Ready, Set, Polka! with Pint Size Polkas

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 1:00pm
Dance the day away!  Great for all ages.  This event will be the final event of the Summer Library Program.  Join us to find out who the winners of the grand prizes are!

Annual Book and Bake Sale

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 10:00am
The Friends of the Black Earth Public Library hosts this annual event to raise funds for the library on the Friday and Saturday of Field Days. Hours on Friday are 10am-5pm and Saturday from 10am-2pm.... more

Book Discussion -- Restless by William Boyd

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 10:00am
Someone is trying to kill Sally Gilmartin. It is the summer of 1976, and the only person she can trust is her daughter, Ruth, a young single mother struggling with her own demons. Now Sally must tell her... more

Fundraiser Planning Meeting

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 5:30pm
Everyone is invited to a planning meeting for a fundraising event hosted by The Friends of Black Earth and Mazomanie Public Libraries on Wednesday, August 3rd at 5:30PM... more

Double-Dutch Jump Rope

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 2:00pm
Two of our young library workers will be turning the ropes for everyone to jump right in for some Double Dutch fun! Hop on in for an hour of fun exercise! (Photo by Beatrice Murch from Buenos Aires... more

Outdoor Mario Kart

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 2:00pm
You've played Mario Kart on your game boxes, now join us for a real cardboard "kart" race with your friends! We will have a track set up in the park. You must be entering 2nd grade in the fall, or older... more

Join the Library Recipe Club!

  • Bring your recipes to exchange with other foodies.  
  • Bring samples to share on the 2nd Thursday of each month at Sample Day, during the monthly Coffee with a Cop event.  

Your recipe could end up in a community cookbook someday!  Each month will be a different theme. August is Pickled and Fermented!  Drop off a recipe to share and pick up a new one from one of your community members' favorites.  We will take pictures of the samples and put it with the recipe on our new Pinterest page!  Our first and second Sample Days were great successes!  Follow us on Pinterest or look for our link to recipes coming soon!

NEW FEATURE! Donna's Suggestions

Are you looking for Black Earth Library staff picks?  Look no further!  We have featured Jack's and Jenna's picks on the slatboards in the Young Adult area of the library for years.  Now, you can browse Donna's suggestions with the click of your mouse or mobile device.  Watch here for more of Donna's suggestions and other staff's picks.  If you have suggestions or comments about these titles, we can add them, too.