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” The library is, with its careworn and temporary offerings, as lovely and as poignant a reminder of our actual human condition as the tides or a forest in fall” – Ben Dolnick


October is National Bake and Decorate Month, National Cookie Month and National Cookbook Month. Please stop by for a take home cooking craft project. The project includes a cookie recipe with decorating icing, a spooky cookie cutter and some seasonal sprinkles. We’d love to see your creations so send us pictures at castletonfreelibrary@gmail.com For more inspiration come see our collection of cookbooks.

We also have some Halloween movies and books on display.

See you soon!

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

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.

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!

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 “about” page for more details and instructions for use.

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

Board of Trustees

Next meeting will be held Monday, October 25th 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.