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Welcome to the South Burlington Community Library

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Consumer Reports - Make better purchasing decisions using product reviews, ratings, news and comparisons from Consumer Reports magazine using your SB Library card.

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IndieFlix for Libraries, a premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world. FREE MOVIES!! Check it out.

Listen Up Vermont for downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks. Check out this information flyer on downloading audio books. Click on your device below for instructions for downloading E-books.
Android - Apple - Kindle - Nook

Universal Class: Over 500 Online Continuing Education Courses. These courses are free with a South Burlington Community Library card.

Vermont Health Connect is a marketplace where individuals, families and small businesses can make side-by-side comparisons of private health plans and find financial help to pay for care.

The Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic information databases on a variety of topics geared to a variety of age levels, for both generalists and specialists.


Learn how to Download Free E-Books through your Library

  • Do you own an e-reader but not know how to use it?
  • Would you like a demonstration on how to use Listen Up! Vermont?

We are here to help! You can reserve a tutoring session with a librarian to learn how to download free e-books from the Library.
Bring your own device or see a demonstration. Files are offered in several formats that work for many devices. The South Burlington Community Library has a NOOK and a Kindle available for checkout. Each device has a variety of preloaded titles so that you can see what reading a book on an e-reader is like. You can read our preselected titles, or you may request to have up to 3 additional titles borrowed through your Listen Up! Vermont account. To make an appointment for a one-hour session, please contact Barbara Ziemann, Public Service Librarian, at 652-7080. You may also email Barbara at Please bring your South Burlington Community Library card with you to your appointment.



Please keep in mind when visiting the Library that because we are located in a school, Crisis Drills are held routinely.
Any person who is in the building during these times must adhere to the commands in an evacuation or a lockdown situation.
It is necessary to follow the instructions
of Library/School personnel.




Lives change @ your library: celebrate National Library Week April 13-19
This week, the South Burlington Community Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating National Library Week.

Libraries today are more than repositories for books and other resources. Often the heart of their communities, libraries are trusted places where everyone in the community can gather to reconnect and reengage with each other to enrich and shape the community and address local issues. 
The South Burlington Community Library serves South Burlington by also providing children’s and adult programs, public access computers, access to subscription data bases and so much more.

Join in the fun! Fill in a Speech Bubble when you visit the Library this week or post on Facebook and tell the story of how the Library has changed your life. 
What does your Library mean to you?



Tax Information: Federal tax forms & instructon booklets are available at the Library. Forms may also be downloaded at
The Vermont Department of Taxes will no longer be distributing Income Tax Return Booklets at libraries. Taxpayers may obtain booklets (forms & instructions) online - Vermont Department of Taxes, by emailing or by calling 802-828-2515.

Renew Books From Home: You may renew your checked-out items through this website.  First, select the Catalog Tab above and then the Create Account button on upper right hand corner of the screen. You will need to enter your full barcode located on the back of your South Burlington Community Library card as well as your last name. Select Next button and fill in fields as requested. If you already have a log-in, select Log In button as before. You may change your password by choosing Forgot your password? button under Log in to Destiny tab.

New Options For Book Discussion Participants: Have you been missing out on participating in the Library’s book discussion programs because a Large Print edition of the selected title has not been published?  Did you know that you can enlarge the print on an electronic book in order to better view it?  The Library now has a variety of reading options for you to try.  You may borrow an easy to use CD player with an audio book on compact disc (for a few of the book discussion program titles), or borrow an electronic book reading device with most of the book discussion titles already on it.  Also, the “Listen Up Vermont” database is available for downloading audio or e-books to your own reading devices (computer, tablet or smart phone).   The catalog of choices on “Listen Up Vermont” includes several of our book discussion titles, along with many more titles.  Contact Barb Ziemann, Public Services Librarian, to inquire about how to make any of these options work for you…and we hope to see you soon at one of the Library’s book discussion meetings! 

Homebound Residents: Do you know a reader who needs books delivered? South Burlington homebound residents who do not own a car, who cannot drive or who are disabled may request monthly delivery of books on loan. Please call the Library at 652-7080.


Contact Information

South Burlington
Community Library

540 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 652-7080
Click here for Directions

Library Hours
Monday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
*Thursday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays

**Late Openings: The Library will open at 10:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month (Staff Meetings) -
May 15th

June 19th
July 17th
August 21st
September 18th
October 16th
November 20th
December 18th

Library Closings
1/1 - New Years Day
1/20 - Martin Luther King Day         2/17 - Presidents' Day
5/26 - Memorial Day
7/4 - Independence Day
8/15 - Bennington Battle Day
 8/30 - 9/1 - Labor Day Weekend
10/13 - Columbus Day
11/11 - Veterans Day
11/26 - 3:00 p.m. closing
11/27- 11/29 -Thanksgiving 12/24 - Christmas Eve - Closing 1:00 p.m.
12/25 - Christmas Day
12/31 - New Years Eve - Closing 1:00 p.m.

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