Welcome to our library!

What’s Happening at Groton Free Public Library

What’s New?  Have you been in this month to see our newly-improved Book Sale & Program area upstairs?  How about our new children’s room picture book shelves?  (Made possible by you, our supporters!)

In Search Of

  • Used/unwanted toys & small electronics for hacking program (taking apart)
  • Extra pairs of general reading glasses for our computer area

Pi Day Bakers Needed!  The Friends of the Library is working on a NEW spring Pi-Day fundraising project for Saturday, March 14.   Can you help out by donating a home-baked pie (or two)?  Call Nancy Spencer at 584-3717, or contact Anne at the library.

Computer Help Sessions:  Feb. 27. Receive free one-on-one assistance with your computer questions.  Topics may include (but are not limited to) downloading e-books/audiobooks, creating an email account, searching the web, taking free online classes, & using Vermont Online Library.  Email, call, or come by the library to sign up.

An African Safari.  Sunday, March 1 at 3pm: Join us for an afternoon in Tanzania!  Grace Greene, retired VT Dept of Libraries Dir. of Youth Services, and her daughter, Katie, will share “wild” photos & stories from her recent Wildlife and Cultural Safari.

Pi (Pie) Day! Saturday, March 14, 2-4pm.  Bring your appetite & inner math geek to the Groton Community Building to celebrate Pi (Pie) Day!  Admission includes all-you-care-to-eat homemade pie sampling bar, a Pi-rate bouncy house, & make-and-take wood turned tops. $5 per adult, $2 per child (ages 8-12), kids 7 & under FREE! All proceeds will directly support children’s books & programming. Sponsored by the Friends of Groton Library.

Monthly Monday Book Discussions. Monday, March 16 at 6:30pm: “All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven.  Monday, March 23 at 7pm: “A Beautiful Place to Die” by Malla Nunn.  Pick up a copy from the library for an enjoyable winter read and join us for a lively conversation!

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

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!  Latest titles:  “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” “My Old Lady,” “Fury,” “The Judge,” “Gone Girl,” “Boyhood,” “Whiplash.”

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

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.

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.

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.