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Tea Time with Bloomington Spice Works

All Day 1/10 - 1/31
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: At Home (supplies and/or written instructions provided)
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Tea Time with Bloomington Spice Works: An At-Home Experience If you've got the winter blues, nothing is more cheerful than a good cup of tea. Celebrate National Hot Tea Month by registering up to receive a Tea Time Experience kit consist...
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History 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
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History Book Club The History Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss Stealing Lincoln’s Body by Thomas Craughwell. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 to check out or reserve a print copy of this month’s book. Digital copies...
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Back to Work: Career Link

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back to Work: Career Link Whether you’re a high school student looking for your first job, a seasoned professional with a family to support, or someone stuck somewhere in between, Career Link offers a variety of services to assist you along the wa...
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Be Heart Smart!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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Be Heart Smart! February is American Heart Month, a time when all people are encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health. Health professionals from Carle Heath and Fitness Center will lead this online presentation about how you can keep you...
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Books on Tap Book Club

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program
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Seats Remaining: 19
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Books on Tap Book Club The Books on Tap Book Club will meet at Brass Pig Smoke & Alehouse (602 N. Main St., Bloomington) to discuss The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell by Kamau Bell. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 or...
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Mystery 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, Online Program
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Seats Remaining: 15
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Mystery Book Club  The Mystery Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit. Online registration for this program can be completed below. You may also register by calling 309.590.6168 or by visiting th...
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From Slave to State Legislator

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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From Slave to State Legislator John W. E. Thomas was born a slave in Alabama in 1847. After migrating to Illinois after the Civil War, he became a successful teacher, attorney, and politician. Eventually, Thomas became the first African American t...
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Tax Planning Strategies

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Tax Planning Strategies for 2022 Learn valuable financial tips for 2022 in this session that focus on taxes. The presenter, Tyler Wrezinski, is from the Institute of Financial Education, a group of local financial planners who offer free, publi...
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Back to Work: Microsoft Word

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back to Work: An Introduction to Microsoft Word This class will introduce word processing using Microsoft Office Word. Participants will learn to create, format, save and print a document, as well as learning the difference between "save" and...
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Fiction Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
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Seats Remaining: 42
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Fiction Book Club In recognition of African American History Month, the Fiction Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 or reference@bloomingtonlibr...
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Author Jasmine Guillory

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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An Evening with Author Jasmine Guillory Sit down for an evening with bestselling author Jasmine Guillory. Dubbed one of romance’s brightest new voices, Guillory will discuss her newest novel, "While We Were Dating". Author Morgan Rogers (Hone...
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Dungeons & Dragons: The Black Road

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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Dungeons & Dragons: The Black Road Join us online for a night of Dungeons and Dragons in which we'll explore the adventure: The Black Road We will be playing 5E Dungeons and Dragons using Owlbear Rodeo and Discord. A mic and headset are nee...
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Back To Work: Township Services

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back To Work: Connecting with Township Services For more than 150 years, Township government in Illinois has served the local interests of its constituents and has remained directly accountable to the voters who select its representatives. Town...
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Back to Work: Computer Drop-In

11:00am - 1:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back to Work: Computer Drop-In Session Library staff will be available to assist anyone taking part in the library’s Back to Work programming series who wishes to practice the skills learned in previous Back to Work classes, complete Back to Work ...
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Back to Work: Adult Education Options

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back to Work: Adult Education Options You're never too old to learn new skills! Learning is accessible to anyone, at any age. Kerry Urquizo, Associate Dean of Adult Education at Heartland Community College, will give a presentation about the ...
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Rights for Women

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Rights for Women Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for equal rights for women for more than 50 years. Upon her death in 1902, she left behind a legacy of crusading for female equality and a myriad of writings that continue...
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Back to Work: Computer Drop-In

11:00am - 1:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back to Work: Computer Drop-In session Library staff will be available to assist anyone taking part in the library’s Back to Work programming series who wishes to practice the skills learned in previous Back to Work classes, complete Back to Work ...
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Books on Tap Book Club

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program
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Seats Remaining: 29
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Books on Tap Book Club The Books on Tap Book Club will meet at Lil Beaver Brewery to discuss Mother Land by Leah Franqui. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 or reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org to check out or reserve a pr...
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Mystery 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, Online Program
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Seats Remaining: 23
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Mystery Book Club  The Mystery Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss The Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr. Online registration for this program can be completed below. You may also register by calling 309.590.6168 or by visiti...
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Women Who Made McLean County History

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online Program
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Women Who Made McLean County History Making history has always come naturally to women, and the women of McLean County are no exception. Yet, the stories of these historic women often go untold. Join the Candace Summers of the McLean County Mus...
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Back to Work: Dress to Impress

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Back to Work, In-Person Program
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Back to Work: Dress to Impress First impressions are crucial at a job interview. Do you know how to present yourself positively? Linda Lambert, Associate Director of the Business Technology Learning Center at Heartland Community College, will s...
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Fiction Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
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Seats Remaining: 48
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Fiction Book Club In recognition of Women's History Month, the Fiction Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss The Muralist by Barbara Shapiro. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 or reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org...
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Club de Lectura Español (VIRTUAL)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
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Seats Remaining: 30
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Club de Lectura Español - virtual ESPAÑOL Únase a nosotros para una conversación en español sobre La chica salvaje por Delia Owens. Lea el libro antes de la fecha de discusión grupal. Para obtener una copia del libro, comuníquese c...
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Club de Lectura Español (EN PERSONA)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Book Club
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Seats Remaining: 20
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Club de Lectura Español - en persona ESPAÑOL Únase a nosotros para una conversación en español sobre La chica salvaje por Delia Owens. Lea el libro antes de la fecha de discusión grupal. Para obtener una copia del libro, comuníquese con el m...