Author Archives: Nicole Dolat

BPL BookCon for Kids & Teens! (July 29 @ 4:00 PM + 6:00 PM) (Offsite at 330 Park Ave. / Great Room)

Join Bloomfield Public Library for it’s first ever BookCon…a book event for kids and teens! What is BookCon?
The Bloomfield Public Library Book Conference – or “BookCon” – is a chance for kids, tweens and teens to select and go home with FREE books of all kinds (and a variety of extra goodies!). Just visit the in-person BookCon event during one of the two timeframes (4-5pm or 6-7:30pm), and you can select all of the free things you’d like to take home…it’s as easy as that! Our event will take place offsite at 330 Park Avenue in Bloomfield (The Great Room A #128). PLEASE NOTE: This event is for youth – only kids and teens will be allowed to select books to take home! 🙂 No registration necessary. Read more >

FOR TEENS! Create a Dream Board (July 27 @ 1:00 PM) (Zoom)

Join us at this interactive program to map out your future and create a dream board. What do you want to happen in 2023? What are your goals, dreams, career aspirations? How would you like to change your social interactions and friendships? With the help of our teen volunteers, we’ll help guide you with a multitude of possibilities, as well as plenty of free time for you to create on your own. Kits (materials and snacks) will be provided by the library and available for pickup approximately one week before the program (while supplies last). A Bloomfield Public Library & West Hartford Public Libraries partnership. Best for students entering grades 6-9 but open to high school students as well. Registration required to receive Zoom information to join. Read more >

Virtual Visit with Mystic Aquarium: BELUGA WHALES! (July 26 @ 10:45 AM) (Zoom)

Broadcasting directly from Mystic Aquarium’s Arctic Coast exhibit, home to New England’s only beluga whales, this virtual program is a one of a kind outreach program where you not only “meet” one of our resident whales but also learn from the staff that work with them every day. Registration required to receive Zoom information to join. Read more >

Tween Book Club: WEIRN BOOKS #1 – BE WARY OF THE SILENT WOODS (July 25 @ 5:00 PM) (Zoom)

Our July 2022 Tween Book Club title is a graphic by fan favorite Svetlana Chmakova…BE WARY OF THE SILENT WOODS (Weirn books #1). And best of all, I can actually give out copies of the chapter book to keep for anyone interested in joining the discussion! Just visit our Prosser or our McMahon Wintonbury location to pick up your personal copy of the book! You must be registered for the program to claim a copy of the book. There are a limited number of copies, so free books are only available while supplies last. Registration is also required to receive the Zoom information to join the virtual discussion. Best for ages 9 and up. Read more >