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Pride in the Park

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Offsite Event
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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Intro to Fresco

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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Intro to Fresco

Teens will explore graphic art and illustration using the free Adobe software Fresco, a program based off of Adobe's original Illustrator software.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

D&D: The Tomb of the Veil Walkers

12:45pm - 4:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
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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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Suntracking FlowerBot

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Innovation Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Innovation Lab, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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Teens will learn about circuitry and electronics as they create a robotic flower – a Suntracking FlowerBot -- that moves with the sun.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meditation for a More Balanced Life

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, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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Meditation for a More Balanced Life  

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Succulent Pot Painting for Teens

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 3
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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Succulent Pot Painting for Teens

Teens will paint a small terracotta pot, complete with a succulent plant, to take home! Create a unique summer memory.

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This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

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!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Soda Bottle Flying Airplane

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Innovation Lab, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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Teens will use recycled soda bottles and cardboard to construct a flying airplane that they will power with a DC motor and battery.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

End of Summer Reading Party for Teens

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 1, 2, & 3
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
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Teen End of Summer Reading Party

If teens, as a group, read for 5,000+ hours this summer, they will earn a teen-only, after-hours party with pizza, snacks, and prizes.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

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.

This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

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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This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

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!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

D&D: The Fortress of Fangclaw

12:45pm - 4:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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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.

This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

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

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
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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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Bits & Bites

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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During the first half of this program, teens will work together to assemble four game show buzzers while learning about circuitry. Teens will use components such as: 3D-Printed pieces, micro:bits, arcade buttons, bit boards, maker tape, etc.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

True Colors Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite & Online
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
:

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
:

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

English Language Conversation

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Rm 2
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
:

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

True Colors Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite & Online
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Book Club, In-Person Program, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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