Library News

Seed Library Returns for Home Growers

Happy Spring! Our Seed Library is back by popular demand – and better than ever! Stop into the library to take home seeds for your personal garden. This year's Seed Library features: Nearly twice as many varieties as in previous years, Native perennials and herbs...

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Welcome to LibCal

Beloit Public Library rolled out a brand-new calendar and reservation system, LibCal, that makes finding events and reserving rooms EASY. LibCal is an easy-to-use platform available right from the front page of our website. View Events To view our calendar of events,...

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New Hours and More at Blender Café

We’re happy to announce some recent updates at our on-site restaurant, Blender Café @ Beloit Public Library! Now Open Later Many people have asked for longer hours, and we are excited to share that Blender Café is now open later. You can grab a drink or a meal...

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BPL Accepts National Library Week Proclamation

Beloit Public Library Director Nick Dimassis accepted a formal proclamation during the City of Beloit's April 1 city council meeting, proclaiming April 7-13 National Library Week. National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable roles that...

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Introducing Princh

Beloit Public Library has implemented Princh – a new mobile printing platform that helps patrons easliy and securely print from their mobile devices, laptops, and desktop PCs both remotely and from the library. You can choose to print from a QR code, the website, via...

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SHARE Anywhere is Back

We are happy to report that the SHARE Anywhere app is back! If you already had it installed on your device, it should work immediately. If you have issues getting it to work, try reloading the app from the bottom of the preferences page. If you're new to SHARE...

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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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Mon-Thu 9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

BLENDER CAFE

Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
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