Latest News and Announcements
Curbside Pickup Service Begins May 19
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 in a paper bag labeled with your name and
located on a cart on the Governor Hunt Rd side of the
When picking up items, support social distancing and please only ONE person at a time at the cart.
Place your items on HOLD
- Search for items through the library catalog on the library website and “Place Hold”
- Or email your request to email@example.com
- 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.
- Items may be placed in the Library RETURN BOX on the Governor Hunt Rd side of the building.
- Returned items will be cleaned and quarantined for 72 hours before they are available for circulation. (Please note this does not guarantee that items are free of COVID-19.)
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 fo 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
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).
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/
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
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.
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.
- K-6 children's ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books
- K-6 math ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
- gr 7-12 ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
- all ages audio book database
Direct Link: https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
- 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.
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:
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in joining the
at the library?
Join us Wednesdays
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.
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.
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.