There are so many things going on at Bloomingdale Public Library this month!
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The library begins our Summer Hours on May 29 - we will be closed Sundays May 29 through September 4.

We are also closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

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

online learning, and more.

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It's time for Summer Reading! This year's program, Read Beyond the Beaten Path, includes programs, crafts, and fun for all ages. Registration for all ages begins Wednesday, June 1. Click here for registration information.

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


June 1 - The Jolly Ringwalds

July 8 - Horizon

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.


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!

Teen Programs for June:

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Teen Take and Make: Diamond Art Sun Catcher

Sign up begins Monday, June 13 - email kyager@mybpl.org

Create three dazzling sun catchers using the diamond painting technique. Hang them outside or in your house to see them shimmer in the sunlight!


Teapot Fairy Garden

Wednesday, June 15 | 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Decorate a teapot with paint and turn it into a magical fairy garden for a succulent plant.

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Meet our Teen Librarian to see a new release movie!

Meet at The Picture Show, 324 Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL  60108

Time will be announced to registrants before the film date.

Movie tickets and snacks will be provided. Limit 10 teens.

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Jurassic World: Dominion

Friday, June 17 | Time TBA

Grades 7-12

Registration begins Monday, May 30

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Thor: Love and Thunder

Friday, July 15 | Time TBA

Grades 7-12

Registration begins Monday, June 27

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Game Night (Drop-In)

Thursdays, May 12 & 26 | 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!

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Play many chess games over the summer in our BPL Chess Club! An instructor will be available for questions and guidance. Kids ages 8-18 are welcome.


No registration necessary - just drop in when you are able.


Wednesdays, June 15-July 27 | 2:00-4:00 p.m.

As always, check our calendar or the the June/July Summer Mailer 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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