Help Expand Our View
Help the Bella Vista Public Library Foundation expand the library. Your donation matters. Mail to Bella Vista Public Library Foundation, 11 Dickens Way, Bella Vista, AR 72714.
Library Foundation Wine Pull
The Bella Vista Public Library Foundation is hosting a Wine Pull from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Tickets are $25 and everyone will go home with at least one bottle of wine. No wine will be served on the premises. Attendees will enjoy an evening filled with hor d’oeuvres, live music, a silent auction and more. Everyone will be given a numbered mystery cork which will entitle them to a corresponding bottle of wine. Come enjoy a wonderful night out and help us raise money for our expansion. Tickets are on sale now at the library. Must be 21 or older.
Local Author Showcase
The Bella Vista Public Library will be hosting another Local Author Showcase from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. Authors who are interested in participating should contact the library at 479855-1753. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet some of the talented authors in our region.
Calling All Artists
We are currently accepting vendor applications for our 2017 Dickens Christmas. Creators of arts and crafts as well as tasty food are invited to apply to be in our first big Christmas event. For more information, come by the library or visit our website www.bvpl.org.
The library has Freegal Music. This service, available through our website, allows our patrons to listen to and download music for free. Using your library card you can access this service.
We offer Rocket Languages through our website. This language learning service offers online courses for 15 different languages. All you need is a library card to access it.
Check Out a Kindle
Kindle Paperwhites and Kindle Fires are available for checkout to patrons in good standing. Each device is loaded with several books and may be checked out for three weeks. See library staff for the check-out agreement and procedure.
Check out the Bella Vista Public Library website at www. bvpl.org. This is where you can find all of the library information you need.
The Friends of the Library’s used-book store is open six days a week during regular library hours. Everyday low pricing on hardbacks, DVDs, puzzles, children’s books, paperbacks, biographies, health and wellness topics, and much, much more. All proceeds of this ongoing fundraiser support the library. New books are added almost daily.
Bella Vista Library is on Facebook. Click on the Facebook icon on our website, www.bvpl.org, and “Like” us today. It’s a great way to keep up with all the events at the library.
August’s displays are provided by Sunshine Morris. Anyone interested in displaying a collection should contact Rebecca at 479855-1753.
August’s floral arrangement was designed and provided by Geri Hoerner of the Bella Vista Garden Club. Each month, a member of the Bella Vista Garden Club creates an original floral design to be displayed for patron enjoyment.
Hours of Operation
Regular library hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with weekend hours of 9-5 on Friday and Saturday. The Bella Vista Public Library is located just east of Town Center off Lancashire Boulevard, (Arkansas Highway 340 east, turn at the Bella Vista Baptist Church) at 11 Dickens Place. For more information on programs and services, call 479-855-1753.
Blaine and Briley Wooldridge enjoy some delicious ice cream at the Ice Cream, You Scream Silly Songs and Stories.