News from the Library

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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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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Library Job Opening

The South Beloit Public Library is looking for a Circulation Assistant. Who We are Looking for: The ideal candidate has the ability to work well with library customers and staff.  They are able to exercise attention to detail, neatness in work, and computer...

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Spring Break @ the Library

Looking for activities to keep kids entertained during spring break?  The library can help combat spring break boredom with challenges for kids and families. The Spring Break Challenge begins on Saturday, March 24th  when the library opens at 9 am and runs for one...

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South Beloit Library Referendum

On March 20, 2018 South Beloit citizens will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum authorizing building a new library.  The building would be located at the Confluence Campus and would hold both the city hall and the library.  The $4.9 million bond issue would...

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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

Jul
23
Mon
9:00 am Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Week 9 of summer reading.  It’s not to late to sign up and be reading for fun and prizes. The travel destination for the week is Africa.  The STEM activity at the library for school[...]
Jul
24
Tue
9:00 am Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Week 9 of summer reading.  It’s not to late to sign up and be reading for fun and prizes. The travel destination for the week is Africa.  The STEM activity at the library for school[...]
Jul
25
Wed
9:00 am Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Week 9 of summer reading.  It’s not to late to sign up and be reading for fun and prizes. The travel destination for the week is Africa.  The STEM activity at the library for school[...]
Jul
26
Thu
9:00 am Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am
Summer Reading Club Week 9 @ South Beloit Library
Week 9 of summer reading.  It’s not to late to sign up and be reading for fun and prizes. The travel destination for the week is Africa.  The STEM activity at the library for school[...]
10:00 am Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Storytime for Littles @ South Beloit Library
Jul 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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