Library Hours

Monday-Thursday  

9:30 a.m.—9:00 p.m.  

Friday

9:30 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:30 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.     

Contact Us

Phone: (708)547-7393


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Coming December 2014!

Instant access to magazines in an easy-to-read digital format.  Our starter collection contains: 

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Men's Journal
Motor Trend
Newsweek Global
Prevention

…with more to come in 2015!

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Searching for recent articles?  Use Proquest for stories written today back to 1985.

Searching for older articles?

Use Newsbank for stories written 1849-1985.

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Bellwood Library subscribes to over 100 magazines and 9 newspapers in print... and hundreds more online.  Read the latest issues in our lower level Magazine Room, or access full-text magazines and newspapers anytime via Internet access with your Bellwood Public Library Card.

Print (hard copy) Magazines and Newspapers

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Magazines and newspapers for adults are the lower level of the library, in our Magazine Room. 
 
Magazines for kids and teens are in the Young Adult Area of the first floor Youth Services Department.
 
Most magazines can be checked out for seven days.
 
 
 
 

Online Magazines and Newspapers

Local Newspapers: Search and read Proviso Star-Progress (1937-1956) and Star Sentinel (1956-1960)

Proviso-Star Progress and Star Sentinel 

Available 24/7 with your Bellwood Library Card, or in the Library during service hours.

Chicago Tribune  Articles (today back to 1849)

Chicago Tribune Full Issues with Photographs (Jan. 2008 through 3 months before present)

MasterFILE Premier - Instant access to thousands of searchable full text magazine and journal articles.

 

Library Events

Library Closes Early for Thanksgiving
Wed Nov 26 @ 5:00PM
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Closed - Happy Thanksgiving!
Thu Nov 27


Tuesday Holdiay Matinee
Tue Dec 02 @ 1:00PM
- 03:00PM


Teen Anime Club
Thu Dec 04 @ 5:30PM
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Christmas Craft Workshop
Sat Dec 06 @10:00AM
- 12:00PM


Shades of Fiction Book Club
Mon Dec 08 @ 7:00PM
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Board Meeting
Wed Dec 10 @ 6:00PM
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Teen Anime Club
Thu Dec 11 @ 5:30PM
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A Ballanced Approach to Money Matters
Thu Dec 11 @ 7:00PM
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Preschool Power Hour
Tue Dec 16 @ 6:00PM
- 07:00PM