The Friends of the Belleville Public Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to our library and its cultural, educational, and recreational value to our community.
The mission of the Friends of the Belleville Public Library, Inc. is to:
- Maintain an association of persons interested in libraries, life-long learning, and cultural programs
- Focus public attention on the library and educate the community in the use of library resources and services
- Receive and encourage gifts and bequests to the library
- Support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for the community
- Financial sponsor adult and children's cultural and educational programs
What We Do
The Friends provide volunteers and funds to support the library's goals and improve local library services and facilities. Here are some recent examples:
- Books for Babies literacy program
- Built a "Take Us To Your Reader" float for the UFO Day parade.
- Sponsored two raffles to help the Library reach their "Beyond the Page" fundraising goal.
- Hosted the Library's 135th Anniversary Mini Golf event.
- Hosts annual Trivia Night and events for children and adults to celebrate National Library Week in April.