Local History

Library History

In 1975, BPL opened its doors to the public. We commemorate years of serving the Bloomingdale community with a timeline and photo collection.


The Bloomingdale Public Library is full of resources to help you get started in researching your family history.

Historic Bloomingdale Photo Collection

Experience the history of Bloomingdale through historical photographs from the early days of the village in the mid-1860s through the 20th century.

Adventureland Photo Collection

Take a stroll down memory lane and relive the 60s and 70s! View our special collection of Adventureland Amusement Park (1961-1977) photos and memorabilia.
History of Adventureland
Adventureland Staff Interviews