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Library Closed

The library will be closed Thursday August 16 for Bennington Battle Day. However, see below for our special event at 6pm!

Check out our Online Catalog

Thanks to funding from the Friends of the Library and hundreds of volunteer hours, we have joined a consortium of 17 Vermont libraries and have upgraded our online catalog. Click the Online Catalog link in the menu bar above to take a look. Stop in for your login information so you can manage your account online, arrange for interlibrary loans, make purchase suggestions and more!
 

Upcoming Events

Battle of Bennington Historical Presentation

Thursday August 16, 6pm

Although the library will be closed during the day, please join us at 6pm on the Library’s lawn for a special local history talk with author and educator Phil Holland, who will read from and discuss important but often overlooked firsthand accounts of the Battle of Bennington. Refreshments will be available.

Bennington Farmers’ Market Storytimes

Saturday August 11, 11am

Join us in the Children’s Tent at the Bennington Farmer’s Market for stories and songs about vegetables and farms. Kids can select a free book to keep!

Follow That Book to Kimberly Farms

Saturday August 25, 10am

Barnyard Boogie at Kimberly Farms (1214 Cross Hill Road, North Bennington, VT)! Learn about the horses who live on the farm and how to take care of them. There will be an opportunity for children to pet and ride the ponies. A snack will be provided.

LEGO Club: The Auto Edition

Friday August 31, 1 – 6pm

Come to the Children’s Room to design and build the car of the future with colorful, interlocking brick toys!

Summer Reading and Writing Tutor

Wednesdays, 2 – 4pm and by appointment

Volunteer reading and writing tutor Becky Manning will offer this valuable resource for children and families. Kids ages 6-18 are invited to keep their reading skills strong this summer and to prepare for school. Individuals of any age can improve their writing or get help on a particular writing task such as an application or essay.

Wednesday Market featuring the Bennington Youth Agriculture Program

Wednesdays in August, 1 – 3pm

Stop by the library’s backyard for fresh produce and homemade baked goods!

Friday Night Jam

Fridays in August, 6pm

Bring your voice, your drums and any non-electric instrument to the library’s back lawn and join in! Stay tuned for details regarding food trucks at these events.

Friends of the McCullough Library Annual Book & Bake Sale!

Saturday Sept. 15, 9am – 4pm & Sunday Sept. 16, 10am – 4pm

Thousands of high quality used books, DVDs and games for all ages and interests. Rare and antiquarian books and select library furnishings will be available for sale as well.

 

Ongoing Programs

Yarncrafting for Adults

Thursdays from 1 – 6pm

Help yourself to our stash of free yarn, borrow our knitting needles and crochet hooks and check out our pattern books. Bring a friend and craft the afternoon away!

Coloring for Adults

Every Friday from 1 – 6pm

Start your weekend right with intricate coloring pages and high quality gel pens, colored pencils and fine-tipped markers! All supplies are provided, but please feel free to bring your own!

Dot & Dash, the Coding Robots

Kids, learn computer programming basics with our fun, kid-friendly robots! Come upstairs and check them out.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Prepare your little one for school by sharing 1,000 books with them! Track your progress and earn a free book for every 200 books you read!

 

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