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Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. —Ray Bradbury


The Castleton Free Library is located at 638 Main Street, Castleton, Vermont

We are open Tuesday 2:00 – 6:00, Wednesday 2:00 – 6:00, Thursday 12:00 – 8:00, Friday 10:00 – 6:00 and Saturday 10:00 – 2:00. We are closed on Sunday and Monday. Check here for holiday and weather closings.

Free WiFi is available outside of the building. 24/7

Masks are now required for all patrons in the building. Please continue to social distance. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and reschedule your visit to the library. Thank you and we appreciate your cooperation.

Please call us at 468-5574 or email us at castletonfreelibrary@gmail.com to request items for home delivery of curbside pickup. Thank you!

To Access our online resources go to our “Services” page. You may also “Browse our Catalog“. For new Adult books please see “Adult Services”. (Find the tabs on the top of this page).

Castleton Free Library Mission Statement

Castleton Free Library serves as a welcoming center for our community and a gateway to the world of information and imagination. We provide free access to materials and ideas through robust collection development, cultural and creative programming, resource sharing, online networking, and outreach. We are dedicated to fostering literacy and lifelong learning, and to providing dynamic services for young and old.

Library News

The Library is having a fundraiser! Please stop by and peruse these gorgeous bound volumes of National Geographic magazines. The oldest one is from 1918 and the most recent one is from 1974. There are two volumes for each year, January-June and July- December. They would make great gifts. Give someone a volume from a special year….birthday or anniversary. Great gift for history buffs! They have wonderful maps inside the volumes.

Suggested donation $5.00 per book.

Kanopy streaming services is now available to our patrons! Watch movies, series and more for free! See our “services” page for more details and instructions for use.

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Board of Trustees

Next meeting will be held Monday, January 24th at 5:30.

The Board of Trustees meetings will now be held in person at the Castleton Free Library, lower level. See the Board of Trustees tab under “contact” tab above for meeting times and approved minutes.

(Zoom link at the bottom of the page)

Agenda for CFL BOT Meeting

5:30      Call to Order/Agenda Review

5:35      Approval of Minutes: December 27, 2021

5:40      Approval of Bills/Financial Statements

5:45      Community Members Questions/Interests

5:55      Construction Update: Bid Process and Dates: Nancy

6:05      Library Director’s Report: Mary

6:15      CFL Strategic Plan: First Reading and Potential adoption: Pat S and Mary

            draft plan will be sent prior to meeting

6:25      CFL Policies: Inventory and Review: Mary and All *

6: 35     Brief Recap

6:40      Adjournment and Next Meeting Date: February 28, 2022

* all members are asked to bring to the meeting their list of approved policies

Join Zoom Meeting:

Castleton Free Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: CFL BOT Meeting
Time: Jan 24, 2022 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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