Belmont

In March of 1955, Council approved an ordinance for acquisition of land at Belmont and Ellwood for a new library branch. The architectural firm of Budina and Freeman was commissioned to prepare plans for the new branch. The groundbreaking occurred in April of that year.

804-646-1139

3100 Ellwood Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23221


Branch Manager - Barbara Booth

Hours

SundayClosed
MondayClosed Inclement Weather
Tuesday10am - 6pm Icy
Wednesday10am - 8pm
Thursday10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 5pm

Features

Faxing

Local and Toll-free: $.50/page Long distance: $1.00 (out-going only).

Notary

Free - Please call ahead for availability

Parking

Parking lot has a total of 16 spaces and 2 handicapped spaces. There is some on-street parking around the library.

Photocopying/Scanning

Black & white: $.15/page. Scanning - Free, requires a flash drive. The library offers flash drives for $3.00.

Public Access Computers

17 public computers, 2 children's computers, and 1 family computer. Printing - Black & white: $.15/page Color: $.50/page.

Wi-fi

Free

Meeting Room

Details

Belmont Library offers one event space to the public. The Belmont Meeting Room offers a lectern, ceiling-mounted LCD projector, pulldown screen, 5 tables, and 20 chairs. There are four outlets located throughout the room.

Guidelines

Guests are expected to configure tables and chairs, and also return them to their original configuration.  Rooms are booked a minimum of 2 weeks in advance, and maximum of 2 months in advance.

One-to-one Computer Help

Call us to schedule your one-to-one help session to learn more about computers or other technology.

Convenient to Carytown, Arts and Museum District

Belmont is within walking distance to local shops, restaurants, and museums.  Visit Carytown’s many locally owned stores and boutiques or grab a bite to eat in one of its unique restaurants.  A few blocks away, you’ll also find the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.

Upcoming Events at Belmont

Tech Q & A

Wed

12

Dec
 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 Belmont

Bring in your laptop, Kindle, Nook, iPad, or cell phone and get help from staff during a 30-minute session.Registration is required.   Call 646-1139 to make your appointment.

Master Gardener Help Desk

Wed

12

Dec
 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 Belmont

Master Gardeners will be sitting at a table out in the library, eager to talk about anything related to gardening. They will have free soil sample kits and other helpful resources for you to take home. Come in and say hello!

Homework Help

Wed

12

Dec
 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 Belmont

After school tutoring through The Literacy Lab will be available at the Belmont  Library every Monday from 5-7 pm. Tutors will be ready to help students grades K-6 with any and all subjects!