Located at: 39 West Street in Middletown Springs, Vermont :: Call us at 802-235-2435
The mission of the Middletown Springs Public Library is to be a community doorway to reading, resources and lifelong learning and to be a center for people, ideas and culture.
With a part-time staff of two and a cadre of committed volunteers, the library provides this small town with big service.
Mon, Tues, Wed :: 2pm-7pm
Fri :: 10am-2pm
Sat :: 10am-Noon
Librarian: Kimberly Bushnell Mathewson [Email Kimberly]
Librarian’s blog has links to online card catalog, downloadable audiobooks & e-books, online classes, & searchable databases.
The Collection: ever-changing and growing collection of books
Movies – on DVD – circulate for two weeks, no fees, no late fees
Magazines – over 12 national magazines for children & adults
Audiobooks – on CDs for adults & children
All items circulate for two weeks with the option of renewing by phone.
The Library Card Catalog is available online
E-Books & Downloadable Audiobooks from Listen Up Vermont and One Click Digital. Patrons may “check-out” three titles at a time using their patron barcode number. Additional instructions are available on library website.
Learn something new today! Over 500 online FREE non-credit Continuing Education Courses, available 24/7 via the Internet. Enroll in up to 5 courses and have up to 6 months to finish each course.
Can’t find it in this library? Inter-Library Loan gives patrons access to all libraries in Vermont and many around the country. Most items received within a week of the patron’s request.
Rotating collection of Large Print Books and access to special recorded books for the blind & visual-impaired.
Housebound Delivery: If you would like books delivered to your home, please call the library at 235-2435.
The Children’s Area is stocked with wooden puzzles, puppets, and lots of games (games circulate – take one home today!) available for youngsters and youth to play together in a quiet, relaxed space.
Public Access Computers with Free Internet, Microsoft Office and printing capabilities
Patron access during all open hours, ½ hour time limit when others are waiting.
Wireless High Speed Internet Access 24/7
Copier – .10₵ a copy
Sample new technology (iPad & Kindle)
Borrow a loaner FLIP cameras
Free or Reduced Admission Passes to:
Vermont History Society Museum in Montpelier
ECHO museum in Burlington
Learn how to use the Internet, e-mail or how to print documents? Ask the library staff for an appointment to get help.
Resource Shelves – information about food stamps, naturalization, fuel economy, financial aid and colleges, consumer bulletins, renter’s rights and health & wellness for pamphlets, among other things .
Vermont Online Library (VOL) Searchable Databases; homework help, medical info, and more… including Heritage Quest; access from library or home computer; ask at the library for the passcode as it changes periodically
The library staff are happy to help you find what you need in print or on the Internet.
Programs & Special Events
Children & Family
Story Hour monthly
Summer Reading Program – with series of 6 weekly story hours
Intergenerational Book Group
Tea & Conversation Series – periodic
Book Discussions – monthly
Vermont Humanities Council Presentations – periodic
Knitting Circle – monthly Oct-May (1st Wed.)
Movie Nights – bring your own popcorn and watch Hollywood movies.
The library building is available to town groups for regular or special meetings free of charge.
Minutes of Trustee Meetings – Archive