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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

Dec2

Annual Holiday Auction (Sunday 1:30pm)

How would you like to b a part of an entertaining and philanthropic afternoon? The Friends of the Brandon Library are once again hosting the annual Holiday Auction and will be serving up lots of fun, laughter, camaraderie, and a little wine and cheese too!
Preview: 1:30 pm
Auction promptly at 2:00 pm
At the Brandon Free Public Library
December 2nd, 2018

Dec18

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Jan15

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

Feb19

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "Midwives" by Chris Bohjalian

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 for half of admission prices.

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

  • Winter (Seasonal #2) Ali Smith
  • Feared (Rosato & DiNunzio #6) Lisa Scottoline
  • The Lido Libby Page

New Non-Fiction

  • Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Figh Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic
  • The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels Jon Meacham
  • Beauty in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience Allison Pataki

New Audio/Video

  • Chappaquiddick (DVD) Director: John Curran Writers: Taylor Allen, Andrew Logan Stars: Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms
  • A Wrinkle In Time (DVD) Director: Ava DuVernay Writers: Jennifer Lee (screenplay by), Jeff Stockwell (screenplay by) Stars: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon
  • The Leisure Seeker (DVD) Director: Paolo Virzì Writers: Michael Zadoorian (novel), Stephen Amidon (screenplay) Stars: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay

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!