The library closes for Thanksgiving at 5PM on Wednesday, 11/22, and reopens Saturday, 11/25 at 9AM. The west wing Reading Room remains closed for renovations.

Staff Picks

Here are recommendations from your library staff on popular topics in fiction and nonfiction. See our Teen page and Children’s page for recommendations for these age groups.


For more information about our Community Read,
please visit the One Book One Belmont page.

Genealogical  Mysteries

International Mysteries

Belmont and Boston

Revolutionary War

Nonfiction Books Relating to the Revolutionary War
Historical Fiction Set in the Revolutionary War Period
Films About the Revolutionary War
African Americans in the Revolutionary Era


Science Fiction