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BPD Visit – World Storytelling Day
World Storytelling Day

Special Guests:
Belleville Police Department
March 20th
This program is for children of all ages
Registration is required.
Special Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime

Special Guests:

Councilwoman Naomy De Peña and Ladd
March 22nd
This program is for children ages 2-5.

Latest News

Libby – Borrow eBooks or audiobooks from the comfort of your home, or on-the-go with your tablet, phone or eReader.

2022 Federal Tax Returns Have Arrived The Belleville Public Library has copies of the Federal 1040 instruction booklets and forms in English and Spanish. Unfortunately, AARP will not provide free tax preparation at The Belleville Public Library this year.

Just a Reminder – The USPS has raised the price of a first class stamp to 63 cents.



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.


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.