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Creativity On-Demand at Beloit Public Library

You’re more creative than you think, and now your library card grants you access to more than 1,000 on-demand art and craft lessons to prove it. Beloit Public Library (BPL) and other Rock County public libraries that make up Arrowhead Library System are proud to...

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Coming Soon! More Spaces, More Opportunities

We are thrilled to report that despite being closed for 11 weeks, Beloit Public Library has continued to move forward with construction and expansion plans. We are now six weeks into the buildout, and the space is taking great shape! Construction began May 4 to...

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New Procedures for Contactless Service

We will continue to offer contactless pickup service, but are transitioning from curbside to drive-up. Here's how it works: After you receive notice (via email, phone, or text message) that your hold is available, come and park in one of the two reserved parking...

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Take-and-Make Craft Kits

BPL is now offering Take-and-Make Craft Kits for kids, featuring a new craft each week! This provides families with ready-to-go entertainment for the littles. Please limit yourself to one kit per child per week. Grab one when you stop in, or feel free to request one...

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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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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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