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Today at the library

There are no events scheduled for today.

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

Jul18

Little Fingers Sewing w/Beth (Wednesday 3:00pm)

Join Beth for some basic sewing for little fingers. Registration is recommended

Jul19

LEGO Challenge w/ Ms Fjeld (Thursday 3:00am)

Join Ms Fjeld for an afternoon of LEGO challenges!

Jul20

Birdsong w/Sue (Friday 3:00pm)

Join our infamous Brandon Birder, Sue Wetmore to learn all about birdsong!

Jul21

Local Heroes Story Time (Saturday 10:00am)

Join us for our monthly local heroes story time! An officer from the Brandon PD will read a story and give a tour of their police vehicle.

Jul25

Little Fingers Sewing w/Beth (Wednesday 3:00pm)

Join Beth for some basic sewing for little fingers! Registration is recommended

Jul25

Bees & Beekeeping w/Fred (Wednesday 3:00pm)

Join us again for this hugely popular program - Fred will teach us all about bees and beekeeping.

Jul26

Stories and Art w/Kathy (Thursday 10:00am)

Every Wednesday & Thursday in July @10am

Jul26

Make Your Own Clay Earth (Thursday 3:00pm)

Build your own tiny version of our planet layer by layer. Great for elementary aged kids

Jul27

Pan for Gold! (Friday 3:00pm)

Learn how to prospect for gold and a little about the Gold Rush. Did you know Vermont is a great place to pan for gold? Find out more! Great for young kids.

Jul31

Rob Z/Sally’s Music Circle (Tuesday 10:00am)

Every Tuesday and Friday in July @ 10am

Jul31

Pins & Needles Embroidery Club (Tuesday 6:00pm)

Every Tuesday in July @ 6pm

Aug1

Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate (Wednesday 9:30am)

Join us for our Summer Program Finale at the Brandon Town Hall! Rockin' Ron is always a favorite!
Sponsored by the VT Dept. of Libraries

Aug10

Tea Party w/ Miss Debbie (Friday 10:00am)

Join us on the lawn for Miss Debbie's famous tea party! Wear your bow tie or fancy hat.

Oct13

1st Annual Masquerade Ball (Saturday 7:00pm)

Join us for our 1st annual Masquerade Ball, hosted at the Brandon Town Hall.
Tickets: Adults, Seniors & Students $12. If in costume $10. Couples $20. If in costume $18. Students 16 & under, in costume FREE. This fundraiser is co-sponsored by FOTH and the Brandon Free Public Library.
Prizes for best costumes, 1 free drink ticket included with admission, along with a cash bar. Punch & snacks and some great DJ music for your dancing pleasure by our very own Bill Moore.
Sponsored by Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, National Bank of Middlebury, Omya, Inc., and NFP Insurance.

Library News

Extended Due Dates - No Fines!

During construction season we understand that it can be tough to get to the library. To make things a little easier on our patrons we are extending due dates on all materials and eliminating DVD fines. (Parks/Museum Passes excluded)

Express Book Bag

Too busy to pick books to read? Let a librarian do it for you! Fill out the brief form below, and we will prepare a bag of three books for you to pick up at the library on the date your specify. Please allow 2 business days, excluding holidays.
*Please note - you must have an existing account at BFPL to utilize this service.
https://tinyurl.com/y88saru8

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.

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 $7 per person to the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.

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.

Green Mountain Storyville pass admits 4 children.

Shelburne Museum pass admits 2 adults and accompanying children under 17.

Free, Personalized Computer Help

The library offers free, personalized computer help.

Molly and Joni are available by appointment.
Stop by or call the library to sign up.

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

  • Property: Stories Between Two Novellas Lionel Shriver
  • On Brassard’s Farm Daniel Hecht
  • Love and Ruin Paula McLain

New Non-Fiction

  • Pick Three: You Can Have It All (Just Not Every Day) Randi Zuckerberg
  • Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump Michael Isikoff, David Corn
  • Educated: A Memoir Tara Westover

New Audio/Video

  • The Greatest Showman (DVD) Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron
  • Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri (DVD) Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell
  • The Post (DVD) Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

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!