Public Library

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.

Open Hours:  
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.  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 State Parks

Vermont Historical Sites

Vermont History Society Museum in Montpelier

ECHO museum in Burlington

Computer Instruction

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

Reference Services

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

Adults
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.

Meeting Space

The library building is available to town groups for regular or special meetings free of charge.

Library Trustees

Upcoming Meeting Agenda
UnApproved Minutes
Approved Minutes – Recent


Minutes of Trustee Meetings – Archive

February 22, 2017
January 25, 2017
December 3, 2016
November 16, 2016
October 26, 2016
September, 28, 2016
August 31, 2016
July 27, 2016
June 29, 2016 Special Meeting
June 22, 2016
May 23, 2016
April 27, 2016
March 9, 2016
February 24, 2016
January 27, 2016
June 24, 2015
November 11, 2014