Library Feasibility Group Backs New $23M Building, Sooner Than Later

Photo: The feasibility committee voting on Thursday, Feb. 16. After months of meetings and public comments, the Belmont Library Feasibility Committee unanimously recommended a new building option to replace the existing half-century old structure on Concord Avenue at a meeting of the Belmont Board of Library Trustees on Thursday night, Feb. 16. “I am very […]

We Give Up: Schools, Town, Library Closed For Thursday’s Nor’easter

Photo: School’s out for … Thursday! Belmont has surrendered to tomorrow’s Nor’easter. With approximately a foot of snow predicted to fall from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, most of Belmont will be shut down for the day. Belmont Public Schools will be closed due to the snow and associated events and sporting contests […]

See The Three Plans For The New Belmont Library on Tuesday

Photo: One of three designs now being considered for a new Belmont Library. The Belmont Public Library Feasibility Committee is asking residents and patrons to join it in the Library’s Assembly Room for the final Open Public Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Feasibility Chairs Nancy Dignan and Elaine Alligood, Board of Trustees […]

Yearly Belmont Library Fall Book Sale This Weekend, Oct. 15-16

Photo: Patrons of the Friends of Belmont Library’s book sale. If you love books but not looking to pay and arm and a leg, this is your weekend to stock up on fiction, non-fiction, children’s and every other sort of book as the Friends of the Belmont Public Library holds its annual Fall Book Sale […]

Find Out What the Future Holds For A New Belmont Library Wednesday

Photo: Belmont Public Library Director Peter Struzziero. What does the future hold for the Belmont Public Library? Find out tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the library’s Assembly Room as the Library Feasibility Committee and the Belmont Board of Library Trustees presents the initial findings of a feasibility study underway focusing […]

Marathon Challenge Champ Pizzi Speaking at Library at 7 PM Monday

Photo: Becca Pizzi, champion. You’ve heard about her, seen photos of her running and cheered at her homecoming parade. Now you can hear Belmont’s own Becca Pizzi share stories from her amazing journey to become the first American woman to complete and win the World Marathon Challenge, running seven marathons, in seven continents, in seven days averaging […]

Jason Gay Reads From New Book as Mom Steals the Show

Photo: Stealing the show: Author Jason Gay with his proud mother, Marilyn.   You can go home again. But you’ll probably have to share the moment with your mother. And that was the case for the Wall Street Journal sports columnist Jason Gay as the Belmont-raised writer came back to his old hometown for a […]

Belmontians Stock Up on Winter Reading at Friend’s Sale

Photo: A final buyer on Sunday afternoon at the Friends of the Belmont Public Library’s Fall Book Sale.  Nancy Dignan, president of the Friends of the Belmont Public Library, has a theory about the group’s annual fall book sale and the coming winter that doesn’t bode well for those hoping for a reprise from last […]

Annual Belmont Library Fall Book Sale Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 17-18

Photo: Patrons of the Friends of Belmont Library’s book sale. If you love books but not looking to pay and arm and a leg for them, this is your weekend to stock up on fiction, non-fiction, children’s and every other sort of book as the Friends of the Belmont Public Library holds its annual Fall […]

Superheroes on Film at the Library this Summer

Photo: Ironman is coming to the Belmont Public Library next week, July 28. This summer the Friends of the Belmont Public Library will use its superpowers to transform the library’s Assembly Room into a showcase for your favorite (mostly) Marvel heroes at the “Chillin’ With Villains Movie Series.” For the next month, head to the library to enjoy freshly popped popcorn or a […]