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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

Sep27

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Oct4

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Oct11

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Oct13

1st Annual Masquerade Ball (Saturday 7:00pm)

Join us for our 1st annual Masquerade Ball, hosted at the Brandon Town Hall.
Tickets: Adults, Seniors & Students $12. If in costume $10. Couples $20. If in costume $18. Students 16 & under, in costume FREE. This fundraiser is co-sponsored by FOTH and the Brandon Free Public Library.
Prizes for best costumes, 1 free drink ticket included with admission, along with a cash bar. Punch & snacks and some great DJ music for your dancing pleasure by JamMan Entertainment
Sponsored by Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, National Bank of Middlebury, Omya, Inc., and NFP Insurance.

Oct16

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "Howard's End" by E.M. Forster

Oct18

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Oct21

Quiz Night! (Sunday 6:00pm)

Join us for Round 2 of our insanely fun Quiz Night
October 21, 28 & November 4, 11
6:00pm @ Center St. Bar, side room

Register here!

https://tinyurl.com/yc47xuh5

Oct24

Annual Friends Volunteer Reception (Wednesday 2:00pm)

Join us as we honor our loyal Friends Group volunteers with an afternoon of cake and beverages.

Oct25

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Oct28

Quiz Night! (Sunday 6:00pm)

Join us for Round 2 of our insanely fun Quiz Night
October 21, 28 & November 4, 11
6:00pm @ Center St. Bar, side room

Register here!

https://tinyurl.com/yc47xuh5

Nov1

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Nov4

Quiz Night! (Sunday 6:00pm)

Join us for Round 2 of our insanely fun Quiz Night
October 21, 28 & November 4, 11
6:00pm @ Center St. Bar, side room

Register here!

https://tinyurl.com/yc47xuh5

Nov8

Crazy 8s (Thursday 3:30pm)

What Is Crazy 8s?
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

We're nothing like your usual math club. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.

This session is for kids in grades 3-5.

Snacks sponsored by Neshobe PTO!
Every Thursday, 20 Sept – 8 Nov

Nov11

Quiz Night! (Sunday 6:00pm)

Join us for Round 2 of our insanely fun Quiz Night
October 21, 28 & November 4, 11
6:00pm @ Center St. Bar, side room

Register here!

https://tinyurl.com/yc47xuh5

Nov13

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "1984" by George Orwell

Dec18

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Jan15

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

Feb19

Book Discussion (Tuesday 7:00pm)

Join us for our discussion of "Midwives" by Chris Bohjalian

Library News

Extended Due Dates - No Fines!

During construction season we understand that it can be tough to get to the library. To make things a little easier on our patrons we are extending due dates on all materials and eliminating DVD fines. (Parks/Museum Passes excluded)

Express Book Bag

Too busy to pick books to read? Let a librarian do it for you! Fill out the brief form below, and we will prepare a bag of three books for you to pick up at the library on the date your specify. Please allow 2 business days, excluding holidays.
*Please note - you must have an existing account at BFPL to utilize this service.
https://tinyurl.com/y88saru8

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.

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 $7 per person to the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.

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.

Green Mountain Storyville pass admits 4 children.

Shelburne Museum pass admits 2 adults and accompanying children under 17 for half of admission prices.

Free, Personalized Computer Help

The library offers free, personalized computer help.

Molly and Joni are available by appointment.
Stop by or call the library to sign up.

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

  • Feared (Rosato & DiNunzio #6) Lisa Scottoline
  • Winter (Seasonal #2) Ali Smith
  • Spinning Silver Naomi Novik

New Non-Fiction

  • “Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Beauty in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience Allison Pataki
  • Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Figh Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic

New Audio/Video

  • Nocturne: And Other Unabridged Twisted Stories (CD) Jeffery Deaver (Goodreads Author), Bobby Cannavale (Narrator), Boyde Gaines (Narrator), Frederick Weller (Narrator), Michelle Pawk (Narrator)
  • The Leisure Seeker (DVD) Director: Paolo Virzì Writers: Michael Zadoorian (novel), Stephen Amidon (screenplay) Stars: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay
  • Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” (CD) Zora Neale Hurston

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!