There are so many things going on at Bloomingdale Public Library this month!
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BPL continues our Summer Hours - we will be closed Sundays through September 4.

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All good things must end...

Our Summer Reading program comes to a close on Saturday, July 30. All logs must be turned in or completed online by that date.

Click here to complete your online log.

The Ice Cream Social is back!

Thursday, August 4 @ the Library

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with ice cream • food trucks • games • music kids' rides • and more!

Visit our website for full details and prices.

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Join us for our Summer Concert Series in the Memorial Garden!

August 12 - The Sting Rays

All concerts are 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Dominic Froio Memorial Garden. For maximum comfort, bring your own lawn chair (for when you're not dancing!).

Attend all 3 concerts and get your raffle entry stamped at each one for a chance to win a prize at the last concert! Prizes provided by Roosters Barn & Grill, La Campana Mexican Restaurant, and Anyways Pub, all in Bloomingdale.

The Summer Concert Series is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

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August Storytimes (Drop-In)

Join us every Friday in August for in-person storytime. Listen to our staff read stories, sing songs, and tell rhymes. Limited to the first 20 children to arrive. Please note that our Community Storytime will replace this storytime on August 12.

Fridays in August | 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

for families

Circle Park Storytime (Drop-In)

Join us for outdoor summer storytime in Circle Park! Meet us at the picnic shelter. Weather permitting.

August 11 | 10:30-11:00 a.m. | for all ages

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August Preschool Programs

Practice circle time, letters, numbers, & colors to get ready for kindergarten this fall.

Wednesdays, 3:00-3:45 p.m.

August 3  - letters and stories

August 10 - numbers

Pop it toys can be great learning tools! Caregivers can help their young children learn early math skills with these popular fidget toys.

Click here to register.

Join us for a parade of fun! We will explore the world of sound using an array of musical instruments.

Click here to register.

Make a picture, make a swirl, and make a mess! Washable finger paints will be used, so wear clothes you don't mind getting messy..

Click here to register.

August School Age Programs

Come join us in the new Makerspace and make something awesome! In August, we'll make custom buttons.

Click here to register.

Listen to a book about being kind, complete an interactive craft, and get ideas for future acts of kindness. 

Click here to register.

Get ready for school by creating your own cute pencil toppers, bookmarks, and an owl pencil holder with our supplies.

Click here to register.

Come to the library to try out some of the robots we have in our science kit collection!

August Drop-In Crafts for All Ages!

As always, check our calendar or the the August/September Almanac to see exciting programming available for all ages! You can also see our programming specifically for children here.

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