Featured Library Events

The library is open and currently operating with normal business hours and reduced capacity. Curbside service is still available on request. Our virtual collections remain available 24/7 for patrons. Anyone can sign up for a free digital library card.

SUMMER QUEST 2021: TALES AND TAILS
Story Times and summer reading, starting 6/15

We’re gearing up for our 2021 Summer Quest summer learning program! Our storytime events for toddlers will be held on Tuesdays at 10:00 beginning June 15th at the Union Street Playground, while older kids and teens can track their summer reading on Beanstack. Learn more on our event page and sign up today!

STEM ROCKS! STEM MINI-CAMP
July 19th @ 11:00am

We are hosting a STEM MINI CAMP on Monday, July 19 from 11am-2pm at the Union Street Playground. This event is designed towards younger children in grades K-6th, who are interested in learning more about STEM. Learn more on Facebook and sign up here!

AIPI Institute through PPG Boys and Girls Club
July 26-August 13th

We’re proud to announce that we’re collaborating with the PPG Boys and Girls Club for the Artificial Intelligence and Pathways Institute! We’ll be offering a program on artificial intelligence and technology from July 26-August 13 to students Grades 9-12 interested in STEM. Learn more on Facebook and sign up today!  

SOMERSET COUNTY STORY STROLL
Telling stories across town, page to page

We’re partnering with other local libraries for the Somerset County Story Stroll! Read a children’s book while you walk through Uptown Somerset. Learn more about this program and find out what 6 books are available to read at different locations around the county on our story stroll page.

GET A LIBRARY CARD
Access our digital resources online!

Signup for a free temporary library card that will give you immediate access to our e-book, digital audiobook, and RB Digital magazine collections. Stop by the library and claim your physical card any time!

LIBRARY MOBILE HOTSPOT INTERNET PROGRAM
Get low-cost internet through the library

An internet hotspot checkout program is currently available in collaboration with the Somerset County Library to check out an affordable internet option for $35 per month to library patrons. For a complete description of the program, visit hotspot.maryslibrary.com.

UKULELE CHECKOUTS
Available at the Front Desk

The Biesecker Library is offering free ukulele checkouts! Anyone interested in learning and practicing a musical instrument can stop by the front desk and check out a ukulele for free, or join a waitlist if none are available. Learn more

MONTHLY BOOK CLUBS
4th Tuesday book club: June 22nd @ 7:00pm

New members always welcome! Call 445-4011 or stop by the Front Desk for more information on how to join.  Meeting dates and current selections can be found online: MSBPL Book Club Information

S.C.R.I.B.E.S. WRITER’S GROUP
Tuesday, July 20th @ 6:30pm

If you’re 18 or over and write fiction in your spare time, consider joining our monthly SCRIBES writer’s group led by Pat Kuna and Debra Kinney!  Sign up here!

VIRTUAL STORYTIME AND TODDLER TIME
On Facebook Live!

We’re hosting Virtual Story Time events through Facebook Live! Join us on Wednesdays for Toddler Time, and Bonnie Miller every other Friday at 10:30 am for children’s books and activities through the end of June. Learn more and look for archived sessions on Facebook.