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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Tech Petting Zoo
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The latest digital devices will be on display for you to preview. Also, tech experts will be on hand to answer any questions.   , ...
Colorful Fruit Tree Craft
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Let’s make fruit trees! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Dance Hour- Pop Queens
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us for an hour of dancing to Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and Katy Perry on Just Dance. , ...
Open Mic Sept 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Share music with your peers in this relaxed atmosphere. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Board Game Friday
4:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the Children’s Department after school and help yourself to available board games! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Labor Day
All Day
The library will be closed in observance of Labor Day. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Baby Story Time!
10:00 am - 10:40 am
It’s Baby Story Time! Stories and sing a long songs for babies age 0 to 3 years old! , ...
Grandparents Day Craft
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for a fun evening of crafts with Ms. Claudia. We will be making a special gift for our grandparents in honor of Grandparents Day Sunday!  Please register as space is limited , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Bingo!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of bingo. Win prizes and socialize with friends! , ...
Chess Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First in-person Meeting of the BIPL Chess Club. Come by and test your skills against other Blue Island players. Limited number of boards will be available.   , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Fall Equinox Trivia
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The fall equinox is approaching. Join us for fall equinox trivia. , ...
Utility Bill Clinic
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come get advice on how to reduce your electric, natural gas, cable, internet and phone bills. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will help you learn how to spot unnecessary charges on your bills, learn how to decode your gas and electric bill, spot errors, and avoid scams. CUB staff can also provide information on energy , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Movie Friday
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the Children’s Department after school and watch a movie! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Festival de Bellas Artes
All Day
Invitamos a todos los artistas latinos a que nos ayuden a iniciar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en nuestro primer Festival de Arte Latino. Si usted es un artista y desea compartir su trabajo públicamente por favor comuníquese con nosotros por correo electronico: aocampo@blueislandlibrary.org   We invite all Latino , ...
Financial Scams – What you should know
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Scammers are great at what they do. They can be strangers or trusted friends and family. Join Kim Gunaka from First Midwest Bank, Blue Island, and Christine Suddreth from Pathlights to learn how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of financial exploitation and misuse of your personal funds by others.    Pleas , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Festival de Bellas Artes
All Day
Invitamos a todos los artistas latinos a que nos ayuden a iniciar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en nuestro primer Festival de Arte Latino. Si usted es un artista y desea compartir su trabajo públicamente por favor comuníquese con nosotros por correo electronico: aocampo@blueislandlibrary.org   We invite all Latino , ...
Baby Story Time!
10:00 am - 10:40 am
It’s Baby Story Time! Stories and sing a long songs for babies age 0 to 3 years old! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Festival de Bellas Artes
All Day
Invitamos a todos los artistas latinos a que nos ayuden a iniciar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en nuestro primer Festival de Arte Latino. Si usted es un artista y desea compartir su trabajo públicamente por favor comuníquese con nosotros por correo electronico: aocampo@blueislandlibrary.org   We invite all Latino , ...
Paper Craft 3D Model Templates
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hey Kids, wanna make a 3D paper templates like making Pokémon, animals, etc. We will work on Paper Craft 3D every two weeks! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Festival de Bellas Artes
All Day
Invitamos a todos los artistas latinos a que nos ayuden a iniciar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en nuestro primer Festival de Arte Latino. Si usted es un artista y desea compartir su trabajo públicamente por favor comuníquese con nosotros por correo electronico: aocampo@blueislandlibrary.org   We invite all Latino , ...
Club de Lectura
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lectura para animarse a leér más y conocer gente nueva.  El club del Lectura se reune cada tercer jueves de cada mes.  Dirigido por Armida e Adrian Olivares, email:  armifol@gmail.com.  El club de Lectura es patrocindado por Illinois Humanities. Unase en persona en la biblioteca de Blue Island. , ...
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Festival de Bellas Artes
All Day
Invitamos a todos los artistas latinos a que nos ayuden a iniciar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en nuestro primer Festival de Arte Latino. Si usted es un artista y desea compartir su trabajo públicamente por favor comuníquese con nosotros por correo electronico: aocampo@blueislandlibrary.org   We invite all Latino , ...
Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Board Game Friday
4:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the Children’s Department after school and help yourself to available board games! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Enfermera Cindy nos habla de: VACUNAS
10:00 am - 11:00 am
La enfermera Cindy nos explicará todo lo que hay que saber sobre la vacuna COVID.   , ...
The Conductors
10:00 am - 10:45 am
All aboard the magic train! Where should we go? Who shall we visit? The conductors are here to get you where you need to be in this new play specifically designed for very young children. Featuring live music and playful audience participation, “The Conductors” is a silly, joyful, and engaging first theatre experience , ...
The Conductors
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
All aboard the magic train! Where should we go? Who shall we visit? The conductors are here to get you where you need to be in this new play specifically designed for very young children. Featuring live music and playful audience participation, “The Conductors” is a silly, joyful, and engaging first theatre experience , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Putting Your Bike to Bed for the Winter
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bike season is just about over! Join avid cyclist Robert Kaplafka for this presentation to learn how to prepare your bike for a winter storage so it will be ready to roll next spring. We will also cover basic bicycle maintenance and repairs. Robert Kaplafka started working on bicycles at a very early age. A lifelong fa , ...
Bilingual Storytime
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Children’s librarian in fun song, story and games in the afternoon. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Taller Bordado Tenango
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Ven aprender bordados de tenango que han sido reconcocidos a nivel internacional por la belleza de sus formas y colores sobre textile.  Maestra de bordado: Monica M.  La biblioteca te dará el material. , ...
Baby Story Time!
10:00 am - 10:40 am
It’s Baby Story Time! Stories and sing a long songs for babies age 0 to 3 years old! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Taller Bordado Tenango
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ven aprender bordados de tenango que han sido reconcocidos a nivel internacional por la belleza de sus formas y colores sobre textile.  Maestra de bordado: Monica M.  La biblioteca te dará el material. , ...
Intro to Gmail
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn how to maximize your Gmail inbox. This will be a hybrid event, both virtual and in-person. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Plant Folklore
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn about the good and not so good stories of plants from a representative of the Cook County Forest Preserves District. Explore Shakespearian poisons to plants that your cats will love, and take a journey through the wonderful world of plant lore. , ...
Let’s make Origami!
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hey Kids, love Origami? We’ll be starting out of making an Origami Crane! This take time and patience. Let’s get to folding! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Digital Photography Basics
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This two-day program you will learn the basics of digital photography. The first day will be an intensive crash course on camera basics and the second day will be on-site Photography sessions right in Blue Island.  Second day (9/24) location will be at the Louis S. Viverito Sidestream Elevated Pool Aeration Station. W , ...
Movie Friday
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the Children’s Department after school and watch a movie! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Bilingual Storytime
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Children’s librarian in fun song, story and games in the afternoon. , ...
Felt Monsters Craft
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hey Kids, let’s make funny but scary Felt monsters! , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Baby Story Time!
10:00 am - 10:40 am
It’s Baby Story Time! Stories and sing a long songs for babies age 0 to 3 years old! , ...
The Essential Great Chicago Fire
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2021 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire. It started in a barn and, two days of flaming hell later, nearly destroyed a city. In The Essential Great Chicago Fire, presenter William Pack weaves together technical details of the fire with vivid firsthand accounts from those who lived through the conflagr , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Lecciones de Inglés Gratis
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Gramática, vocabulario, pronunciación y frases comunes de uso diario. , ...
Intro to Chrome
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cloud computing is the technology of the future! Learn how Chrome has changed the way we use communicate and store data.  This will be a hybrid event, both virtual and in-person.    , ...
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Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt
All Day
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up your clue sheet at the library starting September 1 to join the hunt! Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here. , ...
Bubble Tea Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We’ll be making our own bubble tea while discussing Lobizona by Romina Garber. , ...
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