Brooks Memorial Library

Friends of Brooks Memorial Library

Appreciation Brunch

All members of the Friends of Brooks Memorial Library are invited for a brunch at the library on Saturday, October 26th, 10 am to noon. If you’re not already a member, maybe this would be a good time to join!

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Holiday Book Sale

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Check out the 14th annual Friends Holiday Book Sale, December 12-14 in the Main Reading Room, where you’ll find a wonderful selection of “like new” books, CDs, and DVDs for sale.

Thursday & Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 2pm

Prices are reasonable, and the proceeds go toward supporting library services and high-quality programming.

If you’d like to donate items to the sale, read the guidelines here, and bring your donations to the circulation desk. A flyer about the sale is available here.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer for the event, contact Courtney Carey, Circulation Manager, at or 802-254-5290.

First Wednesdays

The popular First Wednesdays series, free and open to the public, returns for another season at Brooks Memorial Library! Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council and the local businesses listed below, the lectures are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7PM in the Main Reading Room. You’ll find a description of all the lectures here.

We are grateful to our local sponsors, including Against the Grain, Brattleboro Autobody & Detailing, Brattleboro Retreat, Everyone’s Books, GPI Construction, New Chapter, The Richards Group, The Vermont Country Store, and Windham World Affairs Council.

  • 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