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The library has resumed normal business hours. Our meeting rooms are closed through January 31, 2021.

Questions: Please check our FAQ or contact us
Virtual Programs: Enjoy our virtual programming via Facebook, YouTube, and Zoom.
Online Services: Many services are available online when the building is closed: library card registration, eBooks and downloads, online learning.
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Children | Adults | Teens | Computer Classes | Friends, Board, & Community | Library Closings


  


Sunday November 29, 2020 - Saturday December 5, 2020
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VIRTUAL: Teen Star Wars Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday November 30, 2020 - Friday December 4, 2020
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Brain Power Kit

Grades 3-6

Kids will play brain trivia, do optical illusions, brain teasers, and a brain and neurons craft.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Rub a Dub Scrub

Ages 3-5

Kit Pickup: November 30- December 4

Crafts, stories and activites in a bag to help you celebrate Bathtime Party Day at home. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Tuesday December 1, 2020 - Wednesday December 30, 2020
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Choose- Your- Own- Adventure Winter Wanderland

Grades K-2

Month of December

Put yourself in the story virtually and explore the winter! Play over and over again to try all the paths and characters!

Enter the Wanderland here! https://tinyurl.com/y4spx8jk

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Wednesday December 2, 2020
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday December 3, 2020
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VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- 70s
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
 
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
 
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Virtual: Intermediate Word Processing
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor:  Charlie

This class is intended for users who have some experience with computers and Microsoft Word.  It will cover how to use many of the more advanced options available.  Lecture will include using outlines, adding images, and other formatting/design topics. 

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 18 spaces available.
Sunday December 6, 2020 - Saturday December 12, 2020
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VIRTUAL: Teen Winter Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Tech Time Online: eCards and Paper Cards

Grades 3-6

December 6-12

Cards are fun to make and receive. Learn how to design cards using Google Doc and Google Drawings, using our templates or try your own design. Print them and mail them or send them electronically. Learn about other software and apps too!

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday December 7, 2020 - Friday December 11, 2020
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Christkindlmarkt

All Ages

Kit Pickup: December 7- December 11

Decorate your own mugs and ornaments, enjoy coloring pages and a recipe book. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Monday December 7, 2020
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Teen Take and Make: Diamond Painting
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Create a dazzling work of art with your diamond painting kit! In this therapeutic activity you will  apply tiny resin "diamonds" to an adhesive canvas to create vibrant mosaic paintings.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. DECEMBER 7.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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VIRTUAL: 'Tis the Season: Holiday Traditions from Radio's Golden Age
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

For many people, the holidays are a time of traditions—and there were plenty of entertaining traditions during the "Golden Age" of radio, from Jack Benny's annual shopping trips to Lionel Barrymore's portrayal of Ebeneezer Scrooge. This presentation offers a stocking stuffed with classic seasonal sounds from radio's past, designed to spur the imagination and share a bit of Yuletide spirit.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 33 spaces available.
 
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Virtual: iCloud
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Many iPhone, Mac, and iPad users are confused about what is happening with iCloud. What is that message that keeps telling them they are out of space? How do they access their pictures? Is my phone definitely backing up? We’ll talk about all these concerns.

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 18 spaces available.
Tuesday December 8, 2020
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VIRTUAL: Legends and Folklore of Winter
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

YouTube video

Winter may seem like a quiet time, but it is actually filled with bizarre tales and stories of cannibalistic spirits, Krampus the anti-Santa Claus, werewolves, witches, people being buried alive, and numerous other Holiday traditions for the darkest days of the year. 
 
Paranormal enthusiast Chad Lewis, who has written over 20 books on the supernatural, is back to share some spooky legends and folklore about the holidays.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Art Class: Drawing the Winter Solstice
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us on Zoom to learn about winter solstice illustration and create your own winter inspired drawing with artist Lindsay Budzynski. Supplies needed: paper, pencils/erasers, ruler. Tracing paper, markers, or colored pencils optional. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you the week of the event. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder. Registration is required and limited to 10 participants. Teens are welcome to register. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday December 10, 2020
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Virtual: Advanced Word Processing
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor:  Charlie

This class will discuss the more complex features that Word provides.  In addition to editing and creating documents, Microsoft Word has tools to create labels, envelopes, letters, and more.  Mail merge and tables will be discussed. 

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
Sunday December 13, 2020 - Saturday December 19, 2020
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VIRTUAL: Teen Norse Mythology Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday December 14, 2020 - Friday December 18, 2020
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TAKE IT MAKE IT - Holidays Around the World

Grades K-2

Kit Pickup: December 14- 18

Let's travel in the safety of our homes and learn about winter holidays celebrated around the world. We will cover 8 different countries through fun crafts, games, and more 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Bake Cookies Day

Grades K-6

Kit Pick up: December 14- 18

Video Premiere: Wednesday, December 16

Cookies are delicious and fun to make too. Kit includes materials to bake cookies at home as well as recipes and activity ideas.

Please let us know if your child has any allegeries.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Monday December 14, 2020
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Teen Take and Make: Color-Gami
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Color and fold your way to origami fun! Customize your origami folding sheets by coloring in beautiful designs and patterns, then follow the instructions to create flowers, animals, and more!

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. DECEMBER 14.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

 
CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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VIRTUAL: The Irony of Festivus
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

Celebrated annually on December 23, Festivus was created by writers of the TV series Seinfeld. This holiday "for the rest of us" as symbolized by a silver pole devoid of decoration mocks Christmas and all the commercialism that accompanies it. The irony, of course, is that Festivus was invented to bring in (and it still makes) a massive profit at Christmastime.

Join Dr. Kelli Marshall to learn more about the origins of this silly holiday and its place in popular culture, Chicago's included. Clips from the Seinfeld episode featuring Festivus will be included in the lecture.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 67 spaces available.
 
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Virtual: Résumé Writing/Online Job Hunting
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Sean

In this class students will learn how to use Microsoft Word to create sharp, easily read and understood résumés.  They will also learn how to create accounts on and perform searches with job finding sites online like Hotjobs and Monster.  This course is about the technical skills required to create the résumés, not about proper style, content, or design.  The instructor cannot judge whether or not a student’s résumé looks good, he can only show them how to make whatever changes they want. 

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Monday Night Page Turners - Our Favorite Picks Party
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Special December date - second Monday of December
 
Register for our end of year party! There's no book discussion this month. Instead, we'll be sharing our favorite picks of the year. A list of all shared titles will be available after the party, so you're sure to find some great book, movie, and TV show recommendations. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
Wednesday December 16, 2020
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday December 17, 2020
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VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- ALL REQUESTS
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
 
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
Sunday December 20, 2020 - Saturday December 26, 2020
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VIRTUAL: Teen Christmas Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday December 21, 2020 - Wednesday December 30, 2020
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Gingerbread Man

Ages 2-5

Kit Pickup: December 21- December 30

Make your own puppets for this traditional tale and use them to help retell the story. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Wednesday December 23, 2020
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday December 24, 2020
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24TH, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE CHRISTMAS EVE HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Friday December 25, 2020
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25TH, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Sunday December 27, 2020 - Saturday January 2, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen New Year Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday December 28, 2020
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Virtual- Winter Bingo
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Families

Monday, December 28 at 3:00 p.m.

Zoom in to play some Bingo with your pals at the library. Prizes will be awarded and available for pickup after the bingo. 

Zoom links will be mailed out to patrons 2 days prior to the event. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday December 30, 2020
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday December 31, 2020
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31ST, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE NEW YEARS EVE HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Friday January 1, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON JANUARY 1ST IN OBSERVANCE OF THE NEW YEAR HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Saturday January 2, 2021 - Sunday January 31, 2021
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Dewey Decimal Scavenger Hunt (Drop-In)

Grades 1-6

Month of January 

Use your Dewey detective skills while visiting the library! Get some hints, follow the clues, and earn a prize! 

Sunday January 3, 2021 - Saturday January 9, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday January 4, 2021 - Friday January 8, 2021
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Play Ball in the House

Grades K-3

Kit Pickup: January 4- January 8

Pick up a kit loaded with materials to create fun games you can play inside this winter.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Yule Ball--Grades 3-6

Celebrate Harry Potter with crafts, snacks, and a very special raffle for a full set of hardcover Harry Potter books.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 9 spaces available.
Monday January 4, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Mini Garden Plushies
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Just because it's winter doesn't mean that you can't have a garden! Practice your sewing skills and learn how to make cuddly cacti, sweet succulents, cute carnivorous plants, a variety of bugs, and even a little garden gnome.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. JANUARY 4.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Virtual: Your Files
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Sean

Every time a picture is taken, a letter is written, or a song is purchased on your computer a file goes somewhere. Learn all about where these files are, how to find them, copying, deleting, and restoring them. A great class for anyone with a lot of personal information or pictures they’re worried about losing or moving to a new computer.

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday January 5, 2021 - Thursday January 28, 2021
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TAKE IT MAKE IT RETURN IT- Valentine's for Vets

 

January 5- January 28

Children are invited to make Valentine cards for men and women serving in the military and for veterans. Art supplies will be available as a TAKE IT MAKE IT RETURN IT craft from our Youth Service desk. Everyone is welcome to bring in cards made from their own supplies as well. there will be a drop off box at the Youth Services desk for completed items. Envelopes are not required. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Tuesday January 5, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday January 6, 2021
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday January 7, 2021
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VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- Theme TBA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
 
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
Saturday January 9, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen 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 virtual practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
Sunday January 10, 2021 - Saturday January 16, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Anime Mythology Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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TECH TIME ONLINE: Virtual and Paper Snowflakes

Grades 3- 6

January 10-16

We're stuck inside while its cold out, so grab your computer and some paper and make some snowflakes. We have an online simulatorm snowflakes ideas, and links to patterns that you can print and cut. Send your pictures to the library for a chance to win a prize. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday January 11, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Cake in a Cup
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Make a tasty treat in minutes! Come pick up your supplies to make a cake in a cup, complete with frosting and sprinkles!  Limited to 20 teens.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. JANUARY 11.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Virtual: Macros
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor:  Sean

Take the next step towards Office expertise and learn to use macros to make complex processes more efficient. Designing macros, both through recording and basic coding, as well as making them easier to find and use will be discussed in detail.

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday January 12, 2021
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VIRTUAL- Zoom Singalong
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Families

Tuesday, January 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a singalong of classic children's songs. Patrons who make a request will receive a fun prize. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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VIRTUAL: Art Class: Make Your Own Art Nouveau Drawing
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us on Zoom to learn about Art Nouveau and create your own Art Nouveau drawing with artist Lindsay Budzynski. Supplies needed: paper, pencils/erasers, ruler. Tracing paper, markers, or colored pencils optional. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you the week of the event. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder. Registration is required and limited to 10 participants. Teens are welcome to register. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Wednesday January 13, 2021
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday January 14, 2021
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Virtual: Blender Graphics Design
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Charlie

Curious about creating computer graphics for games or animation? Learn the basics of working with this free design product that can be used anywhere.

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
Sunday January 17, 2021 - Saturday January 23, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Disney Mythology Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday January 18, 2021 - Friday January 22, 2021
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Design, Craft & Share

TOOL EDITION!

Grades 3-6

Kit Pickup: January 18- January 22

Zoom Meeting: Monday, January 25 at 4:15 p.m.

For those of you who love to create something  out of nothing, we have a fun new woodworking version for you! Kit will include: googles, hammer, screwdriver set, and other building materials. Tune into Zoom on January 25 to join our virtual show and tell. Participants will receive the zoom link 2 days prior to show time. 

This kit needs adult supervision.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There is 1 space available.
 
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Winnie the Pooh Day

Grades K-2

Kit Pickup: January 18-22

Help celebrate National Winnie the Pooh Day by making your own "hunny" pot, character headbands and more!

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There is 1 space available.
Monday January 18, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

Between the world wars, African American artists produced an extraordinary output of painting, sculpture and photography answering a call to action from Professor Alain Locke (Howard University). Diverse in style, these artists often told the story of important events in African American history, including The Great Migration. In this Zoom presentation, art historian Jeff Mishur of Art Excursions discusses artists associated with this movement, including Aaron Douglass, Augusta Savage, Archibald Motley, Jr., James Van Der Zee, and Jacob Lawrence.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 86 spaces available.
 
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Monday Night Page Turners
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Monday Night Page Turners book discussion group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m., except August and December. The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday January 20, 2021
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Facebook Live Computer Help Q&A
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Sean

Have a computer question about using Office software, browsing the Internet, smart phone usage, computer maintenance, or any other common issue? Stop by the Bloomingdale Library’s Facebook site and I’ll do my best to answer it. Questions will be addressed on a first come first serve basis for an hour and when necessary patrons will be referred to other resources for more detailed help.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
The registration period has ended.
Thursday January 21, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- Theme TBA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
 
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
 
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Virtual: Audacity – Audio Editing/Recording
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Salvador

Learn to use this free audio software that exists across platforms and can be used to make your own recordings, remove noise, cut and combine clips, apply special effects and much more.

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
Saturday January 23, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen 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 virtual practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
Sunday January 24, 2021 - Saturday January 30, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen DC Universe Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday January 25, 2021 - Friday January 29, 2021
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Take It Make IT - All About Robots

Grades 1-6

Kit Pickup: January 25- 29

Zoom Meeting: Monday, February 1 at 4:15 p.m.

Pick up a kit containing materials to build your own low-tech robot, then participate in a Zoom meeting to code programs for our Robot Mouse. Participants will receive their zoom link 2 days prior to the Zoom meeting. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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TAKE IT MAKE IT- Ice Lanterns

Grades K- 3

Kit Pickup: January 25- January 29

Let Winter help you make these outside ice laterns. The kit explores the sciences of ice and freezing. 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 2 spaces available.
Monday January 25, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Origami Art
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Learn about the art of folding paper! Create works of art with beautifully patterned origami paper. Instruction booklet with animals and kaleidoscope patterns included.  Limited to 10 teens.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. JANUARY 25.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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VIRTUAL: The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zoom webinar

Armed with only a camera, a sense of humor and a host of frequent flyer miles, Mathew Duman embarked on a “grotesque safari”, traveling to 10 universities around the country to photograph the unique grotesques and gargoyles roosting on their academic buildings. Mathew found that this sculpture makes its home within a style of architecture known as Collegiate Gothic which was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has collected his findings in his book called: “The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges and Universities “ and presents a selection in this illustrated lecture, giving you a taste of the variety of ornament, history and humor these campuses have to offer.

    The grotesque 10 schools are:

    • Yale University
    • Trinity College in Hartford, Ct.

    • Bryn Mawr College
    • The City College of New York
    • Duke University
    • Northwestern University
    • Princeton University
    • The University of Chicago
    • The University of Pennsylvania
    • Washington University in St. Louis


 

 

Mathew Duman is a photographer, author and graphic designer who grew up in Bethany, Connecticut. He attended the gargoyle-free campus of Central Connecticut State University. but while studying abroad, he developed a fascination with the grotesque sculptures of the cathedrals of Britain. In addition to England, Matt has made photographic trips to Italy, Africa, Australia & New Zealand. As a personal project, he began exploring the variety of sculpture found on the buildings of Yale University & published a book called “An Education in the Grotesque”, containing his findings at Yale and has now turned his sights on the sculpture at other campuses around the US.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 81 spaces available.
Tuesday January 26, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Adult Craft - Valentine's Day Post Cards
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zoom meeting

Join Shari Pontillo, owner of Twisted Fiber Studios, on zoom and learn how to use cereal boxes to make your own Valentine's Day post cards! The first 20 people to email Kristina Giovanni at kgiovanni@mybpl.org will receive a bag of supplies to make a post card. You must provide your own scissors and cereal box card board. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday January 27, 2021
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library are a diverse group of individuals who wish to help our Library in interesting ways. We plan fun fundraising events which benefit both our Library and the community. Please consider joining us for more information - all are welcome!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday January 28, 2021
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Virtual: Intro to Python 2
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Salvador

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.

This class will be posted on our YouTube channel. See all of our Computer Class videos on our YouTube Computer Classes playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 20 spaces available.
Sunday January 31, 2021 - Saturday February 6, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Gaming Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday February 1, 2021
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday February 2, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday February 3, 2021
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Virtual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us on our YouTube channel for a special storytime from Youth Services staff. Each week we will read you stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays so you can enjoy storytime from your own home. 

This program will be available on our YouTube channel. See all of our Storytime videos on our YouTube Storytime playlist.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Thursday February 4, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- Theme TBA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
 
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Friday February 5, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday February 7, 2021 - Saturday February 13, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Greek Mythology Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday February 8, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Pom-Pom Pets
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Make a mini-menagerie of soft, fluffy little pets! It's as easy as twirling a dinner fork. Follow the instructions as you wrap, tie, and snip the yarn into petite pom-poms. Then add eyes, a nose, ears, and a tail, to create little critters with big personalities. This craft kit contains enough yarn for more than 20 teeny pets. 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. FEBRUARY 8.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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VIRTUAL: Sally Rand - American Sex Symbol
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom webinar

Local author and historian William Hazelgrove is back to promote newest book, the very first biography of Sally Rand.

She would pave the way for every sex symbol to follow from Marilyn Monroe to Lady Gaga, but in the end she would die penniless and in debt.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 91 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday February 9, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday February 10, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday February 11, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Friday February 12, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday February 14, 2021 - Saturday February 20, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday February 15, 2021
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YS Programming
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: An Army for Eternity: China's Terracotta Warriors
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

 

 
 
 
 
In celebration of Chinese New Year (Feb. 12, 2021), art historian Jeff Mishur discusses the famed terracotta figures discovered in the tomb complex of China’s first emperor.

Hosted by art historian, Jeff Mishur. Mishur is the owner of Art Excursions, a business providing lectures, private guiding, small group tours and travel consulting.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 85 spaces available.
 
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Monday Night Page Turners
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Monday Night Page Turners book discussion group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m., except August and December. The group reads contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction. Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday February 17, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday February 18, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Sunday February 21, 2021 - Saturday February 27, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Food Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday February 22, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: DIY Frosted Candle Holder
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Turn a clear glass jar into a work of art! Create your very own colorful candleholder using tissue paper and mod podge! Battery operated votive candle included with the kit.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. FEBRUARY 15.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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VIRTUAL: Here's Johnny - Carson the Magnificent
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom webinar

Johnny Carson took over The Tonight Show and stole the evening air waves with his brilliant comedic timing and flair.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most iconic shows and legendary careers in television history with a collection of memorable clips and hilarious anecdotes sure to delight audience members of all ages.

Presented by retired teacher Steven Frenzel, of Marquee Film Talks.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 80 spaces available.
Thursday February 25, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Sunday February 28, 2021 - Saturday March 6, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen U.S. History Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday March 1, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Star Wars Crochet
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The Force is strong in this kit, and you can summon it by creating Yoda and five other cute and cuddly Star Wars figures! The kit includes an instruction book with step-by-step directions and all the materials you'll need to create Yoda. 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. MARCH 8.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday March 2, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday March 3, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Thursday March 4, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- Theme TBA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
 
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Friday March 5, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday March 7, 2021 - Saturday March 13, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Sports Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday March 8, 2021
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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VIRTUAL: Madrid in March
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

This one-hour presentation covers travel enthusiast Gene Flynn’s nine-day visit in 2015 to Madrid with side trips to Toledo and Segovia. Besides a wonderful and welcoming modern city, we see reminders of ancient Roman rule, Islam and Jewish influences and Spain’s golden age. 

 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 90 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday March 9, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday March 10, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday March 11, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Friday March 12, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday March 14, 2021 - Saturday March 20, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Music Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday March 15, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Caravaggio: Baroque Master
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 

 

 

 

Zoom Webinar

Caravaggio transformed the tradition of art in Italy during his brief life. His daring approach to painting influenced countless artists in his native country and many others. 

Hosted by art historian, Jeff Mishur. Mishur is the owner of Art Excursions, a business providing lectures, private guiding, small group tours and travel consulting.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 84 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Tuesday March 16, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday March 17, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday March 18, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Friday March 19, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Saturday March 20, 2021
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Spring Book Sale
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Spring Book Sale!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday March 21, 2021 - Saturday March 27, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Television Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday March 21, 2021
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Spring Book Sale
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Spring Book Sale!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday March 22, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Fabulous Flowers
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Spring is in the air, but beautiful blooms don’t require a green thumb when you make them from paper! Use the punch-out petals, wired stems, glitter glue and rhinestones to make 20 unique paper flowers. Let your creativity bloom as you fill your space with beautiful bouquets that will never wilt!

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. MARCH 22.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday March 23, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday March 24, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Thursday March 25, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Friday March 26, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday March 28, 2021 - Saturday April 3, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Name That Logo Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday March 29, 2021
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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VIRTUAL: Women in Astronomy
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Women have played a part in astronomical discoveries for centuries. In this Zoom webinar, Astroeducator Michelle Nichols will explore advancements made by the ladies of science. 

 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 87 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday March 30, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday March 31, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Thursday April 1, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Friday April 2, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Sunday April 4, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON APRIL 4 IN OBSERVANCE OF THE EASTER HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Monday April 5, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: TBA
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. APRIL 5.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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VIRTUAL: The Colorful History of the Little Black Dress
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Versatile, dependable, and affordable, the Little Black Dress, or “LBD,” has become the fashion equivalent of a Model T Ford. In this illustrated lecture, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the history of this fashion icon. Learn how Chanel helped dissociate black from mourning, how Audrey Hepburn helped establish the LBD; and how it has been reinvented by everyone from Betty Boop to Prada.

 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 84 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday April 6, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday April 7, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Thursday April 8, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Friday April 9, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Monday April 12, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: TBA
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. APRIL 12.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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YS Programming
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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VIRTUAL: A Beacon in the City of Light: Notre Dame in Paris
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Join art historian Jeff Mishur for this in depth look at the history of Notre Dame in Paris. Mishur will discuss the Gothic innovations used in the great cathedral as well as interior features such as its stained glass windows. He will also touch on the current status of the church restoration.

Hosted by art historian, Jeff Mishur. Mishur is the owner of Art Excursions, a business providing lectures, private guiding, small group tours and travel consulting.

 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 85 spaces available.
 
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YS Programming
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Tuesday April 13, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Wednesday April 14, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday April 15, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Friday April 16, 2021
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YS Programming
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
Monday April 19, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: TBA
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. APRIL 19.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
 
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday April 21, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday April 22, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Monday April 26, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Losing at the Oscars
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Celebrate Oscar season by spending time with all the fabulous performers, filmmakers, and movies that NEVER WON AN OSCAR! Film enthusiast and retired teacher, Steven Frenzel is back to take us on a journey of great films and performances that didn't win the big prize.

*The Oscars will be televised on Sunday, April 25th on ABC

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 89 spaces available.
Wednesday April 28, 2021
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library are a diverse group of individuals who wish to help our LIbrary in interesting ways. We plan fun fundraising events which benefit both our Library and the community. Please consider joining us for more information - all are welcome!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday April 29, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Friday April 30, 2021
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ROOM IN USE
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday May 1, 2021
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Free Comic Book Day
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the library! Create super crafts, come in costume/cosplay for our green screen photo booth, and pick up some free comics (3 per person, while supplies last)! Thank you to Keith's Komix (528 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193) for the support!

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Tuesday May 4, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Thursday May 6, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Monday May 10, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Splendors of the Vatican: Art, Architecture, and History
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

In the slide lecture art historian Jeff Mishur discusses a selection of works from the Vatican Museums including works by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio.

Hosted by art historian, Jeff Mishur. Mishur is the owner of Art Excursions, a business providing lectures, private guiding, small group tours and travel consulting.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 81 spaces available.
Wednesday May 12, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday May 13, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Monday May 17, 2021
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday May 19, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday May 20, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Sunday May 23, 2021
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LAST SUNDAY OPEN

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Thursday May 27, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
Sunday May 30, 2021
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CLOSED ON SUNDAYS DURING SUMMER HOURS

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Monday May 31, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON MAY 31ST IN OBSERVANCE OF THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Tuesday June 1, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Thursday June 3, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday June 9, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday June 10, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday June 16, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday June 17, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room A
 
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Monday June 21, 2021
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Thursday June 24, 2021
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YS Programming
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday June 28, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Oh, Say Can You See: Images of Patriotism in American Art
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zoom Webinar

Art Historian Dr. Michelle Mishur presents this slide lecture about patriotic themes, symbols, and subjects. Dr. Mishur's program features a variety of paintings that inspire feelings of patriotism. She discusses images of George Washington, the American flag, the American landscape, and other subjects within their historic context.

Hosted by art historian, Jeff Mishur. Mishur is the owner of Art Excursions, a business providing lectures, private guiding, small group tours and travel consulting.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 87 spaces available.
Thursday July 1, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Sunday July 4, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON JULY 4TH IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Tuesday July 6, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Thursday July 8, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday July 14, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday July 15, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Monday July 19, 2021
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday July 21, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday July 22, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday July 26, 2021
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VIRTUAL: We Love Lucy! Lucille Ball
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come laugh along with one of the funniest and bravest women in television and movie history. We'll see fascinating clips from Lucy's early movie career as well as watch some of the most famous I Love Lucy scenes of all time. Watch as she transforms from a nervous and timid Lucille Ball into the great and fearless Lucy!


Presented by retired teacher and film enthusiast, Steven Frenzel of Marquee Film Talks. 

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 87 spaces available.
Wednesday July 28, 2021
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library are a diverse group of individuals who wish to help our LIbrary in interesting ways. We plan fun fundraising events which benefit both our Library and the community. Please consider joining us for more information - all are welcome!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Tuesday August 3, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday August 11, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday August 12, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday August 18, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday August 19, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Friday August 20, 2021
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ROOM IN USE
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday August 21, 2021
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Volunteering 101
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
 
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Volunteer Fair
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Thursday August 26, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Thursday September 2, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Sunday September 5, 2021
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LAST SUNDAY CLOSED

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Monday September 6, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON SEPTEMBER 6 IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

 
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON SEPTEMBER 6 IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Tuesday September 7, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday September 8, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday September 9, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday September 12, 2021
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SUNDAY HOURS RESUME

Library Sunday Hours Resume - Open 1:00-5:00PM

Wednesday September 15, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday September 16, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
Saturday September 18, 2021
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Fall Book Sale
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fall Book Sale!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Sunday September 19, 2021
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Fall Book Sale
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fall Book Sale!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday September 20, 2021
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Thursday September 23, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Tuesday October 5, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Thursday October 7, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday October 13, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday October 14, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday October 18, 2021
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday October 20, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday October 21, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday October 27, 2021
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library are a diverse group of individuals who wish to help our LIbrary in interesting ways. We plan fun fundraising events which benefit both our Library and the community. Please consider joining us for more information - all are welcome!

CONTACT:  Natalie Valenti    mybplfriends@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Thursday October 28, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Tuesday November 2, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Thursday November 4, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Friday November 5, 2021
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ROOM IN USE
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Saturday November 6, 2021
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International Games Day
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

All Ages
Drop-in (no registration required)

Attention Pokémon trainers, dungeon crawlers, and Mario Kart racers: celebrate International Games Day at your library! Discover new games or play your favorites. Play against others in board games, video games, and collectible card games! You can also create games-related crafts, play life-size games, or take on challengers during our video game tournament!

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2734  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday November 10, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday November 11, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday November 15, 2021
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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. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

Upcoming Book Group Titles

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday November 17, 2021
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jamie
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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VIRTUAL: Genealogy Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Genealogy Club is moving to online meetings via Zoom. Learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link by email 3 days before and the day of the event. If you don't receive the link, please check your spam/junk folder.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Thursday November 18, 2021
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 A + Mtg Room B
 
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Wednesday November 24, 2021
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THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE EARLY ON WEDNESDAY AT 5PM IN OBSERVANCE OF THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Thursday November 25, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Thursday December 2, 2021
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Tabletop Gaming Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for tabletop gaming and some snacks! Run your D&D campaign or duel in your favorite collectible card game. Players of all games are welcome to attend. Grades 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Tuesday December 7, 2021
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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 A + Mtg Room B
Wednesday December 8, 2021
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Library Board Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday December 9, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday December 13, 2021
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Monday Night Page Turners - Our Favorite Picks Party
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Special December date - second Monday of December
 
Register for our end of year party! There's no book discussion this month. Instead, we'll be sharing our favorite picks of the year. A list of all shared titles will be available after the party, so you're sure to find some great book, movie, and TV show recommendations. To register, please contact Jessica Frazier at jfrazier@mybpl.org.

 

CONTACT:  Jessica Frazier  630-924-2734  jfrazier@mybpl.org
Thursday December 23, 2021
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Friday December 24, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31ST, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE NEW YEARS EVE HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Saturday December 25, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25TH, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.

Friday December 31, 2021
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THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31ST, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE NEW YEARS EVE HOLIDAY

Online Services: Many services are available online when the library building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloadsonline learning, and more.


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