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Emergency Broadband Benefit

Enrollment begins May 12, 2021! The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19... more

Extended Wi-Fi Signal

The library has obtained a new external Wi-Fi hub for the outside of the building. This means there is now a stronger Wi-Fi signal that can reach beyond the parking lot, and as far away as the post... more

Changes in Library Services Due to Increase in COVID cases

Effective November 30, 2020, due to the increase in local cases of COVID-19, the Black Earth Public Library will adjust our services until further notice.     Access to the library will... more

Beanstack 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Club

Go to blackearthlibrary.beanstack.org to sign up! This program is for kids from birth until the start of Kindergarten. The goal is to encourage you to read 1000 books with your child before the start... more

Kanopy is now available to Black Earth Library card holders

Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more Get your Black Earth Library card number handy, download the app on your device or navigate to www.... more

Hoopla now available for Black Earth Library card holders

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by the Black Earth Public Library that allows library card holders to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on... 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: Joe Rogan Experience

TV Shows/Movies enjoyed:  Trailer Park Boys

Now Reading:  The Shining by Stephen King

Now Listening to:  Money Master: the game by Tony Robbins

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:  Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon


Now Listening to: Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

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 Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts

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: The Vanishing by Jayne Ann Krentz, A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Now Listening:  The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams

Previously read...