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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


Alaska Odyssey (Tuesday 6:30pm)

Join Marianne and Allon Wildgust on their 3 month journey to Alaska covering over 13,000 miles. You can explore the whole trip in only an hour on March 7th at 6:30 at the Brandon Library.

Travel through the Canadian prairies to the Canadian Rockies and see wonders of nature from delicate flowers, bird life to large land mammals. The journey will visit Wood buffalo National Park in the North West Territories to the Arctic Circle at midnight in the Yukon.

In Alaska see the wildlife rich waters off Seward and Homer. America’s Serengeti of the north is Denali National Park. This wildlife rich landscape hosts Moose, Caribou and Grizzly bears. Witness the Technicolor of the alpine tundra in all its glory, during fall foliage. See you March 7th at 6:30PM.


Vermont Reads 2017 - Brown Girl Dreaming (Thursday 6:00pm)

Please join in the Vermont Reads 2017 - Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.
We have limited copies available so grab yours today! The community discussion will be held at the Otter Valley UHS Library, Thursday, March 30 at 6pm.
Refreshments will be served.


Library Service Questionnaire (Friday 2:00pm)

Please fill out our brief, anonymous survey. We are listening! http://tinyurl.com/bfplsurvey


Hillbilly Elegy Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join Sumner Erbe at the Library Tuesday, April 18th for a discussion of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance.

Library News

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.

Magic: the Gathering Drop-In Gaming

Every Wednesday at 3:30pm!

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 $4 per person to the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.

The Shelburne Museum pass admits up to 2 adults and 4 children free.

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.

Free, Personalized Computer Help

The library offers free, personalized computer help.

Molly is available by appointment.
Stop by or call the library to sign up.

BFPL Seed Library

The BFPL Seed Library is open!

For more information on what a Seed Library is and how to use ours, visit our website: http://www.bfplseedlibrary.org

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

  • Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil Melina Marchetta
  • Here I Am Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Presumption of Guilt: A Joe Gunther Novel Archer Mayor

New Non-Fiction

  • Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing Jennifer Weiner
  • Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
  • Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places Colin Dickey

New Audio/Video

  • Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan (CD) Bill O'Reilly
  • Insidious (CD) Catherine Coulter
  • Now You See Me (DVD) Jesse Eisenberg (Actor), Mark Ruffalo (Actor), Louis Leterrier (Director)

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!