For information about unexpected closures and delays, be sure to check out the McCullough Library Facebook page or tune in to WBTN AM.
Winter getting you down? Go out and play! We now have snowshoes, with poles, that can be checked out for 4 days at a time. Child, Adult Large and Adult Extra Large are available.
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 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!
New date! Thursday January 24, 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.
Winterfest Book Sale
Saturday January 26, 10am – 2pm
High quality books, DVDs and more at low prices!
Why Are We Still Reading Jane Austen?
Thursday February 14, 6pm at The Left Bank
Jane Austen lived a short, quiet life in southern England, during which she wrote six novels about young women. Two hundred years later, how do we account for the continuing global appeal of these drawing room dramas among readers and moviegoers? More important even than getting married, her successful heroines learn how to read, and it is by close reading that they discover both text and subtext. Novelist Deborah Lee Luskin discusses how Austen’s novels demonstrate the importance of reading closely, of tempering face-to-face flirtation with the sober reflection of prose, and – most of all – of reading fiction, especially Jane Austen’s own. A Vermont Humanities Council Speakers Bureau Talk funded in Part by the Friends of Robert Frost. Held at The Left Bank, 5 Bank Street, North Bennington.
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!
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
Dates & Events