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Upcoming Board of Trustees Meeting

June 3, 2024

The Board of Trusteed Meeting that was scheduled for Monday, June 17th has been rescheduled for Monday, June 24th. Meetings take place in the Community Room of the Library at 7pm. All Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public. A copy of the agenda and board packet is available in the library upon […]

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Book Sale!

June 3, 2024

Join us at the Bloomfield Public Library for the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale on Saturday, June 8th, from 10am-2pm. The book sale will take place in the parking lot! Family-friendly, fun activities will be set up throughout the library that day as well!

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Bloomfield Public Library Budget Vote!

May 18, 2024

The Bloomfield Public Library Budget Vote is coming up on Tuesday, May 21st The location to vote is: BCS District Operations Center located at 1 Oakmount Ave., Bloomfield, NY, from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.  The library is asking voters to support a $320,218 tax levy, which represents an overall […]

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Upcoming Meeting of The Board of Trustees

April 29, 2024

The Bloomfield Public Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Monday, May 20th at 7pm at the Bloomfield Public Library. Board of Trustee meeting are open for public attendance.

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Bloomfield Public Library Budget Vote

April 29, 2024

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the election of two members of the Board of Education of the District and the vote upon the appropriation of the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures of the District during the ensuing school year and authorizing the levy of taxes will be conducted at the District’s Operations Center located […]

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We are Hiring!

April 18, 2024

Bloomfield Public Library is hiring for: Part-Time Library Clerk: This position is 15-18 hours weekly, and may include daytime, evening, and weekend hours. This position has a starting rate of $15.25/hour. Please see attached document for a complete job description. Interested applicants should send a resume to bloomfieldlibrarydirector@owwl.org as well as submitting an application through […]

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2024-2025 Proposed Budget

April 17, 2024

The Bloomfield Public Library is asking residents of the Bloomfield Central School District to vote on the library’s 2024-2025 funding. The library is asking to approve a $320,218 tax levy. The Library Budget Resolution will appear on the same ballot as the Bloomfield Central School District budget. The vote will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, […]

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Public Budget Presentation Announcement

April 17, 2024

The Bloomfield Public Library will be offering a presentation of the proposed 2024-2025 budget for Bloomfield Public Library on Thursday, May 9th from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, of which the public is invited to participate in.

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Upcoming Board of Trustees Meeting

April 3, 2024

There will be a Board of Trustees Meeting on April 15th, 2024 at 7pm in the Meeting Room of the Library. A board packet, including an agenda, is available upon request at the library or via email. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, please email the library or stop in to pick up […]

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Meeting Tonight 3/27

March 27, 2024

The Board of Trustees is meeting at the library tonight at 6 p.m. Their meetings are open to the public.

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Become a Trustee & Upcoming Public Meeting

March 14, 2024

The Bloomfield Public Library’s Board of Trustees currently has three vacancies to fill. To apply, stop in at the library or contact Board President Sandy Mitchell at sanmitch7300@gmail.com. The Board’s monthly meeting will be held at the library at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 18 and is open to the public.

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Upcoming Public Meetings

February 5, 2024

The Board of Trustees of the Bloomfield Public Library will be meeting Monday, February 5 at 7 p.m. at the library.

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Upcoming Public Meetings

January 30, 2024

The Board of Trustees of the Bloomfield Public Library will meet on Monday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. for a special meeting. The next date of their regular monthly meeting will be Monday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. The Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library will meet Monday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.

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Upcoming Public Meetings

January 22, 2024

The Board of Trustees of the Bloomfield Public Library has scheduled the following meetings, which are open to the public and will take place at the library: Tuesday, January 23 at 4:30 p.m., Budget and Finance Committee Monday, January 29 at 6 p.m., Full Board Tuesday, January 30 at 6 p.m., Full Board

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Job Opportunities at the Library

January 16, 2024

Position Available: Library Manager, Bloomfield Public Library, Bloomfield, NY The Bloomfield Public Library is chartered to serve the Bloomfield Central School District, a district with approximately 6,700 residents.  The position of Library Manager requires a strong combination of management, leadership, and vision.  It calls for an energetic, innovative, and community-oriented person.  The candidate for this […]

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Upcoming Public Meetings

January 16, 2024

The Budget/Finance Committee of the Bloomfield Public Library’s Board of Trustees is meeting Wednesday, January 17 at 4:30 p.m. and the Personnel Committee will be meeting Friday, January 19 at 6 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.

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2023-2024 Proposed Budget

April 21, 2023

The Bloomfield Public Library is asking residents of the Bloomfield Central School District to vote on the library’s 2023-2024 funding. The library is asking to approve a $187,980 tax levy. This represents an increase of $3,685 over the base amount of $184,295 that was approved by voters in 2022. The Library Budget Resolution will appear […]

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Public Budget Meeting Announcement

April 12, 2023

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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’s 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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