Archives for 2012

Library Director named BBA “Citizen of the Year”

At their June 20, 2012 meeting at Lowell’s Restaurant, the Bellingham Business Association named Bernadette Rivard, Bellingham Library Director its “Citizen of the Year.”   In making the announcement BBA President John Orthamn noted that Bernadette has positioned the Bellingham Library to “serve as an outstanding community resource by targeting all segments of the Bellingham […]

Summer Reading Kick-off Event, Magic by Scott Jameson

Summer Reading Kick-off Event, Magic by Scott Jameson Our Summer Reading Kickoff Event was a huge success!  We had one of the largest crowds ever for a library event.  Click here to see pictures! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library & the Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation.    

Welcome Our New Young Adult Librarian, Amanda Maclure

 Welcome Our New Young Adult Librarian, Amanda Maclure We are pleased to introduce to the Bellingham Library community Amanda Maclure, our new Young Adult Librarian.  Amanda is a Bellingham resident, a graduate of Bellingham High School and Bridgewater State University.  Amanda will be working with Bellingham’s middle and high school students.  Stop by and introduce […]

Job Fair Update

Thank you   for making our first Job Fair a great success!   We had 19 employers and staffing agencies participating.  Over 140 people attended.  Both the employers and attendees reported the job fair a valuable event.  We were thrilled to host it!  

Ask a Professional…One-on-One Career Fair, Monday, May 21st at 6:30 pm

Ask a Professional… One-on-One Career Fair Monday, May 21st at 6:30 pm… This evening is your opportunity for a one-on-one discussion with local employees in different professions.  Get your questions about a variety of careers answered.  The focus will be on careers with a growing need for employees.  Learn about their career path, required education […]

Book Sale & “Wicket” Fun Croquet at the Library

Friends of the Library Booksale &”Wicket” Fun Croquet at the Library Thanks to all for making our First Annual Friend-Raising Weekend a success!  If you missed “Wicket” Fun Croquet, you missed a Wicked Fun Time!  Click here for a link to a Facebook Photo Album of the Event!

Book Donations Wanted

Friends of the Library Booksale, April 13th and 14th Book Donations Wanted Now! Cardboard boxes needed too! Spring cleaning?  If you have books in good to excellent condition, please consider donating them to the Friends of the Bellingham Library for the upcoming book sale.  The Friends request donations of hardcover and paperback titles (fiction and […]

Stress Management for Job Seekers

Stress Management for Job Seekers Thursday, March 13th at 6:30 pm Dr. Timothy Murzycki from The Khoury Centre for Health and Wellness taught techniques for dealing with stress. This free event was part of the “Libraries for Job Seekers” grant program. The federal grant is from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Massachusetts […]

Networking for Job Seekers

Networking Group Meeting   “Why Volunteer?” facilitated by Lauren Marcisyzn of the Hockomock Area YMCA.   The library networking group will meet every other week with a topic for Job Seekers to consider.  A chance to meet not only other job seekers, but networking professionals.  No registration required, just drop in! Tuesday, March 13th at 8:30 […]

Bellingham Library Stuffed Animal Sleepover Video

Mr. Steve’s Stuffed Animal Sleepover Video! February 21-22, 2012 Bellingham Public Library