There are so many things going on at Bloomingdale Public Library this month!

BPL ends our Summer Hours this month. We are closed 

Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day.

We reopen on Tuesday, September 6 and

Sunday hours resume Sunday, September 11.


As always, many of our services are available online even when the building is closed, including library card registrationeBooks and downloads

online learning, and more.


Are you interested in leadership, volunteering, and/or community service?

The Friends of the Library are looking for new leadership to continue the wonderful work they’ve been doing for the past 40+ years benefitting the 

Bloomingdale Public Library. If interested, please contact the Friends 

at mybplfriends@gmail.com


Teen Programs for September

Make your voices heard! Join us bi-monthly over pizza to help plan programs for teens, make decisions for the library's Teen Territory, play games, promote the library, earn volunteer hours, and more!

Join us as we watch Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore!

While there, enter for a chance to win the movie! Movie giveaway will be held following the conclusion of the movie and you must be present to win.

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Game Night (Drop-In)

Thursdays, September 8 & 22

6:00-8:30 p.m.

Grades 7-12


Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Check out the Nintendo Switch, race in Mario Kart 8, brawl in Super Smash Bros., battle in Overwatch, or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game!

Do you need service hours for an organization? Check out our new teen service opportunity, Teen Book Reviews!

If you love to read and you're looking to earn some service hours, then be sure to submit a book review! Your review will be featured on the library's Goodreads page and other social media accounts. Each review submitted will earn you 1 service hour. You can earn up to 3 service hours each month!

Not sure how to write a book review?? Check out this guide to writing a book review for some help.
The Bloomingdale Library is ready to make a personalized book bag for you! Fill out a form on our website about what types of books you like and dislike. Once we receive your form, a librarian will personally select a book that you get to keep, and put it in a bag with other goodies. No need to return anything to the library!

As always, check our calendar or the the digital almanac to see exciting programming available for all ages!

eNews Update
The Bloomingdale Public Library has 5 monthly eNewsletters and 1 bi-monthly eNewsletter - you may subscribe to just the ones that interest you!

We publish monthly newsletters focused on the following areas:
  • General Interest / Library Information (BPL Bulletin) - this is also published 'as needed' to let you know of important announcements and updates
  • Adult Services (The Shelf Life)
  • Youth Services (Kids' Corner)
  • Teen Programs (Teen Territory)
  • Computer Classes (Tech Talk)
  • Digital Almanac - bi-monthly (BPL Almanac)

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