Brooks Memorial Library

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

On this page you’ll find events supported or sponsored by the Friends. Most of these events are free; fundraiser events will display buttons for online sales of tickets — you’ll be able to pay online or just reserve a ticket and pay at the door.

There are many other events at the library, so you may want to check the library calendar as well. A flyer for the 2017-2018 First Wednesdays season is available here.

If you have any questions about this page, please email us.

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May 2018

Summer Book Sale

May 31 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 1:00 pm
Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Looking for some summer reading? Come to the Friends of the Library Book Sale on the Strolling of the Heifers weekend, May 31 to June 2, where 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

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June 2018

Raffling the last Little Free Library

June 2 @ 10:00 am
Brooks Memorial Library Main Floor, 224 Main Street,
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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In this unique Friends fundraiser, there is now only one "Little Free Library" remaining for sale ($300) and one to be raffled ($5 a ticket).

They were all 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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First Wednesdays Series: June

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooks Memorial Library Main Floor, 224 Main Street,
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Known World, by Edward P. Jones

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).

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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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Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

224 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT  05301