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.

Look what the Friends did in 1981!

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
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  • 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2019-11-04

    383 Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    383 Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    Monday, November 4th, 4-8pm

    Help us raise money to support the Bloomingdale Public Library!   Go to Five Guys at 383 West Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 from 4-8pm

    Be sure to tell them you are supporting the Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library at check out!

    Bring your family & friends!

    — Benefit not applicable if you order/pay online OR buy gift cards. —

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  • 9:00 am-9:30 am
    2019-11-30

    101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    Saturday, November 30th – 9AM

    Help us decorate the Friends’ Tree! Decorating begins at 9am

    There will be hot chocolate and fellowship afterwards in the library!

    Bring your family & friends!

     


BPL Event – Volunteer Details

  • Summer Concert Series, BPL Gazebo @ 12-1 pm
    • 1-2 Friends volunteers per concert
      1. June
      2. July
      3. August
  • Ice Cream Social – Every year on a Thursday in August @ 5:30-8:30 pm.
    • 5 Friends volunteers, 2 shifts
    • Friends table
    • Volunteers serve ice cream
    • Volunteers cover the Friends table by educating potential members
  • Volunteer Fair – Every year on a Saturday in August @ 10-1:00pm.
    • 3 volunteers to run Friends table
    • Educate and invite potential members and volunteers!
  • Halloween Party – Every year on a Saturday in October @ 12-3pm
    • 7-8 Friends volunteers, 2 shifts
    • Donuts & Cider table
  • Snowman Crossing – Saturday after Thanksgiving in November @ 9am (Thanksgiving weekend)
    • Decorating Friends tree
    • Fellowship and hot chocolate afterwards

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

the BPL Office and Staff
  • Holiday Open House – Every year the first week of December @ 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 mybplFriends@gmail.com!

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

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Click on the dragonfly to return the Friends page of the Bloomingdale Public Library website.

 
 
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