The library will be closed on Monday, April 15th in observance of Patriots Day. Normal operations will resume at all temporary locations on Tuesday, April 16th.
The library's temporary locations are at the Beech Street Center and the E.C. Benton Library. For more information, including hours of operation, please click here.

Special Groups and Book Clubs

The Belmont Public Library offers many unique groups and book clubs. For additional information about any of these events, contact the various club representatives or call the Reference Desk at 617-993-2870.


SPECIAL GROUPS


Dial M for Movies

Fridays at 6:30pm in the library

Join Library Director Peter Struzziero and fellow movie aficionados for a movie screening.

Please register for this event and join us in person!

Questions? Email Peter Struzziero at [email protected].


BOOK CLUBS


Cookbook Club

Second Tuesdays, 7pm in person

Join us each month for meal sharing with recipes made from a common cookbook or author. This program will be held in person. Please register to save your spot and to avoid recipe duplication. Copies of the cookbook are available for pickup at the library.

Questions? Email Ellen Girouard at [email protected].


Page Turners Book Group

Second Wednesdays, 11am

Run by the Beech Street Senior Center. Check their latest newsletter for the current month’s book and more details.


Page of Enlightenment History Book Club

Second Thursdays, 7pm Hybrid (on Zoom & in person)

We all know the adage, “those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Don’t be a victim – instead join us for an engrossing read of historical nonfiction every month. This book club for adults & teens will be held online through Zoom. Please register to receive the link to join. Copies of the book will be available for pickup at the library.

Questions? Email Chris Tremblay at [email protected].


Shelf Indulgence: Women’s Fiction with a side of Romance

Third Thursdays, 7pm Hybrid (on Zoom & in person)

If you like your Women’s Fiction with some Romance (and possibly some spice!) then this is the book group for you! Please register to receive the Zoom link. Copies of the book will be available at the library. 

Questions? Email Janina Majeran at [email protected]


Better Read than Dead Mystery Book Club

Third Tuesdays, 7pm on Zoom

If you enjoy mysteries, thrillers, psychological mysteries, police procedurals, or old fashioned cozies, please join us every third Tuesday of the month for our new mystery book club. Please register to receive the zoom link. Copies of the book will be available at the library.

Questions? Email May Forkin at [email protected].


RainbowLit: LGBTQ+ Book Club

Fourth Mondays, 7pm on Zoom

Please join our new LGBTQ+ Book Club: RainbowLit. Our first meeting is January 23, 2023 and will continue every 4th Monday of the month. This group is a collaboration of the library and Belmont LGBTQ+ Alliance. We will be reading fiction, non-fiction, and sometimes poetry. Please register to receive the zoom link. Copies of the book will be available at the library.

Questions? Email May Forkin at [email protected].


Book a Trip Abroad: World Lit. Book Club

Fourth Tuesdays, 7pm Hybrid (on Zoom & in person)

Book a Trip Abroad, no passport required! Travel the world through books. Join us on the fourth Tuesday of every month as we read books from different countries across the globe. Please register to receive the zoom link. Copies of the book will be available at the library.

Questions? Email Logan Manchester at [email protected].

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