Information for Parents of BMS and BHS Students who Visit the Library After School

The new Teen Room at the library opened in May of 2016 and in the after school hours since, we’ve had 30-50 sixth through twelfth graders visiting the space daily. We have a variety of programs for middle and high school students and we suggest you check our online event calendar for details of those events. Parking […]

Solar Glasses Gone!

Our supply of Solar Glasses are gone!  

Community Science Fair – Sign up Today!

The summer reading finale on the evening Thursday, August 17th at 6 pm, will include a Community Science Fair!  Kids, groups of kids, families or pairs of families are invited to participate.  Select a topic from the suggested list, or take the quiz at sciencebuddies.org to find a topic! Click here  for the program brochure and details! […]

Sign Up for Summer Reading!

THE PROBLEM: 598 million people in Africa have no access to electricity. They have no clean source of light, so they use kerosene lamps, which are unhealthy, expensive, and unsafe. Kerosene lamps are a poor source of light as well, and kids are unable to see well enough to do their homework after it gets dark […]

Summer Reading Kickoff: Magician Matias Letelier

Wednesday, June 28. 2017 7-8 pm Bellingham High School auditorium. For families. Stop in, no registration required. Doors to auditorium will open around 6:45pm. Have you ever witnessed an energetic magician perform with tons of kids surrounding him, unable to turn their heads away from him, totally engaged and entertained with every trick; saying aaaawwwww […]

8th Annual Massachusetts Walking Tour Concert

Founded by songwriting duo Mark Mandeville and Rianne Richards, the 8th Annual Massachusetts Walking Tour will be coming this year to the Blackstone Valley, performing 10 free community concerts while traversing the state on foot.  The musicians actually walk with their instruments and camping gear from town to town, performing concerts after 8-13 miles of […]

Summer and Holiday Hours

The library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm. Our last Saturday for the summer is Saturday, June 17th.  We will be closed on Saturday for the summer from June 24th reopening on Saturday, September 9th. The library will be closing […]

Children’s Room is Open, Many Thanks To:

Below is the text of a speech given by Bernadette Rivard, Library Director at the Grand Opening of the newly renovated Children’s Room at the Ceremony on May 6th. “Good morning and welcome to the Grand Opening of the newly carpeted and furnished children’s room at the Bellingham Library.  Before we open the gate and […]

Announcing: “Enlighten Bellingham”

Program Survey Information One of the grant requirements is that we survey program attendees in order to assess the value of these programs to library patrons and the community. Here are the links to the survey, please select the survey that corresponds to the age group of the attendees.   Paper surveys can be returned […]

Pictures of the New Children’s Room