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True Crime Book Club

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library & Online
Room: Community Rm 2 & Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
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Exploring Historic Traditions at ISU

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Room: Community Rm 2 & Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program, Online Program
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Treasured Traditions: Exploring Historic Traditions at ISU

Did you know that Illinois State University's teams weren't originally The Redbirds? How old is the ISU Fight Song? Has ISU’s Homecoming always featured a parade?

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D&D: Murder in Leilon for Adults

12:45pm - 4:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
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A member of Leilon’s town council has been murdered, and only you can solve case and bring the killer to justice!

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Pride in the Park

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler, Adult, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
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Pride in the Park

Join the Bloomington and Normal Public Libraries at the Miller Park Bandstand for an afternoon of fun as we celebrate National Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ community.

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Books on Tap Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program
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Books on Tap Book Club

The Books on Tap Book Club will meet at Lil Beaver Brewery to discuss Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell. 

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Hunting the I-70 Serial Killer

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Room: Community Rm 2 & Online
Age Group: Adult
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In 1992, the serial killer known as the "I-70 Serial Killer" murdered six people along Interstate 70, a major east-west highway  through the Midwest. In 2021, a task force formed to take one final crack at solving the crimes.

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Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Room: Conference Room & Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
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Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club will meet to discuss The Golden Spoon by Jessa Maxwell. Participants have the option to meet either in-person at Bloomington Publ

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English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
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English Language Conversation

The English Language Conversations Group, offered in partnership with STAR Adult Literacy, is designed for adults for whom English is a second language.

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Fiction Book Club

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library & Online
Room: Conference Room & Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
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D&D: Tomb of Veil Walkers (for Adults)

12:45pm - 4:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
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While adventuring, your party stumbles upon a long-forgotten crypt hidden in the forest. As you explore the tomb, you realize that not all is at is seems, and that the tomb seems to have a life of its own.

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Meditation for a More Balanced Life

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Room: Conference Room & Online
Age Group: Adult, Teens
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Meditation for a More Balanced Life  

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Secretary of State's Mobile DMV

10:00am - 2:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
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The Secretary of State's Office will set up a mobile Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) station offering these services:

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Ribbon Cutting: Celebrate the Expanded Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Activity Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler, Adult, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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After two long years of construction, Bloomington Public Library is ready to introduce the public to its expanded and renovated building!

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Animals Around the World

10:00am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2 & 3
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler, Adult, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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The Animals Around the World show, presented by Incredible Bats, Inc., will take you on a journey by continent across the globe.

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End of Summer & Grand Re-Opening Celebration

10:00am - 12:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 1
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler, Adult, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Innovation Lab, In-Person Program
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Celebrate the end of summer reading and explore our newly renovated building with a variety of activities for all ages! 

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Animals around the World

11:30am - 12:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2 & 3
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler, Adult, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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The Animals Around the World show, presented by Incredible Bats, Inc., will take you on a journey by continent across the globe.

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Books on Tap Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program
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Books on Tap Book Club

The Books on Tap Book Club will meet at Lil Beaver Brewery to discuss True Biz by Sara Novic. 

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History Reads Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library & Online
Room: Conference Room & Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
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History Reads Book Club

The History Reads Book Club will meet to discuss Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi by Timothy Pauketat. 

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Silent Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program
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Are you looking for a book club without assigned reading? Do you just need to spend a peaceful hour with a good book? The Silent Book Club offers this!

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Jigsaw Puzzle Swap

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 1
Age Group: Child, Adult, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Are you interested in some new-to-you jigsaw puzzles? Trade in your gently-used puzzles for "new" puzzles at this swap. For each puzzle that you bring in, you'll be able to take one home.

DONATING PUZZLES TO THE SWAP

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Let's Dish! A Cookbook Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Community Rm 3
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program
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Let’s Dish! A Cookbook Club

Calling culinary enthusiasts! Join us in exploring the book Fresh Midwest: Modern Recipes from the Heartland by Maren Ellingboe King.

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Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library & Online
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library & Online
Room: Conference Room & Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
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Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club will meet to discuss A Disappearance in Fiji by Nilima Rao. Participants have the option to meet either in-person at Bloomington Public Library

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D&D: Fortress of Fangclaw (for Adults)

12:45pm - 4:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Every person in the Forgotten Realms knows the legend of the Fangclaw Fortress, a mythical castle nestled in the mountains that’s home to a powerful and malevolent dragon by the name of Vorketh.

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English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
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English Language Conversation

The English Language Conversations Group, offered in partnership with STAR Adult Literacy, is designed for adults for whom English is a second language.