Come bloom with us! Stay up-to-date with Bloomfield Public Library news, delivered weekly via email. Look for the latest issue each Friday.
Recent Issues (2023)
- May 29-June 3, 2023 Nutmeg Book Award Winners Announced
- May 22-27, Comic Author/Illustrator Nathan Hale is Visiting Bloomfield!
- May 15-20, BPL had a memorable time at the CT Library Association Conference!
- May 8-13, BPL Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month.
- May 1-6, BPL Celebrates National Library Workers Day.
- April 24-29, Looking for books with broader world views? Talk to Lori!
- April 17-22, Wednesday StoryTimes are Now at Town Hall
- April 10-15, From picture book recommendations to technology help, Carol is here for you!
- April 3-8, Want to try an epic fantasy series? Talk to Jean!
- March 27-April 1, BPL Annual Report 2021-2022
- March 20-25, Breaking Down Barriers for Ebook Access
- March 13-18, Celebrating Literacy Week and Free Library Cards
- March 6-11, BPL Transition Phase Continues: Reduced Thursday Hours
- February 27- March 4, BPL Transition Phase Continues
- February 20-25, Meet Library Assistant Mike Tobias
- February 13-18, Book Recommendations for Mystery Lovers
- February 6-11, CT State Library Highlights Ms. Nicole Science Bytes!
- January 30- February 4, Don’t Miss Our Farwell Open Houses and Take Your Child to the Library Day
- January 23-28, Jean-Michel: Keeping BPL Materials and Service Top-Notch
- January 16-21, BPL’s Building Project Awarded $5,526,000
- January 9-14, Library Building Committee (LBC) Update
- January 2-7, 2022 in Lists: Chose Your Next Read
Past Issues (2022)
- December 26-31, Ring in the New Year as a BPL Power User!
- December 19-24, Free Notary Services at BPL
- December 12-17, Hour of Code: Join the Largest Learning Event
- December 5-10, BPL Teen Advisory Group: Get Your Voice Heard!
- November 28- December 3, Holiday Gift Card Drive to Benefit Interval House
- November 21-26, Closing the Digital Divide at BPL
- November 14-19, Children’s Reading Challenge Begins
- November 7-12, Election Day Information
- October 31-November 5, Spotlight on BPL’s Library Board Vice-Chairperson Leah Farrell
- October 24-29, Big Read Celebrates the Asian Community
- October 17-22, All ages Puzzle Swap at Filley Park
- October 10-15, Story Time Increases Early Literacy at BPL
- October 3-8, Tis the Season for Spooky with BPL!
- September 26-October 1st, Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with BPL!
- September 19-24, September is Library Card Signup Month!
- September 12-17, Get Registered to Vote on September 20
- September 5-10, What We Did This Summer
- August 29 – September 3, See you at Celebrate Bloomfield
- August 22-27, Historical Bloomfield Newspapers to be Digitized and Added to the Library of Congress
- August 15-20, BPL’s Two Library Building Projects
- August 8-13, The Ultimate FREE Cooling Center
- August 1-6, Join Us at McMahon Wintonbury for a Poetry Celebration.
- July 25-30, $250 CT Child Tax Rebate: Application Deadline July 31
- July 18-23, Support Your Local Pollinators at BeePL
- July 11-16, BPL Staff and Board Members Enjoy Yoga with Pia
- July 4-9, BPL and the Digital Divide aka FREE INTERNET ACCESS FOR ALL
- June 27-July 2, Youth Meals Available This Summer
- June 20-25, BPL Celebrates Pride Month
- June 13-18, BPL Celebrates Juneteenth
- June 6 – 11, Happy Pride Month
- May 30-June 4, Intellectual Freedom: Freedom to Read
- May 23-28, Your Next Literacy Adventure Awaits
- May 16-21, BPL Shines at the CT Library Association Conference
- May 9-14, Get Your Magazines Here!
- May 1-7, Happy Spring! What will you forage this season?
- April 25-30, To the Great Outdoors (and Cats) of Bloomfield
- April 18-23, Calling All Horror Fans
- April 11-16, Passport to CT Libraries
- April 4-9, Celebrate National Poem Month with BPL
- March 28 – April 2, Expanded Hours BPL Opens at 10am
- March 21-26, Summer Youth Employment Opportunities
- March 14 – 19, Dignity Grows at BPL
- March 7-12, BPL’s New Buildings Project
- February 28 – March 5, Experience the Past with Historical Fiction
- February 21 – 26, Pop Culture Programs
- February 14-19, On the Go with Hoopla
- February 7-12, Resources for Caregivers
- January 31 – February 5, February Fun for Kids
- January 24-29, COVID-19 Updates
- January 17-22, Bloomfield Lions Club Partnership
- January 10-15, Centennial Celebrations with Bloomfield Public Schools
- January 3-8, New Year’s Resolutions: How will your library help you grow in 2022?
Past Issues (2021)
- December 27 – January 1, Best Books of 2021 (So Many Books, So Little Time!)
- December 20-25, Bloomfield: Building a Better Community
- December 13-18, Social Justice Programming
- December 6-11, COVID-19 Booster Shot Clinic
- November 29 – December 4, FREE This Holiday Season…
- November 22-27, We’re here for you at McMahon Wintonbury!
- November 15-20, Art Installation at BPL Features Prison Arts Program
- November 8-13, Thank you for voting YES for Bloomfield Public Library!
- November 1-6, BPL’s Two-Library Building Project :Referendum Vote
- October 25-30,
- October 18-23
- October 11-16, Congratulations to Hartford Public Library!
- October 4-9, Thank you, Public Works, for fixing up Prosser so quickly!
- September 27 – October 2, Banned Books Week: Celebrate Your Freedom to Read
- September 20-25
- September 13-18, September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
- September 6-11
- August 30 – September 3, Have you visited our Virtual Program Archive?
- August 23-28, From Prosser to McMahon Wintonbury… and Back Again
- August 16-21, FREE Comic Book Giveaways!
- August 9-14, Summer Reading Continues at BPL
- August 2-7, BPL Offers Wealth of Resources
- July 26-31, Meet BPL’s Summer Interns
- July 19-24, Our Tech Department is here for you!
- July 12-17, Library Building Committee News
- July 6-10, Attention Grandparents!
- June 27 – July 2, Congratulations!
- June 21-26, BPL Expands Evening Hours
- June 14-19, Upcoming Vaccine Clinics
- June 7-12, Library Building Committee Presentation to Town Council
- June 1-5,
- May 23-28, Free Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic
- May 16-22, Tween Book Club
- May 9-15, Library Building Committee Update
- May 2-8, Congrats to BPL Staffer Joshua Brown
- April 25 – May 1, BPL Building Project Info Sessions This Week
- April 18-24, Emergency Rental Assistance
- April 11-17, Library Building Committee Update
- April 4-10,
- March 29 – April 3, Miss Shelia at Auer Farm
- March 22-27, Thank you for keeping our staff and community safe and healthy!
- March 15-20,
- March 8-13, March Madness
- March 1-6,
- February 22-27, Black History and Literature
- February 15-20, The Lori Jean Watson Collection
- February 8-13, Welcome to the NEW Bloomfield Public Library newsletter!
- February 1-6,
- January 25-29