There are so many things going on at Bloomingdale Public Library this month!
It's not too late to celebrate the new year with our Winter Reading Challenge!
Log your books and challenges for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Reading prize drawing:
Log one book, earn one entry. All books count!

Challenge prize drawing:
Log one book in a challenge category, earn one entry. Read books in different genres and subjects to complete challenges.

Thursdays, January 7 & 21
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join us for a themed piano show for the whole family via Facebook Live!

The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook page shortly before the show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section (Facebook account required to request songs, but not to enjoy the show).
Enjoy a new Take and Make project in December! Email Katie Yager, Teen Librarian, at to register for your kit on the date listed. Limited to 10 teens.

January 4 - Mini Garden Plushies
January 11 - Cake in a Cup
January 25 - Origami Art
Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt each week for a chance to win an e-gift card! Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. See the Teen Calendar on our website for details.

January 3 - Harry Potter
January 10 - Anime
January 17 - Disney
January 24 - DC Universe
January 31 - Gaming
Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length practice test to
ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test.
Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from
C2 Education will provide a virtual practice test and contact you with
scores and analyzed results.

Click the program title to register:

ACT Practice Test - Saturday, January 9 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test - Saturday, January 23 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Games Available for Checkout
Dungeons and Dragons Kit

Grab a twenty-sided die and embark on an adventure with our new Dungeons and Dragons kit. Take this brand-new kit home and create your very own adventure story from the comfort of your couch! Materials include a game mat, markers, Player's Handbook, Dungeon Master's Guide, Monster Manual, Dungeon Master screen, character sheets, and dice. 

Clue | Sorry! | Game of Life | Uno | Red Dragon Inn | Not Parent Approved
eNews Update:
The Bloomingdale Public Library now has 5 monthly eNewsletters and 1 bi-monthly eNewsletter - you may subscribe to just the ones that interest you!

We will be publishing monthly newsletters focused on the following areas:
  • General Interest / Library Information (BPL Bulletin)
  • Adult Services (The Shelf Life)
  • Youth Services (Kids' Corner)
  • Teen Programs (Teen Territory)
  • Computer Classes (Tech Talk)
  • Digital Almanac - bi-monthly (BPL Almanac)

Click the link below to update your subscription or add a new email address.
We hope to see you at our Library Events!
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