Our Summer Reading Program starts June 22nd and offers a variety of virtual, take home, and outdoor activities, as well as volunteer opportunities for teens. Learn more on our Summer Reading page or check out our Events Calendar for program details.

Materials (books, dvds, etc.) may be requested for pick up in our rear vestibule on weekdays between 10am and 6pm. You can place a hold in the library catalog, by calling us at (802) 878-6955, or emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Holds and email requests received by 5pm will be available for same-day pick-up. Phone in requests received by 5:30pm will also be available for same-day pick-up. We will call you when your request is ready. Digital audiobook and ebooks are also available for download at Listen Up Vermont.

Ongoing Events

Brownell offers a variety of programs for tweens, including opportunities to read, investigate, create, connect, and just have fun. 

Please note, these programs fall under our regular schedule, which runs October through mid-MaySee our Events Calendar for up-to-date information and a full listing of events.


Read with a licensed Therapy Dog*

Practice Reading with Pugsly on Mondays, 3:15-4:15pm

Practice reading with Daisy on Tuesdays, 3-4pm

Tuesday Drop-In Programs*

We offer a variety of drop-in programs on Tuesday Early Release Days: collaborative art projects, games, movies, crafts, and more. 

Programs start around 3pm (movies may start a little earlier)

Wonder Wednesdays*

Make, experiment, collaborate, explore your curiosity.

Check the calendar or call the library for details on this week's program.

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm

Dungeons & Dragons*

Embark on quests in this fantasy role-playing game.

Best for sixth grade and older.

Second and fourth Friday of the month. Come at 5:30pm for help with character development. The game runs 6:30-8:30pm.

Dorothy’s List Group for Homeschoolers*

Homeschool students read and discuss this year’s Dorothy’s List nominees.

For fourth through eighth grade.

Third Wednesday of the month, 1:30-2:30pm

October through March

Saturday Afternoon Movie*

       One Saturday a month.


*Programming from mid-May through September may vary.  Please check out event calendar for the most up to date information.