Please Note:

Monday 8/9/21 we will only be open from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you.

August 7, 2021 at 12:49 pm Leave a comment


The Arvin A. Brown Public Library



Saturday, August 14th at 9:30 a.m. backyard of library

Rain place: at the Town Hall (right next door)

EVERYONE WELCOME!Contact info: 802-848-3313

July 30, 2021 at 3:33 pm Leave a comment


Arvin A. Brown Public Library
Win an autographed copy of Louise Penny’s new book
The Madness of Crowds

A Chief Inspector
Gamache Novel
Every time you read a book, enter for a chance to win!
Just fill out a raffle slip with your name and
contact information at the library check out desk.

Book published August 24th
Drawing to be held on Friday, August 27th at Noon.

July 30, 2021 at 3:17 pm Leave a comment

Read & Win a Day at the Fair

2021 Champlain Valley Fair Read & Win Program for students grades K-8. Just present the filled in voucher you were provided to your librarian in exchange for one “Read & Win” ribbon. The ribbon will be valid for one free admission to the 2021 Champlain Valley Fair on any day. Ribbons should be fastened to the students’ shirt or jacket for proper identification. The ribbon will also entitle the bearer to one free ice cream from the Dairy Bar. For more Information, or (802)878-5545.


July 26, 2021 at 10:43 am Leave a comment

echo Pass

The echo pass has arrived!

July 19, 2021 at 2:39 pm Leave a comment

Summer Readers at NOTCH Daycamp

July 5, 2021 at 2:36 pm Leave a comment


The Southern Vermont Museum of Natural History~Wildlife Tales~

by storytelling naturalist, Michael Clough

Thursday, July 15th at 10 a.m. at the Richford Playground

Take a literary journey around the world as Michael shares tales of animals and magic. With each story, a live animal will visit to bring a natural history piece to the myth and legends! 

All are WELCOME!

Sponsored by the VT Department of Libraries & The Arvin A. Brown Public Library

Contact info:   848-3313

June 30, 2021 at 3:32 pm Leave a comment


Check out the FAMILY POOL PASS! Good for a visit to the pool at the St. Albans City Pool.
Thanks to RiseVT!

June 25, 2021 at 1:55 pm Leave a comment

Birds of Vermont Museum Pass

One free admission with one paid admission

Valid May 1 to October 31st, 2021

Use of this Library Pass limited to once per season, per patron.

Not valid for special events.

June 25, 2021 at 1:12 pm Leave a comment


begins on Monday, June 28. Meet at the Richford Playground from 8:30 am to Noon time Monday-Friday.

July 15th:Michael Clough, Wildlife Tales

July 28th:Modern Times Theatre

Reading Records & Stamps, Book Marks and SLUSHIE raffles!

June 21, 2021 at 3:59 pm Leave a comment

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