Bloomington Public Library’s Memory Care Collection consists primarily of print books and DVDs aimed to support dementia patients, caregivers, and medical professionals throughout the varying stages of this life-altering disease. The collection includes informational resources for dementia patients, caregivers, and professionals; books for kids with family members suffering from dementia; biographies and memoirs; activity books; and reading materials for dementia patients.
To view the materials in the Memory Care Collection, visit bit.ly/bplmemorycare.
Large Print Materials
The Library has a comprehensive collection of both fiction and non-fiction titles in Large Print Format. A listing of these materials can be found in our online catalog. To view the materials in our Large Print Collection, visit bit.ly/bpllargeprint.
The Library brings small, rotating collections of materials to retirement communities and senior centers, in order to reach individuals who cannot visit the library in person. Visit bit.ly/bpldeposits for more information about this service.
Home Delivery Service
If you are a resident of Bloomington or the Golden Prairie Public Library District who cannot visit the Library in person, you are eligible for Home Delivery Service. Visit bit.ly/bpldelivery for more information about this service which will bring Library materials to you once per month.
The Bookmobile visits 48 stops every three weeks in the City of Bloomington and the Golden Prairie Public Library District. The loan period for all items checked out from the Bookmobile is three weeks. Items found at the main Library may be put on hold by Bookmobile customers to be brought to and checked out from a Bookmobile stop. Visit bit.ly/bplbookmobile for more information.