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Great Stone Viaduct Winter Lecture Series

The Great Stone Viaduct Society and the Bellaire Public Library are sponsoring a winter lecture series beginning February 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Community Room. The winter lecture series is held on Wednesday evenings in February and March at 6:00 PM and features lectures and displays to bring the topics to life. The winter lecture series is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The full schedule follows:

February 1 - John McCabe -- "Through the Lens" A commemorative book chronicling life in our region in photographs

February 8 - Frederick J. Ripley -- "Appalachain and Allegheny Railroading: A Photographic Essay"

February 15 - Fred Ottoson -- "Bellaire Goblet: Controversy, Conflict & Creativity"

February 22 - Nick Fry and Greg Smith -- "The Steam and Diesel Era in Wheeling WV: The Photographs of J.J. Young"

March 1 - Laura Ellis -- "Investigating the Orchard Site (46MS61)" A Protohistoric Fort Ancient Site in West Virginia"

March 8 - Alan Fitzpatrick -- Author of the book "White Indians"

March 15 - Daniel Frizzi -- "The Brickmakers of Bellaire, Ohio"

March 22 - Jeanne Finstein and Judi Hendrickson -- "The Titanic"

Please visit the Great Stone Viaduct site for additional information. We look forward to seeing you at the GSV Winter Lecture Series 2017.

Tupperware Party Fundraiser

The Friends of the Bellaire Public Library Association will hold an Open House Tupperware Party Fundraiser on Wednesday, November 16th from 6:00-8:00 PM. The fundraiser will be held in the community room at the Bellaire Public Library. 

  • Free Admission
  • Games and Prizes
  • Free Refreshments
  • 50/50 Raffle

This event is free, but we ask you to call the library at 740-676-9421 if you plan to come so we know how many to prepare for.

Tupperware is perfect to give as a gift at Christmas or at a baby or wedding shower. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Friends of the Bellaire Public Library Association. The Friends support library programs including youth programs.

If you are unable to attend, you may shop online:  http://www.tupperware.com/?fundraiser=5806c51e87c4446404f1c056

Thank you for your support!

Coloring and Coffee @ the Library - Adult Coloring Program

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Adult Coloring Program

Come join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring pictures, drinking coffee and socializing. Coloring books/pencils and other supplies will be provided. Coffee, water and a light snack will also be provided. You can bring your own coloring books and supplies to use. We encourage you to come mingle and make friends. Registration is required. You can register by calling the library at 740-676-9421 or by filling out our easy registration form online. Click here for online registration


Book Club: Salting Roses by Lorelle Marinello

Salting Roses by Lorelle Marinello Book CoverJoin Brooke and Myla on Saturday, September 24th at 10:30 AM for a discussion of this month's book club selection, Salting Roses by Lorelle Marinello. The book is available for check-out in large print and regular print at the front desk. Stop in and pick up your copy, and join us for September's book club. Please call if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Salting Roses by Lorelle Marinello

A delightful new voice in Southern fiction, Lorelle Marinello makes a truly dazzling debut with Salting Roses—a novel that immediately places her in the esteemed company of Elinor Lipman, Loraine Despres, and Stephanie Gayle. In Salting Roses, a young woman abandoned as an infant on an Alabama porch is horrified to discover that she is the missing heiress to a vast Connecticut fortune—a birthright she wants desperately to reject in favor of her Peachtree Lane roots. A modern-day fairy tale with a Southern twist, rich in atmosphere and chock full of unforgettably eccentric characters, Lorelle Marinello’s novel is not to be missed.

Book Club, July 30th

Join Brooke and Myla for Book Club in July on Saturday, the 30th at 10:30 a.m.  This month's read is "Murder at the Breakers" by Alyssa Maxwell.  Emma Cross, a Newport, R.I. reporter for the Newport Observer witnesses a murder at a grand ball that was held at the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt, a millionaire patriarch.  Emma's "black sheep" brother is blamed for the murder, but she knows otherwise.