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Beloit Public Library Receives Read Africa Grant

Beloit Public Library (BPL) is the recipient of a University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) Read Africa grant. BPL was among 34 Wisconsin libraries to receive full or partial funding of their proposals from the African Studies Program at the UW, which awarded more than...

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Library to Host Special BookQuest Launch Party

Beloit Public Library (BPL) is launching its 39th BookQuest program with a party in honor of longtime BPL staff member, BookQuest program organizer, and community advocate Judy Adams. Judy’s lifework was connecting children with the magic and wonder of reading....

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Hoopla Bonus Borrows are Back for May

Bonus Borrows are returning all May long on Hoopla. Borrow as many titles from the bonus collection as you like without counting toward your monthly borrows. From May 1 - 31! Click here to search the Bonus Borrows collection.

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New Arrivals Are Easier to Find

What materials are new at BPL? Check out our online catalog's new landing page for some of the fiction books, non-fiction books, and DVDs that are newly arrived. Each is featured on a revolving carousel on this...

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BookQuest 2020-2021 Winners Proclaimed

Congratulations to our BookQuest 2020-2021 winners! And thank you to our special guest speaker, author Varian Johnson, for taking time out of his day to talk with all of the kids. Varian Johnson is author of The Parker Inheritance. Winners of this year's contest were:...

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New East Asian Titles Added to the Collection

New materials with a focus on East Asian cultures are being added to BPL shelves, thanks to a generous grant from the Center for East Asian Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. The new materials include a collection of poetry books, Asian-themed DVDs, and two...

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Introducing Playaway Launchpads

Introducing Playaway Launchpads, a new addition to our collection! These all-inclusive devices come preloaded with apps, games, comics, or videos for kids, teens, and adults. They are designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface that can be accessed any time,...

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