The library will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Library services resume on Tuesday, January 19th.
The library has taken steps to provide a more contact free model. For more information click here.
Returned library items will be quarantined for 72 hours before checking them in, so items will remain on your library account for a few days after you returned them.

Library Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Revisions to Library Holds Pickup Service
December 8, 2020

In response to the rising COVID-19 numbers in Massachusetts, and Governor Bakers request for increased safety measures, we have determined that beginning Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 we will be moving to a new service model which will reduce the amount of physical contact between staff and patrons. We wish things were going in the other direction, but the reality is… Read more >

In-Library Holds Pickup
September 18, 2020

It’s starting to get a little cooler outside, and we have all noticed the sun setting a little earlier the past few weeks. With this in mind, we have decided that it is time to move away from our Parking Lot Pickup program, and bring the pickup of materials on hold and museum passes back inside the Library… Read more >

Letter from the Library Director
August 11, 2020
Dear Belmont Library Patrons,

Your involvement in our new programs and services has been the best compliment we could ever receive. I must thank you all for the feedback we have been receiving too. The messages of kindness, appreciation, and encouragement during this time have been the fuel we need to continue our efforts to provide you the best library experience possible… Read more >

Letter from the Library Director
June 2, 2020
Dear Belmont Library Patrons,

My name is Peter Struzziero, and I am the Director of your Public Library here in Belmont. I want to take this opportunity to do something I’ve never done before: write a letter to all Belmont Library cardholders. To start, thank you so much for all the kindness, support, patience, and understanding during this new era of uncertainty… Read more >

Letter from the Library Director
May 20, 2020
Dear Belmont Library Patrons,

Thank you so much for your support of the Belmont Public Library during this time. We have enjoyed connecting with many of you virtually over the past two months. We are looking forward to getting library materials back into your hands soon… Read more >

Letter from the Library Director
March 18, 2020
Dear Belmont Library Patrons,

We wanted to reach out and share some more updates about our services to you, and how things will be working for the near future. The Library will be closed to the public until further notice, but Library staff are hard at work… Read more >

Library Closure Update
March 14, 2020
Dear Belmont Library Patrons,

Effective immediately, the Belmont Public Library will be closed to the public until further notice. During this time please continue to visit the library website… Read more >

Letter from the Library Director
March 13, 2020
Dear Belmont Library Patrons,

The Belmont Public Library is working closely with the Town Administrator, Chief of Police and Directors of Recreation, Council on Aging and other Town leadership to monitor the latest information and guidelines… Read more >

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