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LIBRARY HOURS & INFO

The library is located at 10 Hyde Road in Grand Isle.Grand Isle Free Library
10 Hyde Rd.
Grand Isle, VT 05458

Phone # 802-372-4797


Weblog: http://grandislefreelibraryvt.wordpress.com

 

Hours:
Tues 1-8pm
Wed 9-12pm
Thurs 4- 8pm
Sat 9-3 pm

Kathy Tulissi
Library Directory




 ONGOING PROGRAMS  
All programs are open to anyone; you do not have to be a Grand Isle resident to attend.

Preschool story time is on Wed. at 10 A.M.
Wednesday pre-school story hour WILL continue without a pause. If you have a child or children you would like to bring, we meet at 10AM. Children are allowed time to socialize, we read and do a small project. You do not have to reside in Grand Isle to take part. New comers are encourage to call ahead the first time and leave a message as to the number of children who will be attending to ensure there is enough craft materials for all.

  BOOK SALE:  We have new books that were donated for our ongoing book sale, stop in and browse. The sale is ongoing during library hours in the entryway.

 





 INTERESTS & INPUT

LOOKING FOR IDEAS: If you have an idea for a program you would like to see the library present,  please contact us at 372-4797 or
e-mail at
grandislefreelibrary@hotmail.com.

 We would like to expand the kinds of programs offered to the community.
 If you have any ideas or a skill you would like to share please let us know.

      Would you like to join a book club? We would like to start a local book reading club. If you are interested, call the library and leave your name, phone number, and best date and time. You may come into the library with the above info and speak with the librarian with ideas if you wish.

In addition to books the library offers a computer with internet
access, state and federal tax forms, magazines, puzzles, videos, and audio
books.  Why buy when you can borrow at no charge?

Vermont History Museum Pass at the Pavilion Building in Montpelier : free admission with pass.

 

Vermont Historic Sites Pass: free admission for one family or groups of up to 8 People.

 

The ECHO pass is available to registered patrons. It allows up to 2 adults and 3 children admittance for $4.00 each. Borrow a book, borrow the pass.


 COMPUTER ACCESS: The library has a public access computer for on-line or off-line use. There is no charge for use but children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent. Parents of children ages 13 - 18 must come into the library and sign the agreement paper before those children can use the computer. Parents who sign are not required to stay while the computer is being used.

It is available anytime the library is open.
During the summer it is best to call
ahead and see if the computer is available. 372-4797.

 

Homeschooling parents are encouraged to bring your children into the
library. We can do programming for library use, have materials available on
writing, and can get you items you need without having to purchase them.
Contact the library, leave a message if necessary, and we will set something
useful up for your and your learners.




 ONGOING LIBRARY INFORMATION

VOLUNTEERS:

Do you have and interesting hobby or craft you would like to share? We could use volunteers for programs for both adults and children. You can set the best day and time and how often you wish to offer your expertise. Please contact the library if you are interested.

We can use volunteers for general operation procedures like: putting books in order on shelves, dusting, occasional data entry, etc. Training is provided.
 School students who need to do community service may volunteer and get school credit.

Anyone interested in volunteering may contact the library,
at 372-4797, leave your name and phone number and we will get back to you.




 BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY

BOOK RETURNS:

   All books may be dropped in the book return. NO Videos, CD's, DVD's, or Audio Tapes please. Temperature extremes affect these items causing them to get brittle and break when a book falls on them. Please try to bring them into the library. Thank You.

OVERDUE BOOKS: 

    Please be kind and return library materials in a timely fashion.  We do not charge fines, no matter how overdue the item is, but we will be billing people for un-returned and/or damaged items.

 We also have some VHS and DVD programs, audio books for your
listening pleasure, and magazines and puzzles.


If you have titles of good books you would like to see in the library,
please let the librarian know. You may come in with a list, call in a title
or two, or e-mail us.


Newest books to the library include:

 "Escape" by Barbara Delinsky

"D.C. Dead" by Stuart Woods

"Kill Shot" by Vince Flynn

"Private #1 Suspect" by James Patterson

"Rage" by Clive Cussler

"Swerve: How the World Became Modern" by Stephen Greenblatt

"Learn to Spin with Anne Field" by Anne Field

"Heartwishes" by Jude Deveraux 

High School Students will enjoy:

Green Mountain Book Award nominees

2012 - 2013

Youth Readers will enjoy:

DCF Award nominees

2012 - 2013

and Young Readers will enjoy:

Red Clover Book Award Nominees

2012 - 2013

and many more.

 

 

 

 





 

     Make the library your first choice when looking for materials in print and audio format. We are part of the Vermont Department of Libraries Interlibrary Loan system and can usually locate materials quickly. We may be able to save you time and money.

 



 

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