Annual Events

January

No scheduled annual special events. For a detailed listing of daily events held at the library this month, please visit the library's Calendar of Events.

February

No scheduled annual special events. For a detailed listing of daily events held at the library this month, please visit the library's Calendar of Events.

March

No scheduled annual special events. For a detailed listing of daily events held at the library this month, please visit the library's Calendar of Events.

April

No scheduled annual special events. For a detailed listing of daily events held at the library this month, please visit the library's Calendar of Events.

May

No scheduled annual special events. For a detailed listing of daily events held at the library this month, please visit the library's Calendar of Events.

June

Summer Reading Program Registration Begins
June 1, 2018

Summer Gazebo Concert
Friday, June 8, 2018
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Outside Gazebo
Performer: The Wave Runners
The Wave Runners feature music from The Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffet, The Safaris, The Ventures, and more. Make sure you bring your Hawaiian shirts and beach balls! This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

First day to check in titles for the Summer Reading Program
June 11, 2018

July

Summer Gazebo Concert
Friday, July 13, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Outside Gazebo
Performer: Bagshot Row
Do you love British Invasion rock & roll? So does Bagshot Row, and they'll be here to perform a one hour show featuring The Beatles' greatest hits. Remember to join us for a lecture on Monday, July 2nd at 7:00 p.m. to learn about "The History of The Beatles in an Hour" from COD professor Gary Wenstrup. This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

Summer Reading Program Ends
The final day to turn in titles/hours for the the Summer Reading Program
July 28, 2018

August

Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 2, 2018
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Please join us for the Ice Cream Social, which celebrates the end of the Summer Reading Program. This event will be held in the parking lot of the library underneath a big top tent. Food will be available for purchase and of course ice cream! This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

Summer Gazebo Concert
Friday, August 10, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m
Location: Outside Gazebo
Performer: Dixie Crush
Dixie Crush is the Midwest's ultimate country party band performing everyone's favorite Top 40 hits from the biggest names in modern country. This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

September

No scheduled annual special events. For a detailed listing of daily events held at the library this month, please visit the library's Calendar of Events.

October

Halloween Party
Saturday, October 20, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.(No admittance after 2:45 p.m.)
Everyone is invited to attend the Annual Halloween Party at the Bloomingdale Public Library. This event is sponsored by The Bloomingdale Public Library and the Village of Bloomingdale. The Halloween Party will be held outside under a tent, rain or shine! Children are encouraged to wear costumes. This event will feature free games, free refreshments, balloon artists, and much more!

November

Breakfast and Brunch with Santa Ticket Sales Open Today
Monday, November 5, 2018
Tickets for this event are available in the Business Office of the library during Business Office hours. This event is very popular and tickets sell out very quickly. Tickets are required for this event. We accept cash or checks, credit/debit cards not accepted. Tickets will not be available at the door the day of the event. More event information is listed below under December.

Zoo Ornament Workshop
November 8, 2018
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Please join us in making holiday ornaments, which will be hung on the Bloomingdale Public Library tree at the Cosley Zoo later this month. Please contact the Youth Services Department at (630) 924-2740 to register for this program.

Snowman Crossing (Community Decorated Trees)
Wednesday, November 21 - Monday, November 26, 2018
All community groups and organizations in Bloomingdale are invited to decorate a tree that will be displayed throughout the month of December on the library grounds. For more information, please call Jamie Schingoethe in the Business Office at (630) 924-2721 or email at jschingoethe@mybpl.org.

Annual Holiday Open House
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:45 p.m. Tree lighting
7:00 p.m. Open House
The community is invited to attend the library's Annual Holiday Open House. This is a free event with entertainment and refreshments. This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Bloomingdale.

December

Zoo Holiday Tree Trim
Saturday, December 1
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Please join us as we trim the Bloomingdale Public Library Holiday tree at the Cosley Zoo. Please contact the Youth Services Department at (630) 924-2740 for more information regarding this event. Please note: This event is held at the Cosley Zoo.

Breakfast and Brunch with Santa
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Breakfast and Brunch with Santa will be held at the Bloomingdale Golf Club, located at 181 Glen Ellyn Road in Bloomingdale. There are two seatings for this event: breakfast and brunch. Tickets for this event will be available starting Monday, November 5 in the Business Office of the library. Tickets are required for this event. We accept cash or checks, credit/debit cards not accepted. This event is very popular and tickets sell out very quickly. Tickets will not be available at the door the day of the event. This event features family friendly entertainment and a very special visitor all the way from the North Pole!