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Tea Time with Bloomington Spice Works

All Day 1/10 - 1/31
Bloomington Public Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Offsite Event
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: At Home (supplies and/or written instructions provided)
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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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...
This event is in the "Child" group.

The Mitten Seek & Find

All Day 1/10 - 2/6
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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The Mitten Seek & Find Visit the Children's Department where you'll seek and find the 8 animals from Jan Brett’s book The Mitten. Then, return your completed mitten answer sheet to a librarian at the Children’s Desk. This program is offe...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sock Snowman: Take & Make Craft

01/10/2022 @ 9:00am - 02/28/2022 @ 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
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: 15
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Sock Snowman: Take & Make Craft Teens who register for this take & make craft will create a winter-inspired snowman decoration. Kits will be reserved for the first 40 teens who register. An email with details about picking up the k...
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
Waitlist
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: 4
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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. ...

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.
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: Online Program, Facebook (Pre-recorded)
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Wild Card Friday What will we share? ... a winter-themed DIY?... a recorded story time? ... a travel update on Melvin's visits to new states and libraries? ... an installment of Book Smart Kids?  At 10am, this pre-recorded p...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021 ...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021 ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Crestwicke

8:30am - 9:45am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Crestwicke Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021 ...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021 ...
This event is in the "Child" group.

LEGO Construction

10:30am - 11:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Lego Construction Children ages 3-11 years are encouraged to build creative and independent projects using a wide variety of Lego bricks, books, and idea sheets that will be provided. Also, STEM challenges will be presented througho...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021 ...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021 &n...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Party: National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Party: National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day  Do you love bubble wrap? During our bubble wrap Appreciation Party, we'll offer bubble wrap aplenty for you to plunder! Come solely for the bubble wrap, or stay for our party which will incl...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021   ...
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 Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021   ...
This event is in the "Child" group.

Snail Mail for Snails

All Day 2/1 - 2/14
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Snail Mail for Snails To celebrate National Thank A Mail Carrier Day on February 4, we'll be accepting snail mail (handwritten or typed letters (no postage or envelopes necessary) on behalf of the snails in our fish tank. Letters will be accepted ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Take-&-Make Craft: Snow Globes

02/01/2022 @ 9:00am - 02/28/2022 @ 10:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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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Snow Globes: Take & Make Craft By taking part in this take-and-make craft, teens can create a winter-inspired snow globe. Kits will be reserved for the first 9 teens who register. An email with details about picking up the kit -- including ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Four Seasons

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Four Seasons Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Oakwood

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Oakwood Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

History Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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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...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Park Place

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Park Place Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021   ...
This event is in the "Child" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
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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Preschool Story Rime 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 ...

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
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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Preschool Story Time 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 ...

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 - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Sapphire Lake Patrons are allowed to board the Bookmobile and browse. Masks are required for entry. Capacity is limited. Text questions to 309.446.8398 View the Bookmobile schedule at bit.ly/bplbookmobile112021  ...