Posts Tagged ‘Mystery Month’

Try to guess who is our weekly featured detective to win an awesome basket! The contest runs through May 1st to 31st, with a new character every week. We have a bulletin board just for teens, in front of the Reader’s advisory desk, with four clues to help you find out who is our mysterious character. You could also fill an electronic ballot on the library website, here.

We will also have a Mystery night on May 17th for ages 14 and up. Come and try to figure out which suspect stole the painting! You could win 2 tickets for a fun Escape Room experience at Breakout Belleville!


You can also get ballots by checking out Mystery books. There is reading suggestions here.


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!


Mystery Month is here at the Belleville Public Library !

Come out and create your own mystery story, the catch? Only using two sentences. Do you think you can do it?

Drop off your story at the Reader’s Advisory desk and you can choose to have it displayed on our social media sites. All entries will be entered into our draw for a gift basket.


 The prize includes :

 -$10.00 gift card to Chapters Indigo

 -a Library water bottle

 -a Library book bag.





When you get a book from the library this month you might find a mystery ballot. Answer the question and get entered into a draw to win another gift basket. So be on the look out!


The Young Adult Gift Basket includes:

-$ 10.00 Cineplex gift card

-all the books from the series the Seven Sequels by Eric Walters and other authors

-Arctic White hot cocoa mix

-a Library water bottle

-a Library bag.


Some great mystery books (that might have a ballot) to read this month are:

The Name of the Star  Pretty little liars  The raven boys

shift heist society  Thirteen reasons why

The Diviners  we were liars The Lying Game