Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in the City of Belleville, Sumpter Township or Van Buren Township is eligible for a Belleville Area District Library card. Proof of residency is required. We will accept a driver’s license with a current address. If you have recently moved and your identification does not reflect your current address, you may show a utility bill, lease agreement, mortgage, or tax bill. There is no fee for a first card and replacement cards are only $1.00
If you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent or legal guardian present to sign an application form and show address verification.
Click here for a copy of the library’s check out policy, loan periods, and late fees.
The Belleville Area District Library provides a wide variety of resources through its Internet workstations and Wireless Access Network. Click here for a copy of our Internet policy.
Code of Conduct:
Click here for a copy of the library’s Code of Conduct.
Collection Development Policy:
The library acquires books and materials on many different subjects, covering varying age, interest, and reading levels. Click here for a copy of the library’s collection development policy.
The Belleville Area District Library welcomes and encourages gifts and donations which are consistent with the Library’s Mission Statement. Click here for a copy of the library’s gift/donation Policy.
Exam Proctoring Policy
The Belleville Area District Library offers exam proctoring as a service in support of the education of our community. This service is free for residents of the City of Belleville, and Van Buren and Sumpter Townships. Non-residents will be charged a $25 fee. Proctoring is by appointment only.