There are so many things going on at Bloomingdale Public Library this month!
Join us on Facebook Live for a themed piano show for the whole family!
The video stream will be posted on the library’s Facebook Page shortly
before each show starts at 7:00 p.m.

You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas!

February shows are Thursdays, March 4 & 18, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Genealogy Club has moved to online meetings via Zoom! Join us to learn about internet and archival genealogy and research support. Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting link.
Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 17, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Expand your genealogy search from home with Ancestry Library, a research tool for genealogy and local history. Through it you can examine census data, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, and more. While typically only for in-library use, this service is available for home use for Bloomingdale Public Library Cardholders through March 31, 2021.
March Virtual Programming
in Adult Services
This one-hour presentation covers travel enthusiast Gene Flynn’s nine-day visit in 2015 to Madrid with side trips to Toledo and Segovia. Besides a wonderful and welcoming modern city, we see reminders of ancient Roman rule, Islam and Jewish influences and Spain’s golden age. 

Registration required. Click here to register.
Caravaggio transformed the tradition of art in Italy during his brief life. His daring approach to painting influenced countless artists in his native country and many others. 
Hosted by art historian, Jeff Mishur. Mishur is the owner of Art Excursions, a business providing lectures, private guiding, small group tours and travel consulting.

Registration required. Click here to register.
Women have played a part in astronomical discoveries for centuries. In this Zoom webinar, Astroeducator Michelle Nichols will explore advancements made by the ladies of science.

Registration required. Click here to register.
Tuesday, March 30 | All day on YouTube

Learn how to easily make professional-looking magnets, key chains, or jewelry. For this craft you will need Mod Podge, brushes, glass cabochons with magnets or jewelry settings, and printed pictures of galaxies and stars.

The first 20 people to email Kristina Giovanni at will receive a bag of supplies to make one craft, available February 23.
Virtual Art Class: Drop Caps
Tuesday, March 23
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us on Zoom to learn about nature illustration and create your own Spring inspired drawings with artist Lindsay Budzynski. Supplies needed: paper, pencils/erasers, ruler. Tracing paper, markers, or colored pencils optional. Computer, tablet, or phone is required to attend via Zoom.

Registration required to receive the Zoom meeting link.
Join other parents, high school and middle school students, and professionals to learn about issues facing today’s youth. The Glenbard Parent Series engages top experts, parents and school staff to become proactive and informed in pursuit of the mutual goal to strengthen our communities. Programs are free and open to the public. 

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