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Bookmobile to Eagle Creek

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

FAFSA Workshop

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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FAFSA Workshop If you're planning to head to college next year, register and join us in the Community Room for help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-2023 school year. A representative from the Illino...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Stevenson School

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Stevenson School 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
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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 fa...

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
:
Bookmobile to Spring 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.

Halloween Story Time on ZooOOOOooom

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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Halloween Story Time on ZooOOOOooom Is our Annual Halloween Parade back? Witchful thinking. But if you’ve got a silly costume? A spooky costume? Any costume? We can't wait to see it on Zoom! Although costumes are not required, Miss Alex will be...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile to Sunnyside Park

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
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Bookmobile to Sunnyside 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 "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 6pm; on the Patio Grades K-5 Registration is required and limited 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Author Presentation: Chris Bohjalian

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: Online Program
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Virtual Author Presentation with Chris Bohjalian Enjoy a live Zoom presentation with author Chris Bohjalian as he discusses his latest novel, The Hour of the Witch. Register at bit.ly/bplbohjalian to reserve your free seat for this present...
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 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 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 "Teens" group.

Teen Manga and Anime Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Virtual Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club, Online Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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Teen Manga and Anime Club Hang out with fellow manga and anime fans virtually on Zoom! During this meeting, attendees will begin watching the anime series Haikyu!!. When viewing is complete, attendees will discuss their thoughts about the anime...
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
:
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.

Halloween 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: 9
:
Halloween Story Time There's room on our broom to bring your kiddos to the Library for these not-too-scary, special-edition Halloween Story Times. (Sessions are being offered at both 10am & 10:30am.) We'll have Halloween-y books, music, and...

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
:
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 "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Halloween Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
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: 9
:
Halloween Story Time There's room on our broom to bring your kiddos to the Library for these not-too-scary, special-edition Halloween Story Times. (Sessions are being offered at both 10am & 10:30am.) We'll have Halloween-y books, music...

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.

Fix-It Friday with ISU

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Fix-It Friday with ISU Fix-It Fridays utilizes a group of student volunteers from Illinois State University who help keep clothing in wearable shape and out of landfills by offering basic sewing, mending, and clothing repair services at no charge....
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.

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   ...