Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Friday, December 31, 2021
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
All Branches

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program encouraging you to read 1,000 books with your child before they start kindergarten. The program is self-paced and you decide how often and how long you will read to your child. It can take anywhere from a few months to a few years. When you register for the program, you can come pick up a welcome packet, including a finger puppet and physical reading logs to color in! There will also be occasional surprises throughout the game, like stickers, a halfway-there certificate, and more (you can even earn a happy dance with a librarian)! When you finish the program, you’ll receive a graduation certificate, an invite to a quarterly themed storytime, a free book, and a farm friend adoption kit (just a stuffie, not a real one). Sign up online.

View More
Registration is closed

Preschool Math and Science

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Math and Science
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Nurture your child's inner scientist! Enjoy a story followed by hands-on activities that get you and your child exploring math and science concepts together. Masks are required for all participants age 3 and up. For ages 3–6 and caregivers. Please register.
View More
Registration is closed

VITAL English Language Group: Book Club

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
VITAL English Language Group
Downtown Library
VITAL Classroom
New English speakers practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The book club is currently reading Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, available on Hoopla. Class size is limited to six. Students on the waitlist may join remotely via Zoom and will be emailed the Zoom link by VITAL staff. Age 18 and up. 

New to VITAL?  fill out the request form to receive registration information.
View More

The Woman's Club of Bloomington, IN

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 2A
Spaces Reservation

Frankentoys

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Frankentoys
Downtown Library
Ground Floor
Take apart recycled toys and plushies and put them back together in exciting new ways! Ages 12–19.
View More

Talking Tacos

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Talking Tacos
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A
Come to chat about relationships, dating, and other tough topics, stay for the tacos! Ages 12–19.

A partnership between Middle Way House and the Library.
View More
Registration is closed

Girls Rock Music Lab

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Girls Rock Music Lab
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Join Girls Rock Bloomington for four hands-on music-related workshops geared towards girls, trans, and non-binary youth ages 8–12. Masks are required. Please register for all workshops, but you may attend only those desired.

September 14: Instrument Sampler––Explore a variety of instruments, all ready for you to play! No experience is necessary.

September 28: Recording Basics––We'll explore the audio studios in Level Up and make a song together, one layer at a time! No experience is necessary.

October 12: Songwriting Workshop––Dig into the basics of songwriting in a collaborative, supportive environment. Feel free to bring any ideas you're working on!

October 26: Scene Makers––Make album art, merch, mini zines, and buttons! Supplies are provided.
View More
Registration is closed

VITAL English Language Group: Conversation

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
VITAL English Language Group
Downtown Library
VITAL Classroom
New English speakers practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Learners enjoy friendly conversation, learn about daily life in the US, gain confidence, and meet new people from around the world. Class size is limited to 6. Students on the waitlist may join remotely via Zoom. Age 18 and up. 

New to VITAL? Fill out the request form to receive registration information. 
View More
Registration is closed

Prenatal Yoga

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Prenatal Yoga
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Prenatal yoga is a gentle exercise that supports your changing body's needs, builds strength, and deepens awareness of your mind, body, and connection with your baby. For pregnant adults. Please register.
View More