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UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb
26
Mon
Music and Movement Story Time
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Music and Movement Story Time

Develop early literacy skills through music, dancing, yoga, singing, and stories. Ages 3-6.

Job Services Live Help Desk
Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Display Monitor_HelpDeskDWD’s Job Center of Wisconsin is provides services in the BPL computer lab: job application assistance, resume building, employment and training referrals, and assistance navigating Job Center of Wisconsin and unemployment websites. No appointment is necessary.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Save a life; donate blood. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

Ages 18+.

Feb
27
Tue
Job Services Live Help Desk
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Display Monitor_HelpDeskDWD’s Job Center of Wisconsin is provides services in the BPL computer lab: job application assistance, resume building, employment and training referrals, and assistance navigating Job Center of Wisconsin and unemployment websites. No appointment is necessary.
Employment Along the Bus Route Hiring Event
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Employment Along the Bus Route Hiring Event

Are you looking for a job and rely on public transportation? The Department of Workforce Development is hosting an in-person hiring event featuring 10 local employers that are located along a bus route. Employment Along the Bus Route event will have an emphasis on addressing transportation needs of job seekers. While this event is open to all the general public, we recognize many job seekers are limited due to transportation needs. The public transportation offered by Janesville Transit and Beloit Transit is a reliable option for individuals to commute to and from work. This event will allow job seekers to explore opportunities beyond their immediate location. Meet with employers in-person and come ready to discuss your experience and skills update your resume and print copies at the library computer lab.

Tech Tuesdays
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Display Monitor_TechDrop in any time between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays to receive expert assistance with your devices and software with our one-on-one technology support. Our staff also can help you learn to use library apps, resources, and more! Can’t figure out the new device you received as a gift? Bring it in and let us help!
Hooks & Needles Yarn Craft Club
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Display Monitor_HooksBring your own knitting or crocheting project, and hang out with other yarn crafters (experienced and brand new) for inspiration, conversation, and collaboration.

Feb
28
Wed
Spanish Fluency Club for Beginners
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spanish Fluency Club for Beginners

Learn conversational Spanish and appreciate Mexican culture in our new Spanish Fluency Club for Beginners, led by Andero Anderson. Special days will include food. Fluent English and/or Spanish speakers are invited.

4th Wednesday Book Discussion: Stand Your Ground by Victoria Christopher Murray
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
4th Wednesday Book Discussion: Stand Your Ground by Victoria Christopher Murray

Read the book and join us for a healthy discussion around the fireplace in the library’s Riverside Room.

Gaming Club
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gaming Club

Spend a fun evening full of videogames at BPL. The library has a Nintendo Switch and Wii. Feel free to bring your own system or even a favorite card game to share with others.

Updates to Hoopla

If you use Hoopla through Beloit Public Library, you will experience some service changes in 2024. Starting January 1, we implemented a collective daily borrow limit (or budget cap) on this service. This means, once the library lends enough titles out to reach our...

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Library Offers Free Help for Completing FAFSA

College-bound students and their families will receive free assistance completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at Beloit Public Library (BPL) from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9. Volunteer financial aid professionals and educators will be...

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Learn from the Best with a MasterClass Membership

A limited number of free annual memberships to MasterClass is available to cardholders thanks to a grant received by the Prairie Lakes Library System. This no-cost nembership provides access to the entire MasterClass platform for one year (a $180 value). Use your...

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Free Notary Services Now Available

Beloit Public Library is pleased to announce the expansion of its services to include notary public services at no cost. This new service is available during regular hours the library is open, up until 30 minutes before closing and is based on the availability of...

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