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BOGO – INSIDE BOOK SALE, now through Oct 31st

Buy-One-Get-One-Free!! We have a HUGE selection of books in great condition for sale everyday for only $1-$2.  Due to an influx of book donations over the summer, we are offering a buy-one-get-one-free book sale now through Oct 31st.

FALL BOOK SALE, Sat. Oct 14th 

Our semi-annual book sale is coming up soon! Print the flyer as a reminder: 2017 Fallendofyearbook salenorare Details about our book sale can be found at  http://fotbl.com/book-sale/.  Ask about our vintage books available for sale.

 

THANK YOU  to the community for purchasing tickets & volunteering to help at this event!  

We raised over $15,800 that will go directly to the Bellaire City Library’s “needs list” including summer reading incentives, STEAM (science) programs, an updated self-check out system, and a new pop-corn machine.

Thanks to The Bellaire New Home Showcase for this opportunity and to the Bellaire builders who participated: Frankel Building Group, Stone Acorn Builders, Bentley Custom Homes & BAS Concepts.

 This year’s winners were  Best Kitchen – BAS Concepts, LLC * Best Master Suite – Bentley Custom Homes * Best Interior Design – Bentley Custom Homes * Best Overall Design – Stone Acorn Builders LP * Best Landscape – Stone Acorn Builders LP * Best of Show – Stone Acorn Builders LP * People’s Choice – Stone Acorn Builders LP

TERRI MOTE RETIRES AFTER 34 YEARS

On May 5th, 2017, Terri Mote celebrated her 69th birthday and her first day of retirement.  The beloved Bellaire librarian marked her last day on the job with a steady stream of friends dropping in to say goodbye and good luck.  Read this article for more about Terri and her dedication to the Bellaire library for 34 years!

End of an era: Bellaire librarian Terri Mote is giving up the reference business to create art, relax

BOOK BUZZ

Book Buzz is a blog produced in collaboration with neighborhood librarians from Houston Public Library, Harris County Public Library and the Bellaire Library. Find all the buzz about books and reading here.  Check out Bellaire Library Director, Mary Cohrs’ contribution at http://thebuzzmagazines.com/book-buzz.

 

CITY OF BELLAIRE PROCLAMATION 

The Mayor of Bellaire, Andrew Friedberg signed this proclamation to declare the week of October 16-22, 2016 as “Friends of the Library week in the City of Bellaire, TX and urge all residents to join with the Friends in support of the Bellaire Library, and express our community’s appreciation for all they do to make our library so much better”.

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CLICK HERE to become a member today!  

 

How can I help support the Bellaire Library?  The best way to get involved is to become a member of the Friends! You can become a member for just $20.00 a year.  Lifetime membership is available for $100 a receive a Friends book bag.

What does membership support?  Your membership supports library programs including the summer reading program, pre-school/infant reading time, teen activities, learn-to-read bags and the purchase of reference materials and equipment, as needed.