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Today at the library

12:30pm

Brandon Sits! Community Meditation

A new weekly meditation circle is starting and no experience is necessary. This is for anyone who:

-has been hearing about meditation's benefits and wants to give it a try but doesn't know where to start

-could use the structure of a regular meditation session to support their new practice

-is a regular meditator who would enjoy sitting in the company or other meditators, or

-would simply savor a brief, silent interlude in the busyness of their day

We will be sitting on chairs but if you want to bring your own meditation cushion please feel free. New to meditation? Welcome! Please plan to arrive the first time at 12:30 and you'll receive an orientation to and guidance in mindfulness meditation to help you get started. Sit for 10 minutes, 20 minutes or more. Come when you can, leave when you wish. Questions? Call the Library or AnnMarie Roth at Nourish Your Purpose (247-5300)

3:30pm

Magic: the Gathering Drop-In Gaming

Do you play Magic: the Gathering? Come to the library to show your stuff! New to tabletop gaming or trading card games? No problem! Come try out Magic: The Gathering at Brandon Library.

Both new and experienced players of all ages are welcome.

Every Wednesday

4:00pm

Book Sale Grand opening!

The Friends of the Library Used Book Sale will be opening for the season on Wednesday, May 4th.
Come on in and check out rooms and rooms of amazing books - all shelved and organized for easy searching.

We have fiction, non-fiction, paperback, hardcover, puzzles, CDs, DVDs; a great selection of children, young adult and adult materials.

The hours will be as follows:

Wednesday
4-7pm

Friday
10am - 2pm

Saturday
10am - 2pm

6:00pm

Seed Starting Workshop

Join us at the Library and get those seeds started! It's always more fun with friends! We'll supply everything you need, including seeds.

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.

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

  • The Edge of Lost Kristina Mcmorris
  • The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine Alex Brunkhorst
  • The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two Elena Ferrante

New Non-Fiction

  • Little House Living: The Make-Your-Own Guide to a Frugal, Simple, and Self-Sufficient Life Merissa A. Alink
  • How to Travel the World on $50 a Day: Revised: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter Matt Kepnes
  • Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things Jenny Lawson

New Audio/Video

  • Hell on Wheels: Season 4 (DVD) Anson Mount (Actor), Common (Actor), David Von Ancken (Director)
  • Secondhand Souls (CD) Christopher Moore
  • The Gift (DVD) Jason Bateman (Actor), Rebecca Hall (Actor)

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!