Our Magical Hogwarts Party

Posted: November 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

    This month for our Teen Connection program, we had a Hogwarts Party at the Library. We had a blast !


Here are some pictures.

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hermioneYou feel sorry for missing all the fun?

Keep your eyes open for our next great events !

In the meantime, why don’t you read Harry Potter’s Books ?

Here are a few of our new titles, hot off the press for you !



We have waaaaay more than that. Come grab one at the library. 🙂

Spooky stories for the perfect Halloween night;


Magical Reads

Posted: October 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

Start October off right, with some magical titles to get you in the mood for the Halloween season!


Teen Cover Art Contest

Posted: September 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

For the month of August in addition to our Teen Summer Reading Challenge, we had Teens at BPL design cover art for their favourite books. We had some incredible entries! For your viewing pleasure these entries are now being displayed alongside the original published cover art, in the corridor of the John M. Parrott Art Gallery.  Congratulations to Olivia and Erikah who were selected as our Juror’s Choice winners. A special Thank you to Barratt’s Office Pro for donating the first place juror’s choice prize; a pastel drawing kit.


Entries on display at John M. Parrott Art Gallery.


Juror’s choice and honourable mention winning entries.

Here are some novels to check out with cool, powerful and strong Female Leads:

AllanatheFirstAdventurebyTomaraPierce. ClockworkAngelbyCassandraClareInsurgentbyVeronicaRothWheretheMountainMeetstheMoonbyGraceLinPalaceofStonebyShannonHale MatchedbyAllyCondie JaneEyrebyCharlotteBronteHild by Nicola GriffithTomorrowWhentheWarBeganbyJohnMarsden   TrickstersQueenbyTamoraPierceGoldenCompassbyPhilipPullman AGreatandTerribleBeautybyLibbaBray

Come out to the Belleville Public Library and pick up a tracking sheet to be entered in our Reading Olympics!

Olympic-logo Compete in as many events as you choose between August 2 and August 31.


Sprints: Read a book of short stories

Triathlon: Read a trilogy/ 3 books in a series

Weightlifting: Read a book over 350 pages long

Shooting: Read a book set in war time

200 Meter Freestyle: Read 200 pages of Nonfiction

The More events you compete in the higher metal you are entered to win for.

Bronze: Complete 3 events

Silver: Complete 4 events

Gold: Complete all 5 events

Make sure to keep track of which book titles you read. Before 8:00 p.m. on August 31, bring your tracking sheet to the Reader’s Advisory desk to be entered into the medal draw!

Bronze Prize: $10 Gift Certificate to Starbucks

Silver Prize: $ 15 Gift Certificate to Chapters

Gold Prize: $ 25 Gift Certificate to Sport Check

Good Luck!