The Library Budget Vote will take place at  BCS District Operations Center located at 1 Oakmount Ave., Bloomfield, NY, from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 212024. The library is asking voters to support a $320,218 tax levy, which represents an overall budget increase of $132,238 from the 2023-2024 fiscal year. This library tax is estimated to be $0.49 per $1,000 of assessed value. For more information regarding the library budget, including a Budget Facts sheet, please refer to the budget section of our webpage.

Summer Reading Programs

The Summer Reading Program is going on now!

It’s not too late to sign-up for the Summer Reading Challenge. Stop in the library to get your calendar and a few books to get started. Record the minutes you read on your calendar, then bring it in each week to receive your prize!

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Here’s the lineup of our programming for the rest of the summer:

Family Programming
Registration is requested for each program. Please contact the library at 585-657-6264.

July 30 @ 3pm – Galaxy Slime
Glitter, glue, and starch, oh my! Join us for this messy experiment, putting these ingredients (and more) together to create galaxy slime!

August 6 @ 3pm – Cosmic Frames
Create your own cosmos inspired picture frame!

August 13 @3pm – Constellation Luminaries
Make your own constellation luminaries!

August 20 @3pm – Out of this World Tie Dye
Make t-shirts that are out of this world! Join us for an afternoon of tie dying family fun. Please bring a prewashed, 100% cotton T-Shirt or other small, cotton item.

August 1 @ 2:45pm – Teen & Tween Club
Make “Stained Glass” Galaxy Jars. No registration is needed.

August 23 @ 4pm – S.T.E.M. Friday
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math activities for school aged children.

Reading with Molly – July 31, August 2, 5, 7, and 8: 3-4pm each day
Sign up for a 15-minute session to read with Molly the therapy dog. Registration is required.

Weekly Programs run through August 20.
Registration is requested for each program. Please contact the library at 585-657-6264.

Tuesdays @ 10:30am – Stories & More!
Stories and a craft for all children.

Thursdays @ 10:30am – Simply Stories
Fun-filled stories for all children.

Thursdays @ 6:30pm – Evening Story Time
Stories and a craft for all children.

Summer Programs aren’t just for the kids…

August 7 @ 6pm – Instant Pot Demo
Get to know your Instant Pot better with this how-to. Adults only please. Registration is requested.

August 15 @ 6pm – Watercolor Painting Class
Create your own watercolor painting with artist Kory Yerkes. For adults and teens. Seating is limited. Registration is requested.

August 27 @ 6:30pm – Craft Night: Galaxy Coasters
Create galaxy inspired coasters using Sharpies. For adults and teens. Registration is requested.

August 5 @ 2:30pm – Adult Book Club
All are welcome. We will be reading The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Tuesdays – Tech Help
Basic computer and device help. Please call to make an appointment.

EVERY Friday @ 1pm – Sit ‘n’ Knit Needle Crafters
All skill levels welcome!