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April 17, 2020 | Special Edition
Share your recipes
The Belmont Public Library is putting together a community cookbook and we want your help! Please  submit your favorite comfort food recipes  you’ve been making during the crisis so we can share them with our community. We will make each recipe available online as soon as we are able to process it. We are all in this together and enjoying some great food will definitely help us get through it.  

Click here to view the cookbook — and if you try out any of these recipes, tag @belmontlibma in your photos!
What's new?
Try Acorn TV from RBDigital to stream popular British & Australian comedies, dramas, and mysteries, plus documentaries and foreign films

While you're in your RBDigital account, take a look at our magazines. We've updated which magazines are available through RBDigital, so if you don't see your favorite titles here, you can find them on OverDrive instead! Peruse the available collection of magazines on OverDrive , then log in or use the Libby app to borrow them — no waiting!

You can access Ancestry.com from home to explore your family tree, find hidden genealogical gems, and connect with history. Not sure where to start? Register for our online program Getting to Know Ancestry on April 30!

Through May 31, Kanopy is offering a selection of films that won’t deduct from your monthly play credits —  enjoy them here! — as well as free, unlimited access to Kanopy Kids !
Just for fun
Stay connected
Curious about what the Belmont Public Library staff are doing from home? Here's a peek behind the scenes! We're spending quality time with our families, baking, and, of course, reading. We invite you to share what you're doing to pass the time by tagging #BrightenBelmont on social media.
A girl in a raincoat, boots, and pink hat watering rocks with a hose.
Mary Carter's daughter,
watering some rocks
A round loaf of bread.
Baking a little bread —
Three cats and a dog.
Glamour shots of Libby's pets (clockwise from upper left: Zeke,
Nell, Tina, and Penny)
The Paragon Hotel on ebook or audio from OverDrive
Diana: Princess of the Amazons book cover.
Diana: Princess of the
Amazons on hoopla
Clue (1985) on Kanopy
Stay informed
Here are 5 things you can do to avoid coronavirus scams:

  • Ignore offers for vaccinations and home test kits
  • Hang up on robocalls
  • Don't click on link in emails you didn't expect
  • Research before you donate
  • Stay in the know and learn more from the FTC

To ask general COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or chat online — open 24/7 with translators in multiple languages

Belmont's COVID-19 informational phone line: 617-993-2222 Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm
The Belmont Public Library building is closed until further notice. Library staff will be unavailable on Monday, April 20 for Patriots' Day, but you can use our digital collection anytime, anywhere.

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