News from the Library

Youth Read Away Fines

This program allows youth (ages 14 and younger) to reduce library fines by reading.  This is intended to reduce their outstanding library fines so they can continue to use their library card.  It is also intended to promote reading and library use. For every 15...

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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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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 RB Digital.   Download free music including today’s top hits,...

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Family After Hours

All aboard for fun! When the library closes, opportunities for out of the ordinary happens.   The library will begin hosting a family after hours event monthly.  This Friday, December 8th from 5:30-6:30 families are invited to a special Family After Hours at the...

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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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Black Friday @ the Library

You can wait forever in lines, scramble for deals and stress out at stores. Or you can spend Black Friday in the South Beloit Public Library and walk away with great savings! On Friday, November 24, our library will offer special deals: 50% off previous fines Buy one...

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Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at the library is a great way to fulfill your service hours from school, give back to the community, and also gain valuable experience.  But sometimes it’s difficult to have a regular time slot to do volunteer work. The library is creating opportunities...

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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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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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Upcoming Programs

Dec
18
Mon
6:00 pm Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Lego Club, Third Monday of the month at 6-7 pm for ages 6 and up
Dec
21
Thu
10:00 am Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Dec 21 @ 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.
Dec
22
Fri
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Dec 22 @ 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[...]
11:00 am No School Day Fun @ South Beloit Library
No School Day Fun @ South Beloit Library
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am
No School Day Fun @ South Beloit Library
Schools out!  Stop in on Friday, Dec 22 after 11 am to try our Jingle Bell Challenge. What materials would you recommend to Santa to quiet the jingle bells on his sleigh? 
Dec
25
Mon
9:00 am Library Closed
Library Closed
Dec 25 @ 9:00 am
Library Closed
The Library will be closed December 25th and 26th!  Please use the outdoor book drop to return any books or magazines.  Digital downloads are available all day with rbdigital, freegal, and overdrive.

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