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BPL Leaf Hunters' Adventure

09/07/2021 @ 10:00am - 10/23/2021 @ 12:00am
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 Leaf Hunters' Adventure Find and record the number of colorful leaves found in four areas of our Children’s Department. This fun, leaf-finding adventure is based on the book, We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt, by Steve Metzger. Once your adve...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Take & Make Crafts

09/13/2021 @ 9:00am - 09/30/2021 @ 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: 14
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Take & Make Crafts for Teens While supplies last, registered teens in Grades 6-12 will receive 2-4 RANDOM craft kits which were offered during the past 6 months. Available craft kits include magnet poetry, mini steampunk top hat...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Fun Friday Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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Fun Friday Story Time! Join us every Friday in the Story Room for music and movement, stories, and fun! This program is intended for children ages birth to 11 years and their caregivers. Registration is required and is limited to 8 families. ...

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Daycares

Due to limited space in the story time room, groups, such as daycares, interested in story times need to make arrangements by contacting Melissa Robinson by phone at 557-8960 or e-mail at melissar@bloomingtonlibrary.org.

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 videos continue! 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 Kids? You'll have t...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Angler's Manor

10:30am - 11:30am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Angler's Manor 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 Fleetwood

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Fleetwood 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 Crestwicke

8:45am - 9:45am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Crestwicke 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 Freedom Oil

10:15am - 11:30am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Freedom Oil 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 White Eagle

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to White Eagle 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.

Sensory Story Time

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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Sensory Story Time Sensory Story Time invites children of all ages and all abilities to engage their senses with specialized stories, music, and activities. During each Sensory Story Time, some time will be reserved for sensory play and socializat...
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 on Discord Teens in Grades 6-12 are invited to join us on our Discord server for open gaming. The server will be open from 3-7pm on three Mondays during September -- September 13, 20, & 27. There's no need to register, but participan...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Waterford Estates

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Waterford Estates 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 The Grove

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to The Grove 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.

Retirement Planning & Social Security

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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Retirement Planning with a Focus on Social Security The retirement process comes with many questions. Attend this presentation facilitated by an expert from the Institute for Financial Education to receive the answers to those questions. You'...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Eagle View

7:45pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Eagle View 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.

Preschool Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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Join with your child for longer stories, flannel boards, music, and puppets which will help get your pre-readers ready for school. This story time and is recommended for children age 3-5 years old. Meet in the Story Room at Bloomington Libr...

Disclaimer(s)

Daycares

Due to limited space in the story time room, groups, such as daycares, interested in story times need to make arrangements by contacting Melissa Robinson by phone at 557-8960 or e-mail at melissar@bloomingtonlibrary.org.

This event is in the "Child" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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Join with your child for longer stories, flannel boards, music, and puppets which will help get your pre-readers ready for school. This story time and is recommended for children age 3-5 years old. Meet in the Story Room at Bloomington Libr...

Disclaimer(s)

Daycares

Due to limited space in the story time room, groups, such as daycares, interested in story times need to make arrangements by contacting Melissa Robinson by phone at 557-8960 or e-mail at melissar@bloomingtonlibrary.org.

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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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This program pairs trained and certified therapy dogs with children in Grades K-5 who want to practice reading aloud. On the night that the program meets, there will be 4 time slots available for kids to meet and read to a pup on the&nbs...
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 "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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Toddlers are always on the go! This interactive story time in the Story Room will encourage emerging language skills with books, rhymes, music and lots of movement activities. This program is intended for toddlers, age 19-35 months, and their caregiv...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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Toddlers are always on the go! This interactive story time in the Story Room will encourage emerging language skills with books, rhymes, music and lots of movement activities. This program is intended for toddlers, age 19-35 months, and their caregiv...