2019

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PCCC's Betsy Marinace set up a luncheon for the Pals plus membership meeting.

Students reporting to Chef Louis Hernandez cooked, baked and served a fabulous luncheon! 

Designer Handbag Bingo 2019

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Cookbook Club's Cookie Exchange 

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Halloween Parade! 

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Healthy Spooky Snacks with Danielle from shoprite 

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Fall PJ Party, children painted pumpkins and watched It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 

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Bailey our Therapy Dog visits the library!

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Harry Potter Pumpkins made by members of the Harry Potter Book Club! 

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Pride day 2019. A special thank you to our magician Bob Conrad! 

Our September adult craft! 

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One of our Storytime's led by Miss. Miana, where the children made pineapples! 

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Saying goodbye to 2019's summer reading program "A Universe of Stories" with a Mary Ellen and Bob from Company's Coming! puppet show written for our library! 

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Week 2 of our 2 week Art Academy program this summer and the children designed their solar system with oil pastels!

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Our summer reading balloon astronaut mascot made by one of our volunteers! 

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Harry Potter Book Club Quidditch party! 

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Some crafts, Voldemort, Snowy Owls, Wands and bookmarks, from our Harry Potter Book Club. 

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Astrology with Crystal B. Astrology 

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4th of July Cupcake Decorating Class

with Luis Vargas, baker from ShopRite of Lincoln Park!  

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Robot Craft turned Robot Stem activity! 

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Reptile Roadhouse joined our storytime with a few friends for "S is for Snake"! 

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Miss. Monica and her storytime celebrated "Rock Your Socks For World Down Syndrome Day" with special guest Yaretzy 

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"Paws to Read" with Bailey the Therapy Dog

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Dennis Dilorenzo 

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Week 1 of our 2 week Art Academy program this summer. The children colored rocketships! 

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Summer reading craft "Design your own planet with flour paint! 

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Harry Potter Book Club group shots and the Sorcerer's hat!

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Ultimate Spider-Man Pajama Party Photos! The children made superhero masks and then watched episodes of "Ultimate Spider-Man"

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Cookbook Club

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Adult craft: Beachcomber Candle Holder! 

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Q is for Quack! 

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Miss. Jodie from Glenwild Garden Center joined storytime to teach the children how to plant pumpkins and sunflowers!

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Egg Dyeing and Peep Tasting event! 

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Patti Perugino receiving her fresh fruits and veggies from Field Goods! 

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Peter Pan Pajama Party 

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History of Bloomingdale in pictures with Tom Riley. September 14th. 

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Thank you to Officer Conrad, Firefighter's Emily, Tammy, and Vinny, Jordan Transportion's Rebecca, and Girl Scout's Katie and Emily for our Back to School Safety program!

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Cookbook Clubs: Salad Night! 

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Children's Yoga! 

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Our flowers from the library board for National Library Worker's Day! 

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Photos from Art Academy! 

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Our 2018 Fish and Chips fundraiser!

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Plant Night: Wine Glass Succulents! 

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Summer Reading Program Finale: Jason "Malletman" Taylor!

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The Life and Music of Elvis Presley: Featuring Ruben Castillo! 

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Some tasty treats from our cookbook club!

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Queen's Tea Party 2018! 

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Girl Scout's Safety Program! 

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Photos from our Book Sale!

2017

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Our annual "Santa Visits the Library" event on December 1st was a huge success! Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

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The police officers of Bloomingdale were kind enough to drop by the library and read a few stories the week of December 18! Thank you!

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On December 5th, we welcomed the dietitian of ShopRite in Lincoln Park, Danielle Colombo, to talk to our story time kids about healthy holiday snacks! 

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Thanks to those who joined us at our LEGO Villages session on December 22nd! Have a wonderful holiday break!

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PART 1: Thank you to all who attended Designer Handbag Bingo on November 10th! The night was a huge success and congrats once more to all of our lucky winners. 

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We had so much fun welcoming all our costumed kids to our Halloween Parade! It was a spooky and spectacular time!

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The Bloomingdale Foundation for Literacy honored Jesse Bross on September 18, 2017 for his lavish donation of $2,000 to purchase a glass display case for the library. 

The History of Bloomingdale Collection will be featured in the new display case.

PART 2: Thank you to all who attended Designer Handbag Bingo on November 10th! The night was a huge success and congrats once more to all of our lucky winners. 

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Some snaps from our Cookbook Book Club!

The club will resume in 2018;

make sure to sign up now!

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On Wednesday, October 25th, we welcomed volunteer firefighters from the Bloomingdale Fire Department to our story time. Thank you for all you do to keep us safe, firefighters!

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Pride Day 2017

We welcomed "Morley the Magician" to the library tent on September 23rd at DeLazier Field and participants of all ages were entertained!

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August 4th - Visit from "Michelangelo", the Little Therapy Horse.

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Adult Craft

Miss Agnes led a group of crafters in making decoupage tealight holders

 on September 30th.

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End of Summer Reading Celebration:

"Beauty and the Beast" Puppet Show!

Mary Ellen and Bob from Company's Coming! performed a wonderful show that the children participated in!

2017 Summer Reading Kickoff:

BASH THE TRASH!

  John Bertles presented, "Bash the Trash - Science, Sound and Sustainability"!

2016

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2016 Pride Day

2015

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An event during our 2015 Summer Reading Program, Every Hero Has a Story, featuring the Bloomingdale Fire Department.

Our first annual 'Santa Visits the Library' event, supported by Bloomingdale Mayor Jon Dunleavy.