Bloomington Library will be CLOSED Monday-Thursday, May 20-23.

The Bookmobile will make its stops during these closures. The Bookmobile schedule is available at

  • Monday’s English Conversation Group will meet at STAR Literacy (201 E. Grove St.)
  • Tuesday’s Fiction Book Club will meet online via Zoom. Visit to register for this program and receive the Zoom link.

This closure will allow us to continue to unbox 107,000 books (which were moved to storage when our construction project began) and to shelve 262,000 books. Some collections and areas of the library will not be available until the library reopens on Friday, May 24.

During open hours leading up to the closure, call 309.590.6120 or text 309.446.8398 with questions.

Hot Grill Summer! (without sampler)

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Program Description

It's Hot Grill Summer! 

Back by popular demand, Traci Howe, owner of The Olive Bin, will provide a fun, at-home experience which will introduce heart-healthy oils and vinegars into your summer meal plans. If you want to learn how to up your grill game and new ways to enjoy summer produce, you won't want to miss this virtual presentation!

  • Registrants will receive the link to the Zoom presentation, but will not receive an oil-and-vinegar sampler.
  • It is not necessary to obtain the sampler to enjoy the program. 
  • This program will not be recorded. 

Registration is required and can be completed online below, by phoning 309.590.6168, or by visiting the Adult Services Desk at the Library and registering in person.

If samplers remain available (they are limited to the first 50 registrants), you register for the "with sampler" version of this program at