Cartooning, pastels, knitting, and more!


Spring Art Programs @ Belmont Public Library


Evolution and Environmental Toxins

evolutionEARTH DAY!  
Join us Wednesday, April 22, 7PM in the Assembly Room for a lecture on adaptation with Emily Monosson, Ph.D., Environmental Toxicologist; Author; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Conservation, UMASS-Amherst; and Independent Scholar, Ronin Institute.



Fun with Fossils & Dinosaurs -- Special April Vacation Program

stegosaurusCome see Paulette Morin's Fun with Fossils & Dinosaurs, our special April vacation program on Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m in the Assembly Room. You'll have a chance to examine real fossils and learn how you can explore and find fossils yourself. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up and is funded by the Jane Gray Dustan Trust.

Music on Saturday: The Arneis String Quartet

Music-Series-2015_RescheduledThe Arneis String Quartet will play at the Belmont Public Library on April 25 at 3 p.m. in the Assembly Room (rescheduled from January 24). They will perform Dvorak’s “The American” and other American music for string quartet.

Music on Saturday is free to all thanks to the sponsorship of the Friends of the Belmont Public Library.



Zinio - Full digital copies of popular magazines

New titles have been added to Zinio, including:new_yorker


Architectural Digest

Cook's Illustrated

Bon Appetit and more!


Get started with Zinio


hoopla - Stream movies, music, & audiobooks

Hoopla_Logo_blue_300dpi_RGBGet free instant access to streaming movies, music, and audiobooks - no waiting or holds. Watch or listen to your selection on computers and internet enabled devices. Hoopla features new, classic, and popular titles, with an awesome selection for kids, too! Sign up using your library card!


Fine Amnesty

Saving-MoneyDo you have billed items that are hanging out under your child's bed?  Or maybe in the back of your car?  Perhaps you have TEN overdue books that you still haven't returned!  Good news for you:  return any overdue or billed Belmont-owned items through April 18th, and we will check in the items with no fine.

Attention Middle-schoolers


Lemonade & Cookie season is here! Stop by the Assembly Room and bring your homework; enjoy free treats while your get your work done or make crafts.

1st Wednesday of the Month
(April 8, May 6, June 3)
1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Grades 5 - 8 only

Free & Drop-In


Get Digital

Belmont Public Library offers its patrons an enormous amount of digital media.  Your library cards enables you to create free accounts with hoopla, Zinio, and Overdrive to access eBooks, magazines, movies, digital audiobooks, and music.  Zinio has eliminated the second log-in, making it easier to use; hoopla is as easy as Netflix; and Overdrive has streamlined immensly since its debut.  If you tried any of these services early on, give them another shot; it's easier now and the content is impressive.  Save your money for ice cream :)

Yes! I'd like to enjoy movies, music, and more, for free.


Tax Forms Update

IRS LogoUpdate on Tax Forms Delivery as of 2/20/2015



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