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Job Opportunity

Seeking an enterprising individual for a part-time position with particular skills for working with young people and adults in a small, rural Public Library setting. The primary focus of this position is creating/scheduling programs with an emphasis toward young people and adults. Examples would be author visits, helping with Library Friends booksales, crafting programs and collaborating with area 4H groups. Technology skills required as well as relatable previous experience.  Job  Description     Employment Application

Please contact Stephen Boggs, Library Director, at (574) 353-7234 or via e-mail sboggs (at) bell.lib.in.us





ABCmouse.com:  With more than 5,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-7+).  From Age of Learning, Inc. ABCmouse is only available on Library computers.


















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October 12 – 24

Children’s age/grade categories: Age 3-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, teens 6th grade and up.

Pumpkins are $1.00 each (for contestants only)

Pay and sign up in the Children’s Department or at the front desk.

Entries must be turned in by October 24th.

Winners will be announced on October 28th.

First, 2nd and 3rd place winners awarded.

Be creative, but please, do not cut or carve your pumpkin.  All decorating must be done by contestants.  Only preschool and younger may have help if needed.



Monday Afternoon at the Movies for October 10!
Join us on October 10, in the Large Conference Room at 1:00

High school history teacher Grace Wesley (Melissa Joan Hart) comes under fire for answering a student’s (Hayley Orrantia) question about Jesus. When Grace refuses to apologize, the school board votes to suspend her and threatens to revoke her teaching certificate. Forced to stand trial to save her career, Grace hires young lawyer Tom Endler (Jesse Metcalfe) to defend her in court. Endler devises a powerful strategy to show the jury the historical significance of Wesley’s classroom discussion.


Indiana State Park Passes Available to Check Out at Bell Library! For More Info and to Reserve a Date for the Pass, Call the Library at 574-353-7234.


The Indiana Department of Education is Offering Free eBooks! Many Educational Titles for Children & Teens Available to Anyone in the State of Indiana!

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Access your Bell Library account on-line!

searchYou can now access your library account on-line.You can view your account, place holds, and renew your materials. (You must not have any outstanding fines to renew materials.) To access your account, send an email to Stephen Boggs at: sboggs@bell.lib.in.us. You will receive an email with a user name and password, (which can be changed) and instructions to complete your user account.

Meeting Rooms Available!

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I Didn’t Know the Library Did That?

You can ask us to buy a book, movie, or other library material. And if we can't get if for you, we can request it from another library.  Didn't know the library did that? Well now you do.  info
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