Adults

Booked for Dessert

Join librarian Tina Kakuske for a talk about books over dessert and coffee. Booked for Dessert meets at the Grinnell Hall Senior Center.

Come Write In! Write a Novel in a Month

Join NaNoWriMo mentor Jerry Peterson in learning how to write a novel in a month as part of National Novel Writing Month.  Ideas, support, tips with doughnuts and coffee witll stimulate your creativity.  Just drop in and join the group.

School to Prison Pipeline: An American Epidemic

Sponsored by the Diversity Action Team and the Beloit Public Library. Joe Lomax, professor of Criminal Justice at UW-Platteville, will provide difficult statistics of the reality of many African American and Latino young men who do not finish high school and get pulled into the prison cycle.  How can we effectively address this epidemic?

FABL Film Night

Join us for the blockbuster "San Andreas." Enter to win the Blu-ray at the end of the film. Movie refreshments served.

BPL/Grinnell Bookies

Let's talk about "Discovering Beloit: Stories Too Good to be True" by local author Tom Warren.  BPL/Grinnell Bookies meet at the Grinnell Hall Senior Center. Refreshments served.

Fourth Annual Stateline Author Meet & Greet

Meet and talk with over 20 local and area authors of all genres. Hear them read from their work and purchase books directly from the authors.  Play the author passport game to be entered into a drawing for great prizes.

A World Gone Mad: WWII

In observation of the historic Pearl Harbor speech by FDR, historian Jim Gibbons will take you through one of the most catastropic wars in our nation's history- World War II.

Adult Battle of the Books

Join us for the second annual Adult Battle of the Books! We'll be battling this year on Thursday, October 22nd from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Domenico's.

Teams of four are $100. Get stumped along the way? Audience members can bail you out for $1 per answer!

Click here for more information and to register your team.

2015 Titles

Forests and Humans: From the Midwest to Madagascar

For adults. Join us for this special MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) available through the University of Wisconsin Madison (moocs.wisc.edu). Sign up online, then come to the four weekly discussions at the library on Oct. 6, 13,20,27. 

Forests and Humans: From the Midwest to Madagascar

For adults. Join us for this special MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) available through the University of Wisconsin Madison (moocs.wisc.edu). Sign up online, then come to the four weekly discussions at the library on Oct. 6, 13,20,27. 

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