Wednesday Open Hours
Downtown Library: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Ellettsville Branch: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Wintertelling with the Bloomington Storytellers Guild

    Wintertelling with the Bloomington Storytellers Guild

    Join us for a cozy evening of stories presented by members of the Bloomington Storytellers Guild. A variety of stories will be shared—humor, mystery, romance, folktales, and original stories may be in the lineup. Age 12 and up.

    February 24 | 7–8:30 PM

  • Meet the Media

    Meet the Media

    Are you a representative of a nonprofit interested in connecting with the local media? Join us for the Nonprofit Alliance of Monroe County’s 14th Annual Meet the Media roundtable event. Members of local media will give and hear one-minute pitches from local nonprofit representatives. Age 18 and up. Please register.

    February 15 | 9 AM–12:15 PM

  • Dine Out for the Library at FARMbloomington

    Dine Out for the Library at FARMbloomington

    It's a special Friends Dine Out for the Library event at FARMbloomington! Enjoy a three-course dinner for $30. The Friends will receive $15 from FARM for every dinner purchased to help make all of our amazing Library programs possible.

    Tuesdays, February 7 and 21 | 6 PM

  • Black Life in America

    eResource of the Month: Black Life in America

    Black Life in America from Newsbank includes more than 19,000 American and global news sources. This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of African American history, culture, and daily life.

  • Financial Aid for Adult Students

    Financial Aid for Adult Students

    Financial aid for college isn’t just for recent high school graduates. In this program, you'll learn about financial aid offered to adult students through the Federal Government, State Government, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Institutions of Higher Education. Age 18 and up.

    Februrary 1 | 6:30–7:30 PM


  • Craft Supply Swap

    Craft Supply Swap

    It’s time to clean out your craft closet! Bring in your unused craft supplies, and take home some new materials to start your next project. Drop off supplies to MCPL staff from February 11–16. Age 16 and up.

    February 18 | 11 AM–4 PM

  • Coffee with Friends: Susan Neville

    Coffee with Friends: Susan Neville

    Join us in a conversation with Susan Neville, the author of essays and stories inspired by the history, culture, and people of Indiana. She has won numerous literary awards, including the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, the Richard Sullivan Prize, and the Catherine Doctorow Award for Short Fiction. Age 18 and up.

    February 19 | 2–3 PM

  • Black History Month Bingo

    Black History Month Bingo

    For Black History Month, play a game of bingo that facilitates discussions about race and offers opportunities to learn about Black visionaries, leaders, and artists. Pick up your card at the Downtown Library, Ellettsville Branch, or Bookmobile or download a card. Complete five squares in a row to earn a prize!

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