Happy Birthday Indiana Poetry Contest!

Write a poem about Greene County!

Help our state celebrate its 200th birthday by submitting a poem, capturing the essence of our county, to be considered for inclusion in a book of poetry containing at least one poem from each of the ninety-two counties. The book will be published by Brick Street Poetry Inc. for the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration

Poem should be:
40 lines or less.
In any form or in free verse.

Poetry Contest Open to:
Any resident of Greene County who has lived here at least one year.
Any nonresident who was born in Greene County and lived here for at least twelve years

Submit to the adult desk by September 18!

Build a Catapult!

Blend engineering, physics, and fun to create your own catapult out of tongue depressors!
Thursday August 7 from 1:00-3:00
Bloomfield Public Library, Community Room
For students entering grades 5-12

Essay Contest

Answer the Question:
How Have Books Influenced your life?

Prizes Will be Awarded to the
top 3 Essays!
Winners will be asked to read their essays at the
Literacy Coalition annual meeting/dinner on Tuesday Sep. 23 at 6:30 at the Pepperoni Grill in Bloomfield

Contest is for High School Seniors in Greene County
Essays Should not Exceed 250 Words
Essays are Due Thursday Sept. 11
Participants should e-mail their essays to literacy@bloomfield.lib.in.us with the subject line: Essay Contest

Pay it Forward!

Join us to watch the movie Pay it Forward and then learn how you can spread good deeds throughout your community.
Wednesday July 30 from 1:00-3:30
Bloomfield Public Library, Community Room
For students entering grades 5-12

Teen Read-A-Thon

Spend an evening Reading at the
Library with Pizza,Prizes, and Book Speed Dating!

Thursday July 24 from 4:30-7:30
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room
For Teens in Grades 7-12

Freegal Music

Freegal Music is now available at the library!
Freegal Music is a free music downloading service providing popular MP3 music for patrons. To begin simply inquire within the library or log onto our website with your library card!

A Gathering of Gamers

Join us in the Community Room at the Bloomfield Public Library to play board games, card games, or Wii games Bring your friends, bring your cards.

Monday July 21 from 2:00-4:30

For teens entering grades 7-12

Bamboo Flute-making Workshop, FREE!

Bamboo Flute-making Workshop, FREE!
Make your own Native American Style Flute from bamboo! Open to ages 6 and up (please have a responsible adult accompany students age 10 and under).

The class is limited to 10 students on a first-come/first-served basis. Reservations required, call the library @ 812-384-4125

When: Saturday, July 19th, Noon – 2pm
Where: Community Room,
Bloomfield Public Library

The Physics of Flutes

“The Physics of Flutes”
A Free Science Talk & Demonstration
by Jason L. Burnfield

Come see, hear, and touch a variety of flutes of all shapes and sizes and learn the fascinating science behind how they work!
This event is free and open to all ages!
When: Saturday, July 19th, 10 – 11am
Where: Community Room, Bloomfield Public Library