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

Family History Research Help

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:00am
If your family tree has a few branches or leaves missing, stop by on the 4th Wednesday of the month, to learn about library resources to help you with this research.  Meet other people that are... more


Wed, 06/28/2017 - 2:00pm
Calling all LEGO builders!  Come and build at the library.  All ages are welcome.  No registration required.
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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

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

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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

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