In this video, children will learn about the origin of Black History Month, notable Black Americans, and ways to celebrate at home or in school. YouTube link is available on our BPL Events Calendar. Read more >
Join us for yoga with Pia Oliveri
Pia is the Owner and Director of Wabi-Sabi Yoga and Wellness Center in South Windsor, CT. Through yoga, meditation and breath work she believes healing happens from the inside out. Her Gentle Yoga Class is a true representation of the Eight Limbs of Yoga! We will start with Meditation and breath work followed by seated postures and standing postures with the assistance of a chair.
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Interested in learning more about advancing your career and/or professional goals through education? Join us to hear from the Connecticut Community Colleges about the enrollment process (Admissions, Financial Aid, and more), campus life, and everything community colleges have to offer. Read more >
Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. It is sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association (www.fpa.org). The program involves reading material from the Great Decisions briefing book (articles will be supplied by Bloomfield Public Library, either electronic or print) and watching a video (during the virtual program) and meeting in a discussion group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. This is a series that runs from January until May it is not necessary to attend all of the sessions.
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Open to students in grades 7 – 12. Get your voice heard! We want your ideas about the new libraries, which programs to offer, the teen book collection, and more! TAG is a dinner club (yes, you get free food!) and your involvement will help transform the future of Teen Services in Bloomfield. Why else is TAG great? You will earn volunteer hours, get leadership opportunities, you can add it to your resume, and we’ll also add in some free books! See our Events Calendar for details on how to register. This meeting is in-person at McMahon Wintonbury Library. Read more >
In celebration of Black History Month, we are excited to welcome back Jaeme Brennan McDonald, Musician and Educator, to talk about the evolution of the AFROPUNK Festival. Join us as we take a journey from the film that inspired the first music festival in NYC, through the development of the culture, all the way to the formation of the AFROPUNK global movement recognized today. Read more >
Join staff at the McMahon Wintonbury Library for an IN-PERSON program: Welcoming Wednesday Storytime. We’ll share stories, songs, rhymes and more! Best for ages 5 and under.
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OUR CURRENT TEEN D&D GROUP MEMBERSHIP IS FULL. But…we’re looking to start up a second beginners D&D group for our teens! If you are interested, please contact Youth Services Librarian Nicole Dolat at firstname.lastname@example.org. (For Teens in Grades 7-12) Read more >