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Preschool Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
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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 ...

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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.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
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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 Spring Ridge

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Spring Ridge 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 Sunnyside Park

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

Tales for Tails

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Seats Remaining: 3
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Tales for Tails This program pairs trained and certified therapy dogs with children in Grades K-5 who want to practice reading aloud. On the night of the program, there will be 4 time slots available for kids to meet and read to a pup in t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

From Slave to State Legislator

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: Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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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...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Garling Heights

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Garling Heights 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 &nbs...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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Toddler Story Time Toddlers are always on the go! This interactive story time in the Story Room will encourage emerging language skills with books, rhymes, music and lots of movement activities. This program is intended for toddlers, age 19-35 mon...
This event is in the "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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Toddler Story Time Toddlers are always on the go! This interactive story time in the Story Room will encourage emerging language skills with books, rhymes, music and lots of movement activities. This program is intended for toddlers, age 19-35 mon...
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 Apts 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 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 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 "Teens" group.

DIY Electronic Greeting Cards

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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DIY Electronic Greeting Cards Using copper tape and LED lights, teens will learn to create interactive greetings cards which can be customized for any occasion. On Thursday, February 3, each teen registered for the program will need to visit the C...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tax Planning Strategies

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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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...
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 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.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Fun Friday Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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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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Wile Card Friday What will we share? ... a craft project?... 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 progr...
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 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 Arrowsmith

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

Monthly Donation Day

10:00am - 1:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Monthly Donation Day 2nd Saturday of each month 10am-1pm; Community Room Bloomington Public Library volunteers accept donations of gently used books, audio books, DVDs, CDs, and Blu-ray discs on the second Saturday of each month from 10a...
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 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.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

African American History through Storytelling

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: In-Person Program
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African American History through Storytelling Celebrate African American history together with local storyteller Pamela Purnell and drummer Austin Cook. People of all ages are welcome. We will hold this celebration in the Child...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Eagle Crest

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Eagle Crest 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.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Sensory Story Time

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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
Seats Remaining: 8
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Sensory Story Time Sensory Story Time invites children of all ages and all abilities to engage their senses with specialized stories, music, and activities. During each Sensory Story Time, some time will be reserved for sensory play and socializat...
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. 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 ...