News from the Library

Food For Fines!

November 16 - December 15 Each non-perishable food item would eliminate $1.00 in overdue fines.    Food for fines will not cover fees for items that are lost, damaged, etc.   $10 limit on the dollar amount of fines that can be paid per person.   All food items will be...

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Illinois STARnet Books Now Available

Look for these books on our shelves.  They were awarded to our library by the Illinois STARnet Library Book Project which assists communities in reaching families and young children with special needs and early childhood educators who work with young children in our...

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Autumn at the South Beloit Library

Visit the library and check out some books with an autumn theme!  We have Fall Leaves Change Colors by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld  and Harvest Song by Frank Fiorello plus many more!  Storytimes for Littles are Thursdays at 10 am for 3 and under, Storytimes on Fridays...

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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 July 2020.  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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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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Download music and audiobooks for free!

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

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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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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

Nov
15
Thu
10:00 am Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Nov 15 @ 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.
Nov
16
Fri
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Nov 16 @ 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 Middle School Makers
Middle School Makers
Nov 16 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Middle School Makers
Students in grades 5-8 can join us after school 3:45 to 4:45 pm.  A variety of craft, STEM and community projects will be featured. Snacks will be provided.  
Nov
17
Sat
10:00 am Saturday Storytimes
Saturday Storytimes
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Storytimes
         The third Saturday of every month at 10 am.  October 20 wear your costume if desired!  How fun!  We usually have a craft time with these storytimes too.  Geared toward elementary[...]
Nov
19
Mon
6:00 pm Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Nov 19 @ 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

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