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News & Upcoming Events

 The library will be closed from Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 in observation of Memorial Day and weekend.


We will never forget...


Summer Reading

May 29 through July 9

All ages may sign up now!

• Little Learners:
All ages before kindergarten

• Elementary: Finishing grades K through 5. 
Programs each Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.

Elementary Summer Reading Guidelines

  Elementary Summer Reading Minutes Sheet

  • Teen: Students completing 6th grade – college age

• Adult: May 29 – July 23, 2016.  Open to anyone ages 18 – 118.


Sign up for Little Learners, Elementary and Teen ages ends June 4, 2016.

Click "Adult" "Teen" or "Children" under the Services tab for more
information relating to each age group. 

Image is copyrighted. Contact the CSLP at 1-866-657-8556 or for more information.

Story Time

June 6 - July 15

Baby Time (birth to 18 mo.): Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Wee Read (18 to 36 mo.): Mondays or Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Story Time (3-5 yrs. old): Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.

Sign up now!  Registration required.

The Teen Department needs empty 12-pack soda boxes
(15.5 in. x 4.75in. x 5.25 in.)
.  Please bring them to the Adult
circulation desk.  Thank you!

New fiction and non-fiction books may now be checked out for

3-weeks, but are not renewable. 

Discarded Items

Stop by the Children's Room and Adult Department in May and

shop our discarded items!

Sync Downloads

 Now through August 17th

Ages 13 and up

Download two paired audiobooks each week!

Click here: Sync audiobooks for teens.

Crafts & Conversation

Join your friends and neighbors for a relaxing afternoon of coloring!

Adults and children are welcome.

Currently held on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.  May 25th is last Crafts & Conversation day for the season!

Thanks to a grant from the Adams County Community Foundation and a donation, the Berne Public Library has had Scene Savers digitize four 16mm films of the 1952 Berne Centennial celebration.


The Indiana State Library and the State Parks division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources formed a partnership to provide one (1) annual park pass to each library system in Indiana.

For details, visit the library or call 589-2809.

This opportunity is in recognition of the Indiana State Parks system’s 100th year and is part of Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration.

Store Your Library Card on Your Smartphone

Use your smartphone as your library card!  Just install an app on your phone and add your library card information.

Available apps include: KeyRing, CardStar or Stocard

These apps will also store other loyalty and membership cards!