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Welcome to the South Burlington Community Library
 
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Help your Library “Go Wild” as we plan for the future. Click here to add pictures to an online bulletin board to illustrate how our Library can transform life in South Burlington.  

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How do I add my name to a waiting list or renew?
If the item you are looking for from the Library collection is currently unavailable, you can add your name to the hold list. Once you create your account, you can also view your checkouts and renew.

Library Programs & Events - Check out what's happening at your Library.

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Subscribe to Library e-calendar - You receive an e-mail showcasing SBCL events for the month at a glance.

Online Magazines - Access to popular magazines using your library card.

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

To stay up-to-date on Library events including unxpected closures or changes in events,
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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 bziemann@sbschools.net. Please bring your South Burlington Community Library card with you to your appointment.

 

  
Save the Date

South Burlington Farmer's Market starts on June 7th, and the Friends of the Library and “Rita Book” the Bookmobile will be there!

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New for Kids

Kids 6 years and up can now check out a Discovery Box! Discovery Boxes are designed to engage kids (ages 6 – 10) in meaningful play that explores concepts in the fields of science, engineering, mathematics and art. Each box contains materials which help support creative and critical thinking skills. These boxes are sponsored by: The Friends of the Library.

 

 

Library Info

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.

Crisis Drills: 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 drills or during evacuation or lockdown situations must adhere to the instructions of Library/School personnel.

 



Contact Information


540 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 652-7080
sbclinfo@sbschools.net

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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 21st
June 18th

Library Closings
1/1 - New Years Day
1/19 - Martin Luther King Day         2/16 - Washington's Birthday
5/19 - VT Library Conference
5/25 - Memorial Day
7/3 & 7/4- Independence Day Holiday
8/17 - Bennington Battle Day
9/7 - Labor Day
10/12 - Columbus Day
11/11 - Veterans Day
11/25 - 1:00 p.m. closing
11/26-11/27 -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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