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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

Playgroup Preview

Wednesday June 21, 10am

Learn more about our upcoming Summer playgroup series, which will begin on July 6th.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Pizza Party

Friday June 23, 4 - 6pm. Rain Date: June 24

Come on down and fill your tool belt for a successful summer! While you’re here, learn how you can Build A Better World with our amazing summer reading events. Establish your Summer Reading goals with the Librarians. Children who meet their goals will be entered to win some great prizes! Remember, a Summer Reading goal can be something as simple as “I will try books in a new genre” or “I will practice reading out loud twice a week”. Record and share your progress to qualify!

Shirley Jackson Day at the Left Bank

Monday June 26, 7pm

The McCullough Library is co-sponsoring a celebration event at The Left Bank in North Bennington. This year, Shirley Jackson Day will feature four readers connected with the national Shirley Jackson Awards: Michael Thomas Ford, author of numerous books for both adult and young readers; Karen Heuler, whose stories have appeared in over 100 literary and speculative magazines and anthologies; Paul Park, author of a dozen novels in a variety of genres; and Chandler Klang Smith, a graduate of Bennington College and the creative writing MFA program at Columbia University. Come celebrate Shirley Jackson with us!

Origami

Thursday July 20, 2 - 5pm

Build a paper world with origami! Paper is an ideal building material, and we will create a number of beautiful models! Prizes for three lucky attendees!

Kindness Rocks

Saturday July 22

Join the #kindnessrocks project! The goal is simple: to promote random acts of kindness. We will be painting and creating an inspirational rock garden at the Library for our community.


Ongoing Programs

Tech Drop-in Hours

Thursdays from 2 - 4pm

Need a little help borrowing ebooks and e-audiobooks with your laptop, smartphone, tablet or other device? Want to know more about what our new online catalog can do for you? Stop in for one-on-one help with volunteer tech experts!

Yarncrafting Club 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!

Lego Club

Every Friday from 1 - 6pm

Build something amazing and show it off in our community display case!

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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