PARKING LOT CONSTRUCTION

Starting Wednesday and continuing through Friday, the Library’s parking lot will have some areas under construction. At times, construction could block off the book drop or the curbside pickup area. The Library is still open and available for patrons to visit. The parking lot is still open.  

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BPL Explorer Scavenger Hunt

06/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 07/01/2021 @ 9:00pm
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 Explorer Scavenger Hunt Use your feet to follow the colored carpet spirals in the Children’s Department; they'll lead you to book color clues. Record the book color clues on your answer sheet (available from the Children’s Department bulletin ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

3D Paper Sloth Craft

06/01/2021 @ 10:00am - 06/30/2021 @ 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: At Home (supplies and/or written instructions provided)
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
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3D Paper Sloth: Take & Make Craft Teens in grades 6-12. Teens can create an adorable hanging 3D Sloth with this paper craft. A craft kit will be reserved for the first 50 teens who register and will be available for pickup thro...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pride Bracelet: Take & Make Craft

06/01/2021 @ 10:00am - 06/30/2021 @ 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: At Home (supplies and/or written instructions provided)
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
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Pride Bracelet: Take & Make Craft Teens in grades 6-12. Teens can celebrate Pride Month with this LGBTQ+ inspired craft. A craft kit will be reserved for the first 40 teens who register and will be available for pickup through June ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Sapphire Lake

3:15pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Sapphire Lake 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 North Pointe

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to North Pointe 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.

Tales for Tails: Patio Edition

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Full
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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Tales for Tails: Patio Edition This program pairs trained and certified therapy dogs with children in Grades K-5 who want to practice reading aloud. There will be 4 time slots available for kids to meet and read to a pup on the p...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Manga and Anime Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
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Teen Manga and Anime Club Hang out with fellow manga and anime fans virtually on Zoom! During the June meetings of the Teen Manga and Anime Club, attendees will begin watching "Yuri!!! On Ice" (as voted on by members). When viewing is comp...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Eagle Crest

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Eagle Crest 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 Wingover

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Wingover 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 Mercherle Drive

10:30am - 11:30am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Mercherle 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 Franklin Park

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Franklin 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 "Child" group.

Juneteenth StoryWalk®

06/19/2021 @ 7:30am - 06/20/2021 @ 5:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Read Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper (Picture Window Books, 2016) as you walk the grounds of the McLean County Museum of History in the latest StoryWalk® installation from the Bloomington Public Library! The StoryWalk will be set up in...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Shirley

9:00am - 10:00am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Shirley 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.

Virtual Lego Construction

10:30am - 11:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
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Virtual Lego Construction Children who have bricks and base plates at home are encouraged to build creative, independent, and group projects with family and friends. A wide variety of Lego books, idea sheets, and STEM challenges will be presented ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Hilltop

10:30am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Hilltop Mobile Home Court 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 Heartland Hills

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Heartland Hills 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.

DIY Monday

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Facebook (Pre-recorded)
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DIY Monday Join us for DIY Monday which will feature staff from the Bloomington Public Library Children's Department demonstrating do-it-yourself projects, crafts, or STEAM challenges for children of all ages. Some supervision / assistance may be ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft Monday 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 Monday 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 in June. Registration is not required, but participants will need to join our Dis...
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Converting VHS Tapes into Lamps

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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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Converting VHS Tapes into Lamps Do you have old VHS tapes lying around? Why not repurpose them by turning them into a VHS tape lamps! Teens and adults are invited to join us on Zoom where we will go through the steps of turning VHS tapes...
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 "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.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Smarty Pants Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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Smarty Pants Story Time Hey Smarty Pants! Let's read books, sing songs, and have fun together this summer. We are excited to bring story times back in person with safety precautions in place. We'll meet on the Library's patio.  Hand sanitizer...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Smarty Pants Story Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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Smarty Pants Story Time Hey Smarty Pants! Let's read books, sing songs, and have fun together this summer. We are excited to bring story times back in person with safety precautions in place. We'll meet on the Library's patio.  Hand sanitizer...