Phased Reopening Plan for COVID Operations:
Brownell is in Phase 1 of reopening, and we are currently offering curbside pickup.
To book an appointment to browse the collection click “Book Some Browse Time” above, or click "Book Some Computer Time" above for computer use. Appointments are currently paused.
  • You can also call our Main Desk at 878-6955 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday between 10am-6pm, and Wednesdays between 12pm-8pm to schedule an appointment.  
  • We are not taking walk-ins at this time, please call ahead to see if appointments are available.
Curbside service will be offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10am to 6pm. Wednesdays 12pm-8pm.
  • Place books, DVDs, etc on hold at, by calling us at (802)878-6955 for the Adult Department or (802)-878-6956 for the Youth Department, or emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will call you when your request is ready.
  • Because we are still encouraged to Be Smart and Stay Safe, all materials will be checked out to you for three weeks.
  • For curbside pick up of prints use our email to print form

Our outdoor book drop is open for returns 24/7.
  • Returned items are quarantined before being checked in, please expect returns to be reflected in your account in about a week.

Downloadable audiobooks and ebooks are also available through Libby or Overdrive:

To get a library card:
  • For Village residents, we can offer a temporary virtual card which will provide access to digital services. For a virtual card contact the library by phone, email, by filling out this online form
  • To get a physical card, fill out the online form above and send us a picture of your ID or a piece of mail with your name and current address on it.  We will mail you the card.
We are also offering digital programming and take home kits.  

Wifi is available outside the building 24/7.

Be well,
Brownell Staff