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 18 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 18 spaces available.

Thursday February 29, 2024
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9:00 AM - 6:00 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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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Makerspace Open Hours

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:   630-924-2730  makerspace@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:
  
  630.924.2730
   makerspace@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Makerspace

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Getting Started: Social Media Safety

Instructor: Christian

This class will go over privacy settings for popular social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. There will also be a discussion on common social media scam tactics.

CONTACT: Sean Luster  630-924-2766  sluster@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
There are 17 spaces available.

Instructor: Christian

This class will go over privacy settings for popular social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. There will also be a discussion on common social media scam tactics.

CONTACT:
  Sean Luster
  630.924.2766
   sluster@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

There are 17 spaces available.

Friday March 1, 2024
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9:00 AM - 5:00 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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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Artful Storytime (Drop In)

Artful Storytime (Drop In) 

Families

Friday, March 1| 10:30- 11:15 a.m. 

Enjoy a lively storytime all about art and create a masterpiece to take home.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

Artful Storytime (Drop In) 

Families

Friday, March 1| 10:30- 11:15 a.m. 

Enjoy a lively storytime all about art and create a masterpiece to take home.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

Saturday March 2, 2024
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
SAT Practice Test

Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length, virtual 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. Bring your own device to take the test, or use one of the library's laptops. THIS EVENT IS IN PERSON.  

CONTACT: Katie Yager  6309242736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
The registration period has ended.

Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length, virtual 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. Bring your own device to take the test, or use one of the library's laptops. THIS EVENT IS IN PERSON.  

CONTACT:
  Katie Yager
  6309242736
   kyager@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

The registration period has ended.

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Makerspace Open Hours

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:   630-924-2730  makerspace@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Makerspace

BPL Makerspace Mission
For people interested in DIY, crafting, and making, the BPL Makerspace is a place where you can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. We've designed a space suitable for learning, crafting, and collaborating.

Makerspace Eligibility and Room Usage
Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) cardholders (ages 12-adult) are welcome to use the Makerspace. If you're a Bloomingdale resident who would like to use the Makerspace, you can apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. Minors 17 years and younger need a parent/guardian present to apply.

Age Limits: The Makerspace is open to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders ages 12-adult. Children 11 years and younger are allowed to use the Makerspace when supervised at all times by a BPL cardholder.

For more information on the Makerspace, available equipment, and reserving equipment, visit the Makerspace webpage - https://mybpl.org/makerspace

CONTACT:
  
  630.924.2730
   makerspace@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Makerspace

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Cub Scout Meeting

Cub Scout Den 3 of Pack 196 meeting to complete elective "Safe & Smart"

 

4 adults, 4 7-8 year olds

CONTACT: George L
LOCATION: Mtg Room A

Cub Scout Den 3 of Pack 196 meeting to complete elective "Safe & Smart"

 

4 adults, 4 7-8 year olds

CONTACT:
  George L
  
  

LOCATION: Mtg Room A

 
CONTACT: Sean Luster  6309242766  sluster@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
CONTACT:
  Sean Luster
  6309242766
   sluster@mybpl.org

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

Sunday March 3, 2024
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Fairy Tale Ball (Registration Required)

Fairy Tale Ball (Registration Required) 

Ages 3- 10 with caregiver

Sunday, March 3 | 2:00- 3:30 p.m.

“Every Prince, Princess, knight and Jester is invited to join us! Wear your shiny suit of armor, sparkly ball gown, or come dressed like your favorite fairy tale creature. Join us for an afternoon of fun, crafts, games and treats.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 3 spaces available.

Fairy Tale Ball (Registration Required) 

Ages 3- 10 with caregiver

Sunday, March 3 | 2:00- 3:30 p.m.

“Every Prince, Princess, knight and Jester is invited to join us! Wear your shiny suit of armor, sparkly ball gown, or come dressed like your favorite fairy tale creature. Join us for an afternoon of fun, crafts, games and treats.

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B

There are 3 spaces available.

Monday March 4, 2024
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Teen Take and Make: Harry Potter Felt

Stitch your own collection of Wizarding World-inspired projects! Limit 12.

*SIGN-UP FOR THIS KIT BEGINS ON 02/12/2024. 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: Katie Yager  6309242736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL

Stitch your own collection of Wizarding World-inspired projects! Limit 12.

*SIGN-UP FOR THIS KIT BEGINS ON 02/12/2024. 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:
  Katie Yager
  6309242736
   kyager@mybpl.org

LOCATION: VIRTUAL


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

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  College of DuPage
  630.942.3697
   ela@cod.edu

LOCATION: Mtg Room C

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Preschool Storytime (Drop-In)
 

Storytime Sessions are back at Bloomingdale Public Library. Children of all ages can join us for a storytime.  The Youth Services department provides age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, sign language, music and more.

Preschool storytime is for children 3-5 with or without caregivers. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Makerspace
 

Storytime Sessions are back at Bloomingdale Public Library. Children of all ages can join us for a storytime.  The Youth Services department provides age-appropriate interactive fun with stories, sign language, music and more.

Preschool storytime is for children 3-5 with or without caregivers. 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Makerspace

 

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