Dr. John S. Mattox, curator for the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing, Ohio, is the first presenter in the 8 week Winter History Series held at the library. Dr. Mattox will be speaking about the significance of the Underground Railroad in Ohio.
Sponsored by the Bellaire Public Library and the Great Stone Viaduct Society, all lectures are held on Wednesdays in the library community room at 6:00 p.m. Free to all. Light refreshments are served.
Are you planning to be in Bellaire temporarily? We now have a card for you. Privileges are limited to 90 days, with the charge limit of one item. Overdue threshold and bill threshold are the same as for any borrower which is 10 cents per day up to the cost of the book. If after the card has been renewed three times (270 days), without incident, or after the patron has secured a permanent address, the restrictions are lifted allowing the patron to check out DVDs, CDs and other audio formats.
- DVDs circulate in one week intervals. Fine rate is 10 cents a day, but the grace period is only three days. Patrons can re-new the DVD(s) if they have not finished viewing them.
- Teens may check out DVDs for in-house use only up to four hours at a time. There is not a grace period. Fine rate is 10 cents for every hour late. Teens must leave their library card at the circulation desk while the DVD is checked out. Sign-up sheet, which includes name and time of check-out must be completed upon checkout.DVDs that are checked-out by teens do not leave the teen area. Teens must wear earphones while watching DVDs or listening to music.
The Bellaire Public Library Friends of the Library Foundation has new elected officers: Joe DeGenova, President, Mary DeGenova, Vice President, Linda Creamer, Treasurer, and Doug Potts, Secretary. Thanks to them all!
We invite EVERYONE to come and join the Bellaire Public Library Friends of the Library Foundation. Its mission is to serve the community by supporting and promoting the library, its events and projects throughout the year. To become a member, sign up forms are available at the library. Fees, of which 100% goes toward improving library services, are $5.00 per individual or $8.00 per family.
Tell us about your talents and how you would like to support us.
For more information, please contact the library at (740) 676-9421 or ask at the circulation desk.
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