Toddler Fall/Winter Storytimes

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:00am
Storytimes include a craft or activity of the day's theme.  All ages are welcome.  Themes are subject to change without notice.  This is a drop-in program.  No registration required... more

Preschool Fall/Winter Storytimes

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:30am
September 10: A and B September 17: C and D September 24: E and F October 1: G and H October 8: I and J October 22: M and N October 29: No storytime this week November 5: No... more

Shakespeare, Madness and Music: Scoring insanity in cinematic adaptations

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 6:30pm
Many forms of disability, including mental illness, are represented in multimedia like film, television and music.  This presentation will examine the musical and visual depictions of mental illness... more

Bill Stokes, author visit and book signing for Margaret's War

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:30pm
Margaret's War uses 15-year-old narrator Billy to juggle the broken heart, the trampled soul, and the fragile sanity of a beautiful young woman when male egos grab and grope at her with the absurd hands... more

Book Discussion - Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 2:00pm
All are welcome to join us for a discussion of this sweet and funny young adult novel about Darius (who has clinical depression), and his first trip to Iran with his family.  An assortment of teas... more

Trivia Night!

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 6:30pm
Trivia Night is Sat., Oct. 12 at the Black Earth Fire Station! This will be a fun night of competition to raise funds for the Mazomanie and Black Earth public libraries. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the... more

Miles's Picks

Bitmoji Miles

  • 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

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Kirsten's Picks

Bitmoji Kirsten

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


Now Reading:  Sugar by Bernice L. McFadden

Now Listening to: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

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Michelle's Picks

Bitmoji Michelle

  • 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

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

Now Reading: Way Station by Clifford D. Simak, Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman, Wisp of a Thing by Alex Bledsoe

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Carolyn's Picks

Bitmoji Carolyn

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

Now Reading: Margaret's War by Bill Stokes

Recently Enjoyed Movies/TV Shows:  Good Omens

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