Bloomington Public Library stands with our city and our community in the fight against systemic racism. The Library serves people of all races, religions, orientations, political philosophies, backgrounds, and countries of origin. We strive to listen to all voices, encourage genuine understanding, and support the exchange of ideas for the betterment of our community and society.
Masks required for entry
In accordance with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, masks are required to be worn by staff and patrons.
Masks must cover both nose and mouth.
With support from the Irene B. Mischler Trust, Bloomington Public Library is able to offer its patrons access to the Fold3 genealogical database which provides access to digitized military records.
After her passing in June of 2015, Mischler left the trust to Bloomington Public Library in memory of her brother Charles H. Mischler. The funds are to be used for economics and history materials.
Bloomington Public Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Program will run from Tuesday, June 1-Monday, August 2. The 2021 Summer Reading theme is Reading Colors Your World, and the Library's many Summer programs will – as always – be offered at absolutely no cost to participants!
Participants who complete the program will be rewarded with prizes for their efforts.
See our Summer Reading page for more information!