About the Library

Children’s Room

Our Children’s Room is a warm and welcoming space for use by young people and their families. Come in and enjoy our Picture Books, Board Books, Easy Readers, Juvenile Fiction, Magazines and Graphic Novels collections. We have a variety of toys, blocks, Legos, stuffed animals, craft supplies and other manipulatives that children may use to create their own stories and bring their imaginations to life!

Just outside the Children’s Room we have Juvenile Nonfiction, Audio Books and DVD’s. In the same area is our Young Adult collection including YA Graphic Novels, Fiction, Audio Books, with a separate seating area for older readers.

Throughout the year occasional children’s programs are held and during the summer we offer an engaging Summer Reading program with activities and prizes.

Digital Resources For Kids & Families

Ebooks & Audiobooks A wide selection of new and classic juvenile and YA ebooks and audiobooks.

Kanopy Kids features a collection of films and TV series including history, science, and languages through entertaining and educational videos. Included is an array of favorite animated picture books, animated and narrated language lessons, movies, television series from PBS, and more.

Learning Express helps you prepare for important exams like ACT, SAT, AP Tests or get support earning your high school equivalency degree. Learning Express also has preparation support for many other career and academic tests.

Mango Language Learning Access self-paced online classes in over 70 languages.

Check out our Museum Passes to a local museum or park.

  • Brattleboro Museum of Arts & Culture
  • Vermont State Parks
  • Vermont State Historic Sites
  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Books Art
  • MassMOCA
  • Montshire Museum
  • Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Garden
  • The Retreat Farm
  • Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences (VINS)
  • The Fort at Number 4

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