Welcome to our library!

2016 Summer Parks Passes Now Available!  Call, email or come by the library to borrow free & reduced entrance passes to VT State Parks, Historic Sites & the Echo Center.  Open to all library card-holders.  grotonlibraryvt@gmail.com, 802-584-3358.

Bookin’ Bootcamp: Summer Series.  Begins Monday, July 11 at 5pm.  For youth ages 7 & up.  Meet at the library for a fast-moving hour of exercise in the Groton park.  Each week will have a different book theme & be led by a certified personal trainer!  Meets for five Mondays from 5-5:45pm: July 11, 18, 25 & Aug. 8, 15.

Vermont Wildlife with Southern VT Natural History Museum.  Friday, July 22 at 1:30pm, Groton Community Building.  A variety of live animals will be on-hand to put a face to the challenges Northeastern wildlife must rise to meet.  Museum staff will bring furs, skulls & other artifacts for an exploration of our local fauna. For more info, contact the Groton Library: 802-584-3358, grotonlibraryvt@gmail.com.  Made possible by the Groton Community Club’s generous support

Crafts & Conversation.   Every Wednesday from 1-3pm.  Stop by the library for some crafty tips, and perhaps share some of your own.  Bring a project to work on or just enjoy some good company!

Yard Sale Extravaganza a Huge Success!  THANK YOU!  With the help of all of our community donors, volunteers & shoppers, we were able to surpass our fundraising goal.  Special thanks to the Upper Valley Grill, Doug Murray Enterprises & Realbounce.com for their contributions that made this event possible — and to Modern Woodmen America for their generous funds match of $2,500!  WOW!

Free Car Service!  Now you can work with ease on your vehicle referencing ChiltonLibrary on your mobile phone or tablet.  This is a FREE service to all of our cardholders through our library’s subscription to Vermont Online Library.  ChiltonLibrary provides information for step-by-step service & repair procedures. For more information, call, email or stop by the library.

Free Online Courses in Finance, DIY Projects, Cooking, Foreign Languages & More: Available to all patrons through our library’s membership to “Universal Class.”  Call or stop by the library for more information.

Did you know that all Groton Library cardholders can log in to see their accounts online from any computer?  See what items you have checked out, renew those that you’d like to keep longer, or place a “hold” on the most popular new-release titles.  Go to grotonlibrary.kohavt.org.  Your “login” is your full barcode, starting with “2vtk+”  Your password is your last name, starting with a capital letter.  (You can change your password if you like after logging in.)

Interested in helping to check in & out books at the library?  We are looking for folks who can come help out at the front desk during our open hours twice a month.

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) Sat (10-12).  Online catalog: grotonlibrary.kohavt.org. Open Hours:  Mon 2:30-7pm, Wed 10am-4pm, Fri 2:30-7pm.

Interested in donating?  We are looking for donations of small bookshelves.