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Holiday Hours

Dec. 24 -- 9am - Noon 

Dec. 25 -- Closed     

Dec. 31 -- 9am - Noon

Jan. 1 -- Closed

Upcoming Events

Kids Movie -- Dec. 29

On Monday, Dec. 29th, we will be showing Dolphin Tale 2 at 1pm.  This PG-rated movie continues the story of Winter, a dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Children age 5 and under must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

December's Kids' Pick
 
Each month we feature a great children's book for you to check out and read with your children or grandchildren at home.  Afterwards, we invite you to come back to the Library to do a drop-in activity related to the book. December's book is part of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series (and even includes librarians).

Adult Knitting -- Jan. 8

Our knitting group will meet on Thursday, Dec. 4th, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. downstairs at the Library.  We are an informal group who enjoy chatting and knitting together.  Beginners are welcome.  Please arrive before the Library closes at 7pm.

Preschool Storytime on Fridays

Storytime will not be held on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2

Preschoolers, bring your grownup to the library on Fridays at 10am to meet other kids, listen to stories, do a  project, and have a snack.  We have some fun stories and projects planned.


Library News

2014 Trivia Night Champs

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Congratulations to the Kiwanis team, our 2014 Trivia Night Champs.  A big thanks to the Friends of Belleville Public Library for holding such a fun event and to Sugar River Lanes for letting us play there.

All About the Books

If you've heard Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass", then you may enjoy the Nashville Public Library team's video celebrating library cards, "All About the Books, No Trouble."

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Find out more about how 1000 Books can help get your young child ready to learn to read and be successful in school.

Here are the Numbers for 2013

Belleville Public Library checked out 84,408 items to our library patrons during the year, with almost half being children's materials.  Area residents made good use of the shared resources available from other South Central Library System libraries by requesting 30,590 items.  Usage of ebooks from the state-wide Overdrive system increased by 62% to 1,842 for the year. 

Access to high speed internet is an important service for our community.  Our public computers were used  7,657 times or an average of 24.5 times per day.  The number of monthly wireless connections by patron laptops, phones, and other mobile devices more than doubled over the year.

The library serves as an gathering place for our community where residents can meet for conversation, learning, and entertainment.  In 2013, Belleville Public Library hosted 110 events that drew in almost 3,100 children and adult residents.

I Love My Library Because.......

Recently we asked why people love Belleville Public Library.  Look for their responses on hearts around the library or read the complete list at

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