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

Friends of the Library Book Sale: - CANCELLED FOR 2020

  • March 28th (9-4 pm)
  • March 29th (1-3 pm)

April

National Library Week
April 19th-25th

National Library’s Worker’s Day
April 21st

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

  • June 1st: Registration Begins
  • June 8th: First Day to Check in Titles
  • August 1st: Last Day to Check in Titles

Summer Gazebo Concert - CANCELLED FOR 2020
Friday, June 12
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Outside Gazebo
Performer: Gone Country

July

Summer Gazebo Concert - CANCELLED FOR 2020
Friday, July 12
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Outside Gazebo
Performer: The Sting Rays

August

Ice Cream Social - CANCELLED FOR 2020
Thursday, August 6
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 - CANCELLED FOR 2020
Friday, August 14
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m
Location: Outside Gazebo
Performer: The Jolly Ringwalds

September

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Friends of the Library Book Sale: - CANCELLED FOR 2020

  • September 19th (9-4 pm)
  • September 20th (1-3 pm)

October

BOO!mingdale Halloween Drive-Thru
Saturday, October 24
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Our annual Community Halloween Party/Open House is on - but will look a bit different this year!Drive through the Library, Village, Police and Fire Department parking lots to enjoy:

  • Themed guests, roving entertainment, DJ music
  • Display of the annual Trunk or Treat vehicles
  • Police and Fire Department exhibit of emergency and first responder vehicles on display
  • Children will receive a small pumpkin gourd and a treat bag during the drive-thru experience (while supplies last)

November

Zoo Tree Ornament Workshop
A Take it Make it Return it Program
November 14- 20
Ornaments must be returned by November 21
Please join us in making holiday ornaments, which will be hung on the Bloomingdale Public Library tree later this month. Please contact the Youth Services Department at (630) 924-2740 to register for this program.

Zoo Holiday Tree Trim
Cancelled this year due to Covid- 19

Snowman Crossing (Community Decorated Trees)
Sunday, November 22nd - Tuesday, December 1st
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.

December

Annual Holiday Open House - CANCELED FOR 2020
Tuesday, December 1st
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.

Breakfast and Brunch with Santa - CANCELED FOR 2020
Saturday, December 12
Breakfast (9:00-11:00) and Brunch (11:30-1:30) 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 (TBD) 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!

Winter Reading Program Begins
Monday, December 14 - Friday, February 5, 2021

  • December 14th: Registration Begins
  • December 14th: First Day to Check in Titles
  • February 5th: Last Day to Check in Titles