2017 Summer Library Program

The theme for the 2017 summer reading program is "Build a Better World!"  From June 5 through July 28, you can come to the library and read for fun and prizes!  Here's how it works:  Get... more
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Scratch Coding Club

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 2:00pm
Hey, you Coders!  Join our Scratch Club and code with friends on laptops and iPads at the library.  Please register at the library or by calling 608-767-4905.  Best for students in 2nd... more

Build It!

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 2:00pm
Make a marble run, build a catapult, and engineer unique constructions using lots and lots of marshmallows.  All ages are welcome.  No registration required.

Sample Day at Coffee with a Cop

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 9:00am
Bring samples to share or try on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Library Recipe Club's Sample Day, during the monthly Coffee with a Cop event.  June - Appetizers July - Smoothies and... more

Medicine of the Wolf: Movie Screening and Discussion with Peter David and Patricia...

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for a screening of the Medicine of the Wolf; a film which will  take you into wolf country to pursue the intrinsic value of brother wolf  and our forgotten promise to him. The film... more

LEGO Mindstorms

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00pm
Do you like Robots and LEGOS?  Then LEGO Mindstorms is for you!  Work with other kids to build, code and move a LEGO robot.  Best for students in 4th through 8th grade.  Sign up at... more

Carolyn's Picks

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  • At Black Earth Public Library since 2007
  • Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
  • All-time Favorite Book: The Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Now Listening to:  The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton

Now Reading:  The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell / by W. Kamau Bell

Previously read...

Kirsten's Picks

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  • At Black Earth Public Library since 2010
  • Hometown: Madison
  • Favorite New Picture Book: Hannah and Sugar by Kate Berube

Now Reading: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Now Listening to: Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

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Michelle's Picks

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  • At Black Earth Public Library since 2014
  • Hometown: Middleton
  • Favorite Recent Release: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks
  • Michelle is the keeper of the Recipes, too!

Now Listening to: The 100 Year Miracle by Ashley Ream

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Donna's Picks

  • At Black Earth Public Library since 2014
  • Hometown: Madison
  • Favorite book of Favorite Author: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Check out Donna's column, the Book Nook, in the News Sickle Arrow!
  • Check out Donna's Suggestions, too!

Now Reading:  

The Scribe of Sienna by Melodie Winawer

The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson

Previously read...