Lawrence Memorial Library 40 North Street, Bristol, Vermont
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Monday 10:00-5:00
Tuesday 10:00-8:00
Wednesday 1:00-5:00
Thursday 10:00-8:00
Friday 1:00-5:00
Saturday 9:00-1:00

Days closed
New Year's Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Veteran's Day/ Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

The next Board Meeting of the Lawrence Memorial Library will be held at the library at 7pm on October 15th. Board Meetings are open to all.
The agenda can be found

Welcome to

Bristol's gateway to a world of information
for all who delight in discovery through reading, watching, and listening.
~nurturing the intellectual and cultural life of our Bristol community~

Trivia Tuesday!

7-9pm every Tuesday
Snap's Restaurant
Main Street in Bristol

Eating, drinking, and quick thinking!

Put together a team of 4-6 people or come solo and we'll find you a group.
 $2/person entry fee will fund a cash prize for the top scoring team.
 All ages welcome!

Presented by Lawrence Memorial Library,
hosted by Snap's, and supported by
 Kimball's Office Services.

And don't forget about these great services!

If you are prompted for a username or password, please call the library.

Universal Class Learn something new today! Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.

To start learning with Universal Class, just click the above link and type in your 14 digit code. The code begins with 2VSNS, and ends with your patron barcode. To make it 14 digits, add as many zeros in between as you need. So, if your patron number is 4532366, the code you would enter is 2VSNS004532366. If your patron number was 2366, the code you would enter is 2VSNS000002366. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the library.

Heritage Quest helps you research local and family history, with census data; genealogies; books; Revolutionary War era pension & bounty-land warrant application files; Freedman's Bank records (the Bank was served African Americans from 1865-1874); and Memorials, Petitions and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress

Gale's Research, Full-text, and Learning / Career Resources. New services include:

Career Transitions ~ an online career guidance center that walks you through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Use a step-by-step approach to 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess your interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.
Powerspeak Languages ~ Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods.
InfoTrac Newstand ~ an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows you to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other criteria. A one-stop source for the day's news, and searchable archives covering more than 1,000 newspapers.

On April 22, 2011 the Vermont House recognized our library and its service to the Bristol community for the past 100 years. See a copy of the special resolution (this is a large file and may take time to load).

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Staff Members Board Members
Library Director
Nancy Wilson
Children's Librarian
Marita Bathe-Schine
Young Adult Librarian
Paulita Washburn
Circulation Desk
Lynn Goldsmith
Moira Garrity 453-7741
Jill Mackler 453-3353
Caroline Engvall 453-7817
Mary Yates 453-7177
Jim Stapleton 453-5060


Book Character Making Workshop

Fall story times resume on September 15th!  Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30am with stories, songs, movement, puppets and crafts.

In its fourth year now.......the Lego Club will be starting Wednesday, September 17th, from 3:15 to 4:30pm led again by Victor Hinojosa.

A Monday session might be added, if there is enough interest.

Please call LML at 453-2366 to sign up.

Now available from Overdrive -- e-books! And don't forget the great audiobooks available as well!

Family Passes

Billings Farm & Museum

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center

Echo Lake & Aquarium Center

One World Library Project : a growing collection of personally recommended books, films & other media to help enlighten our community about world cultures.
40 North Street
Bristol, VT 05443
Phone: (802) 453-2366