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Borrow and read eBooks and audiobooks from the library for free!


Downloadable Audio & e-Books!

With ListenUp VT using Overdrive, you can download audiobooks for your PC or Mac, iPod, Smartphone, or virtually any other digital device for audio on-the-go!

A great selection of e-Books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader is available as well!






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Universal Class - Free Online Courses
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Trace Your Family Tree!

Access collections of genealogy resources from over 100 countries and counting!

Requires a one-time registration with your e-mail address, and it's absolutely free!






Re-Opening by Appointment Only beginning
Tuesday, June 22nd
Appointments will be available for 20 minutes on Tuesdays & Thursdays
            between 1 & 5:20 pm.

            One person or family will be allowed per appointment.
            One public computer will be available.
            Cleaning of library & books will be done between 5 & 6 pm.
Ring Library Door Bell near Governor Hunt Rd entrance to building upon arrival
            for your appointment.
Library staff will escort you into the library.
Curbside service will continue on Tuesdays & Thursdays. See Instructions below.
Masks will be required (except for children under 2 years old).
            Curbside service will be available for those unable to wear a mask.
            Masks will be available at library for those in need.
Patrons must be free of COVID-19 symptoms and exposure.
Books may be returned in the outside Return Box or in the Return box in the
library.
Patrons must sanitize hands before entering the library.
            Sanitizer will be available in the Lobby.
Social Distancing will be required.
Restrooms will be closed to the public.
To make an appointment call or email:
257-0150
vernonfreelibrary@comcast.net


POSITION OPEN FOR
LIBRARY ASSISTANT

 
The Vernon Free Library is looking for a library assistant
8 -10 hrs/wk. including every other Saturday morning.
Experience working in a library, a strong technology background,
and good people skills are essential.
 
Please submit a resume or complete an application by June 30th
 
E-mail to:
 
vernonfreelibrary@comcast.net
 
or mail to:
 
Vernon Free Library
567 Governor Hunt Rd.
Vernon, VT 05354
Attn: Jean
 
The Vernon Free Library shall assure equal opportunity to all qualified
applicants.  The Town will not discriminate with respect to initial
appointment, advancement, and general working conditions against any
person regardless of their age, race, biological sex, gender
identification, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin,
religious or political affiliation, or disabilities.
 


2021 PASSES ARE HERE!
VERMONT STATE PARKS PASS
VERMONT STATE HISTORIC SITE PASS

 
FREE ENTRY for up to 8 people in one vehicle.
(Contact individual sites for most recent scheduling information.)

www.VTStateParks.com
www.HistoricSites.vermont.gov

Also available:
BMAC
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center Pass
Free Admisson to exhibits for all members of one household.

 
Available at:
Vernon Free Library


Curbside Pickup Service Available
 
Hours for Curbside Pickup:
          Tuesday and Thursday from 1 pm to 6 pm
         Holds must be received by 3 pm on the day before pickup
              day.
         Materials will be wrapped, labeled with your name and
              located on a cart on the Governor Hunt Rd side of the 
              building.       
           
Place your items on HOLD
  • Search for items through the library catalog on the library website and “Place Hold”
  • Or email your request to vernonfreelibrary@comcast.net
  • Or call the library at 257-0150 and leave a message with your name, phone number and items you would like.
  • You will be notified when your items are ready for pickup.
Returns
  • Items may be placed in the Library RETURN BOX on the Governor Hunt Rd side of the building.
  • Returned items will be cleaned.


As a precaution to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) VERNON FREE LIBRARY will be closed to the public until further notice as of 6 pm, Monday, March 16th.

In the meantime, please explore the digital resources available on our website.

STAY HOME, STAY SAFE



Resources that Patrons can Access Remotely

Universal Class

More than 500 online classes ranging in topics from writing skills, software programs (including Adobe and Microsoft programs), to science, html, and graphic design. There's something for everyone! Though classes are not for college credit, they are led by a real instructor with whom you can communicate by e-mail. Courses allow you to proceed at your own pace, working on assignments anytime, day or night.
Access – Go to http://bit.ly/vtlib_uc and use your library card number to login and create an account.


Vermont Online Library

Covering everything from newspaper articles to DIY car repair, the Vermont Online Library  (VOL) can help with any topic. Available for free to all Vermonters, VOL has options for all ages from elementary school through adult. You can even use it to read current articles from the NY Times, Washington Post, the Economist, and more.
Access – Use the link on your library’s website. It will ask if you share your location; if not, login with your library card number or a password (ask library staff).

FREE RESOURCES:

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 418 billion archived web pages.
Access – Go to https://archive.org/

Project Gutenberg

The site offers thousands of public domain ebooks for free use on any device. Because they are public domain, they are typically limited to items published before 1924, but that still includes a wide range of classics.
Access – Go to https://www.gutenberg.org/ and download ebooks in a variety of formats


LibriVox

This site offers public domain audiobooks recorded by volunteers for free use on any relevant device. Like Gutenberg, they tend to be items published before 1924.
Access – Go to https://librivox.org/ and download audiobooks.

TumbleBooks

This site offers is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games. They recently announced its online products would be available for free to all public libraries until at least August 31.
TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books


TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6


TeenBookCloud - gr 7-12 ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6


AudioBookCloud - all ages audio book database
Direct Link: https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6


RomanceBookCloud - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!
Direct Link: https://www.romancebookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6


TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

Your access will continue until August 31, 2020.

FamilySearch

This free genealogy site allows users to search for information, create a family tree, and pull records from their extensive database.
Access – Go to https://www.familysearch.org/


Available through membership @ VERNON FREE LIBRARY:

ListenUp Vermont/Overdrive

Overdrive allows you to check out ebooks and digital audiobooks to your phone, tablet, or other device. Just like print books, there’s a checkout period, and only one person can have a book at a time.
Access – Install the Libby app, or go to http://gmlc.overdrive.com . You’ll need your library card number and possibly your password to get logged in.

NOT A MEMBER OF VERNON FREE LIBRARY?
Call the library to become a member over the phone (257-0150) or email : vernonfreelibrary@comcast.net







 









CRIBBAGE CLUB

Interested in joining the
CRIBBAGE CLUB
at the library?
Join us Wednesdays
at 11am


 


    ADULT KNITTING GROUP
 
Wednesdays 1pm - 2pm in the Library   
                                             
If knitting is one of your loves, please join us weekly at the library.  There are many free patterns available for everyone. If you would like to see what we're doing this week, please don't hesitate to stop in.
 
The abilities of the members of this group range from beginner to pro so don't be afraid to join if you've never knitted before.  Jean will be happy to give you instructions.
This is an adult only group.  If young people are interested in starting a separate group please contact Jean at the library.

Polly and Kathy are wearing the beautiful sweaters they've knitted while enjoying the company of their fellow knitters.


                                                                           

 

                              RHYME TIME
                                  
      Get together with parents and children 5 and under
for songs, stories and fun.

           MONDAYS @ 10:30am





Teach Yourself a New Language!

We now offer a collection of Pimsleur Language Programs. Each course includes audio CDs, an mp3 CD, and a lesson guide to follow along and help you read, speak, and truly understand any language you choose.
 
Every Pimsleur course is available for a two-week loan period, and each is transferable to your iPod or other mp3 audio device.

  
French

Spanish

German

Italian      

Japanese

Portuguese

Russian


Mandarin Chinese



Never Stop Learning!

Through "Universal Class" & the VT Department of Libraries, any patron with a valid library card can choose from hundreds of free courses offered for the enrichment and benefit of all through continued education.


 

NetFlix @ your library!
     Netflix is the world's largest online DVD movie rental service and now you can get any movie from the database of 70,000 titles through the library!       
 
     The Library has borrowed hundreds of DVDs for our patrons from Netflix since July 1st, 2007.  Let us borrow your favorite movie or TV show for you.