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Find a Poem … Be Entered into a Prize Drawing

To celebrate National Poetry Month this April, Beloit Public Library will be hiding poems from many different poets throughout the library. They won’t be hard to find, just scattered in random places for anyone to find and enjoy. If you find a poem, let a staff member...

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Time is Running Out to Switch to Libby

Attention, OverDrive app users! As scheduled, OverDrive is discontinuing the legacy OverDrive app for iOS, Android, and Windows 8/10 on May 1 and transitioning all users to the Libby app. Libby is OverDrive’s newer app for browsing and enjoying digital content from...

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New Hearing Loops Installed

We are happy to report that our new, more durable Hearing Loop has been installed in our Community Room! The original loop (funded by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction through the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services Project) wore out over...

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FABL Warehouse Book Sale Returns

The popular FABL Warehouse Book Sale returns to BPL this March with gently used books at unbelievable prices. The sale will be held in the Community Room at Beloit Public Library the following dates and times. Thursday, March 9, 2-6 p.m. Friday, March 10, 10 a.m.-4...

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LOTE4Kids Now Offers American Sign Language

Parents, grandparents, caretakers, and teachers: LOTE4Kids has added American Sign Language to languages! What is LOTE Online for Kids? It's a website with more than 2,250 digital picture books in more than 50 languages (together with English translations), featuring...

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Keep Kids Busy Over Break with Interactive Exhibit

Kids will have no reason to be bored over winter break thanks to an exciting opportunity at Beloit Public Library (BPL). From December 27-January 7, BPL will be the first stop in the country for a travelling Donkey Hodie exhibit – an interactive, hands-on, children’s...

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Make Us Smile … Use AmazonSmile

UPDATE: Amazon has since sunsetted the Smile program. Thanks to those who used this service. If you are shopping this season on Amazon, why not click over to AmazonSmile to send a portion of each purchase you make to Beloit Public Library Foundation AmazonSmile is a...

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Shop Without Breaking the Bank

As you shop for the holidays, don't forget about the used bookstore right inside Beloit Public Library. You can purchase books, audiobooks, movies, music, and VIDEO GAMES without breaking the bank! You'll be so excited with your haul, you won't even realize how much...

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