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Please join us during normal business hours to browse our extensive selection of materials, or to take advantage of the other great services we offer!

Special Upcoming Events

Oct4

Adeventures in Almaty, Kazakhstan (Tuesday 7:00pm)

On Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00, resident Dr. Monica McEnerny, an Education Professor and Chair of the Education Department at Castleton University, will share her experience teaching teachers at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan this past summer. In an hour long, informal, storytelling session, she will present photos and provide context surrounding her adventures as a Fulbright specialist living and working in Central Asia. All are welcome!

Oct11

New! Morning Story Hour (Tuesday 9:30am)

Join Jill every Tuesday for a NEW Story Time for kids ages 0-5. Read a book, do a craft, sing a song....

Oct12

Spring Revisited (Wednesday 6:30pm)

Enjoy spring flowers and returning migrants in a look back at spring in Vermont with our local birding expert, Sue Wetmore.

Jan10

A Storytelling for Syria (Tuesday 6:30pm)

Come to this "Storytelling For Syria”, a cultural and personal presentation, to hear Deborah speak about Syria, for Syria and from Syria. The book she has authored and photographed, Syria - Remember Me, bears witness in words and images to the strong, dignified, beautiful, and complex lives of the Syrian people—from the fertile Euphrates RiverValley to the wide-open expanse of the great Syrian Desert, from the maze of overflowing markets to the spacious interiors of gold-domed mosques.

Library News

Library Board Meetings

The Library Board of Trustees meets every 3rd Wednesday at 8:30am in the upstairs conference room.  Any interested parties are welcomed to attend.

Magic: the Gathering Drop-In Gaming

Every Wednesday at 3:30pm!

Parks/Museum Passes

Vermont State Parks and Vermont’s Historic Sites
The State Parks Pass and Historic Sites Pass admit one vehicle holding up to 8 people FREE to any Vermont State Park or Vermont Historic Site for one day.

The ECHO pass admits up to 4 people for $4 per person to the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.

The Shelburne Museum pass admits up to 2 adults and 4 children free.

The Vermont History Museum pass allows free entry to the Vermont History Museum and Vermont Heritage Galleries.

The Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum pass admits a family for free to the museum.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum pass admits 2 adults and accompanying children.

Free, Personalized Computer Help

The library offers free, personalized computer help.

Molly is available by appointment.
Stop by or call the library to sign up.

BFPL Seed Library

The BFPL Seed Library is open!

For more information on what a Seed Library is and how to use ours, visit our website: http://www.bfplseedlibrary.org

Library Book Sale

The Brandon Library Book Sale is open during the months of May through October.

Do you shop on Amazon? Think of us next time you do!

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New Materials

New Fiction

  • Before the Fall Noah Hawley
  • The Girls Emma Cline
  • I’m Thinking of Ending Things Iain Reid

New Non-Fiction

  • The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction Neil Gaiman
  • You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life Jen Sincero
  • Cook for Your Life: Delicious, Nourishing Recipes for Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment Ann Ogden Gaffney

New Audio/Video

  • Breakdown (CD) Jonathan Kellerman
  • Black Rabbit Hall (CD) Eve Chase
  • The Lady in the Van (DVD) Pandora Colin (Actor), Marion Bailey (Actor), Nicholas Hytner (Director, Producer)

Online Resources

If you have questions about any of the resources listed below, or for help getting registered,
please call us at 247-8230 or come on in!