302 East Main Street, Belding Michigan 48809
Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library, serving an area of 11,500 residents, has a collection of 44,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,980 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 6 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $30,000. Patrons make 48,000 visits annually, and check out materials 52,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Belding) Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library
(Cedar Springs) Cedar Springs Public Library
(Dimondale) Dorothy Hull Library, Windsor Township
(Fremont) Fremont Area District Library
(Hudsonville) Gary Byker Library Of Hudsonville
(Woodland) George W. Spindler Memorial Library
01/28 Coming to The Belding area
Lakefront Art Festival Michigan City IN June21-23 Held annually on the third weekend in August, this popular event features opportunities to meet artists from across the country while you shop a wide range of one-of-a-kind items at every price point in a beautiful park setting.
Annual Manchester Chicken Broil Manchester MI July18 Adelicious chicken dinner complete with half chicken, roll with butter, fresh made cole slaw with secret local recipe, radishes, chips and beverage. Entertainment and camaraderie are provided for your enjoyment along with an antique car show.
National Baby Food Festival Freemont MI July18-21 Show is rain or shine, no lawn chairs, no coolers, no strollers, no smoking or alcohol.
Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival Paw Paw MI August6-8 Choose from a hole in one contest, 5k walk/run, the Grape Escape Motorcycle Ride witht he Blue Knights of Southwest Michigan, Coca-Cola Grape Stomping competition, bicycle tour or now the new Grape Escape Golf Tournament.
Michiana Renaissance Festival Mishawaka IN August24-25 Each day is filled with fun and educational things to see and do for the whole family!
Taste of Duneland Chesterton IN August31 Enjoy a fun-filled day with local restaurants and non-profit groups selling the most wonderful food in the world! Three bands will provide musical entertainment featuring the Crawpuppies as the headliners! Lucrezia's wine and beer garden, with a family dining area, and bounce houses for the kids.