Brooks Memorial Library

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

The Full Vermonty

On Saturday, May 19, at 2pm, Jeff Danziger, political cartoonist, will be reading from The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump, a book he co-wrote with Bill Mares. The book features writings from a host of local contributors, all giving their take on life in the age of Trump.

The event will take place in the Main Room of the library, directly after the 1pm Annual Meeting of the Friends.

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.

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

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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