The nonfiction East Wing remains closed for insulation and ceiling replacement. This work is expected to conclude in early May.

Music & Author Series

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Music & Author Series 2018

Olivia Hoblitzelle

Thursday, March 15th, 7pm

How do we enter our elder years with openness, curiosity, and engagement? Deepening one’s inner life is central to well being in later life. Combining elements of memoir and inspiring examples of lives well lived, Aging with Wisdom is that invaluable guide to the   inevitable (if we’re lucky) process of aging with dignity and grace.

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Mike Block

Saturday, April 7th, 3pm

Pioneering multi-style cellist, singer, composer, and educator, Mike Block returns to the Library this spring. Hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the “ideal musician of the 21st-Century”, and acclaimed by the NY Times for his “vital rich-hued solo playing”.


Past 2018 Friends Music & Author Series Events:

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Music Series 2017

Click here for our full calendar of events for this Music on Saturday season.

*The Belmont Public Library Friends Music on Saturday Series will take place from December 2016 to April 2017. On one Saturday afternoon in each month from January to April, talented musicians will present an hour of music from four world cultures.  All programs will begin at 3 p.m. in the library’s Assembly Room. Music on Saturday is free to all thanks to the sponsorship of the Friends of the Belmont Public Library. Check back soon to see a full lineup for this year’s Music on Saturday Series.

 Author Series 2017

Daniel Golden: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Dick Lehr: Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
FLyer for Trell
Crystal King, Thursday, May 11th 7pm
Feast of SorrowAuthor Crystal King will speak on her book Feast of Sorrow: A Novel of Ancient Rome, much of which she wrote IN the Belmont Library! The story of Rome’s notorious foodie, Marcus Gavius Apicius, told from the viewpoint of his slave and cook, Thrasius. An enthralling, delicious tale that will transport you into the crowded marketplaces and baths of ancient Rome and leave you hungry for ancient fare.


Watch past Author Series events:

leaving-lucy-pear-anna-solomon  Anna Solomon discusses her bestselling novel, Leaving Lucy Pear