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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!






POSITION OPEN FOR
LIBRARY ASSISTANT

 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.
 
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 qualifiedapplicants.  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.


 


VERNON FREE LIBRARY TRUSTEES
seek
BOOK DONATIONS
for their upcoming
BOOK SALE in September!

 
Donations may be dropped off
in the library during
regular library hours.
 
Staff will evaluate donations and decide which books to keep.
 
Thank you for your consideration of this library fund-raiser!


Vernon Free Library
Seeks a Candidate
for One Trustee Position

 
Vernon Free Library is currently recruiting candidates
for one open seat on the Board of Trustees for
 a three-year unexpired term.
If you have a passion for the Library
and would like to give some of your time each month
making the Library a better place,
 please send an email or letter of interest to the Board.
 
 
Applicants will be interviewed by the Board of Trustees
 and the successful candidate’s name
will be submitted to the
Vernon Select Board for appointment.
 
For more information about the Library, please visit the website: 
 
www.vernonfreelibrary.org
 
Trustee Position
Board of Trustees
Vernon Free Library
567 Governor Hunt Road
Vernon, VT   05354
257-0150
 
Email:
vernonfreelibrary@comcast.net

 


2022 PASSES AVAILABLE AT
VERNON FREE LIBRARY


VERMONT STATE PARK PASS
VERMONT STATE HISTORIC SITE PASS

FREE ENTRY for up to 8 people on one vehicle for one day

ECHO LEAHY CENTER for Lake Champlain PASS
$7 admission per person for up to 4 people


BMAC - Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Free admission to exhibits for all members of one household

NXT STAGE ARTS BANDWAGON SUMMER SERIES PASS
Admits
2 to any Bandwagon Summer Series (children under 12 free)





 




READING GROUP
Meeting the second Thursday of each month at 5 pm!
Downstairs in the Town Office Building.
Contact to join and get a book!

Masks and Social Distancing Required!
 


ADULT KNITTING GROUP
Every Monday at 11:30 am
@ Vernon Free Library

Bring a project to share or come to learn!
Masks & social distancing required!



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

 
Available at:
Vernon Free Library



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.

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.