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.     

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Phone: (708)547-7393


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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.

 

Access Chicago Tribune

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

Searching for older articles?

Use Newsbank for stories written 1849-1985.

 

  

  

Library Events

Shades of Fiction Book Club
Mon Aug 04 @ 7:00PM
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Chess Club for Adults
Wed Aug 06 @ 7:00PM
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Starting a Business in Illinois
Wed Aug 06 @ 7:00PM
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CLOSED for Staff Inservice Day
Fri Aug 08


Bellwood Bake Club
Sat Aug 16 @ 1:00PM
- 03:00PM


Chess Club for Adults
Wed Aug 20 @ 7:00PM
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Literary Elements Book Club
Wed Aug 27 @ 7:00PM
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Shades of Fiction Book Club
Mon Sep 08 @ 7:00PM
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Board Meeting
Wed Sep 10 @ 6:00PM
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