Annual Events for Volunteers

Members – The Friends members participate in quarterly meetings and committee meetings as needed to support our fundraising efforts, which include the semi-annual book sale.

Volunteers – We also support Bloomingdale Public Library (BPL) events and recruit volunteers for these activities, in addition to the fundraising events.

Friends in action throughout the year!

Events for members and volunteers

For more member info and volunteer opportunities, in 2018, click this link:  2018 Annual Events-Friends Volunteers

Annual Events

Quarterly Meetings

  • Q1 – January
  • Q2 – April
  • Q3 – July
  • Q4 – October

Book Sales

  • Spring Book Sale – March
  • Fall Book Sale– September

BPL Annual Eventssee details below

  • Summer Concerts – June, July, August
  • Ice Cream Social – August
  • Volunteer Fair – August
  • Halloween Party – October
  • Snowman Crossing – November
  • BPL Holiday Party – November
  • 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

    101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    This is the Friends of Bloomingdale Public Library quarterly meeting.
    Mark your calendars (or import this one!)

    To pay dues online, click here: Friends of BPL Online Square Store.  Scroll down to “Annual Membership Dues”.

    FYI – In order to save our resources, the meeting agendas and minutes will no longer be printed. If you would like a hard copy, please let me know in advance. I can make sure you are accommodated for the meeting. 🙂

    Meeting Agendas and Minutes are available on Google Drive . Go to 2019 Agenda & Meeting Minutes and look for the quarterly meeting minutes of our last meeting or the agenda for this meeting.

    Looking forward to seeing you there!

    Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library


BPL Event – Volunteer Details

  • Summer Concert Series, [3 concerts, dates below] BPL Gazebo @ 12-1 pm
    • 1-2 Friends volunteers per concert
      1. June
      2. July
      3. August
  • Ice Cream Social – Thursday, August @ 5:30-8:30 pm.
    • 5 Friends volunteers, 2 shifts
    • Friends table
    • Volunteers serve ice cream and cover Friends table
  • Volunteer Fair – Saturday, August @ 10-1:00pm.
    • 3 volunteers to run Friends table
  • Halloween Party – Saturday, October @ 12-3 pm.
    • 7-8 Friends volunteers, 2 shifts
    • Games
    • Donuts & Cider table
  • Snowman Crossing – Wednesday through Monday, November (Thanksgiving weekend)
    • Decorating Friends tree

“Thanks again for the Friends always purchasing the Christmas trees for BPL!”

the BPL Office and Staff
  • Holiday Open House – Tuesday, November @ 6:45-8:45 pm.
    • 4 Volunteers, 2 shifts
    • Friends table, lower level hallway (outside of meeting rooms A/B)

Friends in Action throughout the years

Can’t find what you’re looking for on the calendar above? Try our Google Calendar of Events for more details.

If you would like more information about the Friends meetings, please go to Friends Meetings.  There you will find details about when we meet, what is discussed and how to join.

If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please email us at!

See full event calendar at the Bloomingdale Public Library website: BPL Annual Events

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