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  • Masks are highly recommended in BPL. Social distancing is required. Please wear a mask if you are experiencing potential COVID-19 symptoms. Masks available upon request.
  • Ask about our new Playaways, Vox Books, and Launchpads!
  • Computers, printer, scanner, copier, fax, study rooms available
  • Online Event Calendar, or view the printable February calendar.
  • Museum Passes for free or discounted admission to many area attractions (or view Printable Museum Pass Brochure)
  • BPL Online library is always open — read, watch, listen, research!

Gentle Yoga With Pia Oliveri (Virtual) (Wed., Feb 1st @ 12:00 PM)

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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Great Decisions: War Crimes (Virtual) (Tue., Feb 7th @ 2:00 PM)

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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Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting + Dinner at McMahon Wintonbury (Feb. 7 @ 4:00 PM)

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 >

AFROPUNK: The Music, the Culture, the Movement (Virtual) (Tue., Feb 7th @ 6:30 PM)

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 >