Open Book Discussion Series
Friday December 2, 11:30am at The Left Bank
Borrow a copy of Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration and join your neighbors at The Left Bank in North Bennington for a discussion led by historian and Vermont Humanities Council scholar Alan Berolsheimer. As always, this event is free and open to all.
Local Author Kimalie Wassick
Saturday December 3, 10:30am
Kimalie Wassick, author and illustrator of the Basil and Prune children’s books, will join us for a special story time with her new story, just in time for the Holidays!
Mothers’ Support Group
Saturday December 3, 10:30am
This special group will meet the first Saturday of every month! The group is open to all mothers, mothers-to-be and anyone considering motherhood. Event is free. No reservations are required. Little ones are welcome! Brought to you in conjunction with Green Mountain Birth Connections.
Holiday Evening Story Hour
Every Tuesday night at 6pm for the month of December
Come on up to the children’s room to enjoy a holiday story and craft. Santa hats, pajamas and stuffed animals are encouraged.
December 6 – Learn how a forest full of friendly creatures gets to share in a bit of Christmas joy in the story Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree. After the story create and decorate your own Christmas tree to celebrate the holiday season.
December 13 – Bring your little Llama upstairs to the children’s room to share the story Llama, Llama Holiday Drama and see how little Llama is reminded of the true gift of Christmas during the chaos of the holiday season. After the story, create and decorate a stocking or a snowflake to be hung to remind us of the true gift of the holiday season.
December 20 – With just 5 days before Christmas, come enjoy the adorable story Bear Stays Up For Christmas. Children and adults will enjoy the illustrations and excitement in this story. After the story, create a keepsake ornament to hang up for years to come.
Thursday December 15, 6pm at the North Bennington Train Station
The Polar Express is back and better than ever! Join us in your pajamas at the North Bennington Train Station for a festive reading of the classic story. Enjoy crafts, cookie decorating and a photo booth during your visit.
Book Review Round Table
Every Tuesday at 5:30pm
Have you read something amazing? Tell us all about it! Join your neighbors for a casual conversation over locally-sourced snacks and add titles to your Books-to-Read List.
Computer and Device Support
Thursdays from 2 – 4pm and by appointment
Need a little one-on-one help with the computer or your devices? Want to know more about how you can access tens of thousands of ebooks and e-audiobooks with your McCullough Library account? We can help!
Yarncrafting Club for Adults
Thursdays from 4 – 6pm
Bring your own knitting and crochet materials or help yourself to ours, including yarn from our free bin.
Every Friday from 3 – 6pm
A different theme each week! Show off your fabulous creation for an entire week in our display case! Check out the Lego Challenge Cards, see if you can create the task on each card.
Coloring for Adults
Every Friday from 1 – 6pm
Unwind with intricate coloring pages and high quality pens and colored pencils. All materials provided, but feel free to bring your own if you’d prefer.
Tales for Tots Story Time
Saturdays from 10:30 – 11am
Join this growing group for stories, songs, literacy-building activities and occasional crafts. All ages are welcome. No reservations necessary and family groups are encouraged to attend!
Friends of the Library Antique Quilt Raffle
A $10 ticket buys you a chance to win a gorgeous handmade antique quilt, which will be on display at the library. Only 350 tickets will be sold, and tickets can be purchased at the library. All proceeds directly fund library materials, programs and services.
Our Fiber Optic and Wireless Service
Our in-house network and wireless access now operates at super-fast speeds due to our fiber optic connection. Bring your own laptop, or use one of our public access computers. Internet Use Policy
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