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What’s New!

Mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Essex and Caledonia counties this weekend (May 8th and 9th.) Visit to make an appointment. Some walk-in slots will be available.

Register to share your collection at the Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village’s Virtual Collectors’ Fair. You can sign up to participate in the virtual programming here and find more information in this packet: Calling All Collectors!

  • Friday, May 14 – Remembrance Feature of the Gas, Steam and Engine Show. Since the traditional show still can not take place due to COVID, memories from previous shows will be shared to reminisce.
  • Saturday May 15, 6:00pm – Virtual Show and Tell on Zoom for collectors to chat and ask questions about each others’ collections. Bob Hunt, Associate Director of Operations will break the ice with a feature from his personal collection.
  • May 16, 6:00pm – Rachel Onuf, Vermont Historical Records Program Director with the Vermont State Archives & Records Administration will present on tips for preserving and caring for your photo and document collections at home and answer your questions on the topic.

Please email Mahala Nyberg at with any questions.


Kingdom East Afterschool Program’s Visiting Scientist Talks are FREE to members of the Northeast Kingdom community. You can sign up here, and check this flier for dates and descriptions.

  • May 20 – Inside The World’s Largest Amphibian And Reptile Collection, with Lauren Vonnahme, from the American Museum Of Natural History
  • June 3 – Birds, Bees, and Bingo, with Christina Newkirk from the American Museum Of Natural History


Many Vermont COVID-19 vaccine sites are now offering walk-in vaccination clinics. You can check the Vermont Department of Health social media channels here to find one near you.

The latest Vermont COVID-19 updates

Northeast Kingdom Food Assistance Resources (PDF)


The library is FULLY open!

The library is now open to the public for browsing during our regular, pre-pandemic hours (listed below.) Computer use is also available by appointment during these hours.

  • Monday from 12-5pm
  • Tuesday from 12-7pm
  • Wednesday from 10am-5pm
  • Thursday 12-7pm
  • Friday from 10am-5pm
  • Saturday from 9am-1pm

Computer use is limited to 30 minutes, with printing by donation. Computer and tech help will not be available at this time but library patrons can bring someone to help them. Masks are required while you are in the library as well as observing a physical distance of 6 feet from others. Curbside delivery is available during library open hours.

Curbside services:

Curbside is available during regular library hours. Please call the library at (802)626-5475, email, or place a hold through the website to make your request. Call the library when you arrive, state that you would like curbside delivery, stay in your vehicle, and staff will bring your items to your car and place them in your trunk or backseat.  More info here

RB Digital
 has been moved to the Libby App, and taken on by Overdrive. You may still access these e-book and audiobook titles, however there are a few steps to the process. Please look at the instructions in this document and call the library if you have any questions.

Kanopy is another free library service for access to movies with your library card.  There is a yearly limit as your library is paying for this access.  Please click here to get started!  If you have any questions, please let us know.

Listen up Vermont!

Cobleigh brings you Downloadable audio books from Overdrive! You can access all of their content with just your library card from the comfort of your home. Check out the new ebooks! Use the Libby app with Overdrive.
For more information
click here.

To our library community: To slow the spread of COVID-19, The Vermont Department of Health recommends that everyone should social distance and stay at least six feet away from one another.  Anybody feeling sick, especially with symptoms that include fever, shortness of breath, and cough or aches and pains, should stay home.  As this outbreak unfolds we’ll remain a resource to the community.  

Staying home does not mean you can’t access library services!  Our online offerings include audio and e-books through Overdrive/Libby, classes and certifications through Learning Express, and Vermont Online Library, offering reference material on a huge variety of topics, for all ages. There is Universal Class where people can learn and brush up on a variety of skills through these non-credited courses.  The library staff are available by phone and email to help with any access issues to these online tools.   If you need a library card send us your mailing address and town of residence as well as your phone number and email Click Here.

Here is more information:

COVID-19 Agricultural Assistance
Disaster Assistance for Businesses
Vermont Business Resources

The Dept. of Labor :  Click Here to fill out the electronic form for new claims.
You can file by calling 1-877-214-3330.  Work search requirement is waived at this time.  If you need more information, here is a new guide VDOL_COVIDClaimant_FAQBook_040620

50 ways to Stay Sane
The National Suicide Prevention toll free number is 1-800-273-8255.  Crisis text line is 741741. VT number is 1-800-639-6360.  We are in this together.

People experiencing domestic violence do not have to adhere to the stay at home order:

Resources recommended by law enforcement and advocates include:

  • If you’re unable to speak safely: Log onto, or text LOVEIS to 22522.
  • If you are in an emergency situation: Call 911.

If you are worried about paying your mortgage get in touch with your lender because there may be ways to extend your credit without incurring penalties.  You must ask what they have it place, as it will not happen automatically.

Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Building Bright Futures Resources (best viewed in Chrome)

Centers for Disease Control

Coronavirus COVID-19 news

Resources for racial justice


What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know

World Health Organization


Universal Classroom- Click to Login or Sign Up for a Class! for more information on Universal Class and Learning Express visit the library’s adult education page.