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

Free Comic Book Day
May 7th - Come to the library for a free comic book!

June

Summer Concert Series
June 10th(12-1 pm): The Jolly Ringwalds

Summer Reading Program

  • June 1st: Registration Begins
  • June 7th: First Day to Check in Titles
  • July 30th: Last Day to Check in Titles

July

Summer Concert Series
July 8th (12-1 pm): Horizon

August

Ice Cream Social
August 4th (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Celebrate the end of summer reading with ice cream novelty treats! Join us in the BPL parking lot for:

  • ice cream $1.50 each (with tickets purchased at event)
  • popcorn 50¢ each (with tickets purchased at event)
  • iced coffee $1 each (with tickets purchased at event)
  • no bills over $20 accepted for library refreshment tickets
  • live DJ entertainment (David "DJ X2" Leith)
  • free carnival rides
  • free games
  • special guests Bloomingdale Police & Fire Departments
  • free face painting, provided by Cornerstone Faith Community Church in Bloomingdale
  • free Summer Reading themed family photo area
  • free balloon artists

This year we will have 2 food trucks:

  • Johnny G's Meat and Deli
  • Righteous Kitchen
  • (payment for food truck items will be determined at each truck and they will not accept library tickets for payment)


Summer Concert Series
August 12th (12-1): The Sting Rays

September

Septemberfest in Old Town - September 10th

Library Card Sign Up Month

October


Halloween Party - October 22nd
Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating activities. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Click here for detailed flyer

On the Same Page - October 1-31

November

Zoo Tree Ornament Workshop - TBD

Zoo Holiday Tree Trim - TBD

Snowman Crossing (Community Decorated Trees) - November 23-28
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 - November 29th

December

Kris Kringle Market in Old Town - December 2nd

Winter Reading Program - December 14th-February 5th

Breakfast and Brunch with Santa - December 17th