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Fun Friday Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
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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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 Wild Card Friday videos continue! What will we share? A Halloween DIY (What week do you think we'll post that)?... a recorded story time? ... a travel update on Melvin's visits to new states and libraries? ... a ...
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 "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 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.

Lego Construction

10:30am - 11:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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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. STEM challenges will also be presented throughou...
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
:
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 "Child" group.

STREAM Stations

10:00am - 12:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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STREAM STATIONS School is out, but the Library’s Children’s Department is offering a variety of hands-on activities for families via its STREAM Stations program. This drop-in program, suitable for people of all ages, will allow families to enga...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft 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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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 the month of October -- October 11, 18, & 25. There's no need to register, but participants will...
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
:
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.

Bookmobile to Royal Pointe Rd

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
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
:
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
:
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   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Golden Eagle

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Golden Eagle 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.

DIY Pet Monster Rocks

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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DIY Pet Monster Rocks Similar to the DIY Pet Cactus Rock craft offered at the Library offered in August, this month we'll be making pet monsters with googly eyes galore! We'll provide the supplies and help with assembly, but kids will also ne...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Mystery Book Club The Mystery Book Club will meet to discuss The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman.  Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 or reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org to check out or reserve a print cop...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Ponds Apts

7:15pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Ponds 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 "Child" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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: 8
:
Preschool 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.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
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: 8
:
Preschool 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 "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Evergreen Park

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Evergreen 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 Bohmer Drive

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Bohmer Drive 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.

Tales for Tails

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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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 that the program meets, there will be 4 time slots available for kids to meet and read to a ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

History of Coca-Cola

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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History of Coca-Cola The Coca-Cola company is a well-known brand today, but how did it get there? Join us as Dick Volker, longtime employee with Coca-Cola, shares the history of the beloved soda company and its ties with colic, baseball, and WWII....