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Check out our new Online Catalog

Thanks to funding from the Friends of the Library and hundreds of volunteer hours, we have joined a consortium of 15 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

School Vacation Week Events

April 18-21

Wander Wednesday, 1-5pm: Wander upstairs for a special surprise activity. While you’re here, check out a new book to take you on an adventure.
Thoughtful Thursday, 1-5pm: Stop in and create a special picture or card for someone.
Family Fun Friday, 3:30-5:30pm: Lego Club Colorful Creations – what can you create with only one color of Legos? Test your creativity and put your creation on display for all to see!
Earth Day Saturday, 10:30am (weather permitting): Meet Nicole at the Mile Around Woods for a special Earth Day story and Scavenger Hunt. Please dress in appropriate footwear and attire to be outside. Check the Facebook page or give the library a call to see what the location will be. Story hour will still be held at the library with a special earth day craft if weather does not permit!

Vermont Reads Discussion: Bread and Roses, Too

Thurs Apr 19, 6pm OR Sat Apr 21, 2pm OR Mon Apr 23, 11:30am

at The Left Bank in North Bennington

Choose from 3 different dates/times at The Left Bank to discuss this year’s Vermont Reads Selection: Katherine Paterson’s “striking” novel, Bread and Roses, Too. Copies of this book are available at no cost at the library. Light refreshments will be available.

A Table of Contents – Fundraising Dinner

Friday April 27, 5:30pm at Pangaea in North Bennington

Join your friends and neighbors at Pangaea Fine Dining for a 4-course meal and silent auction to benefit the Library. There will also be a reading by local author Megan Mayhew Bergman. Tickets are $100 each. Please call 802-442-7171 for reservations as seating is limited.

Bath Bombs for Moms Craft

Wednesday May 9, 5pm

Mother’s Day is coming! Treat your mothers, grandmothers or other special women in your life with homemade bath bombs. Or treat yourself! This easy craft would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. All supplies will be provided and attendees will be given a bath bomb mold to keep. To ensure that there are enough supplies for all, please reserve your place by calling the library at 802.447.7121 by May 1st. Adults and children ages 10+, please. Please note that we will be working with essential oils among other ingredients which may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.

 

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!

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!

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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