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The mission of the Bloomfield Public Library is to educate and enrich the community by providing resources and opportunities for gathering, learning, connecting, innovating, and accessing information.

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We’re hiring!

March 15, 2023

The Library is hiring for three positions. See postings below for more information on how to apply.

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Library closure

March 13, 2023

The Library will be closed Tuesday, 3/14 due to the weather. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Budget Meeting 3/6/23

February 27, 2023

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Early closing 2/24/23

February 16, 2023

The library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 24 to facilitate a staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Library Closed December 31-January 2

December 30, 2022

The library will be closed 12/31/22 through 1/2/23. We will reopen at 10 am on 1/3/23. Bring your new reading goals to your next library visit. Happy New Year!

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Notice: Library Closure 12/27/22

December 22, 2022

Notice: The Library will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2022 due to inclement weather. We will reopen Tuesday, December 27 a.m. at 10 a.m. after our planned holiday closures. You can find e-books and e-audiobooks to borrow for free at www.owwl.overdrive.com. Stay safe and happy holidays!

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Holiday Open House with Santa

November 18, 2022

December 9, 2022: 5:30-7:00 pm, Santa is coming to the Bloomfield Public Library to read a holiday story and to take photos with families. Kids can enjoy a craft project and refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

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Help the Library Decorate for the Holidays

November 18, 2022

The Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library will be decorating the library for the holidays on Saturday, November 26, starting at 10 am. Please come and help us trim the tree! Everyone is welcome!

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Autumn Woodland Animal Bookmark

November 18, 2022

This November: Oh my origami! Make an adorable origami bookmark when you visit the library. Located at the Create Space table!

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Have Coffee at the Library

November 18, 2022

The Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library is bringing its coffee cart back to the library. The next time you are at the library, plan to stay awhile. Enjoy a warm beverage as you look through the library’s new book collection. It is the season to gather at the library with friends and a good […]

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It’s a StoryTime Pals Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown

November 18, 2022

SPECIAL EVENT! Story Time Pals invites young children to bring their grown-ups to a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (simplified version). Tuesday, Nov 22, 10:30 am. Snacks, story, and a fun craft included. Let us know you’re coming: Call 585-657-6264. We’re grateful for you!

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An Afternoon in Oz

October 14, 2022

Wednesday, November 2, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Watch Bloomfield Middle School students perform a scene from the BCS Drama Club’s presentation of The Wizard of Oz. Meet and greet the actors and take photos with the cast. A guest expert on the Wizard of Oz will be available to answer your questions about the show.

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Trick or Treat at the Library

October 14, 2022

Monday, October 31, 5 – 7 pm, Be sure to stop by the Bloomfield Library on Halloween night. We will have candy for all ages! Trick or treat!

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Halloween Boo! at the Library

October 14, 2022

Saturday, October 29, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, Join us at the Bloomfield Library for a Fun Fall Party! Treats, games, books! Costumes welcome! Photo op!

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Storytime Pals in October

October 5, 2022

Join Miss Robin for stories, songs and fun activities for children ages 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers. Every Tuesday at 10:30 am in the Community Room. Come in costume on Tuesday, November 1 for not-scary Halloween family fun!

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Be Creative at the Library

October 5, 2022

Visit the “Create Space” table, located near the check-out counter, to try your hand at an easy craft or hands-on make-and-take activity. Stop by the Create Space table every time you visit the Bloomfield Public Library. The free projects change with the seasons. It is sure to be creative fun for all ages!

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Join our team!

September 27, 2022

There are exciting employment opportunities at the library! The Bloomfield Library has immediate openings for a Part-time Library Clerk, Substitute Library Clerks and a Library Manager. More information about each position, and how to apply, is detailed in each position’s listing.

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Storytime Pals with Miss Robin

September 12, 2022

Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, 2022; 10:30 am – 11:15 am: Join Miss Robin for stories, songs and fun activities for children ages 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

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Booksale at the Library – Saturday, September 17, 2022

September 12, 2022

A Common Sense No Fuss Book Sale will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 10 am until 2 pm. Fill a reusable Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library shopping bag for $5. The sale will be under a tent in the back parking lot of the Bloomfield Public Library. Sponsored by the Friends […]

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Summer Reading Finale

August 16, 2022

Thursday, August 18, 2022; 5:30 – 7 pm Join us for a Summer Reading Finale and Free Pizza Party! There will be free food and fun family activities, goodies and free books for the kids, plus raffles for teens and adults. Thank you to everyone who celebrated Summer Reading with us this year! We hope […]

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Pop-Up Storywalk

August 16, 2022

August 22 through September 4, 2022 On the grounds of the Bloomfield Library The Bloomfield Public Library is hosting a temporary Pop-Up Storywalk. The Pop-Up Storywalk comes to us by invitation from the OWWL Library System. Make sure to check it out! This is a special limited-time opportunity–it will only be at our library for […]

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Updated Library Hours

July 23, 2022

The library will be closing at 7pm M-F, starting July 25, 2022, until further notice. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Saturday, July 9, 2022: Library Closed

July 2, 2022

On Saturday, July 9, 2022, the Bloomfield Library will be closed for parking lot maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. The library will resume regular hours on Monday, July 11. Thank you!

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Monday, July 4, 2022: Library Closed

July 2, 2022

The Bloomfield Library will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, to celebrate the holiday. The library will reopen at 10 am on July 5. Thank you.

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Summer Reading for Adults

June 24, 2022

The Summer Reading Program at the Bloomfield Library isn’t just for kids. We have several events for Adults. Everyone can celebrate and enjoy summer with the Bloomfield Library! Adult Programs:

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Extended Evening Hours

June 24, 2022

Starting Monday, June 27, 2022, the Bloomfield Library will be open until 8 pm on weeknights. We look forward to seeing you!

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Summer Reading

June 8, 2022

Get ready to have fun this summer with the Bloomfield Public Library. There are Oceans of Possibilities when you spend the summer with the Bloomfield Public Library! Learn more about the library’s summer programs for children, families, and teens. Take on the Summer Reading Challenge to earn rewards. Come to the library for guest presenters […]

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In observance of Memorial Day, the library will be closed Saturday-Monday. We look forward to serving you when we re-open at 10a.m., Tuesday, May 31. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

May 26, 2022

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Saturday, May 21, 2022: Book Sale

May 13, 2022

The Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library is having a one-day Spring Book Sale. The sale will be outdoors on the grounds of the Bloomfield Library on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm. Fill up a Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library reusable shopping bag for only $5! Donations of good […]

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022: Library Budget Vote

May 13, 2022

The Bloomfield Public Library is asking residents of the Bloomfield Central School District to vote on the library‚Äôs 2022-2023 funding. The library is asking to approve a $184.295 tax levy. This represents an increase of $4,495 over the base amount of $179,800 that was approved by voters in 2021. The Library Budget Resolution will appear […]

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Library Closed Easter Holiday

April 14, 2022

The library will be closed Saturday, April 16th for the Easter Holiday. We look forward to serving you on Monday, 2:00-7:00p.m. Happy Easter and Spring!

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Masks are now optional

February 11, 2022

As a reminder we are still offering curbside service and lobby pick up.

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Early closing 2/24/23

February 16, 2023

The Library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 24 for a staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Bloomfield, NY 14469

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