Welcome to the Bloomingdale Public Library
Event Calendar

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

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


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

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

Online Services: Library card registration, eBooks and downloads, online learning
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Color Key
All Ages | Children | Teens Adults Computer Classes | Friends, Board, & Community | Library Closings

Thursday February 1, 2024 - Saturday August 31, 2024

Register to pickup a book experience bag curated *just* for you. Each bag will contain 1-3 books personally selected, a handwritten note, an activity idea, and some goodies. Books will be pre-checked out to your card, so just return them when you’re done, and keep the treats! 

FILL OUT FORM AFTER REGISTERING https://forms.office.com/r/n2Bs1qJeCF

CONTACT: Youth Services  hknuth@mybpl.org
There are 17 spaces available.

Register to pickup a book experience bag curated *just* for you. Each bag will contain 1-3 books personally selected, a handwritten note, an activity idea, and some goodies. Books will be pre-checked out to your card, so just return them when you’re done, and keep the treats! 

FILL OUT FORM AFTER REGISTERING https://forms.office.com/r/n2Bs1qJeCF

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  
   hknuth@mybpl.org

There are 17 spaces available.

Sunday April 21, 2024
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1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
The Way of Illinois
CONTACT: Aleksandra K
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
CONTACT:
  Aleksandra K
  
  

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mother’s Day Gift Craft (Registration Required)

Mother’s Day Gift Craft (Registration Required) 

Grades 3-6

Sunday, April 21 | 2:00- 3:00 p.m. 

Celebrate Mom or someone special with a fun craft and card making session!

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Makerspace
There are 7 spaces available.

Mother’s Day Gift Craft (Registration Required) 

Grades 3-6

Sunday, April 21 | 2:00- 3:00 p.m. 

Celebrate Mom or someone special with a fun craft and card making session!

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Makerspace

There are 7 spaces available.

Monday April 22, 2024
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Teen Take and Make: Earth Day Planter

Celebrate Earth Day by decorating a planter and filling it with an air plant. 

*SIGN-UP FOR THIS KIT BEGINS ON 03/25/2024. This is a take-and-make kit.  Limit 12. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL ONCE YOUR CRAFT KIT IS READY TO BE PICKED UP* 

CONTACT:   630-924-2730  teens@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
The registration period has ended.

Celebrate Earth Day by decorating a planter and filling it with an air plant. 

*SIGN-UP FOR THIS KIT BEGINS ON 03/25/2024. This is a take-and-make kit.  Limit 12. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL ONCE YOUR CRAFT KIT IS READY TO BE PICKED UP* 

CONTACT:
  
  630.924.2730
   teens@mybpl.org

LOCATION: VIRTUAL

The registration period has ended.

 
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9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ELA Classes (College of DuPage)

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  College of DuPage
  630.942.3697
   ela@cod.edu

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bloomingdale Memorial Day Committee
CONTACT: Kandy Jones  331-442-1475  kjones@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open Study Room

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

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

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

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

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

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 
 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Crochet Skills: Magic Circle (Registration Required)

Crochet Skills: Magic Circle (Registration Required) 

Grades 3-8

Monday, April 22 |6:00-7:30 p.m.

The Magic Circle is the starting point of round projects such as stuffed toys, beanies and coasters. WE will make a simple teddy bear. Participants should have beginning crochet skills.

LOCATION: Makerspace
There are 3 spaces available.

Crochet Skills: Magic Circle (Registration Required) 

Grades 3-8

Monday, April 22 |6:00-7:30 p.m.

The Magic Circle is the starting point of round projects such as stuffed toys, beanies and coasters. WE will make a simple teddy bear. Participants should have beginning crochet skills.

LOCATION: Makerspace

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL: Baseball in the Movies

Zoom Webinar

Celebrate our national pastime all spring and summer with these great baseball movies! We’ll see scenes from The Natural, Field of Dreams, Pride of the Yankees, and more—we’ll even learn the answer to that immortal question, Who’s on first?
 
Presented by film expert Steven Frenzel.
CONTACT: Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 441 spaces available.

Zoom Webinar

Celebrate our national pastime all spring and summer with these great baseball movies! We’ll see scenes from The Natural, Field of Dreams, Pride of the Yankees, and more—we’ll even learn the answer to that immortal question, Who’s on first?
 
Presented by film expert Steven Frenzel.
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  630.924.2730
   bdref1@mybpl.org

LOCATION: VIRTUAL

There are 441 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual GIMP: Image Editing Basics

Instructor: Charlie

GIMP is a free, open-sourced alternative to Adobe Photoshop for editing digital images.  In this course, we cover the basics of using the application while learning to perform some common image edits and touch-ups.

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

CONTACT: Sean Luster  630-924-2766  sluster@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are 18 spaces available.

Instructor: Charlie

GIMP is a free, open-sourced alternative to Adobe Photoshop for editing digital images.  In this course, we cover the basics of using the application while learning to perform some common image edits and touch-ups.

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

CONTACT:
  Sean Luster
  630.924.2766
   sluster@mybpl.org

LOCATION: VIRTUAL

There are 18 spaces available.

Tuesday April 23, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lake Park Recreation & Leisure
CONTACT:   630-924-2730  teens@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
April Shower Flowers (Registration Registered)

April Shower Flowers (Registration Registered) 

Grades K-2

Tuesday, April 23 |4:15- 5:00 p.m.

Come make a paper flower craft!

LOCATION: Makerspace
There is 1 space available.

April Shower Flowers (Registration Registered) 

Grades K-2

Tuesday, April 23 |4:15- 5:00 p.m.

Come make a paper flower craft!

LOCATION: Makerspace

There is 1 space available.

 
Wednesday April 24, 2024
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9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ELA Classes (College of DuPage)

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  College of DuPage
  630.942.3697
   ela@cod.edu

LOCATION: Mtg Room C


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