140 Years, 140 Stories: My Story

Be a part of your community's history
by telling us your Belleville Public Library Story.

What is your Library StoryWhat does the Belleville Public Library mean to you?

  • What are your memories of Old Library?
  • How has the library made a difference in your life?
  • Share a favorite library memory from you or your family.
  • Share a story you heard from an older family member.
  • What’s something other people don’t know about the library and you?
  • Tell us about a special library visit.

We want to read the library stories of your past and present.

Everyone is invited to share a library story, whether you have been part of the community for years, or are a recent member. Stories can be a paragraph, a page, or somewhere in between in length.

Stories submitted will be shared during our 140th anniversary celebration on December 2nd.

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