November is coming quickly and political advocates are likely knocking at your door. Effective door knocking may be the best grassroots mobilization tool for a campaign, but it’s important to educate yourself on all of the candidates, not just those knocking.
It's the spooky edition of Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians, a podcast from Monroe County Public Library.
The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is where you can find weekly lessons using current editorial cartoons, from Newspapers in Education and the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists.
Among this ghostly phenomena, there are many spooky opportunities for ghouls of all ages to Read, Learn, Connect, and Create at the Library throughout the month!
Use these resources to help you plan for learning opportunities after high school.
Are you interested in learning how redistricting shapes the way we as citizens are represented in government? Check out Tame the Gerrymander! It is a local event that will focus on the past and present of redistricting in Indiana, and what citizens can do to bring about change. Mark your calendars.
In partnership with La Casa, El Centro Comunal Latino, and the City of Bloomington, the Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day on Sunday, September 23 from 12:30–3 PM.
For 25 years The Lotus Music & Arts Festival has brought a wide range of international and national artists to Bloomington, not only to its acclaimed festival, but throughout the year. Here's a selection from this year's line-up.
In this month’s episode, Erica and Matt share their library card shame stories, offer recommendations, and more.
Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, con unas selecciones de nuestra colección en español. | Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15, with some selections from our Spanish collection.
It’s the Library in hangout mode—a book club with a casual twist, held at a different local bar each month. Get comfortable, meet new people, and talk about the month’s read. Appetizers provided.
This is a list of great books we've discussed at previous meetings. Check out we are reading next.
It’s the Library in hangout mode––a book club with a casual twist, held at a different local bar each month. Get comfortable, meet new people, and talk about the month’s read. You buy the drinks; appetizers provided.
Get more reads from our list of books we've discussed at previous meetings.
It's August, which here in Bloomington means it's time for PRIDEFEST, Bloomington PRIDE's fifth annual street festival celebrating LGBTQ culture and community!
You're registered to vote (right?), and eager to make your voice heard. Now what? Knowing what to expect this General Election Day (November 6) means you'll get to the polls ready to help decide what happens in your community, state, and nation.
The process of participating in an election isn't difficult, but you do need to be prepared for each step in the process. Along with Be a Voter!, resources like the First Time Voters Guide over at Accredited Schools Online are a good place to start for new—and even longtime—voters.