Jeanne Hamilton Library Board Picks Architect To Create Conceptual Designs For Expansion By Ryan Denham • Jan 24, 2020 WGLT file photo / Bloomington Public Library The Bloomington City Council is expected to get its first look at conceptual designs for a scaled-down $15 million library expansion by late summer. As More Libraries Waive Fines, Bloomington Library Cites Lasting Impact By Ryan Denham • Dec 16, 2019 Libraries across the country are ditching overdue fees after finding that the penalties drive away the people who stand to benefit the most from free library resources. Bloomington Library Seeks 'Scaled Down' Expansion; Price Tag Still Unknown By Eric Stock • Nov 20, 2019 WGLT file photo / Bloomington Public Library Bloomington Public Library officials say they don't have a firm dollar amount they are willing to spend on a planned expansion, but they say it will be scaled down from previous plans the city has rejected. City Library Director Needs Council Input On Expansion By Mary Cullen • Aug 2, 2018 Staff / WGLT The Bloomington Public Library expansion plan has been in the works for nearly two decades. But the most recent proposal has some, including Mayor Tari Renner, concerned about the timeline.