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

Here are just a few of the important dates
and exciting events going on in October
(click on any highlighted items for more information):

October 4 - Library Closed for Staff Training

Tuesday, December 3 - Holiday Open House, 6:45-8:45 pm

Flipster Digital Magazines

Our digital magazine service has changed!

All new issues of magazines are now available to read through Flipster . Get instant access to your favorite magazines on mobile devices with the Flipster app or on your computer by visiting  . 

Please note if you currently use RBdigital to read digital magazines, new issues of titles will only be available in Flipster. You can access back issues and saved articles in RBdigital until 6/30/2020.

October Programming in Adult Services
Chicagoland Cemetery Safari - Part II
Tuesday, October 1 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of photos of the final resting places of famous and infamous people (and a few animals) in the Chicago area and the stories behind them.

Registration required.

Drop-In Movie Matinee: The Lost City of Z

Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2hr. 21min.
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller

Wednesday, September 25 | 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Drop-In Movie Matinee: Notorious

Rated: N/A | Running Time: 1hr. 42min.
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains

Friday, October 25 | 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
On the Same Page
This year's choice for our On The Same Page book is Ruthless River by Holly FitzGerald.

Visit for complete event information, program listing and registration links.
Genealogy Club
Join us as members share search strategies and explore library resources with guidance from genealogy librarian Leslie Drewitz.

Thursday, October 24 | 6:30-8:45 p.m.

Starting at the November 2019 meeting, Genealogy Club will be moving to the third Wednesday of the month (except December) and will be in Meeting Rooms A/B.

Wednesday, November 20 | 6:30-8:45 p.m.
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)

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