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Wednesday December 12 Closure

On Wednesday December 12 the Library will not open until 4pm. Library staff members will be attending a workshop.

Snow Happens

For information about unexpected closures and delays, be sure to check out the McCullough Library Facebook page or tune in to WBTN AM.

Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed Tuesday December 25 and Wednesday December 26.
The Library will be closed Tuesday January 1 for New Year’s Day.
Happy holidays to all!

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!

Special Events

Scrabble Tournament

Saturday December 22, 12 – 3pm at Powers Market

Our first ever Scrabble Tourney! All are welcome to enter. Terrific prizes, seasonal treats and family friendly fun for all. Sign up at the Library or Powers Market in North Bennington before December 19th.

Tabletop Role-Playing Games Intro

Friday January 11, 6pm

Join experienced players and game leaders for an introduction to Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop RPGs. Already a player and looking to connect with others? Stop in – ALL are welcome! Refreshments available. Snow date: Friday January 18, 6pm.

Speed Bumps: Lindy Lynch’s Journey into Cancer

Saturday January 12, 2pm at The Left Bank

Join longtime business leader and community organizer Lindy Lynch for a reading from Kathy Wagenknecht’s new book, which details Lindy’s ongoing struggle with cancer. Signed copies of this book, the proceeds of which will benefit the Cancer Center Community Crusaders in Bennington, will be available for purchase. If you have already purchased a copy, feel free to bring it along for signing. Held at The Left Bank, 5 Bank Street, North Bennington.

Detect and Avoid Scams

Thursday January 17, 2pm at The Left Bank

Detect and avoid scams with The Savvy Seniors. Presented by The Council of Vermont Elders (COVE) and McCullough Free Library. Held at The Left Bank, 5 Bank Street, North Bennington. Snow date: Thursday January 24, 2pm.

Winterfest Book Sale

Saturday January 26, 10am – 2pm

High quality books, DVDs and more at low prices!


Ongoing Programs

Cookbook Exchange at Bennington Farmers’ Market

1st and 3rd Saturdays from 10am – 1pm

Need a little inspiration in the kitchen? Swap out your cookbooks for different ones at the Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market. Out of respect to your fellow swappers, please bring only books in good condition that you’re prepared to part with.

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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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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