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Distance Learning at Beloit Public Library

Distance learning in the age of COVID-19 brings with it a set of new challenges for our community. In an effort to help local families navigate this new way of learning, Beloit Public Library is looking for feedback as to how it can best support our educators and...

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Homework Help and Live Tutoring Free with your Library Card

Just in time for the start of the school year, Brainfuse HelpNow is here! Beloit Public Library is excited to announce the launch of Brainfuse – on-demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. Arrowhead Library System’s Rock County public libraries are...

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Announcing Library Shorts for Kids 4-10

Rock County’s public libraries are collaborating on a unique program series that will benefit parents, teachers, and young students this fall. These programs will provide additional educational opportunities for families as they navigate this new learning environment....

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A Refreshed Service for Book Clubs

We make hosting book club easy with our ready-to-go Book Club Bags. Formerly known as Book Talk Totes, these bags offer all a book club needs but the people ... and the wine! We've refreshed this service with new tote bags, a new name, and new titles! And now, you can...

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Now Accepting Book Donations

Our Friends are accepting book donations again! They welcome gently used hardcover or paperback books, DVDs, Blu-rays, and CDs. Unfortunately, they are unable to accept magazines, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, records, cassettes, hymnals, or...

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ILLs Make a Comeback

Our WisCat (ILL) users will be happy to learn that interlibrary loans have returned! Please keep in mind that with many libraries across the state still closed, the materials available will be limited and turnaround will take longer. Patrons can request up to five ILL...

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Returns Still Showing on Your Account?

We continue to get a number of calls each day from patrons concerned that the items they returned are still appearing on their accounts. No need to worry! We quarantine all materials that are returned to us before we check them back in, so there is a lag of up to one...

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Masks Are Now Required at BPL

Heading to see us? The Beloit Public Library Board of Directors passed a resolution in a special meeting last Friday that makes the wearing of masks while at the library required. This resolution goes into effect today, Monday, July 20. Don't have a mask or forgot...

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Head Downtown for the Downtown Beloit Story Stroll

Beloit Public Library (BPL) and Downtown Beloit Association (DBA) are teaming up to provide families a fun activity that they can do while being safely distanced from others. The Downtown Beloit Story Stroll is an interactive experience that encourages families to...

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