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Dad Jokes 2023
Celebrate Father’s Day
with Dad Jokes!
This Father’s Day we celebrate the wisdom, honor, dignity, and respect that our father’s have instilled in us throughout our lives.
Share your favorite Dad Jokes for everyone to enjoy.
… almost everyone. (Mom)
Harambee Dancers

Celebrate Juneteenth
The Harambee Dance Troupe
Saturday, June 17th
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Graduation Day Cap Decorating
And so the adventure begins!

Graduation Day Cap Decorating
Saturday, June 17
9 AM -12:30 PM
Decorate your cap with friends at the Belleville Public Library. Graduate in style!
3D Print Workshop
Summer Nights:
3D Printing Workshop
Eddi Khaytan is back to share his knowledge and experience with 3D printing.
August 7, 2023 @ 6:00 pm.
Want to know more about what you can do with a 3D printer? Then come to this workshop.
Summer Reading 2023
All Together Now
Summer Reading 2023
July 5th-August 21st
Log your reading and
win prizes all summer long!
Great Summer Monday 7/17
Great Summer Mondays!
The Baking Coach
July 17st
Registration is required.
This program is open to children of all ages.
Monday Night 7/31
Great Summer Mondays!
Robert the Guitar Guy
Monday, July 31st
6 PM-7 PM
Registration is required.
This program is open to children of all ages.

Latest News

The Libby App is now available directly through Amazon’s App store for Kindle Fire tablets (2020 and newer models), making access to your library’s digital ebooks, audiobooks and magazines much easier.


Kids – There are children’s programs for art, Pokémon, storytime, afterschool activities, monthly craft kids, and more! Check our programs and calendars for upcoming events you may want to join!

Teens – There is a Teen Advisory Board, Homework Heroes, SteamPunk Engineers, Career Information, SAT Study Groups, Programming Instruction, etc. Registration may be required. Check the calendar and program pages for more information.

Adults – There are lectures, discount programs, ESL instruction, book discussions, and information and activities. Look at the program pages and calendar to find things you want to do.

Download eBooks and digital audiobooks to your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphones, or eReader.


Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses and exam preparation for professional development and school.


Over 70 world language courses expertly designed to adapt to a diverse range of learning styles.


A fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with Personalized Courses, movies, music, and more.

Comprehensive citizenship courses for both new American and new Canadian citizens


Enjoy hit streaming movies, eBooks and online graphic novels from Marvel and DC.

Pals Plus

Local libraries share a library catalog of books, DVDs, CDs, and eBooks, audiobooks and magazines.

About The Library

The Belleville Public Library has been in existence for over 100 years and is the jewel of Washington Avenue which runs the course of the Township of Belleville, NJ between Nutley and Newark.

It serves a diverse population of approximately 36,000 residents and is located less than 10 minutes from Essex County’s beautiful Branch Brook Park.

The library provides a host of programs and activities for all ages and serves a variety of cultures.

We provide access to a collection of about 36,000 books and other materials for leisure as well as personal edification.