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News & Upcoming Events

The library will be closed from November 23-26 for

Thanksgiving Day and Weekend.


A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Monday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m.


Enjoy Story Time and a free viewing of the Thanksgiving classic with a serving of the Peanuts Thanksgiving Dinner of jelly beans, pretzels, popcorn, toast, and Root Beer.

Essential Oils 101 @ BPL

Presented by "Sisters Blessed & Oiled"


Oily Christmas

Monday, December 11th @ 6:30 p.m.

Optional make-n-take gift items will be available for a small fee. 

Do you love eBooks and audiobooks? Check out a book today from the Northeast Indiana Digital Library (NIDL) and participate in the Digital Dash Checkout Challenge!

The new Libby app is here!

Easy and user-friendly!

 Checkout eBooks and audiobooks from Northeast Indiana Digital Library (NIDL)

Available for Android, iOS, & Windows 10 devices.

Visit to get the app! 

For your convenience, the library drop box is now open 24/7.  If you're planning to return and borrow items at the same time, please return them at the circulation desks.

 Evening Story Time

Last Monday of each month @ 6:30 p.m.

November 27

Preschool and Elementary Children

Can't make it to story time during the day? 

Join us in the evening.  No registration required!

State Park Pass

Brought to you by Indiana State Parks & Indiana State Library

The park pass may be used by Berne resident library card holders to visit Indiana state parks in 2017 and can be borrowed and returned at the library upstairs circulation desk.

For borrowing guidelines and questions, call 589-2809.

Thank you to United Way for Summer Reading program assistance. 

Click here for an informational video.