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Special Events

As part of Park-McCullough House free opening day celebration, we are hosting a special storytime on the lawn! Please celebrate with us on May 25 at 11am.

Author and Book Giveaway Event!

Please join us on June 13, 10:30am at the NORTH BENNINGTON FIREHOUSE to welcome author and illustrator Liza Woodruff to the North Bennington community. Following a storytelling presentation there will be a FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY to give everyone a jump start on summer reading! As always, this event is free and open to the public.

After participants have selected books, a brief parent/caregiver information session on the 2019 Summer Reading Program at the John G. McCullough Free Library will take place. Sign ups for the summer reading program will begin on Friday, June 14th at 1 p.m. at the library.

This program made possible through the CLiF Rural Libraries Grant.




Join us for an evening celebrating the work of renowned local author Shirley Jackson. Ms. Jackson’s daughter Jai Holly, is our guest of honor and plans to read from her mother’s work. Shirley Jackson Award jurors, nominees and past winners will read from their own work and Ms. Jackson’s. The Bennington Bookshop will host a table with copies of Ms. Jackson’s books and other related items for sale.

Refreshments will be served. This event is free, open to the public and the venue is accessible to individuals with mobility challenges.


Ongoing Programs


Help complete the community coloring mandala mural! All materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own. All are welcome to join in the fun!


We’ll have free books for kids, too!


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!

 

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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