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Search and read local newspapers Proviso Star-Progress (1937-1956) and Star Sentinel (1956-1973) and West Proviso High School Yearbooks (The Mural).  Best viewed using Chrome browser.

 

 The Spring 2017 Newsletter incorrectly published our opening times.  The Library opens at 9:30 a.m. Monday-Saturday.  We regret the error.

 

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African American Fiction

Best Sellers

Kids & Teens

Bio, Biz & Pop

Fiction AtoZ

 

Bellwood & Proviso Township

Village of Bellwood

Village of Bellwood Code of Ordinances

2010 Census of Population for Bellwood (PDF file)

Bellwood Chamber of Commerce Phone number (630)747-6785 

Bellwood US Post Office and local USPS Collection Boxes (blue mailboxes) in Bellwood

School District 88

Memorial Park District

Proviso Township

Proviso Township High School District 209

Proviso West Yearbook Archive  NEW!

We have started to make our local high school's yearbooks, The Mural, available on line!  Currently 1961-1964 is available.

Proviso Township Mental Health Commission

PTMHC offers services for individuals with developmental disabilities, victims of domestic violence, seniors facing issues unique to the later years and end of life, and comprehensive services for the treatment and prevention of substance abuse.

West Suburban Senior Services

WSSS encourages independence and personal choices through a continuum of supportive services designed to meet the needs of a diverse community while recognizing each individuals’ goals, dignity, and ability to achieve his or her own quality of life.

Proviso Township Herald newspaper

Online copies of historical local newspaper from 1941-1945, covering communities of Bellwood, Melrose Park, Maywood, Forest Park, Stone Park, Hillside and Westchester, digitized by the Melrose Park Public Library.

Proviso Star Progress   November 1939-December 1956 and The Star Sentinel 1957-1973

Online copies of historical local newspaper covering the communities of Bellwood, Berkeley, Broadview, Hillside, Maywood, Melrose Park and Westchester.  This is an ongoing digitzization project of Bellwood Public Library.

Village of Bellwood Early History courtesy of the Franzosenbusch Heritage Project.

 

Cook County

Cook County Government

Cook County Property Tax

Cook County Voter Information

 

Other Useful Links:

Greater Chicago Food Depository has a list of assistance programs such as food pantries in our area.

Illinois Benefits Access Program replaced the Circuit Breaker Program. Low income seniors can apply for license plate discount and free transit ride using this site.

Illinois tax forms from Illinois Department of Revenue

Federal Tax Forms from IRS

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Federal Communications Commission Do Not Call Registry or call 1-888-382-1222 from the phone number you want to have added to the registry.

 

Teen Events

Teen Anime Club Tue Apr 04 @ 3:30PM - 04:30PM
Teen Anime Club Tue Apr 11 @ 3:30PM - 04:30PM
Teen Anime Club Tue Apr 18 @ 3:30PM - 04:30PM
Teen Anime Club Tue Apr 25 @ 3:30PM - 04:30PM

Children Events

Lego Builders, Unite!
Wed Apr 12 @ 4:30PM -
Kids' Movie Day
Mon Apr 17 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM

Computer Classes

Excel: Beyond the Basics
Wed Apr 26 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
TechBoomers Walk-Through
Tue May 09 @10:30AM - 12:00PM

Adult Events

Yoga drop-in class
Thu Mar 30 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Zumba Drop-in Exercise Class
Sat Apr 01 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Painting with Acrylics with Rebekah
Tue Apr 04 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
Painting with Acrylics with Rebekah
Wed Apr 05 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM