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Local History Winter Lecture Series

colorful painting of the great stone viaduct

In a joint effort to promote awareness of the rich Ohio Valley history, The Bellaire Public Library and The Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are once again teaming up to sponsor the Local History Winter Lecture Series.  This well-attended lecture series is now in its fourth year.  Lectures are scheduled each Wednesday during the months of February and March at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. Light refreshments are also provided.

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Local History Winter Lecture Series

mule pulling trolley-like car with Bellaire& Wheeling on the side; in front of the Wheeling Stone Viaduct

In a joint effort to promote awareness of the rich Ohio Valley history, The Bellaire Public Library and The Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are once again teaming up to sponsor the Local History Winter Lecture Series.  This well-attended lecture series is now in its fourth year.  Lectures are scheduled each Wednesday during the months of February and March at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. Light refreshments are also provided.

Schedule:

Local History Winter Lecture Series

In a joint effort to promote awareness of the rich Ohio Valley history, The Bellaire Public Library and The Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are once again teaming up to sponsor the Local History Winter Lecture Series.  This well-attended lecture series is now in its fourth year.  Lectures are scheduled each Wednesday during the months of February and March at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. Light refreshments are also provided.

Schedule:

Announcements

Storytime has resumed! Fridays at 11:00 for children ages 2 1/2 - 6. Please visit our children's webpage or call 740-676-9421 to register. Please register if you plan to attend so we are prepared.

Due to inclement weather, please check our Facebook page and here for closings or delayed openings.

BPL Exhibit Honors JFK's Life and Legacy

Sixty years ago, on November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a presidential motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, at approximately 12:30 pm. To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of his death, a display honoring the memory of JFK’s enduring legacy — and serving as a solemn reminder of the tragic event that occurred 60 years ago — will be on display at the Bellaire Public Library through March of 2024.

Summer Reading 2023

Come one, Come all — Join us "All Together Now" under the BPL Big Top for Summer Reading 2023. Get ready for a summer of colossal reads and a menagerie of thrilling weekly programming throughout June and July! Log your weekly minutes read here.

Great Stone Viaduct Winter Lecture Series Online

The tenth annual Great Stone Viaduct Series concluded March 22nd, 2023, with a record-breaking series attendance over 600. A big thank you goes out to all of our presenters and our attendees for making this years come back a huge success. BPL was honored to be able to partner this year with The Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society to have both in-person and online programming for the 2023 series. All of the programs from 2023 series are now online for viewing.