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Explorer Scavenger Hunt No. 2

All Day 7/5 - 8/2
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Explorer Scavenger Hunt No. 2 Kids will use their explorer eye to notice clues in the Children’s Department. Follow those clues and record them on your answer sheet (available from the Children’s Department bulletin board program display). At...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dragon Eye Magnet Craft

08/02/2021 @ 9:00am - 08/31/2021 @ 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: At Home (supplies and/or written instructions provided)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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Dragon Eye Magnet: Take & Make Craft Teens in Grades 6-12 can create an awesome Dragon Eye magnet with this clay craft. Kits will be reserved for registered teens. Registration can be completed online below, by calling 309.590.6168, or in p...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft on Discord

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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Minecraft on Discord Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us on our Minecraft server for open gaming. The server will be open from 3-7pm every Monday and 1-5pm every Saturday during the month of August. Registration is not necessary, but ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Ekstam Drive

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Ekstam Drive The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Rollingbrook South

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Rollingbrook South The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Books on Tap Book Club

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
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Books on Tap Book Club The Books on Tap Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss Thick and Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 or reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org to check out or r...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Phillip Place

7:15pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Phillip Place The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Child" group.

BPL Seek & Find

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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BPL Seek & Find  Seek and find 4 pictures of Pete the Cat in the Children's Department at Bloomington Public Library. A list of clues / answer sheet is available at the Children's Desk. Return your completed answer sheet to a librarian to...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Holton Homes

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Holton Homes The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Eagle Creek

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Eagle Creek The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

History Reads Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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History Reads Book Club The History Reads Book Club will meet to discuss Ugly Prey by Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 to check out or reserve a print copy of this month’s book. Digital copies o...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Stevenson School

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Stevenson School The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Spring Ridge

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Spring Ridge The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Sunnyside Park

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Sunnyside Park The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Raising Healthy Kids During the Pandemic

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Raising Healthy Kids During the Pandemic & Returning to School Post COVID The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the mental and physical health of children and teens. Virtual learning and social distancing has increased the amount of...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Garling Heights

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Garling Heights The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Irvin Apts

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Irvin Apartments The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Child" group.

Summer Book Tasting

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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Summer Book Tasting Never judge a book by its cover! Join us at the Library for a family-style Summer Book Tasting program. Children in Grades K-5, along with their families, will engage in several rounds of silent reading which will introduce ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Cardinal Ridge

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Cardinal Ridge The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons: Giant Diplomacy

5:30pm - 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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Giant Diplomacy Join us online for a night of Dungeons and Dragons in which we'll explore the adventure: Giant Diplomacy. We will be playing 5E Dungeons and Dragons using Roll20 and Zoom. A mic, headset, and a free account at Roll20.n...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Pepper Ridge

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Pepper Ridge The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Wild Card Friday

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, Facebook (Pre-recorded)
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Wild Card Friday Wild Card Friday videos are back! What will we share? ... a recorded story time? ... a travel update on Melvin's visits to new states and libraries? ... a DIY craft video? ... an installment of Book Smart Ki...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Miller Park

10:00am - 11:30am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Miller Park The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Arrowsmith

8:45am - 9:45am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Arrowsmith The Bookmobile has reopened. Patrons are again allowed to board and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity will be limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398   ...