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Today's Word:
Not likely to provoke offense or dissent; inoffensive, often deliberately so.

New Hampshire Downloadable Books

New Hampshire Downloadable Audiobooks &  eBooks

To take advantage of this service, patrons need to have an up to date library card and the library's login code. Please call or stop by for this information. Instructions are available at the Library, if needed. Enjoy!!

Trustee Meeting

The next meeting of the BPL Board of Trustees will be on Monday,December 15 at 6:00 pm. 

The Board of Trustees meets each month in the Children's Room of the Library. Meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in the Library is welcome to attend.


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Next Book Group meeting is Tuesday December 23
There is no specific book for the month of December. Instead, we will each share a book of our own choosing with the group. Join us for a cup of cocoa and share a favorite book, or one you are currently reading - whatever you'd like. Book Group meets on Tuesday December 23rd at 6 pm.

Why join a Book Discussion Group?
A Book Discussion Group offers individuals an opportunity to read and share ideas and opinions of books in a friendly, relaxed environment. It encourages participants to read different types of books that they might otherwise overlook, and it gives everyone a chance to enjoy talking about the books that are read.  Please consider joining our group and enjoy the lively exchange of ideas.

What to Read
Do you have a favorite author, but you've read everything they've put out? Are there certain subjects you enjoy reading about, but aren't sure where to go next? Stop by and check out our "What to Read" binder, where we have hundreds of suggestions based on author read-alikes, awards, genres, and subjects. From circus booklists to culinary mysteries, you will be sure to find something new and interesting.

Special Craft Event!

Tomorrow night! 

Thursday, December 18, at 5:30 pm TAG Team will be joining with Craft Night to make Christmas ornaments with clear bulbs and melted crayons! This is an all ages event - we look forward to seeing you!

Food for Fines

During the month of December, we will accept food donations for local food pantries as payment of overdue fines for late books or movies!

If you owe the library money, bring undamaged, unexpired non-perishable boxed or canned food items to the library and your fines will disappear!  And you will help the community!  What a deal! One can (or other item) = $1 off your fine.

December Newsletter

The December issue of The Belmont Bookmark is out!

Craft Night!
This week is making holiday cards
Come to a casual night out to the Belmont Public Library for crafts!

Craft night is on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
Bring a friend and hope to see you there!


Game Night!
Come and Join Us for Game Night!
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Bring a friend and enjoy some snacks and drinks.
Sign-up isn't required.
Hope to see you there!

BPL Featured in Today's Citizen

Check out the great story about our Lego Club in today's edition of the Citizen. Here's the link to the story on the Citizen website:

This photo of Samantha and Richard Johnson accompanies the story:

Lego Club
The first Saturday of each month at 10:30 am

Bring your imagination and we'll provide the Legos. All ages and abilities are welcome. 

New Teen Advisory Group

Tuesdays at 4 pm

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join!  Help plan fun events, discuss books and movies, and make new friends. Please let us know if you are interested in participating. We look forward to your new ideas!


Wednesdays ~ 10:30 am

 Preschool Storytime 

is held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 with stories and simple crafts for kids and parents.  Please join Miss Jenny as she guides children on a weekly adventure! The program is appropriate for children ages 2 to 6 with a parent/caregiver for a pleasant time with books, tales, and projects.


New Hampshire Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks
Now offering book lending for Kindles!
The Belmont Public Library is excited to offer audiobooks and ebooks from New Hampshire Downloadable Books

To take advantage of this service, patrons need to have an up to date Library card and contact the Library for password number to use as well. Instructions are available at the Library, if needed. Enjoy!!