Opportunities for Young People and Families

A white background with a red textbox that reads: "Look for the McCullough Library’s booth at: BIG TRUCK NIGHT Shaftsbury Elementary School Friday, May 17th 5:30 PM" In the foreground are a series of trucks, including an ambulance, digger, and firetruck.
Are you in grades 5-8? Want to help choose books and programs for your library’s Youth Services Department? Join us. YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING. Friday, May 24th, 4:30 PM in the Nowak Room at the library. Refreshments provided.
The text on this graphic reads: The Bennington Bookshop, The J.G. McCullough Free Library, Park-McCullough House and Scholastic co-present: A Playdate with Sandra Magsamen - Storytime Special to celebrate her new book! Copies available for sale at the event. Saturday, May 25th 11:00AM on the Park-McCullough grounds. This graphic has a background of the Park McCullough mansion with a neon filter over it. Layered onto it are purple text boxes, as well as two hearts: one has a photo of Sandra Magsamen and the other has the cover of her new book on it.
A purple background with a filtered image of popstar Taylor Swift. The text of this image is in pink font and reads: "Swiftie Party! New Date! Rescheduled because of school events. Friday, June 7th, 3:30PM. Bring your besties and be ready to make stuff, eat, laugh, and beat your friends at Tay-Tay trivia! Hosted by YAC; designed for students grades 4-8." The library logo is below.

Opportunities for Adults

An image of a stack of four books on a black background. The text on the background and the books reads: The Table of Contents A fundraiser dinner for the John G. McCullough Free Library Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024  6:00 PM-9:00 PM Park-McCullough Historic Governor’s Mansion Carriage Barn North Bennington,, Vermont Tickets: $195 each, on sale at the McCullough Library. Stop by the Library or call 802.447.7121 for more information and to make reservations. All proceeds will directly benefit the John G. McCullough Free Library Dinner by Pangaea Special Guest: Poet Mary Ruefle

Click the image above on Wednesday May 15 at 6pm to join the meeting! We’ll see you then!

A red background with black text that reads: PLEASE NOTE: The McCullough Library will open at 12:00 PM on Friday, May 31st .Thank you!
Yarncrafting Club. Every Tuesday 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM on the library’s first floor. Spend an afternoon with fellow stitchers. Bring your own supplies or help yourself to the library’s stash of yarn, knitting needles, and crochet hooks. All are welcome!
Adult Coloring Fridays 10 AM - 6 PM. Unwind with intricate coloring sheets and high-quality markers, gel pens, and colored pencils. All are welcome!
New device in your life? Bring your tablet, laptop, smartphone or e-reader to the McCullough Library for help accessing the library's online catalog and digital collections: Libby for free ebooks and digital audiobooks. Kanopy for free video streaming. The new Aspen LiDA library catalog app. Fall Tech Help Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Looking Ahead:

A checkerboard pattern of light and dark blue with black text overlaid on it. There is a silhouette of black horned rimmed glasses at the top center of the image. The text reads: "Shirley Jackson Day Celebration 2024 - Saturday, June 29th 7:00 PM The Left Bank (5 Bank Street, North Bennington)
A yellow background with green leaves and vines around the edges. There is black text in the center of the image that reads: The McCullough Library Community Garden Project : Thursday mornings at 9:30 AM. Help maintain the herb & pollinator gardens and learn from UVM Master Gardener candidates. Tools provided, but feel free to bring your own. The logo for the Extension Master Garden program is at the bottom - it is a silhouette of the state of Vermont with a sprout in it.
An image with a bright green background, the title Tag sale Day in yellow text, and a wide graphic of a clothing rack filled with items. The text of the graphic says: Town-Wide Tag Sale Day: Saturday, July 27th. Sale registration opens at the Bennington Free Library and the John G. McCullough Free Library in North Bennington on June 1st and closes on July 13th. Registration is free. Then there is text that says "Town-Wide Tag Sale Day is organized by" followed by the logos of the Bennington Free Library and the McCullough Library

In the Laura Nowak Memorial Meeting Room:

Need a place to meet, study, or work? The Laura Nowak Memorial Meeting Room is the perfect place for quiet work and small meetings. Located on the library's second floor, it features comfortable seating, moveable tables, natural light, and free access to high-speed WiFi. Individuals and groups of six or fewer who wish to reserve this space should call the library at 802.447.7121, or email, or stop by the adult services desk. When not reserved, the space is open to all. This space is not available when the library is closed.