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News & Upcoming Events

March Madness is coming to the library!

Brackets will be available in the Teen Department starting Monday afternoon on March 12. Turn them in at the upstairs desk by Saturday, March 17 and be entered to win a prize! Open to any teens and adults!

Ancestry DNA for Adoptees

Presented by Beth Steury and Jenna Langston
in the upstairs reading room.

Thursday, March 22 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
with time for questions afterward.

Come hear about Beth's adoptive journey and how DNA
has helped her search for missing family connections. 

There will be two drawings for 1 hour of free consultation
with Beth Steury and Jenna Langston.

Spring into the Library Facebook Contest

Celebrate Spring Break by joining in on our Facebook Fun! During March 21-28, like our page and watch for our contest and giveaway. 

Cooking with the Librarians

Monday, March 26 @ 6:00 p.m.

Come to the Children's Department and prepare some easy recipes with the librarians.

Preschool - 5th grade.  Registration suggested.


April 2 - May 21 on Monday Mornings and Evenings

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Toys and a simple activity.  No registration required. 

Discarded Books

During the month of March, visit the Adult and Children's Departments and shop our huge selection of discarded items available to purchase by donation. 

2018 State Park Pass

A State Park pass is again available for Berne resident library card holders to visit Indiana State Parks in 2018. The park pass can be borrowed and returned at the library upstairs circulation desk. For borrowing guidelines and questions, call 589-2809.

Essential Oils 101 @ BPL

Let's Be Frank

Monday, April 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Adult Department.

Come learn about the basics of Essential Oils!

Tax Forms are Here!

Federal 1040 booklets and forms
and 1040A and 1040EZ forms have arrived!

Other items include Indiana forms IT-40X, CC-40, and more. 

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! 


Evening Story Time

Monday, April 30 @ 6:30 p.m.

Preschool and Elementary Children

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

Join us in the evening.  No registration required!

Thank you to United Way for Summer Reading program assistance. 

Click here for an informational video.