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Library Hours

Mon: Closed
Tues: 12pm-8pm
Wed: 10am-6pm
Thurs: 12pm-8pm
Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat: 10am-2pm
Sun: closed
(Will re-open for Sunday hours on Sept 7th 1-4pm)


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Our Mission

The Deborah Rawson Memorial Library encourages a love of reading and lifelong learning by providing diverse collections of books and materials in various formats, and programming for all ages in an inviting space, fostering community interaction and a vibrant digital presence.

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Current Events at the Library:

Summer Story Time is coming to an end!
Our last summer story times will be Wednesday, August 6th at 10:30 am and Thursday, August 7th at 10 am~
no registration required. Regular story times on Wednesdays and Thursdays will resume in September.

If you love to experiment, build and tinker with machines join Thad on Thursday, August 7th from 2:30-4pm/grades 3 and up. Build a Model (Corvette or Lamborghini). TinkerTime is experimental play and innovation. Take things apart and look inside! Use parts to build something else! Invent and create! Call 899-4962 to sign up and reserve your spot!

As part of our community's reading of the Vermont One-Book Challenge, Wonder by RJ Palacio, we welcome guest speaker Laurel Sanborn on Thursday, August 7th at 6:30 pm. Laurel and Mark Sanborn live in Richmond and have two daughters, Amelia, 12, and Olivia, 10, who was born with a rare craniofacial syndrome called Pfeiffer Syndrome. Laurel says, "Our family is very involved in a broad craniofacial community, much of which spans the U.S. and abroad. We are a real live Wonder family." All are welcome for this special evening. Light refreshments will be served.

Parlez-vous francais? French Conversation Group will meet Thursday, August 7th at 6:30 pm. Join the group for casual conversation and some cultural exchange! For more information call Henry at 899-3349. A bientôt!

"The Buzz on Designing Pollinator-Friendly Landscapes" Saturday, August 9th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. This lecture with speaker and native Vermonter Annie White from UVM will explore the fascinating ways in which plants and pollinators interact in Vermont landscapes, including your home gardens. Enhance pollinator habitat on your property by learning the secrets to designing landscapes that attract and support bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. After the talk we will go outside and tour the butterfly garden, which features native plants to our area. Sponsored by the library and the Extension Master Gardeners.

For a complete listing of programs: Click here

See our Google calendar of events: Click Here

Download Audiobooks and E-books with Listen Up! Vermont

Listen Up Vermont!There's a great service at the library: audiobooks and e-books that you can download to your own computer, MP3 player, iPod, phone, or e-book reader. And now, to your Kindle!
More info at: www.listenupvermont.org

 

New - Added Options for Downloading Audiobooks!One Click Digital
We are happy to announce that we have added another option for audiobooks. OneClickDigital offers over 2,800 audiobooks that are always available - no hold lists! This new option, together with our current option, OverDrive, brings the total number of  titles available to over 6,000.  Click here to get started today!

VT State Parks AppDid you know that the library has a Vermont State Parks pass that you can borrow? This pass allows up to 8 people in one vehicle entry into any Vermont State Park Day Use area. Download the new VT State parks app to use on your smart phone. Call us for more info at 899-4962.

Universal ClassUniversal Class, an online continuing education program, is now available to our patrons at no cost! There are over 500 classes available in many subject areas such as arts and crafts, medical skills, finance, genealogy,  personal care, animal care, career development and more! Each person is welcome to enroll in up to five courses at one time and will have up to six months to finish each course. Every course has a real instructor that can be communicated with via email. To use, simply go to Universal Class and enter in the full barcode number on your library card. Please note that if you have a "P" at the front of your barcode, it must be changed to a "2".

Learn a language at home. Mango Languages allows patrons access to conversational language learning lessons in 22 languages. Be sure to create a profile with your email address when you log in for the first time.
Our access to Mango Languages is made possible through a partnership with the Green Mountain Library Consortium.

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