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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 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
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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 Sapphire Lake

3:15pm - 4:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Sapphire Lake 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 North Pointe

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to North Pointe 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 "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Eagle Crest

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Eagle Crest 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 "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: 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 mo...
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Story Room
Age Group: Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
:
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 mo...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Wingover

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Wingover 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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Connecting Through Meditation

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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The Art of Connecting Through Meditation “Connecting” – the universal human ability to build resilience by looking for people, places and things that provide comfort and joy during tough times.  Covid-19 altered life as we know it. As we a...
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
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
:
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 Mercherle Drive

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

Bookmobile to Franklin Park

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Franklin 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 Shirley

9:00am - 10:00am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Shirley 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 Hilltop

10:30am - 11:45am
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Hilltop Mobile Home Court 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 Heartland Hills

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Heartland Hills 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 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 Ekstam Drive

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Ekstam 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 "Teens" group.

Robotics Club Mini Session

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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Robotics Club Mini Session Teens are welcome to join us for a two-part "mini" Robotics Club event which will meet from 5-7pm on both October 18 and October 25. Teens will work in pairs of 2 to build a drivable robot using our Vex Robotics kits....
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Rollingbrook South

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Rollingbrook South 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 Phillip Place

7:15pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
:
Bookmobile to Phillip Place 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 Holton Homes

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