With so much to do at the St. Albans Free Library, you may find yourself here every day of the week!
Click here for a list of this month's program offerings.
ONGOING PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS:
Classic Movie Night: A film series regularly held on the second Thursday of each month at 6pm. Check our monthly calendar for what's playing.
Writer’s Medley: For those interested in writing their memoirs and telling stories, come join us for a time of fun and sharing. Usually meets the third Thursday of the month at 2pm. Check calendar or call Wanda at the Library for more info: 524-1507.
Tuesday Night Book Group: Come join us for our monthly book discussion on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Check our monthly calendar for exact time and day.
Classic Readers: Come join us for our monthly classic book discussion on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:45 p.m. Check our monthly calendar for exact time and day.
Mornings, Muffins, & Mysteries Book Group: Come join us for mystery book discussions the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
Check our monthly calendar for exact time and day.
The R&R Book Group (Review & Recommendation): In this book group everyone reads a different book. That’s right; you read whatever book you would like and come to our meeting ready to share with others. Come ready to share your reading passions and preferences, as well as review and recommend titles for others to read or avoid. Meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Check our monthly calendar for exact time and day.
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES & NON-TRADITIONAL ITEMS:
The museum pass program is funded by the St. Albans Free Library and participating museums. Museum passes generally offer free or discounted admission. Passes check out for 1 day only--no renewals. You can call and reserve a pass if it is available. There is a $5.00 late fee (with a maximum fine of $50.00). There may be a replacement cost for a lost pass.
The Library currently has passes to the following venues:
♦Billings Farm and Museum Pass
♦Bike Ferry Pass
♦Birds of Vermont Museum Pass
♦Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center Pass
♦Elder Education Enrichment Pass
♦Shelburne Farms Pass
♦Shelburne Museum Pass
♦St. Albans City Pool Pass
♦St. Albans Historical Museum Pass
♦Vermont Historic Sites Pass
♦Vermont State Parks Pass
♦Vermont History Museum Pass
It is our hope that these non-traditional items provide you with an opportunity to learn and explore the realms outside of books. Items are loaned for a 1 week period only (except where noted)—no renewals. You can call and reserve an item if it is available. There is a $5.00 late fee (with a maximum fine of $50.00). There may be a replacement cost for any lost items.
The Library currently has the following items:
♦Binoculars/Birding Kit (Orion 8 x 42 Waterproof)
♦Blood Pressure Monitor (Omron)
♦Home Energy Kit
♦Meditation Kit (3 weeks loan)
♦Metal Detector Kit
♦Microscope (AmScope Stereo )
♦Noise-Cancelling Headphones--for in Library use only
♦Snowshoes, various sizes
♦Telescope (Orion 4.5” Reflector )
DATABASES & COMPUTERS
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SERVICES FOR ADULTS:
- Large print books
- Audio (CDs & Playaways)
- Language CDs
- Local newspapers on microfilm
- Kindle e-reader available for loan
Recommended Borrowing Limits for Children & Youth:
- 5 Picture books
- 3 Hardcover (2 new)
- 2 Magazines
- 2 Audio (CDs & Playaways)
- 3 DVDs
- 0 Bags *must be checked out by an adult
- 0 E-reader *must be checked out by an adult
- 0 Museum Pass *must be checked out by an adult
- 0 Non-Traditional Items *must be checked out by an adult
Recommended Borrowing Limits for Adults:
- 10 Picture books
- 8 Hardcover (2 new)
- 6 Magazines
- 4 Audio (CDs & Playaways)
- 3 DVDs
- 1 Bag
- 1 E-reader
- 1 Museum Pass
- 1 Non-Traditional Item
Overdue Fees: DVD: $.50/day, E-reader: $5/day, Museum Pass: $5/day ($50 maximum), Non-traditional item: $5.day ($50 maximum)
A replacement cost may be charged for any lost or damaged item.