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Crafternoon: Upcycled T-Shirt Totes & Scarves (June 18 @ 2 PM) (Teens & Adults; Atrium)

“Read, Renew, Repeat” is the 2024 Summer Reading Theme. Let’s kickoff an eco-friendly Crafternoon series for Adults and Teens (entering grades 7-12) at the BPL Atrium conference room!

At today’s program, we will upcycle t-shirts. Bring your own shirt(s), if possible. We will have extra t-shirts on hand as well. This is a no-sew event and the only tool we will be using are scissors. For preparation purposes, let us know in the question field below which project you are interested in. You can also decide at the program. See the Event Calendar description for more details. Read more >

BPL BookCon for Kids & Teens! (June 28 @ 4:00 PM + 6:00 PM) (330 Park Ave. / Great Room)

Join Bloomfield Public Library for it’s second “BookCon”…a book event for youth of all ages!

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!). Kids visit the in-person BookCon event during one of the two timeframes (4-5:30 PM or 6-8 PM), and they can select all of the free things they’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). No registration necessary.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is for youth – only kids and teens will be allowed to select books to take home! Adults/Teacher may select books ONLY in the final hour of the event from 7-8 PM. Read more >

Are You Making the Best Decisions About Your Medicare Options? (Virtual) (Thur., June 20th @ 3:00 PM)

Medicare is complicated and there are many options you can choose for your Medicare coverage annually – possibly for many decades of your life. Get important information to help you learn more about Medicare, in a fun and engaging format such as Medicare trivia, from Medicare experts at the non-profit law firm, the Center for Medicare Advocacy. You may already think you have determined the best Medicare option for you, but you may learn some things you didn’t know. Please join us!

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Mind Games, The Science of Perception Deception (Virtual) (Thur., June 20th @ 6:30 PM)

Our brain decides how we perceive everything around us. It finds patterns and solves problems efficiently, except for when it lies to us. In this engaging and interactive program, William Pack explores the real science of how our brains trick us into seeing and believing things that don’t exist. You’ll experience how optical illusions work, why people fall for scams, and how we make thousands of choices every day that are influenced subconsciously. William will also give the attendees proven, scientific, actionable techniques to preserve brain health.

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