Community Meetings


The library is home to a number of community organizations, most of which have meetings and programs that are open to the public. Need a meeting place? Call us at 742-8234 or e-mail for scheduling arrangements.


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is weight-loss support that’s affordable and works. No fad diets or foods to buy. Eat what you love and lose weight with portion control and healthy weight loss tips. TOPS meets in the library every Monday, and new members are always welcome. Weigh-in starts at 4:30, meeting follows at 6 PM. Meetings are held in the Kurtz Room.

The 2018 TOPS meetings will begin on January 8th and continue every Monday.



The Bellwood-Antis Historical Society will hold an organizational meeting on Monday, March 26th at 7 PM. Members and friends are welcome to attend and discuss programs for upcoming meetings. For more information, contact President Dave Kurtz at 742-8568 or 684-4884.



The library is the Juniata Valley Audubon Society’s base of operations, and their meetings are open to the public. JVAS meets monthly September through May, with a break in December. Their meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM. Visit JVAS at

Audubon meetings begin at 6:30 with a free dinner. The meeting and program follow at 7 PM. New members are always welcome, and programs are open to the public.

NOTICE: The March 20th 2018 meeting of Audubon has been cancelled due to the weather.



The Bellwood Quilting Bees meet in the library the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM. All levels of ability and new members are always welcome. Get to know your fellow quilters!

At their April meeting on Thursday, April 5th at 6:30 PM, the Bellwood Quilting Bees will be presenting a free screening of “Quilts 101: Antique and Contemporary Quilts,” the first segment in the Why Quilts Matter documentary series that examines the art, history, and culture of quilting. The screening will be followed by a discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend. Learn more about the Why Quilts Matter series at

The Bellwood Quilting Bees post information about their upcoming meetings and general quilting information at their Facebook page.