Brooks Memorial Library

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

Our last “Little Free Library”…

The last of the seven “Little Free Libraries” donated to the Friends by the Rotary’s Literacy Project has found a home: Kevin O’Keefe is the happy winner of the fundraising raffle that ended June 2nd.

All the Little Free Libraries were hand-built by the Rotary’s Literacy Project Committee and painted by local artists.

So what exactly are Little Free Libraries?

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The Known World, by Edward P. Jones

First Wednesdays Series: June

June 6 @ 7 pm   ♦   Judith Frank
Amherst professor Judith Frank discusses Edward P. Jones’ 2003 Pulitzer-winning novel The Known World, called “a masterpiece that deserves a place in the American literary canon.” In her talk “The Known World and the Literary Character,” she considers what its unusual approach to characterization can tell us.

Books are available to read in advance (NOT required).

Underwriter: Carole and Geof Gaddis

book sale outdoors

Wish the book sale were still on?

It is! Take a look at the ongoing sale, and take your selections to the circulation desk for payment.

For special books, check out the Friends’ Amazon page  —  a place to purchase rare, beautiful, and specialized books gleaned from book sale donations.

  • First Wednesdays 2017-2018
  • Libraries are for everyone.

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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Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

224 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT  05301