Black Earth Public Library New Hours

Beginning Monday, June 3rd, the Black Earth Public Library will be eliminating the hour of closure from 1-2pm Monday through Thursday.  This is a trial period for summer hours.  We will... more

2019 "A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program is Here!

Kids of all ages can begin signing up for the summer reading program on Saturday, June 1. Read 5 books or for 5 hours and earn a Reward Coin. You may keep your Coin or you can drop the Coin in a Donation... more

Book Discussion - Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 10:00am
An honest and controversial memoir of a Chinese-American mother who parents her two high achieving daughters in a strict, authoritarian way.   Pick up your copy at the library today!

Wii Games and Minecraft

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 2:00pm
All ages are welcome to join us on Fridays for Wii games and Minecraft all summer. Snacks and drinks will be provided. No registration required.

Madison Music Theater's Hephaestus

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 6:30pm
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Hephaestus, a brand new musical from Madison native Nathan Fosbinder. This program will feature scenes and songs from Music Theatre of Madison's... more

Miles's Picks

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  • At Black Earth Public Library since 2019
  • Hometown: Wood Lake, MN
  • Favorite Book: Never Grow Up by Jackie Chan

Podcasts Listening To: No Sleep, Joe Rogan Experience

TV Shows/Movies enjoyed:  Lucifer, The Haunting of Hill House

Now Reading:  Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King

Previously read...

Kirsten's Picks

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  • At Black Earth Public Library since 2010
  • Hometown: Madison
  • Favorite New Picture Book: Drawn Together by Minh Le


Now Reading:  Ghosts in the Schoolyard by Eve L. Ewing

Now Listening to: Wild Rover No More by L.A. Meyer

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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: Larkspur Cove by Lisa Wingate

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 Star News!
  • Check out Donna's Suggestions, too!

Now Reading: Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel, Night Film by Marisha Pessl

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Carolyn's Picks

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  • At Black Earth Library since 2007
  • Hometown: Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Favorite Book Read Twice or More:  American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Now Reading: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker

Now Listening To: Reader, Come Home by Maryanne Wolf

Recently Enjoyed Movies/TV Shows:  Rocketman, NOS4A2, Hole in the Ground

Previously read...