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

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

Family History Research Help

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 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, 07/26/2017 - 2:00pm
Calling all LEGO builders!  Come and build at the library.  All ages are welcome.  No registration required.

Sample Day at Coffee with a Cop

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 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

The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 7:00pm
Ever seen a solar eclipse before in real life?  Ever wonder what makes them possible?  Or is this your first time ever hearing about one?  On Monday, August 21, 2017 a total... 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

Most recently enjoyed movie/TV show:  Creed, American Gods

Now Reading:  The long-shining waters by Danielle Sosin

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: My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith

Now Listening to: The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan

Previously read...

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

Previously read...

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...