Library Sponsored Groups
Bloomingdale Public Library is more than just a place to check out books. Our library is a welcoming community space that fosters formal and informal learning. We function as a community center where the residents of Bloomingdale can explore current interests and develop new ones. We offer book discussion groups, as well as other groups and clubs that serve a wide range of ages and interests.
Bloomingdale Senior's Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the lower level meeting rooms.
Bloomingdale Public Library offers multiple adult book discussion groups. Join us for fun and some thought-provoking discussions. Newcomers are always welcome!
Youth chess club open to all skill levels. Stop in and play!
Join us for an afternoon of Scrabble! The library will provide Scrabble boards and dictionaries, as well as snacks and beverages. Whether you play for the fun or for the challenge, all skill levels are welcome. Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Local History staff provide internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except December) from 6:30-8:45 p.m.
Like to quilt? Interested in learning new techniques and just like to laugh and have fun? Join the Loose Threads Quilt Group.
Watch anime, make some crafts, and learn about Japanese culture. Otaku Thursdays are perfect for die-hard fans and newbies alike. Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Teen Advisory Board
Make your voices heard! Join us monthly to meet over pizza to create programs for teens, make decisions for the library’s teen space, play games, create promotional videos, and more! Meets on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 6:00-8:30 p.m.