Beanstack 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Club

Go to 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

It's a Storytime Zoom Party!

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:30am
All ages are welcome to join in for a Storytime Zoom Party. Say hi to old friends, hear some stories, and sing some songs. Make sure to have your favorite toy or stuffed animal ready to show off! Email... more

Music Theater of Madison - Beyond the Ingenue: Trailblazers (a virtual event)

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 7:00pm
Women deserve better stories! In this second iteration of Beyond the Ingenue, Music Theatre of Madison looks at women from history who paved a path for greatness for women to come, illuminating their... more

Visiting the Beyond (and interactive Zoom presentation) by Curt Strutz

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 7:00pm
Have you ever wondered what the inside of a REAL haunted house looks like?  This  INTERACTIVE ZOOM and extremely unique presentation does just that!  Introducing the "Visiting the Beyond"... more

Healing through Storytelling (via Zoom) by Karl Stewart

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:00am
How does one address subjects too painful to speak of, too personal to publicize?  And how does one do it in a manner that is both entertaining and informative?  Come and meet author and... 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

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: 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

Bitmoji Kirsten

  • 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

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: 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...