The Annual Appeal was a Huge Success

The Annual Appeal was a huge success! Please accept my heartfelt THANK YOU for your generosity!!! Below are some programs where your donation dollars are doing great work. In 2023, the library hosted 734 programs, including 383 for children aged 0 to 11, engaging more...

Turning the Page: A Chapter Concluded in the Library’s Legacy

Honoring a Legacy It is with deep appreciation and gratitude that we announce the retirement of Ken Forbeck, President of the Beloit Public Library Foundation. Before joining the Foundation Board in 2016, Ken was instrumental in the library’s move to its current...

Beyond the Pages: Unveiling the Library’s Multifaceted Realm

While the library has always been a treasure trove of books, our offerings go far beyond that. This issue highlights a few of those diverse programs that enrich our community. Beloit Public Library stands as a vital community hub, catering to various interests. Unveil...

A New Way to Donate to the Beloit Public Library Foundation

The BPL Foundation is excited to announce that we are now listed in the Thrivent Choice charitable grant program guide. Thrivent Choice is a charitable grant program that gives eligible Thrivent clients with membership the opportunity to influence where Thrivent...

Help us Spread the Joy of Reading to the Beloit Community

Spreading the joy of reading is an endeavor that can have a profound impact on individuals, communities, and society as a whole. Reading has been shown to have numerous benefits, including improving cognitive function, reducing stress, increasing empathy, and...

Your Foundation Dollars at Work

BOOKQUEST is a fantastic Beloit Public Library program that encourages 4th and 5th grade children to develop a love for reading and explore different genres and authors. It’s amazing that the program has been running for 40 years, reaching thousands of children...
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