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Thursday June 20, 2019
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  There is no storytime on July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  No storytime July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Purple Passion Flowers Red Hats
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
CONTACT:  Joyce R.    
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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Group Study
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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That’s Hillarious! *R* (Gr K-6)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

You will be laughing until you cry at this fun (and funny) program. We will try out some jokes, play some silly games and make a craft to fool your friends.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Bloomingdale Walk
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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VFW Post 7539
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

This is a service organization which provides senior assistance, smoke alarm battery replacement, disposes of flags and honor guard. Meetings are on the third Thursday of every month at the Bloomingdale Public Library. Website: www.vfw7539.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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River Rock Painting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Use your imagination to create fun designs on river rocks. Take them home and put them in your garden! 

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Intro to Python 2
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Building upon our previous class, we will continue to explore basic programming logic including: variables, expressions, logic statements and loops. Expanding on this we will learn how to build functions with all these attributes and do some light formatting for output statements, culminating in creating a Conversion Calculator program.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Eastgate HOA
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 21, 2019
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Family Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Group Study
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Preschool Drive-In *R* (Ages 2-6 years)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Boys and girls start your engines, deck out your car, grab a snack and then settle in for a fun feature DVD as we convert our space into a drive-in movie theatre just for little ones.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Saturday June 22, 2019
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Group Study
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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VSNA Meeting
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Song recitals and dance practice.

CONTACT:  Veena Hullur  7735473647  4emailme@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Sunday June 23, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday June 24, 2019
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Audit
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show (Drop-In) (All Ages)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Join us for an afternoon featuring comedy, magic and Smarty’s award-winning eye-popping balloons!!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Happy Books Happy Cooks *R* (ages 3-5)
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

A story time for all the budding chefs.  Program runs for 6 weeks.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Cloud Storage
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Internet based or cloud tools offer more and more opportunities for computer users. One of the most versatile resources is cloud storage. Students will learn to use one of the many options available to either work collaboratively with other people, keep resources available to themselves anywhere in the world, and/or provide a safety net in case of computer failure.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 17 spaces available.
Tuesday June 25, 2019
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Audit
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Top Dogs Summer Camp
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Gyotaku Fish Prints (Drop-In) (Gr 3-6)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Using paint and rubber fish we will make a scaly creation.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Audit
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3 with caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Chess Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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3D Print Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Join us to create your own Tinkercad account, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday June 27, 2019
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  There is no storytime on July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  No storytime July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Fictional Feasts! *R* Gr K-2
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn how to make Pumpkin Pasties, Fizzy Lifting Drink, and more scrumdiddlyumptious creations from your favorite movies!

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Fictional Feasts! *R* Gr 3-6
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to make Pumpkin Pasties, Fizzy Lifting Drink, and more scrumdiddlyumptious creations from your favorite movies!

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Craig W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 28, 2019
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Family Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday June 29, 2019
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State Representative Women's Advisory Committee Meeting
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Meeting for constituents of 45th District to discuss Legislative concerns and ideas pertaining to women. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna   630-408-8053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Make It Take It - 4th of July (Drop-In)
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make It Take It - 4th of July (Drop-In)

All Ages

Saturday, June 29

and

Monday, July 1

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kids are invited to stop in anytime between 11:00 – 4:00 to make a 4th of July craft perfect for the holiday.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
 
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Family Slime Time (Drop-In) Families
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have a sticky, slimy, stretchy good time making slime as a family. Adult participation is required.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Sunday June 30, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday July 1, 2019
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Paper Bag Costumes *R* (Gr K-2)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Create a simple and colorful animal character costume out of a paper bag and construction paper. Then get “into character” as you act out your animal while listening to an animal “tail.”

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Make It Take It - 4th of July (Drop-In)
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make It Take It - 4th of July (Drop-In)

All Ages

Saturday, June 29

and

Monday, July 1

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kids are invited to stop in anytime between 11:00 – 4:00 to make a 4th of July craft perfect for the holiday.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
 
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Happy Books Happy Cooks *R* (ages 3-5)
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

A story time for all the budding chefs.  Program runs for 6 weeks.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Park District Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday July 2, 2019
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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 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-529-3120 x 2829  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Top Dogs Summer Camp
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Financial Education Service
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Hello,  I would like to continue my bi-weekly meetings through September 2019. On tuesday eveings from 7pm-8:30pm. 

CONTACT:  Eula Latrice Boyce  773-301-0064  elboyce42@icloud.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Wednesday July 3, 2019
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Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3 with caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Chess Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday July 4, 2019
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF JULY 4TH

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Friday July 5, 2019
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Family Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday July 7, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday July 8, 2019
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Storytime, Milk, and Cookies at Panera (Drop-In, All Ages)
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy a special themed storytime and nibble on some yummy cookies and milk from Panera. All Ages  9:30 – 10:15 a.m.

Location:  Panera Bread, 370 W. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

 
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Happy Books Happy Cooks *R* (ages 3-5)
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

A story time for all the budding chefs.  Program runs for 6 weeks.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Two for One Broadway
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What's better than a dynamic song from a hit Broadway musical? Two dynamic songs from a hit Broadway musical! This delightful, one-hour cabaret, presenting Broadway musicals from the 1930s to the 1980s, features favorite tunes from seven Broadway shows, including Annie Get Your Gun, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease, Cats and more. In between songs, Matt and Cynthia share interesting tidbits unique to each musical. This Cabaret is a certain treasure for all musical theatre lovers!

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Online Garage Sales
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Students will learn about eBay and other popular websites/apps that help to buy and sell items. Creating accounts, shopping, and listing items will be discussed along with payment methods and possible concerns.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 14 spaces available.
Tuesday July 9, 2019
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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Senior's Club
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Socialize with fellow seniors at the library. Members discuss relevant topics, have a light snack, and play cards.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Staff In Service Meeting
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Sun Catcher Painting *R* (Gr K-6)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Paint a special ornament, hang it in a window and it will bring a rainbow to any room.

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Seniors Course: Session 1
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A friendly introduction to computer topics aimed at senior citizens. Lots of guided hands on practice and time for questions. In this session we’ll learn about word processing and the basics of dealing with Windows.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Three S's
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Old Time Radio & The Great American Song Book
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This presentation examines how radio helped to give birth to the "Great American Songbook" by offering songs and singers a unique opportunity to present their songs to a national audience. This show uses both slides and sound clips featuring some of the greatest songwriters of the 20th century as they were heard on radio—including Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and a rare 1934 performance from George Gershwin! 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 43 spaces available.
Wednesday July 10, 2019
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Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3 with caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Chess Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Stoneybrook Homeowners Assoc Meeting
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Board Meeting

CONTACT:  Bridget Gaba  224-801-1734  bridgetpmgrs@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday July 11, 2019
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  There is no storytime on July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  No storytime July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Circle Park Storytime (Drop-In) All Ages
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for outdoor summer storytimes in Circle Park. Meet us at the picnic shelter! Weather pending.

 

 

 

 
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Build a Project with Little Bits *R* (Gr 3-6)
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

The library received an exciting collection of Little Bits!  These toys make building and inventing electronic gadgets for kids fun and easy.  Join us as we talk about the basics and start building a gadget. Provided through a generous donation from the Friends of the Library.

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Digital Archiving
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to convert VHS tapes, 35mm slides, documents, and photos into digital files. Great for record keeping and making it easier to share memories.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Bloomingdale Township Democrat
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Azam    
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Eastgate HOA
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday July 12, 2019
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Meet Me at the Movies: Spider-Man: Far From Home

Meet me at the movies to watch Spider-Man: Far From HomeMovie tickets and snacks will be provided. We will meet at The Picture Show, 324 Army Trail Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. Meeting time is TBA. Limit 10.

 
CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Family Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Sushi Roll- Summer Concert
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us outside at the gazebo!

Sushi Roll is a unique blend of high-energy dance music infused with rock' n roll swagger, topped off by memorable stage costumes inspired by Cosplay and Anime. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday July 13, 2019
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Sensory Time *R* (Ages 3-8 with caregiver)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A time at the library for special needs children filled with stories, songs, games, sensory stations and more. Please email us at bdys@mybpl.org if your child has special needs and interests that we would need to know in order to serve them better.

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale card holders only

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday July 14, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday July 15, 2019
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Cake in a Mug *R* Grades K-2
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Make your very own personal cake in a cup. All ingredients and materials will be supplied. Don't forget to bring your sweet-tooth!

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Cake in a Mug *R* Grades 3-6
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Make your very own personal cake in a cup. All ingredients and materials will be supplied. Don't forget to bring your sweet-tooth!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Excel 1
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This class will cover the basic concepts creating and using spreadsheets.  Formatting, designing, and sorting spreadsheets will be discussed along with the first steps towards creating formulas and using functions

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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The Moon Landing - 50th Anniversary
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

On July 20, 1969, NASA’s astronauts, Mission Commander Neil Armstrong and Pilot Buzz Aldrin, became the first Americans to land on the moon in the Apollo 11 space journey. This was, as Neil Armstrong said, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” as it ended America’s Space Race with its Cold War rival, the Soviet Union.

Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the space goal proposed by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and how it was fulfilled for the U.S. in 1969. Gibbons will explain how Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon with Aldrin following behind 20 minutes later. He will discuss how both men spent almost a full day on the surface of the moon, bringing back many lunar items with them, and how this launched an important part of American history.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 47 spaces available.
 
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Happy Books Happy Cooks *R* (ages 3-5)
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

A story time for all the budding chefs.  Program runs for 6 weeks.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Monday Night Page Turners
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday July 16, 2019
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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Top Dogs Summer Camp
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Seniors Course: Session 2
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A friendly introduction to computer topics aimed at senior citizens. Lots of guided hands on practice and time for questions. In this session we’ll talk about Internet topics. Browsing the web, email questions and concerns, how the cloud works and how to avoid viruses.

LOCATION: Mtg Room B
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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State Representative Diane Pappas Local Government & Municipal Issues Advisory Committee Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all constituents of the 45th District. Come join State Representative Diane Pappas to discuss legislative issues and ideas regarding local government. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna    6304088053  pkhanna1010@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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DIY: Solar System Necklace
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A little paint, some wooden beads, and a bit of string is all you need to create your own solar system necklace.

This craft is for adults only – registration opens on June 1st and is limited to 20 people.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3 with caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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HOMESCHOOL ART SERIES Theatre Trio *R* (Grades K-6)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come set the stage for fun with portable theatre kits and three kinds of sets! 

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Movie Matinee: First Man
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2hrs. 21min.
 
Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!
CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 67 spaces available.
 
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Chess Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Sand Art
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Make your own sand art creation! Use colored sand and fill up a bottle to make a fun and unique piece of art.

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday July 18, 2019
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  There is no storytime on July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  No storytime July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Lion King Sing & Play Along Movie (Drop-In) Families
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Join us to sing about being king, living worry-free, and doing the hula to save your friends. Props and snacks provided.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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VFW Post 7539
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

This is a service organization which provides senior assistance, smoke alarm battery replacement, disposes of flags and honor guard. Meetings are on the third Thursday of every month at the Bloomingdale Public Library. Website: www.vfw7539.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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3D Printing
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ever wanted to learn how to use a 3D printer? The Bloomingdale Library allows patrons to print objects using our equipment and it’s easier than you might think! Come to class to learn how to find free designs on the web, make edits, and print them through www.mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 14 spaces available.
Friday July 19, 2019
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Family Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Dance Party *R* (Gr K-2)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

You are officially invited to this dance party where you will have fun doing dance moves you already know, like the floss, and learn new some new dance moves!

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday July 21, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday July 22, 2019
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The Great Scott Magic Show (Drop-In) All Ages
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Great Scott Green will captivate the audience as he brings a mix of laughter, magic and fun sure to keep the whole family entertained. The Great Scott is Chicago's favorite magician and has been featured on ABC, WGN and FOX!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Happy Books Happy Cooks *R* (ages 3-5)
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

A story time for all the budding chefs.  Program runs for 6 weeks.

Registration begins May 28, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Excel 2
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class covers more advanced topics in Excel such as formulas, graphs and linking between multiple worksheets

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday July 23, 2019
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State Representative Diane Pappas Veteran's Advisory Committee
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to all constituents of the 45th District. Join State Representative Diane Pappas to discuss legislative concerns and ideas regarding Veterans issues. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna   6304088053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Top Dogs Summer Camp
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Sound Effects Studio (Drop-In) Grades 3-6
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How do you make sounds when you don’t have a library of digital sound effects? Watch some of the experts at work, then explore our weird collection of noisy things to create your own effects and try to stump your friends!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Seniors Course: Session 3
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A friendly introduction to computer topics aimed at senior citizens. Lots of guided hands on practice and time for questions. In this session we’ll be learning about tablets and smart phones. Students will be provided iPads or they are welcome to work on their own devices.

LOCATION: Mtg Room B
There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday July 24, 2019
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Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3 with caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  Limited to 20 children.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Chess Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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3D Print Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Join us to create your own Tinkercad account, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday July 25, 2019
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Romper Rhymes (3-15 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  There is no storytime on July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Budding Readers (16-23 months w/caregiver) (Drop-In Limited)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.  No storytime July 4. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive for storytime.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Magic Tricks are for Kids *R* (Grade K-6)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Magic tricks aren’t so mysterious when you know how.  Learn a magic trick and perform it at the end for your family.

Registration begins June 17, open to Bloomingdale cardholders only.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  BDYS@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Craig W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday July 26, 2019
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Family Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschoolers of all ages can join us for a storytime, full of age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, music, sign language and more.  Summer Storytimes begin the week of June 17 and end July 26. Each program runs for six weeks.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybp.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday July 27, 2019
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Self Defense for Women and Teen Girls
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn how to protect yourself and fend off an attacker with advice from Bloomingdale Police Officer Dawn Odoi and a physical demonstration of self-defense moves from Tai Chi Instructor, Bob Plucinsky. 

For adult women and teenage girls only!

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 49 spaces available.
Sunday July 28, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday July 29, 2019
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Excel 3
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This class will provide a deeper investigation of formulas, graphs, and formatting techniques, as well as examining other functions provided by Excel.

LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 7 spaces available.
Tuesday July 30, 2019
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Bloomingdale Top Dogs Summer Camp
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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State Representative Diane Pappas Healthcare Advisory Committee Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all constitents of the 45th District. Join State Representative Diane Pappas to discuss legislative concerns and ideas pertaining to Healthcare. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna  630408053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Wednesday July 31, 2019
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Drop-In Movie: Wonder Park (All Ages)
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer’s not over yet!  Drop in and watch the newest DVD releases here at the library.  Get comfortable, have some popcorn and enjoy the matinee.  Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:  youth services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Chess Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Teen Movie Night: SHAZAM!
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us as we watch SHAZAM!. You can even enter for a chance to win the movie! Movie giveaway will be held following the conclusion of the movie and you must be present to win.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Friends of the Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Thursday August 1, 2019
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Ice Cream Social
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Ice Cream Social
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join us for the Ice Cream Social, which celebrates the end of the Summer Reading Program. This event will be held in the parking lot of the library underneath a big top tent. Food will be available for purchase and of course ice cream! This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Friday August 2, 2019
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Meet Me at the Movies: The Lion King

Meet me at the movies to watch The Lion KingMovie tickets and snacks will be provided. We will meet at The Picture Show, 324 Army Trail Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. Meeting time is TBA. Limit 10.

 
CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
Registration will begin on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM     
 
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YS Programming
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Saturday August 3, 2019
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Interlibrary Chess Tournament
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday August 4, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday August 5, 2019
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Bloomingdale Historical Society
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Kandy Jones  331-442-1475  kjones@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday August 6, 2019
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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 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-529-3120 x 2829  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Bloomingdale Top Dogs Summer Camp
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Drop-In Movie: Ugly Dolls (All Ages)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer’s not over yet!  Drop in and watch the newest DVD releases here at the library.  Get comfortable, have some popcorn and enjoy the matinee.  Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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State Representative Diane Pappas Small Business Advisory Committee
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Discuss legislative concerns and ideas pertaining to the business community with State Representative Diane Pappas. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna   6304088053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Astronomy Using Your Eyes
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

So much observation of our daytime and nighttime skies can be done without a telescope. This presentation will focus on an overview of celestial observations you can do with just your eyes, including Moon phases, eclipses, planets, stars, and much more, in a session suited to an astronomy novice.

Presented by Astroeducator Michelle Nichols, from the Adler Planetarium

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 56 spaces available.
Wednesday August 7, 2019
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Paint a Book End
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Use your imagination to decorate a book end that will be displayed in the Teen area!

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Loose Threads Quilt Club
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Maggie Kriz    
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday August 8, 2019
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IMRF
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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YS Programming
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Circle Park Storytime (Drop-In, All Ages)

Thursdays June 13, July 11 and August 8

1:30-2:00 p.m.

Join us for outdoor summer storytimes in Circle Park. Meet us at the picnic shelter! Weather pending.

 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Bloomingdale Township Democrat
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Azam    
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Eastgate HOA
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday August 9, 2019
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Zydeco Voodoo- Summer Concert
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us outside at the gazebo!

Zydeco Voodoo plays a mix of New Orleans and Mardi Gras music as well as popular rock and blues adapted to the New Orleans style. Our family friendly performances get the audience dancing and singing along. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday August 10, 2019
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday August 11, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday August 12, 2019
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Storytime, Milk, and Cookies at Panera (Drop-In, All Ages)
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy a special themed storytime and nibble on some yummy cookies and milk from Panera. All Ages  9:30 – 10:15 a.m.

Location:  Panera Bread, 370 W. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

 
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Solarize Chicagoland - Solar Power Hour Information Session
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thinking about going solar? Residents throughout Cook, Kane, DuPage, and Will counties have an opportunity to participate in Solarize Chicagoland, a grassroots program combining volume purchasing with community education to make solar more accessible and affordable. 
 
Regardless of where you live in the counties, you can participate in any of the free informational Solar Power Hours. You’ll learn about the basics of solar, its financial implications for a household, and how the solar group buy program works. After the session, get a free, no-obligation site assessment from the competitively selected installer. You have until September 30, 2019, to decide whether to get solar through the program. To learn more and sign up for updates visit www.SolarizeChicagoland.com. 
 
Brought to us by the Citizens Utility Board and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association
CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 77 spaces available.
Tuesday August 13, 2019
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
 
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State Representative Diane Pappas' Senior Citizen Advisory Panel
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Advisory Panel to discuss issues relating to the senior community.

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna   6304088053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Bloomingdale Senior's Club
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Socialize with fellow seniors at the library. Members discuss relevant topics, have a light snack, and play cards.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Three S's
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Chicago's Poison Banquet
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Historian Tara Cajacob uncovers a tale of gilded-age intrigue from 1916, when hundreds of Chicago's most illustrious residents were poisoned at a banquet. Upon the discovery of arsenic in the soup, a nation-wide manhunt commenced to find the Anarchist Chef.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 70 spaces available.
Wednesday August 14, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday August 15, 2019
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Dungeons and Dragons Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Looking for someplace to run your D&D campaign? Grab your twenty-sided die and embark on an adventure. We'll provide the space and the snacks, you provide the imagination! Newbies and long-time players are welcome. Ages 13 & up.  Drop-In - No Registration Required

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Friday August 16, 2019
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YS Programming
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Saturday August 17, 2019
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Bayview Crossings HOA
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CONTACT:  Donna D.     
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Sunday August 18, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday August 19, 2019
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The Essential P.T. Barnum
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Years before he revolutionized the circus, P.T. Barnum was the most famous man in the world. William Pack reveals the amazing life of P.T. Barnum through storytelling and re-creations of historical sideshow performances.
 
HEAR the life lessons that shaped this great American showman, MEET the extraordinary people that changed his life, and EXPERIENCE the wonders of his American museum. This program is best for Teens and Adults.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 63 spaces available.
Tuesday August 20, 2019
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YS Programming
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Bizarre History of Illinois: Strange Stories From Our Past
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This presentation showcases over 100 bizarre newspaper stories from Illinois that have not been seen in over 100 years. These unbelievable stories were not lost, they were simply hidden. This program provides a time portal back to the early days of the state when it was filled with strange deaths, ghosts, sea serpents, peculiar people, medical anomalies, oddities, psychic phenomena, and UFOs This will change the way you view the good ol' days of Illinois.

 

Speaker Bio
For over two decades Chad Lewis has traveled the back roads of the world in search of the strange and unusual. From tracking Vampires in Transylvania and searching for the elusive monster of Loch Ness to trailing the dangerous Tata Duende through remote villages of Belize and searching for ghosts in Ireland's castles, Chad has scoured the earth in search of the paranormal.
 
Chad has been featured on the Discovery Channel's A Haunting, William Shatner's Weird or What, ABC's World's Scariest Places, Monsters and Mysteries in America, along with being a frequent contributor to Ripley's Believe it or Not Radio. With a Master's Degree in Psychology, Chad has authored over 20 books on the supernatural and extensively lectures on his fascinating findings. The more the bizarre the legend is, the more likely you will find Chad there!
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 61 spaces available.
Wednesday August 21, 2019
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YS Programming
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Movie Matinee: Dumbo (2019)
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Dumbo (2019)
 
A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
Starring: Alan Arkin, Eva Green, Colin Farrell 
Rated: PG | Running Time: 2hr. 10min.

Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!

CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 79 spaces available.
 
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Teen Movie Night: Detective Pikachu
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we watch Detective Pikachu. You can even enter for a chance to win the movie! Movie giveaway will be held following the conclusion of the movie and you must be present to win.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Thursday August 22, 2019
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Craig W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday August 23, 2019
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Volunteer Fair
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday August 24, 2019
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State Representative Diane Pappas Women's Advisory Panel
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Monthly meeting open to all residents of the 45th District to speak with State Representative Diane Pappas, and discuss issues relating to women. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna  6304088053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Volunteer Fair
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Come to the library to find tons of volunteer opportunitues in your community! Thank you to all of our exhibitors

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday August 25, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday August 26, 2019
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YS Programming
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Wednesday August 28, 2019
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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3D Print Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Join us to create your own Tinkercad account, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday August 29, 2019
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IMRF
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday September 1, 2019
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SUNDAY CLOSED DURING LIBRARY'S SUMMER HOURS; we will reopen on Sundays starting on September 8th

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday September 2, 2019
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Tuesday September 3, 2019
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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 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-529-3120 x 2829  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Wednesday September 4, 2019
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Washi Tape Bangle Bracelets
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Create a funky looking wooden bangle bracelet by decorating it with washi tape!

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Loose Threads Quilt Club
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Maggie Kriz    
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday September 5, 2019
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Dungeons and Dragons Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Looking for someplace to run your D&D campaign? Grab your twenty-sided die and embark on an adventure. We'll provide the space and the snacks, you provide the imagination! Newbies and long-time players are welcome. Ages 13 & up.  Drop-In - No Registration Required

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Great Books Discussion Group
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Come for a lively discussion of great works! We discuss a variety of relatively short pieces including short stories, plays, poems, essays, and philosophy. The club meets on the first Thursday of every month from 7:30-8:45 p.m. For upcoming selections, please check the Great Books Discussion Group page.

 

CONTACT:  Leslie W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday September 8, 2019
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SUNDAYS HOURS RESUME

Many services are available when the library is closed: online services

Monday September 9, 2019
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Villas Owners
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
CONTACT:  Nancy    
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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VFW Post 7539
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

This is a service organization which provides senior assistance, smoke alarm battery replacement, disposes of flags and honor guard. Meetings are on the third Thursday of every month at the Bloomingdale Public Library. Website: www.vfw7539.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Historical Society
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Kandy Jones  331-442-1475  kjones@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday September 10, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Senior's Club
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Socialize with fellow seniors at the library. Members discuss relevant topics, have a light snack, and play cards.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Three S's
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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State Representative Local Government & Municipal Issues Advisory Panel
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly meeting for all residents of the 45th District to speak with State Representative Diane Pappas about issues relating to local government and municipal issues. 

CONTACT:  Priyanka Khanna   6304088053  pkhanna.repdpappas@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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DIY Customized Clipboards
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Create a customized clipboard, perfect for hanging in your kitchen or craft space to help keep your projects, coupons, and recipes organized. 

Registration opens on August 1st and is limited to 20 adults.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday September 11, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Oreo Taste-Off
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sample different kinds of Oreos and rank them from best to worst. Milk will be provided for those who like to dunk.

 
 
CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday September 12, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Bloomingdale Township Democrat
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Azam    
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Eastgate HOA
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday September 13, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday September 14, 2019
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Monday September 16, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Monday Night Page Turners
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday September 17, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday September 18, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
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 September 19, 2019
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YS Programming
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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TAB: Teen Advisory Board
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Make your voices heard! Join us monthly to meet over pizza to help plan programs for teens, make decisions for the library’s teen space, play games, promote the library, earn volunteer hours, and more! 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Friday September 20, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday September 21, 2019
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SAT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a proctored practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results. Don't forget to bring a couple of pencils, your calculator, and a snack to eat!

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Fall Book Sale
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday September 22, 2019
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Fall Book Sale
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday September 23, 2019
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lynn Rymarz performs in character as Lady Catherine, Countess of Carnarvon, to celebrate the Downton Abbey movie premiere. Hear the fascinating true story of how Catherine Wendell, an American born woman, met and married the Sixth Earl of Carnarvon and made a life for herself and her family living in Highclere Castle, the actual setting for Downton Abbey.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 44 spaces available.
Tuesday September 24, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Chef Maddox Presents: Downton Abbey Tea Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

To celebrate the new movie (in theaters September 20th) please join us for a cooking demonstration inspired by Downton Abbey. 

Registration begins August 1st, 2019 and is limited to 50 adults.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday September 25, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Movie Matinee: The Young Victoria
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Young Victoria
 
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.
 
Starring: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany
Rated: PG | Running Time: 1 hr., 45 min.
 
Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!
CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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3D Print Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Join us to create your own Tinkercad account, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday September 26, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Craig W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday September 27, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Movie Matinee: Gosford Park
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Gosford Park
 
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
Starring: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon 
Rated: R | Running Time: 2 hr., 11 min.
 
Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 47 spaces available.
Monday September 30, 2019
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Medicare 101
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network will be presenting a free educational seminar to get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn’t, and your potential out of pocket exposure.  We’ll discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 75 spaces available.
Tuesday October 1, 2019
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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 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-529-3120 x 2829  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Chicagoland Cemetery Safari - Part Two
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of photos of the final resting places of famous and infamous people (and a few animals) in Chicago area and the stories behind them.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 75 spaces available.
Wednesday October 2, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Loose Threads Quilt Club
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Maggie Kriz    
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Thursday October 3, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Dungeons and Dragons Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Looking for someplace to run your D&D campaign? Grab your twenty-sided die and embark on an adventure. We'll provide the space and the snacks, you provide the imagination! Newbies and long-time players are welcome. Ages 13 & up.  Drop-In - No Registration Required

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Great Books Discussion Group
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Come for a lively discussion of great works! We discuss a variety of relatively short pieces including short stories, plays, poems, essays, and philosophy. The club meets on the first Thursday of every month from 7:30-8:45 p.m. For upcoming selections, please check the Great Books Discussion Group page.

 

CONTACT:  Leslie W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday October 4, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday October 5, 2019
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ACT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Stressing about taking the ACT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a proctored practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results. Don't forget to bring a couple of pencils, your calculator, and a snack to eat!

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 20 spaces available.
Monday October 7, 2019
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Historical Society
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Kandy Jones  331-442-1475  kjones@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday October 8, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Senior's Club
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Socialize with fellow seniors at the library. Members discuss relevant topics, have a light snack, and play cards.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Three S's
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Wednesday October 9, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Fairy Jar
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Capture the magical feeling of fairies by creating a glowing fairy jar!

LOCATION: Mtg Room D
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday October 10, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Bloomingdale Township Democrat
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Azam    
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Friday October 11, 2019
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday October 12, 2019
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday October 13, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

Monday October 14, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday October 15, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday October 16, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Teen Movie Night: Avengers: Endgame
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we watch Avengers: Endgame. You can even enter for a chance to win the movie! Movie giveaway will be held following the conclusion of the movie and you must be present to win.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
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 October 17, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

 
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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VFW Post 7539
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

This is a service organization which provides senior assistance, smoke alarm battery replacement, disposes of flags and honor guard. Meetings are on the third Thursday of every month at the Bloomingdale Public Library. Website: www.vfw7539.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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TAB: Teen Advisory Board
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Make your voices heard! Join us monthly to meet over pizza to help plan programs for teens, make decisions for the library’s teen space, play games, promote the library, earn volunteer hours, and more! 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Friday October 18, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday October 19, 2019
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Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week Ocotber 7-13. Stop by the reference desk to pick up a free book!

 
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Halloween Party
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.(No admittance after 2:45 p.m.)

Everyone is invited to attend the Annual Halloween Party at the Bloomingdale Public Library. This event is sponsored by The Bloomingdale Public Library and the Village of Bloomingdale. The Halloween Party will be held outside under a tent, rain or shine! Children are encouraged to wear costumes. This event will feature free games, free refreshments, balloon artists, and much more!

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Halloween Party
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Monday October 21, 2019
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Monday Night Page Turners
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday October 22, 2019
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Funky Foods of the 1970s
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On the Same Page

Vintage cookbook collector Amy Alessio is here to showcase hilarious recipes from the 1970s that we used to love - and some that are making a comeback! Join us in this humorous slide show of funky foods we thought we had forgotten about.

Registration opens on September 3rd and is limited to 40 adults.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday October 23, 2019
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Movie Matinee: The Lost City of Z
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Lost City of Z - (On the Same Page)
 
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hr., 21 min.

Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!

CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 47 spaces available.
 
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3D Print Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Join us to create your own Tinkercad account, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Friends of the Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Thursday October 24, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Craig W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday October 25, 2019
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Movie Matinee: Notorious
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Notorious
 
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?
Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains
Rated: N/A | Running Time: 1 hr., 42 min.
 
Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 50 spaces available.
Monday October 28, 2019
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Chef Maddox Presents: South American Cuisine
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On the Same Page

Chef Susan Maddox is here to take us on a culinary tour of South American cuisine. 

Registration opens on September 3rd and is limited to 50 adults. 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday October 30, 2019
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Candy Bar Taste Test
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get ready for Halloween with dome chocolate! Think you know your candy bars? Come test your knowledge by participationg in the Candy Bar Taste Test. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 contestants.

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday October 31, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Monday November 4, 2019
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YS Programming
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Bloomingdale Historical Society
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Kandy Jones  331-442-1475  kjones@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday November 5, 2019
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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 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:  Julie Deeke  630-529-3120 x 2829  jdeeke@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Wednesday November 6, 2019
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Loose Threads Quilt Club
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Maggie Kriz    
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Thursday November 7, 2019
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YS Programming
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Dungeons and Dragons Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Looking for someplace to run your D&D campaign? Grab your twenty-sided die and embark on an adventure. We'll provide the space and the snacks, you provide the imagination! Newbies and long-time players are welcome. Ages 13 & up.  Drop-In - No Registration Required

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Great Books Discussion Group
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Come for a lively discussion of great works! We discuss a variety of relatively short pieces including short stories, plays, poems, essays, and philosophy. The club meets on the first Thursday of every month from 7:30-8:45 p.m. For upcoming selections, please check the Great Books Discussion Group page.

 

CONTACT:  Leslie W.