Welcome to our library!

What’s Happening at Groton Free Public Library

NEW! Cabin Fever Flix: Due to popular demand, we are now adding new release DVDs to our collection this winter season — let’s beat those cabin fever blues!  Free one-week loan for best titles around!  (Includes The Vermont Movie, parts 1-6.)

2nd Annual Gingerbread House Decorating: Saturday, Dec. 13, 4-5:30pm.  Create your centerpiece — or dessert!  Join other “big kids” (adults) for some free, sweet, wintry fun.  All invited to bring a bag of edible house decorations to share.  RSVPs appreciated (grotonlibrarytvt@gmail.com/802-584-3358). Children ages 10 & up welcome with an adult.

 YA Book Discussion : Monday, Dec.15 at 6:30pm.  “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green, 2013-2014 Green Mountain Book Award Winner & New York Times Bestseller.  New participants welcomed. Copies of the book available for borrowing at the library & through listenupvermont.org (e-book).

Board Game Bonanza: Friday, Dec. 19, 4-6pm.  Stop in for some free fun for all ages — bring a game to share or challenge a friend to one in our collection!  Ideal for kids AND adult players.

Holiday Book Sale: Saturday, Dec. 20, 10am-1pm.  Books, Puzzles & More!  Like new items to complete your holiday shopping will be for sale by donation at the Groton Growers Market at the Groton Community Building.

Round Robin Reading Storytime: Every Tuesday, 10-11am For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.  Come share stories and playtime!

Crafts & Conversation: Every Wednesday, 1-3pm.  Join us with your ideas and projects-in-process – or – just join us!

Could you be a future GFPL “Friend?”  We are a very small, informal group of volunteers now recruiting with hopes of becoming more visible.  If you are interested in working on specific fundraising projects to further the growth of the library, we’d love to hear your ideas.  For more information, call Nancy Spencer at 584-3717, or contact Anne at the library.

 All of our programs are free and open to residents of all towns.  Find us on Facebook (Groton Free Public Library) or contact Anne: grotonlibraryvt@gmail.com, 802.584.3358. Open M (2:30-7) W (10-4) F (2:30-7) OPEN SATURDAYS (10-12). 

Search our online catalog: grotonlibrary.kohavt.org.

Vermont State Parks and Historic Sites Passes Now Available.  Call or email the library to reserve a free day pass for up to 8 people in one vehicle to any Vermont State Park or Historic Site.

Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie.  The first-ever documentary series about Vermont is available for viewing at our library.  For more info on this unique film: thevermontmovie.com.

All of our programs are free and open to the public. For more information about any of our services, find us on Facebook (Groton Free Public Library) or contact Anne: grotonlibraryvt@gmail.com, 802.584.3358.

Interested in volunteering?  Looking for volunteers of all ages for special projects such as light carpentry, craft preparation, front desk help, and general organizing.

Interested in donating?  We are looking for donations of board games  and simple electronic toys.