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New Year, New Books – Adult & Teen Winter Reading Challenge
December 14, 2020 – February 5, 2021

Celebrate the new year with our Adult & Teen Winter Reading Challenge! Log books and challenges for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Reading prize drawing – Log one book, earn one entry. All books count!
Challenge prize drawing – Log one book in a challenge category, earn one entry. Read books in different genres and subjects to complete challenges.

Adults and teens can register and log books/challenges the following ways:
1. Online here
2. Phone: 630-924-2730 
3. Email: bdref@mybpl.org
4. In Person

The final day to submit books is Friday, February 5. The Winter Reading Challenge is open to Bloomingdale residents only.


2021-01-27 Tue, Feb 2, 2021 -- VIRTUAL: Historical Book Discussion at 10:00 AM

The Historical Book Discussion Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Books are selected on topics of American history from pre-Revolutionary War to current time including biographies, history books, historical fiction and classics. Copies of the selections are available at the Circulation Desk.To register, please email Julie Deeke at jdeeke@mybpl.org.

Location: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B


2021-01-27 Thu, Feb 4, 2021 -- VIRTUAL - Total Request Live: BPL Piano Show! Featuring Kaleen Dolan -- Theme TBA at 7:00 PM

Join us for a Facebook Live themed piano show for the whole family! 
The video stream will be posted on the library's Facebook Page shortly before each show starts at 7:00 p.m. You can request songs via the comments section, so make sure to come with a few ideas.
Kaleen Dolan is a born and raised Chicagoan who has played at the top piano bars nationally and internationally.

Location: VIRTUAL


2021-01-27 Mon, Feb 8, 2021 -- VIRTUAL: Sally Rand - American Sex Symbol at 6:30 PM

Zoom webinar

Local author and historian William Hazelgrove is back to promote newest book, the very first biography of Sally Rand.

She would pave the way for every sex symbol to follow from Marilyn Monroe to Lady Gaga, but in the end she would die penniless and in debt.

Location: VIRTUAL