexity, patrons may need to pick up their finished project later.

Learn how to use the library's Makerspace equipment to make a Valentine's Day paper lantern. Computer experience is required.

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.

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday February 15, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 February 20, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: A Jack Benny Extravaganza
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Bring on the laughs, courtesy of Jack Benny, one of comedy’s most dazzling and groundbreaking funny men! This hilarious and informative presentation features a collection of rib-tickling segments from Mr. Benny’s radio, TV shows, and movies, and we’ll also look back to Benny’s youth and hear stories about his rise to fame.

Presented by retired teacher and film expert, Steven Frenzel.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 476 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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Tuesday February 21, 2023
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TV Land with Heather Braoudakis
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

An exploration through your favorite TV theme songs. Guess the TV show, sing-along, reminisce. ‘Green Acres’ to ‘Brady Bunch,’ ‘Roy Rogers’ to ‘The Love Boat.’ Back when TV had theme songs. Please join us for an evening of song with Chicago Symphony Chorus Singer Heather Braoudakis.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 99 spaces available.
Wednesday February 22, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: Elvis
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Elvis
Elvis is Baz Luhrmann's biopic of Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
Starring: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hr 39 min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday February 27, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 March 1, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 6, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: Georgia O'Keeffe - American Master
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the most popular American artists of the 20th century. O'Keeffe painted, drew and sculpted an incredible array of subjects over her long career. She is likely the most famous artist associated with the Santa Fe region. Still misunderstood and misinterpreted even in the 21st century, her work was crucial to the history of modernism in America.

In this program, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses a full range of Georgia O'Keeffe's art, from her daring and innovative abstractions of the 1910s and 1920s to her elegant investigations of various subject matter, such as architecture, landscapes, and flowers.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 480 spaces available.
Wednesday March 8, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: Bullet Train
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Bullet Train
Five assassins aboard a fast moving bullet train find out their missions have something in common.
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday March 13, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: Defining Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Zoom Webinar
What time is it? That’s a surprisingly hard question to answer!
We’ll venture through several thousand years of history in the human quest to measure and define time.
 
Presented by Astroeducator, Michelle Nichols.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 486 spaces available.
Wednesday March 15, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 20, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: Funniest Women in the Movies
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

In this hilarious presentation of some of the funniest women in Hollywood history, we will hear stories of how they had to buck the system in order to stay true to themselves, and we will watch many sidesplitting scenes featuring strong and funny women in the movies. 

Presented by retired teacher and film expert Steven Frenzel.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 477 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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Tuesday March 21, 2023
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Songs You've Requested with Heather Braoudakis
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

Throughout the years, you’ve asked me to sing certain songs. Well, now’s the time. You’ll hear your requests and who requested them … songs like Sunrise Sunset, Embraceable You, Somewhere My Love, Stardust, and more! Please join us for an evening of song with Chicago Symphony Chorus Singer Heather Braoudakis.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 99 spaces available.
Wednesday March 22, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Mrs Harris Goes to Paris
A widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own.
Starring: Leslie Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Lambert Wilson
Rated: PG | Running Time: 1 hr 55 min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday April 3, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 April 5, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 April 10, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: The Art of John Singer Sargent
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

In this lecture, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses highlights of John Singer Sargent's career as a portraitist, muralist, and plein air painter. Sargent's society portraits gave him the financial freedom to paint diverse subjects and to travel in Italy, England, France and Spain. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 479 spaces available.
Wednesday April 12, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday April 17, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: The Sound of Music - The Story Behind the Story
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Retired teach and film expert, Steven Frenzel, has put together a delightful program about one of the most beloved films in history. Enjoy fascinating behind-the-scenes stories, historical insights, and wonderful moments that will make people fall in love with this movie all over again.

He'll not only showcase the most popular scenes and musical numbers, he'll also display the words on screen for a sing-along with Do Re Mi, 16 Going on 17, Edelweiss, and more!

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 482 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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday April 19, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 April 24, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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The History of Simon & Garfunkel
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

If you took the sweet harmonies of the Everly Brothers and matched them with the lyricism of Bob Dylan the result might be Simon & Garfunkel. Often considered the thinking person’s rock ‘n’ rollers they were also one of the most successful musical acts of the 1960’s. 

Using audio and visual content we will trace the arc of Simon & Garfunkel’s career from their surprise teenybopper hit “Hey Schoolgirl” …to the folk-rock classic “Sound of Silence”…to the ever popular “Mrs. Robinson” …to the majesty of “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 98 spaces available.
Tuesday April 25, 2023
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Feelin' Groovy with Heather Braoudakis
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

Let’s play a quiz show. Category: History. This decade was the grooviest. Answer: “What is the Sixties?”

Play along with music from Burt Bacharach, Mama’s & Papa’s, Fifth Dimension, Simon & Garfunkel, and many more!  

Please join us for an evening of song with Chicago Symphony Chorus Singer Heather Braoudakis.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 99 spaces available.
Wednesday April 26, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: The Apartment
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
The Apartment
A Manhattan insurance clerk tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue. Winner of 5 1960 Academy Awards!
Starring: Jack Lemon, Shirley MacLaine
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2 hr 5 min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday May 1, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 May 2, 2023
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HYBRID - The Last Charge of the Rough Rider: Teddy Roosevelts Last Days
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hybrid Event: In-Person Presentation & Zoom Webinar

Join us for an evening with local author William Hazelgrove who is back to discuss Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders and their desire to charge the Germans in World War I.

Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 499 spaces available.
Wednesday May 3, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 May 8, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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 May 10, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday May 15, 2023
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ELA Classes (College of DuPage)
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free English classes offered by College of DuPage. Testing and registration is January 23 & January 25; first day of class is January 30. 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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VIRTUAL: William & Jane Morris and the Arts & Crafts Movement
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Artist William Morris founded his first decorative arts design firm in 1861. Over the following decades he collaborated with his wife, Jane Burden, along with fellow artists and became a leading contributor to the English Arts and Crafts movement. In this outline presentation, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses works by Morris and his colleagues, including paintings, furniture, stained glass, textiles, and decorative arts.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 495 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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday May 24, 2023
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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday June 7, 2023
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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday June 12, 2023
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Curator of Warhol 2023 - College of DuPage Special Exhibit
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In-Person Event

Join us for an evening with curator Justin Witte as he discusses the special art exhibit on display at College of DuPage - Warhol 2023.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Tuesday June 13, 2023
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HYBRID - Writing Narrative Nonfiction for the Modern Market
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hybrid Event: In-Person Presentation & Zoom Webinar

Join us for an evening with local author William Hazelgrove who is back to discuss the art of writing narrative nonfiction. 

Ever since Devil in the White City exploded onto the scene narrative nonfiction has been the hot market for writrers. Having published 13 nonfiction titles, William shows us how to research and develop a story line and then how to pitch the publishers with just a proposoal. 

Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 499 spaces available.
Monday June 19, 2023
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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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday June 21, 2023
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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Tuesday July 11, 2023
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HYBRID - Finding the Novel Inside of You
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hybrid Event: In-Person Presentation & Zoom Webinar

Join us for an evening with local author William Hazelgrove who is back to discuss the art of writing fictional novels. 

We all have a novel inside of us. It's that story burning to be told. Hazelgrove tells the secrets and method to get started on that idea and keep at it through the first draft and subsequent revisions. He also covers the "ins-and-outs" of getting published, sharing stories of paperback auctions, movie options, and his first big contract.

Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 500 spaces available.
Wednesday July 12, 2023
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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday July 17, 2023
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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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday July 26, 2023
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Drop-In Movie: TBD
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Drop-In Movie
 
Title
description
Starring: ___
Rated: ___ | Running Time: _ hr __ min
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday September 18, 2023
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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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Tuesday October 10, 2023
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HYBRID - Did You Ever Think of Writing a Memoir?
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hybrid Event: In-Person Presentation & Zoom Webinar

Join us for an evening with local author William Hazelgrove who is back to discuss the art of writing memoirs. 

Did you ever think about writing about your own life? Your own life could be a great story. Novelist William Hazelgrove has written a memoir along with thirteen published novels and can take you from the first draft to rewriting. Learn the technique of Memoir Writing with a professional who has been published with major publishers and knows what it takes to produce a memoir that will sell. Research, plotting, technique, dialog and getting published are covered in this exciting presentation.

Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 500 spaces available.
Monday October 16, 2023
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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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Tuesday November 14, 2023
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HYBRID - Getting Published in the Digital Age
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hybrid Event: In-Person Presentation & Zoom Webinar

Join us for an evening with local author William Hazelgrove who is back to teach us how to successfully publish a book in this digital age. 

Publishing has changed and publishing has never before been more exciting and more confusing. Should you go traditional? Should you go right to Kindle? How do you get the attention of editors who are overwhelmed with submissions? How hard is it to publish a Kindle book on Amazon? What are the economics of publishing today?  Bestselling Novelist William Hazelgrove answers these questions in more in his seminar on Digital Publishing.

Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 500 spaces available.
Monday November 20, 2023
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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 (no meeting) and December (end of year party). The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please contact Jessica Frazier at 630-924-2734 or jfrazier@mybpl.org. If you'd like to receive resources and discussion questions for a specific month's book group title, please contact Jessica Frazier.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Monday December 11, 2023
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Monday Night Page Turners - Our Favorite Picks Party
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Special December date - second Monday of December
 
Register for our end of year party! There's no book discussion this month. Instead, we'll be sharing our favorite picks of the year. A list of all shared titles will be available after the party, so you're sure to find some great book, movie, and TV show recommendations. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.
CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B

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