News from the Library

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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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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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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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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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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Teen Summer Volunteer Program

Volunteering at the library is a great way to build your skills and give back to the community.  Youth between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to apply to join our team of volunteers as summer assistants.  Our summer program will run from May 30-August 12, 2017. ...

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South Beloit Centennial to be held August 2017

South Beloit is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2017 with a four day celebration that will take place in August, 2017. Wheeler House volunteers are working on a Centennial Book! The book is a compilation of South Beloit history and the perfect opportunity for local...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Read to Your Kids

Article from www.earlymoments.com What’s the most important trait you’d like to develop in your child? If you’re like most parents, intelligence is probably at the top of your list. We all want bright, smart children, which is why we spend so much time choosing the...

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Upcoming Programs

Aug
21
Mon
11:30 am Solar Eclipse Celebration at Nat... @ Nature At The Confluence
Solar Eclipse Celebration at Nat... @ Nature At The Confluence
Aug 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Solar Eclipse Celebration at Nature At The Confluence @ Nature At The Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
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[...]
6:00 pm Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Lego Club – Ages 6+ @ South Beloit Public Library
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug
24
Thu
10:00 am Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Aug 24 @ 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.
Aug
25
Fri
9:00 am Open House
Open House
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open House
As part of the South Beloit Centennial celebration, the South Beloit Public Library will have an open house during library hours today.  Stop in for some refreshments and view the concept plans for our new[...]
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Preschool Story Time @ South Beloit Library
Aug 25 @ 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[...]

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