Brooks Memorial Library

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

An Emerson for Our Time

First Wednesdays Series: April

April 4 @ 7 pm    ♦    Barry O’Connell
Drawing on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essays “The American Scholar,” “Self-Reliance,” and “Experience,” Amherst professor emeritus Barry O’Connell explores the many ways Emerson’s writings continue to offer insights that can make our lives more open and fruitful.

First Wednesdays Series: May

May 2 @ 7 pm    ♦    James Maroney
Georgia O’Keeffe produced over 2,000 works in her 75-year career. James Maroney, the former Head of American Paintings at both Sotheby’s and Christie’s and the person who conducted her estate appraisal after her death, presents a critical evaluation of her best work.

Summer Book Sale

Looking for some summer reading? Come to the Friends of the Library Book Sale on May 31 to June 2 (Strolling of the Heifers weekend)  —  you’ll find lots of good books, plus DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, and puzzles.

Thursday & Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 1 pm

Donations can be brought to the main circulation desk any time the library is open. If you’re planning to donate, please read the donation guidelines.

  • 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