Belmont Public Library Presents Archive

Archived videos from Belmont Public Library Presents. Click below to view each video on the Archive.org website. Return to program

Belmont Public Library Open Forum 06/09/22

Belmont Public Library Open Forum 06/09/22

Transgender Day Of Visibility 03/31/22

A panel discussion with stories and conversation a group of fabulous trans people. Presented by: Belmont Public Library, Belmont LGBTQ+ Alliance, Belmont Human Rights Commission, LexPride, and Network for Social Justice. 

Belmont Public Library Presents: Cultivating Justice

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin (1995 - 2012), speaks with the Belmont community including members of Belmont Human Rights Commission and Belmont Against Racism. The event was co-sponsored by Belmont Public Library and other local libraries. 

Belmont Public Library Presents: Gil Asakawa 12/07/21

Author & journalist Gil Asakawa discusses the history of Japanese Americans in the US in the 20th century and in particular, during and after World War II and beyond. 12/07/2021; 

Belmont Public Library Building is Failing

Up close images and sounds of the archaic and failing systems of the Belmont Public Library. Local experts discuss the urgent need for a new library building. 

Better Through Books: Gabrielle Zavin

Keynote Author Gabrielle Zevin discusses her book, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry. This is the Belmont Public Library's culminating event of its 2021 Better Through Books Series.

Better Through Books: Opening to Grief

Better Through Books Authors Talk with guests Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson, co-authors of Opening to Grief: Finding Your Way from Loss to Peace. Presented by Belmont Public Library. 

Belmont Public Library Presents: Say I'm Dead Author E.Dolores Johnson 03/31/21

Keynote Author Dolores Johnson discusses her book, Say I'm Dead: A Family Memoir of Race, Secrets, and Love. Presented by Belmont Public Library. 

Better Through Books: Dr. Jerald Walker 03/30/21

Emerson College's Dr. Jerald Walker discusses his most recent collection of essays, How to Make a Slave and Other Essays.Presented by the Belmont Public Library. 

Race, Justice & the Law 03/16/21

The Belmont Public Library kicks off its“Better Through Book, Healing Community Together” series With “Race, Justice & the Law,” a panel discussion with Law Professor Renee Landers and Attorney Raymond Wilkes. 

Belmont Public Library Public Forum 11/12/19

A public forum on the new building for the Belmont Public Library on November 12, 2019. 

Belmont Public Library Open Forum

Belmont Public Library Open Forum

Belmont Public Library Author Series: Ted Reinstein 11/08/18

Ted Reinstein presents his new book New England's General Stores. 01:13:35

Belmont Public Library Presents: Decoding Dyslexia Information Session

Belmont Public Library hosted Decoding Dyslexia Massachusetts and Decoding Dyslexia Belmont for an information session with presentations by three dyslexia researchers: Dr. Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Dr. Charles Haynes, Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the School of Health an Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH; and Dr. Melissa Orkin, Program Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University.

Library Trustees Meeting

A meeting of the Belmont Public Library Trustees.

Belmont Public Library Author Series: Crystal King 05/11/17

Author Crystal King reads from and discusses her new book "A Feast of Sorrow: A Novel Of Ancient Rome" at the Belmont Public Library Assembly Room.

Belmont Public Library Programs: How to Spot Fake News: Tips and Strategies for Staying Informed 04/13/17

How to Spot Fake News: Tips and Strategies for Staying Informed. Laura Saunders, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Simmons School of Library and Information Science, and Rachel Gans-Boriskin, Lecturer in Communications, Simmons College of Arts and Sciences.

Belmont Public Library: Feasibility Study Committee Presentations

Feasibility Study Committee Presentations

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: J. Patrick Black 11/17/16

Filmed at the Assembly Room, Belmont Public Library, produced by Jeremy Meserve for the Belmont Media Center

Belmont Public Library Presents: Chef Gerry's Holiday Meal Makeover

Chef Gerry shows how to do 1) Gravy Variations; 2) Southwestern Butternut Squash Puree; 3) Stuffing/Dressing Variations; 4) Vegetarian Side Dishes; and 5) Cranberry Orange Sauce.

Integration Nation: Dr. Susan Eaton & Lindsey Rinder

Dr. Susan Eaton, Director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at Brandeis University, talks about her book Integration Nation: Immigrants, Refugees, and America at its Best. Also featuring Lindsey Rinder, Director of English and English Language Learning in the Belmont Public Schools speaks about the languages and demographics of Belmont Public Schools

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Ted Reinstein 05/18/16

Ted Reinstein of long-running New England tv journal program Chronicle speaks about his new book Wicked Pissed at Belmont Public Library

One Book One Belmont: Anita Diamant 04/26/16

One Book One Belmont features author Anita Diamant. She speaks about her book The Boston Girl.

One Book One Belmont : Barabara Berenson 04/21/16

Barbara Berenson speaks on 'One Woman, One Vote: The New Woman and the New Century, a joint program of the Belmont Historical Society with One Book One Belmont.

World Marathon Challenge of Becca Pizzi

Belmont marathon runner Becca Pizzi gives a presentation on her World Marathon Challenge experience, where she ran seven marathons on seven different continents in seven days.

Belmont Public Library PSA 2016

PSA for Belmont Public Library feasibility for fall 2016 with library director Peter Struzziero.

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Author Series: Jason Gay 11/12/15

Author and Belmont native Jason Gay speaks to a packed community room at the Belmont Public Library about his new book Little Victories.

Belmont Public Library Presents: Books and Appraisals with Ken Gloss of Brattle Book Shop

Books and Appraisals with Ken Gloss, owner of the Brattle Street Book Shop. Ken is often featured talking about books and their values on local and national television and radio programs, and has written many articles on appraising books, book collecting and selling. Major universities such as Harvard, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern, Simmons, Suffolk, Tufts, and Babson have consulted with him on the value of their collections. The Brattle Street Book Shop, founded in the Cornhill section of Boston in 1825, has been in the hands of the Gloss Family since 1949.

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Presents: Books and Appraisals with Ken Gloss 04/14/15

Books and Appraisals with Ken Gloss, owner of the Brattle Street Book Shop Ken is often featured talking about books and their values on local and national television and radio programs, and has written many articles on appraising books, book collecting and selling. Major universities such as Harvard, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern, Simmons, Suffolk, Tufts, and Babson have consulted with him on the value of their collections. The Brattle Street Book Shop, founded in the Cornhill section of Boston in 1825, has been in the hands of the Gloss Family since 1949.

Belmont Public Library Presents Dick Lehr - Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss

Presentation by Dick Lehr, author of "Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss". Friends of the Belmont Public Library Lecture Series. 01:11:39

One Book One Belmont: Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta speaks about his book "The Leftovers". Beech Street Center, Belmont MA. Produced by Friends of the Belmont Public Library and Belmont Media Center. 01:16:52

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Saturday Concert with Ensemble Poema

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Saturday Concert with Ensemble Poema, American Chamber Music 04/30/2011

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Presents: Saturday Concert with the Joe Reid Trio

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Saturday Concert with the Joe Reid Trio, 04/09/11

Belmont Public Library Presents: Stephen Puleo

Belmont Public Library Author Series. Stephen Puleo speaks about his book - "Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919". 00:50:57

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Presents: Saturday Concert with Italy In Song

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Presents: Saturday Concert with Italy In Song, 03/21/11

Boston Jazz Voices - 2010

Holiday Concert at the Belmont Public Library.

Belmont Public Library Presents: Steven and Harrison Stark

Friends of the Belmont Public Library, Author Series; Steven & Harrison Stark authors of "World Cup 2010: The Indispensable Guide to Soccer and Geopolitics". May 20th, 2010, 00:50:50

Belmont Public Library Presents: Harriet Reisen


Friends of the Belmont Public Library: Author Series, Harriet Reisen; "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women" May 13th 2010, 00:57:08

Belmont Public Library Presents: Saturday Concert with the Willow Flute Ensemble

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Saturday Concert with the Willow Flute Ensemble, 04/10/10

Belmont Public Library Presents: Boston Jazz Voices - 2010

Holiday Concert at the Belmont Public Library.

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Saturday Concert with Boston Jazz Voices A Cappella

Friends of the Belmont Public Library Present: Saturday Concert with Boston Jazz Voices A Cappella, 02/27/10

Belmont Public Library Presents: 1 Book 1 Belmont Promo

July 2009 promo for One Book One Belmont feature selection Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver featuring kids from Belmont CooperativeNursery School, 00:03:54

Belmont Public Library Presents: Agriculture Programs Promo

Promotional segment for Belmont Public Library programs and speakers pertaining to agriculture featuring Culture Films director Ian Scully and Viktoria Haase, president of Belmont Historical Society. 00:08:53

Belmont Public Library Presents: Greg Mortenson

Greg Mortenson, co-author of Three Cups of Tea (2007)

Belmont Public Library Presents: Elinor Lipman

Visiting Author Series: Elinor Lipman. circa 2005

Belmont Public Library Presents: Bill Nowlin

Ted Williams: Pursuit of Perfection