Library News

BPL Makes the Switch to RFID Tags

Beloit Public Library has taken advantage of its doors being closed during the Safer At Home order to upgrade to Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. Over the past five weeks, staff have spent approximately 1,600 hours working to apply and activate the new tags...

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Summer Reading Goes Virtual

Beloit Public Library (BPL) is taking its Summer Reading Challenge virtual this year with the use of Beanstack. Beanstack is a free, easy-to-use app that is accessible via any handheld device. Users also can log their activities via the Beanstack website from their...

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BPL Announces Re-Opening Plan

On Monday, June 1, Beloit Public Library will open its doors to the public for the first time in 11 weeks. BPL has been closed due to concerns for safety with COVID-19 since the end of business day on March 14. BPL will begin its re-opening plan with one week of...

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Picture Book Kits Now Available

We know that picking out picture books from an online catalog can be a daunting task, which is why we've made the task of picking out picture books for your kids easy! Simply fill out this Picture Book Kit Request Form with your preferred category, and our staff will...

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Curbside Pick-Up Service Begins May 4!

Beginning on Monday, May 4, Beloit Public Library will offer contactless, curbside pickup of materials from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Materials will be limited to items available through the Beloit catalog and will be offered by appointment only. The...

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Have you Responded to the Census 2020 Yet?

The once-a-decade count of every person living in the United States is incredibly important, as it determines how billions of dollars are distributed each year for libraries, schools, and other essential services. Make sure to complete your response. Several methods...

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Help is Just a Click Away!

Do you have questions about your account? Are you trying to use digital resources, but your card isn't working? We are here to help! Message us on our Facebook page, and we will be happy to help you. Message between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., and we...

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Need a Library Card?

Are you currently without a card but desperate for materials to read and listen to during the quarantine? Sign up for a temporary digital card so you can use our online and streaming services for free during our closure! We know these times can be difficult, and...

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Share With Us!

Your library card gives you access to many FREE resources so you can Enrich, Inspire, and Explore from the comfort and safety of your own home. We'd love to know how you are using your Beloit Public Library while our building is closed. Perhaps you are: ☑️Learning a...

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Try “My List” While the Holds System is Disabled

If you've used the holds system, you know what a valuable and easy-to-use tool it is to get the materials you want in your hands sooner. With the shutdown of libraries across the system (not to mention consortium, state, and nation!), we have temporarily disabled the...

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