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Gale Courses are free 6-week classes you take with your Bellwood Library Card.  New sessions start the 15th of each month.

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Download eBooks from your home computer or mobile device. Most materials have a 14-day lending period.

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Library Events Calendar

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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 

School District 88

Memorial Park District

Proviso Township

Proviso Township High School District 209

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 1948

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

Gentleman Squared Wed Sep 28 @ 4:00PM -
Gentleman Squared Wed Oct 05 @ 4:00PM -
Gentleman Squared Wed Oct 12 @ 4:00PM -
Gentleman Squared Wed Oct 19 @ 4:00PM -

Children Events

Let's Get Creative
Tue Sep 27 @ 4:00PM -
Special Storytime with Ms Sophia and Roscoe
Thu Sep 29 @10:00AM -
Express Yourself! Poetry
Thu Sep 29 @ 4:00PM -
Let's Get Creative
Tue Oct 04 @ 4:00PM -

Computer Classes

Computer Basics: Internet Part 1
Wed Oct 19 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Touch Typing
Wed Nov 02 @ 2:00PM - 03:30PM
Computer Basics: Internet Part 2
Wed Nov 02 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM

Adult Events

Family Paws
Tue Sep 27 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Thu Sep 29 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Take Charge of your Diabetes
Fri Sep 30 @10:00AM - 12:30PM
Sat Oct 01 @10:00AM - 11:00PM