November 2022

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Tuesday, November 110:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 110:30—11:00 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 17:30—10:00 PMOnline

Virtual D&D (YA Games) FULL

Open to teens ages 13 and up. This is for experienced D&D players with Level 12 characters continuing from this year's past Super Dungeon, Out of Time. Out of Time: EpiloguesA white room filled with mirrors has appeared before construction was completed on a new church.…Learn More
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Wednesday, November 210:00—10:30 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 210:30—11:00 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 26:30—7:15 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Family Book Club: Escape from Mr Lemoncello's Library

Kids and the grown ups they love are welcome to join us for pizza, a book discussion, and activities for Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. In the mood for some Halloween fun as well? Come hungry for candy too! Space is limited. Please register each member of your family for this program and we will then help arrange pick up of the book.…Learn More
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Thursday, November 310:00—10:30 AMUnderwood Playground

Outdoor Storytime

Fall into a new season of storytime! Join us by the Underwood Playground for an outdoor all ages storytime complete with stories, songs, and all kinds of fun. Inclement weather may cause switch to a virtual storytime. No registration required for the outdoor event and all ages are welcome.…Learn More

Thursday, November 32:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Kickstart

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, November 33:00—4:30 PMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Teen Advisory Board (Volunteer)

Want to learn how the library builds its programs and services? The Teen Advisory Board is at the core of program development for their peers: design new volunteer opportunities, build new ideas for programs, and make decorations for the library space.…Learn More

Thursday, November 37:00—8:00 PMOnline

Frederick Law Olmsted: Parks for All REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Central Park, Prospect Park, and Boston's Emerald Necklace are popular today because of the way onetime Belmont resident Frederick Law Olmsted designed them. He believed in the wonder of nature as a remedy to the stress of urban life. He also believed in free access for all.…Learn More
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Friday, November 410:00—10:30 AMAdministrative OfficesBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Coffee Hour with Library Director Peter Struzziero

Ever met our library director? Sign up for an informal coffee hour - your chance to ask him questions about the new library or current space, share ideas, or just get to know each other. Beginning Friday, February 4 at 10am, there will be two appointments per month with a short waiting list.…Learn More

Friday, November 410:30—11:00 AMAdministrative OfficesBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Coffee Hour with Library Director Peter Struzziero

Ever met our library director? Sign up for an informal coffee hour - your chance to ask him questions about the new library or current space, share ideas, or just get to know each other. Beginning Friday, February 4 at 10am, there will be two appointments per month with a short waiting list.…Learn More

Friday, November 41:00—4:00 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Knitting Club

Bring your knitting, crocheting, or any fiber craft to a social afternoon with fellow local crafters. This program will be held in person, occasionally outdoors when the weather is nice. Questions? Email Lauren at lpfendner@minlib. net.

Friday, November 46:00—9:00 PMBeech Street Center266 Beech St, Belmont, MA, 02478

TAB @ Beech Street (Volunteer)

Help the Recreation Department with their "Parents Night Out" event from 6:00-9:00PM. Help is needed to set-up, break-down, and hand out food. Teens must be ages 13 and up to volunteer. Email Eric Abruzzi, Program Coordinator, at eabruzzi@belmont-ma. gov for details.…Learn More

Friday, November 47:30—10:00 PMOnline

Virtual D&D (YA Games) FULL

Open to teens ages 13 and up. This is for experienced D&D players with Level 12 characters continuing from this year's past Super Dungeon, Out of Time. Out of Time: EpiloguesA white room filled with mirrors has appeared before construction was completed on a new church.…Learn More
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Saturday, November 51:00—3:00 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Library Building Tour

Want to learn more about the need for a new library building before voting in the November 8 election? Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the library to see the building’s critical vulnerabilities. Registration requested but not required. Tours take 15-30 minutes.…Learn More
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Monday, November 79:30—10:45 AMOnline

Practice your English

Practice speaking English in a supportive environment! This conversation circle led by Maureen begins on Monday, September 12th and runs through November 21st, 2022. The group will not meet on Monday, October 10th for Indigenous People's Day. Please send any questions to Lauren at lpfendner@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, November 711:00 AM—12:15 PMOnline

Practice your English

Practice speaking English in a supportive environment! This conversation circle led by Moira begins on Monday, September 12th and runs through November 21st, 2022. The group will not meet on Monday, October 10th for Indigenous People's Day.   Please send any questions to Lauren at lpfendner@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, November 72:30—5:00 PMWest WingBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Shhh! The Reading Nook (YA Book Club)

Give yourself time to read in this dedicated quiet space in the Reading Room every Monday after school. Open to all.

Monday, November 75:00—6:30 PMWinn Brook Soccer Fields97 Waterhouse Road, Belmont, MA, 02478

Under the Stars: Astronomy Viewing

Finally rescheduled from our 10/3 cancellation - our stars have truly aligned! Our friends from the Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston organization will give a short lecture on what's currently in the night sky, and then we will be able to look through their telescopes and see for ourselves.…Learn More

Monday, November 77:00—8:00 PMOnline

Virtual Author Talk: Tajja Isen, Writer and Voice Actress REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Join us for an evening with Tajja Isen, writer, cultural critic, and voice actress. Isen will discuss themes from her book, Some of My Best Friends: Essays on Lip Service. Some of My Best Friends: Essays on Lip Service is about how industries—like entertainment, media, and publishing—have gotten very canny about speaking the language of social justice but don’t always follow through.…Learn More
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Tuesday, November 82:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Kickstart

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, November 910:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 910:30—11:00 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 91:30—3:30 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

CANCELED - Snacks and Scattergories (YA Games)

Play board games and drink your favorite types of boba tea on the second Wednesday of each month! This is a drop-in first-come, first-serve program for teens and tweens. Maximum attendance: 20 people.  

Wednesday, November 95:30—6:30 PMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Tween Write Night

Do you love to write and create your own stories? Join for another Tween Write Night with snacks, free writing time, and the potential to meet other tween writers! Snacks and writing prompts are provided! This program for ages 9-12 is flexible-- drop-ins…Learn More

Wednesday, November 97:00—8:15 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Cookbook Club

Cookbook ClubJoin us each month as we explore a different cookbook and share a great meal together. This month's cookbook is Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child. An email will be sent to everyone who has registered once we have copies of the book ready to check out.…Learn More
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Thursday, November 1011:15—11:45 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

Now moved inside the library! Join us in the Flett Room for an all ages storytime complete with stories, songs, and all kinds of fun! This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk. Space is limited.…Learn More

Thursday, November 102:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Kickstart

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, November 106:00—6:30 PMAdministrative OfficesBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Checkmate: Chess with the Library Director

Ever met our library director? Sign up for an informal game of chess - it's your chance to ask him questions about the new library or current space, share ideas, or just get to know each other. Beginning Thursday, February 10 at 6pm, there will be two appointments per month with a short waiting list.…Learn More

Thursday, November 106:30—7:00 PMAdministrative OfficesBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Checkmate: Chess with the Library Director

Ever met our library director? Sign up for an informal game of chess - it's your chance to ask him questions about the new library or current space, share ideas, or just get to know each other. Beginning Thursday, February 10 at 6pm, there will be two appointments per month with a short waiting list.…Learn More

Thursday, November 107:00—8:30 PMOnline

Page of Enlightenment History Book Club

We all know the adage, "those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. ” Don't be a victim - instead join librarians Lauren Pfendner and Chris Tremblay for an engrossing read of historical nonfiction every month. November's selection is The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer.…Learn More
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Friday, November 11All DayOnline

Library Closed--Veterans' Day

The Belmont Public Library is closed in observance of Veterans' Day.
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Saturday, November 121:00—3:00 PMChildren's RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Pokemon Trading Day

Drop-by for a Pokemon trading extravaganza! Whether it is on a video game or with a book full of cards, we will be opening stations for everyone to enjoy the thrill of a good trade. Come with Pokemon you are willing to trade! 
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Monday, November 149:30—10:45 AMOnline

CANCELED - Practice your English

Practice speaking English in a supportive environment! This conversation circle led by Maureen begins on Monday, September 12th and runs through November 21st, 2022. The group will not meet on Monday, October 10th for Indigenous People's Day. Please send any questions to Lauren at lpfendner@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, November 1411:00 AM—12:15 PMOnline

Practice your English

Practice speaking English in a supportive environment! This conversation circle led by Moira begins on Monday, September 12th and runs through November 21st, 2022. The group will not meet on Monday, October 10th for Indigenous People's Day.   Please send any questions to Lauren at lpfendner@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, November 142:30—5:00 PMWest WingBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Shhh! The Reading Nook (YA Book Club)

Give yourself time to read in this dedicated quiet space in the Reading Room every Monday after school. Open to all.
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Tuesday, November 1510:00—10:30 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 1510:30—11:00 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 152:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Kickstart

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 153:00—4:30 PMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

CANCELED - Book of the Month (YA Book Club)

What book will we pick for this month's Book of the Month? Celebrate the best in YA with this book club aimed for grades 7-12. Questions? Email Hannah Lee, YA Services Librarian, at askbelmontya@minlib. net.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 156:30—7:15 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Family Book Club: Amari and the Night Brothers -- POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER

This event has been postponed until December. Thank you for your patience. Kids and the grown ups they love are welcome to join us for pizza and a book discussion for Amari and the Night Brothers!Space is limited. Please register each member of your family for this program and we will then help arrange pick up of the book.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 157:00—8:30 PMOnline

CANCELED - So You Want to Buy an Electric Car?

If you’re thinking about buying an electric car, this virtual class is your road map! Chaya Milchtein of Mechanic Shop Femme, will lay out the pros and cons, and do a deep dive into purchasing, buying and maintaining an electric car with a Q&A afterwards.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 157:00—8:30 PMOnline

Better Read Than Dead Mystery Book Group

Better Read Than Dead Mystery Book GroupThe Belmont Library mystery group "Better Read Than Dead" meets the third Tuesday of every month. This month we will be reading Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough. A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.
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Wednesday, November 1610:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 1610:30—11:00 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 1610:30—11:30 AMBeech Street Center266 Beech St, Belmont, MA, 02478

Navigating the Holidays for Solo Agers

Navigating the winter holiday season can be challenging for anyone. Despite the best of efforts, it is possible to find ourselves navigating the season on our own. Planning ahead is one of the best ways for solo agers to live a dynamic life. Enhancing our connections with others is always useful, especially as we approach the holiday season.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 162:30—5:00 PMOnline

Virtual D&D (YA Games) FULL

Open to teens ages 13 and up. This handcrafted Virtual D&D Campaign continues from last year with characters from Level 5-9. It meets once a month. The Feywild Returns The Queen of Air and Shadow has been summoned into the Faerie Queen's weakened form and her aide, the Master of Ceremonies, has begun to build the Seelie Court in her image, bringing in the outcast Unseelie Fey and persecuting those still loyal to the Fey Prince.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 167:00—8:30 PMOnline

Virtual Trivia Night!

Join us for an evening of Virtual Trivia for solo players and teams! Registrants (soloists and team captains only) will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting. On the afternoon of the event there will be a follow-up email that will include the rules and an answer sheet.…Learn More
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Thursday, November 1711:15—11:45 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKETS REQUIRED - Click for More Information

Now moved inside the library! Join us in the Assembly Room for an all ages storytime complete with stories, songs, and all kinds of fun. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk. Space is limited.…Learn More

Thursday, November 172:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Kickstart

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, November 173:00—4:30 PMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

CANCELED - Puzzle with Pride (YA Games)

This is a safe space program for LGBTQ+ teens in grades 7-12. Puzzle with your friends in a timed jigsaw puzzling challenge once a month on Thursday afternoons!

Thursday, November 174:00—4:30 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

After School Stories

Join us for some stories and songs after the school day is done! This storytime is designed for children ages 4 & up.  

Thursday, November 177:00—8:00 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Dig Into Your Roots: Descendancy Research

Researching living descendants of your ancestors can give your family history new life and excitement. Learn what traditional genealogy and reverse genealogy have in common and how they differ. We will discuss the reasons for conducting the research along with proper methodology, sources and some exciting websites to explore.…Learn More

Thursday, November 177:00—8:30 PMLeonard Street, Belmont Center

Pages & Pints

Join us offsite for this new book group, aimed at people in their 20's & 30's (and the young at heart). We'll grab a table at Trinktisch, order a drink and snack if you're so inclined, and settle in to talk books!Our November title is The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.…Learn More

Thursday, November 177:30—8:30 PMOnline

Board of Library Trustees Meeting

Board of Library Trustees meeting will be held via Zoom. Please register to be sent the Zoom information.
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Friday, November 1810:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Children's Concert with Matt Heaton

Sing and dance along here at the library with one of Belmont’s favorite rock stars! Matt's classic and original songs delight all ages (even parents!). Tickets are available on the day of the event. Please ask for a ticket at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Friday, November 181:00—4:00 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Knitting Club

Bring your knitting, crocheting, or any fiber craft to a social afternoon with fellow local crafters. This program will be held in person, occasionally outdoors when the weather is nice. Questions? Email Lauren at lpfendner@minlib. net.

Friday, November 183:15—4:45 PMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

CANCELED - Craft and Chat (YA Craft)

Open to grades 6-12. Build your social network and conversation skills with a monthly Craft and Chat program over a simple program. Below are the following crafts and their dates:Friday, October 14, from 3:15-4:30: Drop-In Painting Friday, November 18, from 3:15-4:30: Journalling Friday, December 16, from 3:15-4:30: Pocket Zen Gardens Funding for this program is provided by The Friends of the Library.…Learn More

Friday, November 186:30—8:30 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Dial M for Movies: "North by Northwest"

Join Library Director Peter Struzziero and fellow movie aficionados for a viewing of the film North by Northwest. Don't forget to join us for the Zoom discussion on Thursday, December 1st, at 6pm!
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Saturday, November 1910:00—11:30 AMOnline

Tai Chi - Online!

Tai Chi practitioner and coach, Aisling O'Shea, will guide you through this beautiful and low impact form of martial art and meditation. No equipment necessary; just wear comfortable clothing! This class will provide an overview of the basic concepts of Tai Chi and Qi Gong and then move further into the Tai Chi Long Form movements.…Learn More
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Monday, November 219:30—10:45 AMOnline

CANCELED - Practice your English

Practice speaking English in a supportive environment! This conversation circle led by Maureen begins on Monday, September 12th and runs through November 21st, 2022. The group will not meet on Monday, October 10th for Indigenous People's Day. Please send any questions to Lauren at lpfendner@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, November 219:30—10:00 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Music and Movement with Rubi

Does your family love songs, stories and being active? Join Belmont resident Rubi Lichauco for this unique program that will help you bring elements of music into your every day life and help your little ones interact with and appreciate the joys of music.

Monday, November 2111:00 AM—12:15 PMOnline

Practice your English

Practice speaking English in a supportive environment! This conversation circle led by Moira begins on Monday, September 12th and runs through November 21st, 2022. The group will not meet on Monday, October 10th for Indigenous People's Day.   Please send any questions to Lauren at lpfendner@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, November 212:30—5:00 PMWest WingBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Shhh! The Reading Nook (YA Book Club)

Give yourself time to read in this dedicated quiet space in the Reading Room every Monday after school. Open to all.

Monday, November 217:00—8:00 PMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Craftalong: Paper Pumpkin Place Settings (IN PERSON!)

Get crafty with us. We'll be using card stock, hot glue, and a little floral wire to create adorable pumpkin place settings - that can also hold little candies or treats inside! Supplies will be provided; please register so we can provide the appropriate amount of materials :)For adults and teens entering grades 9-12.…Learn More

Monday, November 217:00—8:00 PMOnline

Settler-Colonist Ties to Thanksgiving & Columbus: Taking Back Narrative REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Missing information, inaccurate stories, and stereotypes perpetuate myths about Columbus and Thanksgiving. When we can't describe an accurate First Nations perspective, it's often because we have grown up in a system that has made hard truths invisible.…Learn More
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Tuesday, November 2210:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 2210:30—11:00 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 222:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Kickstart

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 226:30—7:00 PMOnline

Pajama Storytime at Home

Get in your pajamas, grab a fuzzy friend, and Join librarian Rosanna Clarke over Zoom for bedtime stories. .
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Wednesday, November 2310:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 2310:00—10:30 AMAssembly RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Assembly Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More
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Thursday, November 24All DayOnline

Library Closed--Thanksgiving

The Belmont Public Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving and the Day after Thanksgiving.
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Thursday, November 24All DayOnline

Library Closed--Thanksgiving

The Belmont Public Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving and the Day after Thanksgiving.
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Monday, November 282:30—5:00 PMWest WingBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

Shhh! The Reading Nook (YA Book Club)

Give yourself time to read in this dedicated quiet space in the Reading Room every Monday after school. Open to all.

Monday, November 286:00—7:30 PMOnline

Tai Chi - Online!

Tai Chi practitioner and coach, Aisling O'Shea, will guide you through this beautiful and low impact form of martial art and meditation. No equipment necessary; just wear comfortable clothing! This class will provide an overview of the basic concepts of Tai Chi and Qi Gong and then move further into the Tai Chi Long Form movements.…Learn More
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Tuesday, November 2910:00—10:30 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 2910:30—11:00 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 292:30—3:00 PMYoung Adult RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

College Essay Help

College Application Season is here! Make a personal appointment with your librarian to get an outside perspective of what your ideas for a personal essay would look like and get the inspiration to get started early. If you have an essay you would like reviewed in advance, please email or share it with the YA Services Librarian, Hannah Lee, at hlee@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, November 296:00—7:00 PMOnline

Virtual Collegewise Admission 101: REGISTER

Now a VIRTUAL presentation for parents and teens who are interested in the college admission process. Register here: https://www. eventbrite. com/e/college-admission-101-tickets-457210738627 With the rise of the test optional movement, surges in application numbers, and the world being generally upended these last few years, it can feel like everything has changed in the land of college admission.…Learn More
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Wednesday, November 3010:00—10:30 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 3010:30—11:00 AMFlett RoomBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

In Person Storytime -- Ages 0 to 5 -- TICKET REQUIRED - Click for More Information

The Children's Department is very excited to offer this all ages storytime in person here at the Belmont Public Library. Read, sing, and have fun with us in the library's Flett Room. This event requires a ticket. Tickets are available the morning of the program at the Children's Room desk.…Learn More

Wednesday, November 304:00—5:30 PMFloatingBelmont Public Library336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA, 02478

SRS Book Swap (YA Book Club)

Love books? The Secret Readers' Society will be celebrating the end of each month with a Book Swap to clean off their shelves and try something new, so feel free to drop by and add to the fun!This even is for grades 5-12. Questions? Email Hannah Lee, YA Services Librarian, at askbelmontya@minlib.…Learn More