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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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Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: At Home (supplies and/or written instructions provided)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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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 "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Irvin Apts

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Irvin Apartments 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 Cardinal Ridge

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

International Dot Day

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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International Dot Day Join us in the Children's Department as we celebrate International Dot Day, which was inspired by Peter Reynold’s picture book, The Dot. Children and their families will engage in music and movem...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

D&D: Parnast Under Siege (Part 1)

5:30pm - 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
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Dungeons & Dragons: Parnast Under Siege (Part 1) Join us online for a night of Dungeons and Dragons in which we'll explore the adventure: Parnast Under Siege. We will be playing 5E Dungeons and Dragons using Roll20 and Zoom. A mic...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Club de Lectura Espanol (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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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Club de lectura español - virtual Únase a nosotros para una conversación en español sobre Pequeñas grandes cosas por Jodi Picoult. A partir de septiembre, los inscritos tendrán la opción de reunirse en persona o virtualmente en Zoom. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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Spanish Book Club - en persona Únase a nosotros para una conversación en español sobre Pequeñas grandes cosas por Jodi Picoult. A partir de septiembre, los inscritos tendrán la opción de reunirse en persona o virtualmente en Zoom. Se ofrecen am...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Pepper Ridge

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Pepper Ridge 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.

Fun Friday Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
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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 12 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 Miller Park

10:00am - 11:30am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Miller 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 "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Arrowsmith

8:45am - 9:45am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Arrowsmith 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.

Mini Explorers Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
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: 24
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Mini Explorers Story Time We'll gather in the Community Room for an in-person meeting of Mini Explorers Story Time. We'll read stories, ask questions, share our feelings, and explore the world around us.  Mini Explorers story time is ...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Chinese Story Time at IWU

10:15am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
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Chinese Story Time Join us on the Illinois Wesleyan University Quad for a Chinese Story Time as part of the IWU Language School for Kids' (LSK) Language and Culture Festival! This festival is celebration of cultures and languages with arts...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Ellsworth

10:15am - 11:00am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Ellsworth 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.

Japanese Story Time at IWU

11:15am - 11:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
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Japanese Story Time on the IWU Quad Join us on the Illinois Wesleyan University Quad for a Japanese Story Time as part of the IWU Language School for Kids' (LSK) Language and Culture Festival! This festival is celebration of cultures and l...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Eagle Crest East

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Eagle Crest East 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 "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 Arbors Apts.

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Arbors Apts 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.

Board Game Night

5:00pm - 8:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Board Game Night Join us in the Community Room for a night of playing board games. Attendees will learn new games, meet new people, or just hang out and play. Library staff will supply the games and teach attendees how to play them. Atte...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Royal Pointe Rd

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Royal Pointe Road 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 Old Farm Lakes

7:15pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Old Farm Lakes 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 Traditions Bloomington

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Traditions Bloomington 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   ...