New Kits!

Get a head start on bird identification!

January 27, 2021 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

Community Book Discussion

The Hate U Give – Community Book Discussion

Wed Feb 17, 2021 3pm – 4pm  

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Free copies of The Hate U Give are available at the library. Sponsored by Vermont Reads 2020. For more information call 848-3313, email –, website –

January 27, 2021 at 11:45 am Leave a comment


Thanks to funding from the CLiF Mini Grant, juvenile preloaded audio books, Playaways, are available for checkout.

January 18, 2021 at 3:09 pm Leave a comment

Expanded COVID-19 Testing

January 13, 2021 at 2:02 pm Leave a comment

AIR PURIFIERS ARE HERE. Thanks to grant funds from the UVM Extension and Office of Engagement, the library has 5 air purifiers.

January 8, 2021 at 4:40 pm Leave a comment


Happy new year 2021 with fireworks background. Celebration New Year 2021 royalty free stock images

December 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm Leave a comment

Curbside and by Appointment

Starting Monday, Dec. 7th the Library will be open by appointment and curbside only. You can call us Mon., Wed., or Fri., between 10-6 or Sat 9-1 @ 848-3313 to make the arrangement that works best for you. You can also e-mail us at

December 2, 2020 at 1:05 pm Leave a comment

Closed Friday, November 27th

We’ll be closed Friday, 

November 27th, day after 

Thanksgiving Holiday

Enjoy your leftovers!

November 25, 2020 at 4:52 pm Leave a comment

New Books!

November 21, 2020 at 12:27 pm Leave a comment


Here is the link to view our slide show of library programs, new materials, grants and community support in 2020.


November 18, 2020 at 3:33 pm Leave a comment

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Vermont Online Library

The Vermont Online Library gives you access to genealogical information records in HeritageQuest Database, Wilson Database has biographical information and the Gale consists of many databases covering a wide range of topics; some of the most popular are the Health and Wellness module and the newspaper and magazine article module. This is also a great resource for students.

Downloadable Audiobooks

Arvin A Brown Library, as part of ListenUp!Vermont, is pleased to now offer downloadable audiobooks from our website. There are hundreds titles available! You will need your Arvin A Brown Library card number to download an audiobook. Click on the icon below to get to the download site.

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What's the library worth to you? Check out the value of your use of the library with this neat calculator! The per capita taxpayer support of the library is about $20 in Richford. Are you getting your money's worth? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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