The Library will be closed on Sunday January 20th due to inclement weather, and Monday January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reopen for normal hours on Tuesday January 22nd.

Food and Drink Policy

Belmont Public Library

Food and Drink Policy

The library holds a unique place as an educational and cultural center for the community.  With many people using this facility each day, it is imperative it be a safe, clean and pleasant environment for all patrons and staff.

Food, smoking, and pets (except for assistive animals) are NOT permitted in the library.  Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. Non-alcoholic beverages in closable, spill-proof containers such as travel mugs, plastic bottles with screw on or snap shut tops, or cans which have a plastic snap-on lids are permitted in most library areas except in the Claflin Room.

Patrons with beverages should exercise caution and dispose of trash appropriately.  Costs for damaged materials and/or equipment will be assessed to the patron responsible for damages.