News from the Library

Nature Backpacks to Checkout

Studying nature can be as simple as spending time outside and observing what is happening in the air, on the ground and in waterways.  The South Beloit Public Library is now offering nature backpacks to help explore the outdoors.  These backpacks come with real...

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Birth to Kindergarten

Infants, toddlers and preschoolers develop oral language and pre-literacy skills every day that will help them become readers.  The South Beloit Public Library is here to provide services for younger children to help them be ready for school. Storytime for Littles...

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Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

The South Beloit Public Library Board of Trustees has a vacancy on the library board to fill a position through June 2019.  Board members must reside within the City of South Beloit. Regular meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the...

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Transform your school year with a library card – September is Library Card Sign-up Month The value of today’s libraries goes beyond books. Librarians are leaders in their communities – helping people of any age to find what they need to help improve their quality of...

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

              South Beloit Public Library launched the 1,000 Books before Kindergarten program over a year ago. Since that time some ambitious preschoolers have finished the program, others are well on their way, and some are just starting. This fun and exciting...

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Download music, audiobooks and magazines for free!

With your South Beloit Library card, you may now check out and download the latest emagazines, ebooks & audiobooks, and music. We provide these services through Omni Libraries, FreeGal.com and Zinio.   Download free music including today’s top hits,...

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Centennial Open House

South Beloit is celebrating its 100th birthday with a four day celebration.  On Friday, August 25th, we would like to invite you to the library for an open house.  We’ve been celebrating the decades leading up to the present all through the summer with the summer...

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Solar Eclipse Celebration

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Because no other country will get to see this total eclipse, it’s being nicknamed “The All-American Eclipse.” The last time a total...

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School Supplies for Fines

From now until August 12, you can reduce your library fines and also donate to a good cause. The South Beloit Public Library will be accepting school supplies in exchange for library fines. For each item you bring in, you can reduce your fine by $1. Up to $10 per card...

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Summer Reading Club @ the Library

Summer Reading Club @ the Library May 30-August 12 We’re celebrating the South Beloit Centennial all summer long at the library!  Each week we will focus on a different decade.  Games will be available all week that were invented during that decade.  Movies, music,...

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Upcoming Programs

Oct
19
Thu
10:00 am Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Bring your little ones for Story Time For Littles! This program is a time for rhymes, books and songs geared for those under 36 months of age.  This program is offered every Thursday at 10 am.
Oct
20
Fri
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Preschoolers! Join us for stories at the library. Come to hear stories, finger plays, songs, and do crafts! Held every Friday at the South Beloit Library from 10:00 am to about 11:00 am. Come with your[...]
3:45 pm After School Middle School Craft... @ South Beloit Library
After School Middle School Craft... @ South Beloit Library
Oct 20 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
After School Middle School Crafters - Haunted Gingerbread Houses @ South Beloit Library
Build your own spine-tingling, ghost inhabited,haunted gingerbread house. All supplies provided. For grades 5-8.  
Oct
23
Mon
7:00 pm Special Library Board Meeting
Special Library Board Meeting
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm
Special Library Board Meeting
A special library board meeting has been called for October 23, 2017.
Oct
26
Thu
10:00 am Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Bring your little ones for Story Time For Littles! This program is a time for rhymes, books and songs geared for those under 36 months of age.  This program is offered every Thursday at 10 am.

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