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 September (click on any highlighted items for more information):

September 8 - resume Sunday Hours (1:00-5:00 p.m.)
September 12 - Go Orange Day in Bloomingdale


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 https://mybpl.org/ebooks  . 

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.

September Programming in Adult Services
Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey
Monday, September | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Lynn Rymarz performs in character as Lady Catherine, Countess of Carnarvon, to celebrate the Downton Abbey movie premiere. Hear the fascinating true story of how Catherine Wendell, an American born woman, met and married the Sixth Earl of Carnarvon and made a life for herself and her family living in Highclere Castle, the actual setting for Downton Abbey.

Registration required.

Medicare 101
Monday, September 30 | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network will be presenting a free educational seminar to get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn’t, and your potential out of pocket exposure. We’ll discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

Registration required.

Drop-In Movie Matinee: The Young Victoria

Rated: PG | Running Time: 1hr. 45min.
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany

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

Rated: PG | Running Time: 2hr. 11min.
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.

Starring: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon

Friday, September 27 | 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Coming in October:
On the Same Page
Keep an eye out for information regarding the On the Same Page program. This annual month-long community reading event is hosted by the Bloomingdale Public Library, Roselle Public Library District and Itasca Community Library.

This year's choice is Ruthless River by Holly FitzGerald. Visit mybpl.org/OTSP for complete event information.
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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