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Holiday Wishes
ESL Winter 2024
Citizenship Classes
Citizenship Classes

Starting January 9, 2024 the JFS of Middlesex will be hosting Citizenship Classes at the Belleville Public Library on Tuesdays between 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

Christmas Polar Express
The Polar Express
December 9th
11am – 1pm
Letters to Santa

The Box is back where it belongs!
Letters bound for the North Pole can be dropped off in the Library’s Special Delivery Box now through December 15, 2023. Postage: free for good boys and girls.

Where’s Waldo at the library
Where’s Waldo?

Give us call or stop by and visit us at the Belleville Public Library this holiday season.
December 18th through December 24, 2023.
Prizes available while supplies last.

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Understanding Artificial Intelligence

There’s a lot of people talking about AI but do we really know what we are talking about?
Join Eddi Khaytman as he dives into this promising and controversial topic seeking answers.

Latest News

Beginning January 9th, the JFS of Middlesex County will be hosting Citizenship Classes for Belleville residents on Tuesday evenings between 5 PM and 7:30 PM. There is a one time registration fee of $40.00. Please contact JFS if you have further questions at


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.


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.