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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Storytime
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Join in the fun with stories, songs, puppets, and more that encourage the development of early literacy skills. Ages 3–6.
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Tiny to Two

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room B
Families with babies and toddlers play, sing, read, and talk together. Ages birth–2.
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VITAL English Language Group: Book Club with Neil Klein

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Library
Program Room 2C
New English speakers practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.  The Book Club is reading The Handmaid's Tale Graphic Novel by Margaret Atwood this session.

Intermediate English skills suggested. If you do not speak English, please fill out the VITAL Services form to learn about programs for beginners

VITAL Fall Session classes meet for 10 weeks, August 14 - October 22 
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Little Makers

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Little Makers
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Explore your creativity with different materials and techniques at this fun, open-ended art experience. Dress to mess. Ages 3–6.
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First Steps

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 214
Spaces Reservation

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 2A
Spaces Reservation

BSO - Meeting OWL

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown Library
OWL - video conference camera
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After School Craft: Circle Weaving

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room B
Looking for something fun to do after school? Join us for a different craft activity each month. A light snack will be provided. If you have a food allergy, please let the facilitator know. Ages 7–12.
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Comics and Cookies: Horror Graphic Novels

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Downtown Library
Ground Floor
Bring your favorite issue and get ready to chat about all things comics-related. Come for the cookies, stay to share your feels. Ages 12–19.

Cookies generously donated by Baked! of Bloomington.
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Teen Artist Club: Halloween Squishies

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Teen Space
Are you a teen artist looking to connect with your community? Join us to show off your work, chat with fellow artists, and do some crafts. This month, we'll be making our own Halloween squishies. Ages 12–19.
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Dine Out for the Library at Culver's

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dine Out for the Library at Culver's
Other
Dine out for the Library at Culver's. No flyer necessary for this dine out. The Friends of the Library will receive 10% of every purchase made from 5–8 PM. Some of our Friends will even be there to greet you. Stop by and enjoy fresh beef burgers, homestyle favorites, salads, hand battered cod, Wisconsin cheese curds, and more—as well as their famous frozen custard. The flavor of the day will be Cappuccino Cookie Crumble.
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Girl Scout Troop 2448

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 1C
Spaces Reservation
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VITAL English Language Group: Conversation with Tom Bitters

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Library
Program Room 2C
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. 

Intermediate English skills suggested. If you do not speak English, please fill out the VITAL Services form to learn about programs for beginners.

VITAL Fall Session classes meet for 10 weeks, August 14 - October 22 
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Board Game Night

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Library
It's game night! Join us to chat and play a fun selection of board games out in the community at Hopscotch Kitchen (235 W. Dodds Street, Bloomington). All ages.

This program is in partnership with Hopscotch Coffee and The Game Preserve.
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NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 2A
Spaces Reservation
Registration is closed

STOP THE BLEED® Training

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A/B Combo
The STOP THE BLEED® campaign is designed to empower bystanders to act as immediate responders, aiming to raise awareness of life saving strategies and provide public access to bleeding control tools used by EMS, police, and fire departments. Participants will be given a certificate of completion at the end of the training. Age 16 and up. Please register.

This program is in partnership with IU Health.
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Prenatal Yoga

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Take care of your body and build strength before having your baby. This gentle exercise supports the changing body's needs and deepens awareness to the expectant person's mind, body, and connection with their baby. Yoga mats are available for in-program use. 
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