Belleville Township Public Library & Information Center
One of thousands of facilities across the country created through an endowment by industrialist Andrew Carnegie, the Belleville Public Library's main branch boasts a lavish reading room and extensive areas for children, computer access and for special collections. Conducting about 39,000 transactions a year - slightly more than one per each Belleville resident - since 1982 the BPL has also been supported by the Friends of the Belleville Public Library.
The library hosts a variety of events and programs throughout the year, including concerts, wellness classes for seniors, career assistance, movie nights and game nights for teens, along with plenty of activities for the youngest readers.
- Fax: 973-759-6731
- Hours: Main library hours, winter: Mon, Tue, Thu, 9am - 9pm; Wed, Fri, Sat, 9am - 5pm. Main library hours, summer: Mon, 9am - 9pm, Tue - Fri, 9am - 5pm. Children's room: Mon, 9am - 9pm, Tue, Thu, 9am - 7pm, Wed, Sat, 9am - 5pm.
- Handicap Accessible: There is an exterior elevator at the side entrance.
- Founding Date: 1911
- Parking: On-street: free, On-street: metered
- Size of collection: 105,452
- Specialties: Special collections include business, Italian-American history, Spanish-language, exam books for college/civil service, state and local history
- Services: Audiobooks, Movies, Music CDs, Research databases, Resources for job seekers