SEE OUR NEW LIBRARY DESIGN
Libraries in 2022 are more important than ever. They are the hub of our community – a place that is both brimming with activity and a quite refuge. And in Belmont, we are ranked the #10th most successful library in the state with record-breaking participation. In short, we love our library.
THE LIBRARY’S ESSENTIAL SERVICES
- A place to meet a friend without having to pay to sit down
- A cool or warm (and free) place to escape during a heat wave or cold snap
- Free WIFI and computers – crucial for those who do not have WIFI at home
- A place to combat the isolation of living alone or working from home
- The only free and local source of early childhood literacy programs
- A free place to have a meeting or collaborate with a team
- Hundreds of free things to do for all ages – popular classes, events, concerts and lectures
- Free online resources – media streaming services, e-books, research databases and newspapers
- A “library of things” – tools, technology, sewing machines, etc.
- A free, safe place for youth after school and before their parents come home
- Oh yes … and books