Bloomfield Public Library

Library Updates

July & August mean Summer Reading!

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Kick Off Event June 27th – ice cream at 6p and Checkers the Inventor Show at 6:30p
Register and get your bag!

Remember – write the number of minutes you read each day on the library calendar included in your bag. Come to the library throughout the summer to report your minutes and get your prizes. When you return to school in the fall hand your calendar into Mrs. Langley to be included in the special celebration!

July Event Descriptions:

Technology Help- July 3rd, August 7 3:30 to 5pm
Open tech time! Bring your questions, (and your device).

Teen/Tween Club – July 5th 2:45pm
Join us

STEM (science technology engineering and math skill development through fun) – Finch Robot- July 6th 3-4pm
The Finch is a small robot designed to inspire and delight students learning computer science by providing them a tangible and physical representation of their code.

Reading with Molly- July 10th, 11th, & 12th
Spend 15 minutes reading to our favorite fur friend Molly!

Evening Stories & More – July 12th 6:30 -7pm
Join us for stories and a craft! For all children.

STEM – Cup Tower Challenge July 13th 3 – 4pm
Test your building power! How high can you build a cup tower?

Galaxy Jars- July 17th 3-4:30pm
Water, glitter oh my! Shake it, turn it, and toss it… the more your jar will look like the galaxy. The bubbles will begin to sparkly like stars and asteroids.

STEM – Magna Tiles- July 20th 3-4pm
Stick magnetic tiles together and design awesome structures!

Friendship Bracelets (school-age)- July 24th 3-4pm
A friendship bracelet is a decorative bracelet given by one person to another as a symbol of their friendship. Friendship bracelets are often handmade, usually from embroidery floss or thread.

Smoothie Shoppe- July 26th 6-7pm
Love making or drinking smoothies? Then this class is for you! Join us at the library and get your testing taste buds ready!

STEM – Dancing Frankenworms- July 27th, 3-4pm
What makes gummy worms look like they’re moving? Find out with this fun science experiment!

Game Time at the library- July 30th 6-7:30pm
Game on! Play board games at the library- all ages welcome!

Read with the Blue- July 31st 10:30 to 11am
With a focus on friendship and trust, local law enforcers will read a story to children. Afterwards, the kids will hunt for friendship rocks that have been hidden. Once they find a rock they will get to make their own friendship rock for the officers to take to their next event

First weekly class for 1st – 3rd graders July 31st 3 – 4pm

August event descriptions:

Stories & More – Tuesdays August 7th, 14th and 21st,  10:30am

Simply Stories – Thursdays, August 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd, 10:30am

Weekly classes for incoming 1st – 3rd graders Tuesdays July 31, August 7th, 14th and 21st 3-4pm

Weekly classes for incoming 4th – 7th graders Thursdays August 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd 3 – 4p.

Make Seed Art- August 2nd, 6-7:30pm
Create your own mosaic using seeds! For adults and older teens.

Science Rocks! August 3rd 3 – 4pm
An engaging, fun, hands-on science event for kids.

Technology Help- August 7th 3:30 to 5pm
Open tech time! Bring your questions, (and your device).

Evening Preschool- August 9th 6:30 to 7pm
Join us for stories and a craft! For all children.

Teen/Tween Club- August 10th 2:45 to 3:45 (Music Jeopardy)
Quiz yourself on the music you know and the music you don’t! Whoever gets the most questions right wins a prize!

Adult Coloring Night- August 14th, 6-7:30pm
Join us for a relaxing evening of adult coloring. Don’t have an adult coloring book? Don’t worry- we’ve got you covered!

STEM – Q-Ba-Maze- August 17th 3-4pm
Challenge yourself and learn to problem-solve!

Lego Night-August 22nd 6-7:30pm
Play with Legos! All ages welcome!

 

Weekly Classes and Events:

  • Stories and More! Tuesdays at 10:30a (stories, activities and a craft) ends July 10th and restarts July 31st
  • Simply Stories Thursdays at 10:30a (stories and finger-plays) ends July 12th and restarts August 2nd
  • Knitters and Needlecrafters Fridays at 1pm
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More time to enjoy the library!

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The Bloomfield Public Library will now be open from 10am til 8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

Our hours:

Mondays & Wednesdays   2:30pm-8pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays     10am-8pm

Fridays      2:30pm -6:30pm

Saturdays  10am-2pm

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STEM Program 3rd Friday of the Month

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Our STEM Fridays in July were such a success that we want to continue offering this type of programming to school age kids. Join us the third Friday of each month for a different STEM  related program. Some will be high tech, some will be low tech, all will be fun! We will combine creativity, problem solving, critical thinking and dexterity to see what we come up with. All students of school age are welcome, we can work together to make sure everyone is able to participate!

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Story Time Information

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Regular weekly Story Times resume on September 19th and 21st.

‘Stories and More’ Tuesdays 10:30am – 11am   Join us for stories, songs and a craft

‘Simply Stories’ Thursdays 10:30am – 10:45am   Join us for stories and songs

Pre-registration helps, but we welcome walk-ins!

 

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Navigating our new website

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We hope you find our new website helpful!

All of our programs and events are listed in our calendar of events under the Programs & Events tab. Click on the Programs & Events tab for program description information. Click on the calendar for the complete calendar. We will highlight special programs in the News and Events carousel.

Our hours information and our contact information are located at the bottom and on the right side of most pages.

There are direct links to our OWWL catalog and the OWWL2Go digital materials catalog in the tabs on the home page. Links to Zinio Digital Magazines, Mango Languages, Novel-List and the NY Times Best Seller list are all located under the Helpful Links tab.

 

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Ancestry.com/Library Edition now available

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Ancestry.com/Library Edition is now available free in the library. Bring your own device or use one of our public computers and explore all the information available through the Ancestry.com database! Search Census Data, Vital Records, and Military Records to learn more about your family!

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