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.

Pins and Needles: A Fiber Arts Celebration

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Program Type:

In-Person Program

Age Group:

Child, Adult, Teens, Everyone
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Program Description

Pins and Needles: A Fiber Arts Celebration

Whether you’re a needlework novice who's thinking about a new hobby or a seasoned crafter who is looking for new techniques, this program will allow you to explore the world of fiber arts with demonstrations of spinning, knitting, crocheting, quilting, cross stitch, embroidery, and more! Get your questions answered by experienced artisans as well as representatives from local craft shops and fiber guilds while learning about new fiber arts tools and materials.

This program is co-hosted by and will be held at the Normal Public Library. No registration is required. 

Questions about this program can be emailed to Mimi at