Bloomfield Public Library is offering limited services to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

We are continuously updating the resources and links in the posts below. Check back frequently!

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Shine! Managing Virus Anxiety & Mental Health

NPR’s Connecticut Public Radio discussed mental health with respect to Coronavirus on Where We Live (aired 3/19/20). One of the show’s guests highlighted two great resources for mental health and anxiety – a new website called, and the Shine app. features “resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty,” […] Read more >

Read. Explore. Learn.

Even though the public cannot come into our physical library building at this time, our staff are working around the clock to bring exciting, fun, and educational connections to families through our “third location” (The Digital Library). We have compiled a list of terrific web sites that include virtual field trips, online storytimes, history and science resources, and more! And all sites are free for you to access! [] Read more >

Online Storytime Programs from BPL!

We know that family schedules can be complicated, especially with kids now doing remote schooling at home. With that in mind, Bloomfield Public Library Staff will be regularly posting video storytimes on our YouTube channel. Miss Mara and Miss Nicole already have some videos online! Miss Nicole will post a new video each Thursday. Each […] Read more >