The library is home to a number of community organizations, many 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.






At the October meeting of the Juniata Valley Audubon Society on Tuesday, October 15th, Nick Bolgiano will give a talk his research of evidence of bird population declines caused by West Nile Virus and give suggestions on what landowners can do to reduce West Nile Virus risk. Audubon Society programs are designed for a general audience and are free and open to the public. A free dinner, including shade organic coffee, starts at 6:00 PM, and the program starts at 7:00 PM. The October menu is butternut squash soup (vegan and gluten-free), stuffed pepper halves (gluten-free), roasted veggies, and cookies and candy for dessert.


Be sure to spring into the library for the October meeting of the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society on Monday, October 28th at 7 PM for a presentation on fascinating history of the Slinky by Don Feathers of the Blair County Genealogical Society. Historical Society meetings are open to the public, and anyone is welcome to attend.



At the November meeting of the Bellwood Quilting Bees on Thursday, November 7th at 6:30 PM, the club will share Christmas ornament or small gift ideas to to get ready for the Holidays. New members always welcome!