Tots Time Fall 2014

Weekly for 6 weeks, Wednesdays at 10:30 for ages 2—3 yrs.
Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library Main Branch

Preschool Storytime Fall 2014

Every Thursday at 10:30 for children ages 4-6 yrs.
Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library Main Branch

Note: If Bloomfield Schools are canceled or delayed due to winter weather, storytime will also be canceled.

The Amazing Tour

Teams of 2 will compete to answer questions and discover Eastern-Greene County history as they tour festivals and landmarks. Sign up at the Bloomfield Public Library! The winners receive Kindle e-Readers! 812-384-4125

On the tour you will visit the Solsberry Festival, the viaduct, the Eastern Branch Library, Owensburg Hattfield Museum, the Covered Bridge, and the Scotland Festival.

Saturday September 20!

Microwave Madness

Learn how to make some easy, delicious snacks in the microwave.
Team up to make these yummy treats and then stick around to eat your creations!
We’ll be making: Baked apples, Haystacks, and nachos!
Thursday September 11 from 3:30-5:30.
For Grades 7-12

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 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