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Coronavirus--Current information which is updated daily can be found at the Vermont Dept of Health Website

Help for Workers / Help for Job Seekers - a page of useful links

New! CURBSIDE PICKUP as of May 21

- see below

Fourth of July Events - Book Sale and Duck Race

both cancelled for 2020.

Update June 29, 2020 Special Meeting Warning

AGENDA  - special meeting for June 30, 2020

Update June 8, 2020 scroll down for earlier updates


New Free Audio Books for Children on - no account needed. Use your phone, tablet, or laptop. How to Start Listening Here. Go straight to STORIES Here.


Update June 1, 2020 scroll down for earlier updates

New Museum Pass to check out with your Library Card

American Precision Museum

Free pass for 2 adults and 2 children -- the museum features the exhibit Shaping America. From the tool revolution of the 1800s to advanced manufacturing today, technical innovation has shaped who we are and how we live. Open May through October, daily from 10AM – 5PM; located in Windsor VT

Update 5/21/2020 scroll down for earlier updates

Wardsboro Public Library Curbside pickup  started 5/21/2020


Here is how it works:
Patrons can either call 896-6988 during the hours listed below (please do not leave a voice message)
or send an email anytime to to place a request.
Hours to call and speak directly with a librarian about curbside pickup:
10 - Noon Monday

 and 10-Noon Thursday

We are able to check out a maximum of ten (10) books per family. Please search the catalog first  - click here to reach the catalog of all the books in  he Wardsboro Public Library. (This does not include DVDs and audio books on discs.)


Staff will then check out your books and place them in a paper bag/envelope with your first name and last Initial prominently displayed.

On PICKUP DAYS- see below - you will find two boxes on the back porch ramp (main entrance in the rear)

A-L and M-Z by last name.

Please remember to remain six feet apart from others and wear a mask for everyone's protection. There should be only one person at a time on the ramp for curbside pick-up.

Curbside pick-up for library books will be available
Monday after 1pm and Thursday after 1PM

Due to space constraints, books must be picked up within three (3) days. Please know that we are quarantining all books for at least seven days before checking them out again and wiping book covers with Clorox wipes per the Town Health Officer, Bob Backus. Staff are wearing face masks and gloves for the safety of all. Please return your books into the red book drop box on the library main entrance back porch ramp. Books may be checked out for four (4) weeks at a time.

Be well, keep reading, and we look forward to welcoming you back into the building when we are able.

Update 4/28/2020  scroll down for earlier updates

NEW! Click here for new links to free TUMBLE BOOKS - an online library of books and audio books for grades kids K-12 and a collection of Romance Novels for the older set. No library card needed.

The Egg Hunt will be held sometime this summer. Watch for the announcement of the date.

Chat & Chew Book Club is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, June 17 at 6 pm. EMAIL here to get the book at "curbside pickup."


Wardsboro History Group Slide Show - date to be announced.

Annual Museum Trip originally scheduled for May to the Hyde Collection in New York - cancelled.

To complete the 2020 Census go to or do it by phone: 1-844-330-2020. It's only 9 quick questions. If you got the paper questionnaire in the mail, fill that out - again, it's easy.

Wednesday Knitting Circle - watch for an announcement for the date for a summer reunion lemonade and cookies party.


Update April 7, 2020


The Wardsboro Public Library will continue to be closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus.

After careful consideration, the Board of Library Trustees has made this decision because it is our responsibility and our concern for the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and library patrons. We are sorry for the inconvenience this will cause all of our library patrons and the community. We will re-open as soon as the governor's advice allows and when we feel it is safe to do so.

Our librarian, Jill, is working from home and will continue to answer questions by email, provide access to on-line library services and suggest available resources on the Internet. You can stay connected and enjoy all that the library can offer during this challenging time by checking our website regularly:, following us on Facebook, or emailing for the latest information and resources.

Please keep safe, follow the safety guidelines established by the CDC and the VT governor and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Wardsboro Public Library when we open again.

Board of Library Trustees

Coronavirus (COVID-19)-- Reliable information updated daily and can be found at the Vermont Dept of Health Website

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