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.

Why Meditation Matters

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Program Type:

Online Program

Age Group:

Adult, Teens
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Program Description

Why Meditation Matters

People have been practicing meditation for centuries, and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. Attendees will learn a simple meditation technique that can them in all aspects of their lives. This program will be led by Jim Rose.

Registration for this program can be completed online below, by calling 309.590.6168, or in person at the Adult Services Desk. When registration is complete, the participant will receive a confirmation email which includes the link needed to join this Zoom program.

About the speaker:

Jim Rose, M Ed., Rutgers University, is a retired executive of Johnson & Johnson. He has 35 years of experience in Human Resources management, employee development and conflict resolution. He has been meditating for over 30 years and now focuses much of his time on his own spiritual development and in helping others who wish to do the same.