Happy November and Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Castleton Free Library! We will be closed on Thursday, November 24th. We will be open on Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th.

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 recommended 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

The 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 provide dynamic services for young and old.

Library News

Free tests are in! All State of Vermont COVID-19 testing sites will close by Saturday June 25th. The Castleton Free Library is now a distribution center for free tests from the Vermont Department of Health. Please stop by the library and ask for your free take home tests

Stop by the library and pick up December’s take and make craft kit. This month you can make 2 holiday pop-up cards to send to neighbors and your loved ones! Comes with envelopes!

The Castleton Free Library proudly announces the formation of the Tom Smith Writer’s Group for Fiction and Poetry. This is an encouraging workshop for writers to share and develop their work. Bring something you’re working on for feedback or just to share.

The meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesdays of the month in the Library at 6:30 PM. Group size is limited. Please call the library at 468-5574 for more information and for space availability.

Board of Trustees

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 approved minutes. Zoom link for virtual attendance is below the agenda.

Next meeting: Monday, November 28th at 5:30

Castleton Free Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
November 28, 2022
5:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. Call to Order/Agenda Review
5:35 pm. Approval of Bills/Financial Statements
5:40 p.m. Approval of Minutes: 10/24/22
5:45 p.m. Librarians’ Reports
5:55 p.m. Handicap Access Construction Project Update
6:05 p.m. Community Members Questions/Comments
6:15 p.m. 2023-2024 Budget
6: 25 p.m. Library Director’s Self Evaluation Report
6:35 p.m. Trustees’ Follow up to Self-Evaluation
6:40 p.m. Executive Session/Personnel
6:50 p.m. December Meeting Date
6:55 p.m. Adjournment

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

Topic: CFL BOT regular meeting
Time: Nov 28, 2022 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 812 2197 2220
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