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BPL Leaf Hunters' Adventure

09/07/2021 @ 10:00am - 10/23/2021 @ 12:00am
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Children's Department
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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BPL Leaf Hunters' Adventure Find and record the number of colorful leaves found in four areas of our Children’s Department. This fun, leaf-finding adventure is based on the book, We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt, by Steve Metzger. Once your adve...
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
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Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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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. ...

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

Sensory Story Time

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Child, Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Story Time, In-Person Program
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Seats Remaining: 16
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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 "Adult" group.

Retirement Planning & Social Security

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Seats Remaining: 18
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Retirement Planning with a Focus on Social Security The retirement process comes with many questions. Attend this presentation facilitated by an expert from the Institute for Financial Education to receive the answers to those questions. You'...
This event is in the "Child" group.

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: 8
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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 Room at Bloomington Libr...

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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: 4
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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 Room at Bloomington Libr...

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.

Tales for Tails

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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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 pup on the&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: 5
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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 months, and their caregiv...
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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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 months, and their caregiv...
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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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: 3
:
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.

Mini Explorers 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: 3
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Mini Explorers Story Time: Explore Autumn Let's explore Autumn together! We'll gather in the Story Room for an in-person meeting of Mini Explorers. During story time, we'll learn about leaves, pumpkins, and all things Fall! We'll read stories, ask...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Plant Swap

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Adult, Teens
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Plant Swap Bring to the Library’s North Patio any plants, cuttings, and seeds you’d like to share; then take home some new plants for yourself! During the swap, you’ll be able to introduce your plant to its new parent. Be ready to share ...
This event is in the "Child" group.

Spider Plant Craft for Kids

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Seats Remaining: 5
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Spider Plant Craft for Kids Just in time for Halloween, we’re offering a Not-So-Spooky Spider Plant Craft for Kids. Participants will learn about the different parts of a spider plant and how to care for a spider plant before they take o...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Board Game Night

5:00pm - 8:45pm
Bloomington Public Library
Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: In-Person Program
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Board Game Night Join us in the Community Room for a night of playing board games. Attendees will be able to learn new games, meet new people, or just hang out and play. Library staff will supply the games and teach attendees how to play...
This event is in the "Child" group.

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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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 ages 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
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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
:
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 ages 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.

Tales for Tails

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bloomington Public Library
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Library Branch: Bloomington Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Child
Program Type: In-Person Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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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 "Baby & Toddler" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Bloomington Public Library
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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
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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: 7
:
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 "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 "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 "Child" group.

Lego Construction

10:30am - 11:30am
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
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 "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 "Child" group.
This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

DIY Pet Monster Rocks

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bloomington Public Library
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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...