Posts Tagged ‘Library’

May is Mystery Month at the Belleville Public Library! This year we are playing the game Clue with a library twist!

How To Play:

  • Check for the weekly card reveal at the Reader’s Advisory Desk and daily on the homepage of the Belleville Public Library’s website.
  • Each person starts with one ballot attached to their detective notes and when you check out materials at the circulation desk you can earn extra ballots.
  • When you’re ready to take a guess fill out the ballot(s) and drop it off at the Reader’s Advisory desk.

Only correct answers will be able to win an awesome gift basket!

clue prizes

Adult Gift Basket Includes:

  • Books by Agatha Christie -The Body in the Library, 4:50 From Paddington, The Moving Finger, and A Murder is Announced
  • A Blue Throw Blanket
  • A Bookmark
  • Pure Flavor 2 Go, Water Infuser Bottle

Teen Gift Basket Includes:

  • Tropical World by Millie Marotta Colouring Book
  • A Mug
  • Starbucks Gift Card $15.00
  • Branch Pencils

Children’s Gift Basket Includes:

  • Clue Board Game
  • Ultimate Dinosaurs Book
  • A Walk in the Park Paint Kit
  • Glitter Glue
  • Mix and Match Board Book

The game will run from May 2nd- May 31st with the deadline for ballots to be handed in on June 4th.

The Suspects:

Card Col Mustard Card Miss Scarlet Card Mr Green

Card Mrs Peacock Card Mrs White Card Prof Plum

The Rooms:

Card Fireside Room Card Kitchen Card Music Room

Card Office Card Program Room Card Reading Nook

The Weapons:

Card Candlestick Card Dagger Card Lead Pipe

Card Revolver Card Rope Card Wrench

Good Luck!



With Star Wars: The Force Awakens coming out December 18th, stop by the library to check out our display!

star wars display

We have everything from graphic novels to the original radio play for you to pick up.

So get reading!

For those of you who haven’t heard we are now offering Hoopla Digital. This is a great service that allows you to borrow free digital moves, music, eBooks and more instantly! No more wait lists, holds or late fees!

All you have to do is download the app or go to and log in with your library card.


Each library card allows for 5 downloads per month and has a great selection of graphic novels and comics that you can take with you anywhere. Everything from The Walking Dead and Saga to Adventure Time and Doctor Who, it has something for everyone.

So why not check it out, it’s completely free with your library card!

Still have questions? Please feel free to stop by the reference desk or call (613)968-6731 Ext #2235.



For those of you who don’t know we have changed the time for our teen program. They will now start at 3:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m. and will be on the last Friday of every month.

This month we are doing DIY henna! Have you ever wondered what a tattoo would look like on yourself or just feeling artistic? Why not stop by the library this Friday September 25th to try henna. Practice using henna dye then create your own temporary henna body art!


Next month we are painting pumpkins! Come out and decorate a pumpkin using acrylic paint and get creative! When you’re finished you get to take your pumpkin home!pumpkinsDrop by after school and bring your friends! To sign up please call 613-968-6731 x 2235 or visit us at the Reader’s Advisory Desk.

For those of you that have been enjoying your summer vacation don’t worry, you still have time to enter our Fan Art Contest! We have extended our due date! All entry’s are now due on Saturday August 29th, 2015. So if you are a teen between 12 – 18 and would like to enter you still have time!

A huge thank you for all the entry’s that have already been dropped off! We have been getting some great pieces of art from Doctor Who to Frozen!

Just a reminder:

Art work can be framed or unframed and has to be one 2D medium item of fan art per person.

Prizes for Juror’s Choice and Honorable Mention! Prizes donated by Barratt’s Office Pro.

All entries to be displayed in the corridor of the John M. Parrott Art Gallery from September 8- 18th.

Enjoy your last month of summer vacation with these great new young adult books:

say you will  remember  the start of me and you

denton littles death date  seeker  backlash

throawaway girl  Rogue  Chaos

The Kidney  index the stars never rise




CBC Books have done it again with a list that will make you proud to be apart of this beautiful country. With a list of 100 books to choose from why not take the quiz and then check out the Belleville Public Library’s website to see if you can make it to 100!

100 young adult books