Brooks Memorial Library

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

Philanthropy and Civil Society in Challenging Times

Presenter: Stuart Comstock-Gay, former president of the Vermont Community Foundation
Time: November 3, 7:00pm, via Zoom

The pandemic year of 2020 challenged every aspect of modern community, including our visions of equality, civility, health, and democracy. Stuart Comstock-Gay, who has spent his career addressing issues of community, democracy and civil rights, discusses how civic engagement can help us rebuild our communities and reclaim our dreams.

To register for this talk, click here.

Fall Book Sale

The Friends have postponed their book sale to November 18, 19, & 20. We are looking for volunteers to help with the sale; if you’d like to participate, contact Jeni Clary, the library’s Circulation Manager at 802-254-5290, ext. 0, or

We are also accepting book donations. Donations should be brought to the library’s front desk, but before donating, please review the donation guidelines.

BookPage is back …

Get the scoop on the best new books across all genres. The Friends have renewed the library’s subscription to BookPage, an editorially-independent monthly magazine featuring only books it highly recommends.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Friends is to support the Brooks Library through advocacy, public relations, and fundraising in order to provide the highest quality library services to the community.

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Brattleboro, VT  05301