Friends Volunteers Having Fun!

We are a non-profit organization that supports the Bloomingdale Public Library. We raise funds to support library in various ways, including supporting reading programs and purchasing equipment and materials for the library.

Friends in Action through the years

Here are some of the fun things we do!

Donated by the Friends

    • Museum Passes
    • T-Shirts for Summer Reading Program
    • Trees for holiday Snowman Crossing
    • Sand table
    • Low Vision Reader
    • Smart Table
    • 3D Printer
    • Smart Display (for new Study Room)
    • Little Free Library (Circle Park Playground)
    • CNC milling machine (STEAM)
    • Lego Little Bits (STEAM)

Sponsored by the Friends

    • Annual BPL Reading Programs:
      • On The Same Page
      • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
      • Summer Reading Program

BPL Events Supported by Friends Volunteer

    • Summer Concerts
    • Ice Cream Social
    • Volunteer Fair
    • Halloween Party
    • Snowman Crossing
    • Christmas Open House Party

Friends in Action!

Here are some of the activities the Friends participate in to support the library throughout the year.

FUNdraising with the Friends!


Friends volunteer and have fun at the summer concerts!


Ice Cream and Friends!
Ice Cream Socials with the Friends & BPL Staff!
Fun and games with the Friends!


Fun holidays with the Friends!

New Fundraising Events!

Bottle & Bottega – June 2018

Getting ready to have some fun painting!
Friends display their masterpieces!


Click on our Calendar of Events (Google) for details of upcoming events.

If you would like to volunteer, email us at!

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

Want to join the Friends?

Become a member today!

It’s easy To apply …
    1. Complete the simple Friends online application.
    2. Pay the $5.00 annual membership dues in person, by mail, or click on the MC/Visa logo below.

Voila!  You’re a member in 2 easy steps!

Click here to  pay membership dues or DONATE to the library.

Go to Members for more details.

Friends of Bloomingdale Public Library


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