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The Distracted Librarians Podcast

Check out the newest way to connect with the Bloomfield Township Public Library! On The Distracted Librarians podcast, librarians Nicole, Drew, Killian, and Emily invite you to join them for discussions about books, movies, video games, music, and everything else in the pop culture universe. If you’re looking for a fun and engaging escape from your daily grind, you’ve found the right place!…

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Stories & Stuff Subscription Book Box

Sign up for our subscription book service for grades 3-8! When you sign up, you will receive one highly recommended book based on your favorite topics and/or genres and…. some special gifts to keep! You are signing up for 3 months, but you are welcome to register again and again based on availability. Keep the gifts but return the book and box when you are finished….

Virtual Read-Aloud: The Death Bed, by Waring Cuney.


This month’s reading is full of a solemn, soulful silence.

Waring Cuney (1906 – 1976) was an American poet of the Harlem Renaissance. An under-represented voice in both music and poetry, Cuney’s writing was often inspired by (and even set to) music, with strong rhythmic structures and instrumental themes.

Cuney’s poem “The Death Bed” makes a gentler suggestion of this musical theme,

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Book Discussion and Author Visit with Curtis Chin

We are delighted to highlight author and activist, Curtis Chin, as part of the BTPL’s Reading Month celebration this March. Chin is the author of Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant, which was voted a 2024 Michigan Notable Book.

Book Discussion | Tuesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.

In preparation for this author visit,…

Tax Forms

2023 Tax Forms & AARP Tax Aide

As of February 28, 2024, we have received the following forms and instructions:

  • Federal 1040 (and 1040-SR) Instruction booklet
  • Federal 1040-SR form
  • Michigan 1040 Booklet (Forms and Instructions)
  • Michigan Home Heating Credit Claim MI-1040CR-7

Tax Forms
The Library expects to receive a limited supply of basic forms. Most forms will be available to print online….