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:
Fiber Arts Social: 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month. Spend a few hours stitching your cares away! Bring your easily portable fiber art project and come join our drop-in stitching group. We’ll share tips and experiences and maybe a few laughs. This is mainly a share and social group.
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.
Recommend & Review Night: Swap recommendations at this informal discussion and get new suggestions for your next good read. Meeting on the 4th Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
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:
♦Birds of Vermont Museum Pass
♦Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center Pass
♦Elder Education Enrichment Pass
♦Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
♦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:
♦Analogue to Digital Device
♦Binoculars/Birding Kit (Orion 8 x 42 Waterproof)
♦Blood Pressure Monitor (Omron)
♦Dutch oven Kit
♦Home Energy Kit
♦Meditation Kit (3 weeks loan)
♦Metal Detector Kit
♦Microscope (AmScope Stereo )
♦Noise-Cancelling Headphones--for in Library use only
♦Portable CD Player
♦Portable DVD Player
♦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
Recommended Borrowing Limits for 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 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 Museum Pass
- 1 Non-Traditional Item
Overdue Fees: DVD: $.50/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.