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The South Burlington Public Library is creating a community-sourced cookbook of “comfort food” recipes, and we want yours! If you are a hunter, a forager, a gardener, or just someone who enjoys the bounty…
Beginning on Friday, May 15, seeds from our Seed Library will be available to take during curbside pickup on Fridays, 1-3 p.m. while supplies last.  Thanks to High Mowing Seed Company, you can get started…
Everyone knows about the Friends of the South Burlington Public Library, and how your membership helps support SBPL. You may not know that the FOL supports the library and its readers through the purchase…
Many of you know about the Vermont Humanities Council (VHC) through our collaborations with them over time. They have brought experts to the Library to talk about composers, wars distant and near, literature,…
Dear Library Users: It was with a heavy heart that we closed the South Burlington Library on March 17 at 2:00 pm. The City of South Burlington, in coordination with the Chair of our Board of Trustees,…
The Vermont Department of Libraries will discontinue its subscription to HeritageQuest, an online genealogical research database, as of January 1, 2020. Better access to genealogical records is available…
If you’ve ever walked to the back of our library to borrow a movie or an audio book, then you’ve walked right by our Children’s Nonfiction section.  Tucked between the last row of adult fiction and the…
Ready to buy or change plans for 2020 on Vermont Health Connect? Open enrollment is here, beginning November 1 and ending December 15, 2019. Choosing the right health insurance plan can be a daunting…
Do your kids come home from school talking about Red Clover picture books? Borrow them from the public library! Each spring, since 1997, Vermont schoolchildren in grades K-4 vote for their favorite from…
Are you a member of a book group? Did you know that the Library has over 80 multiple copy book sets, most containing 10 to 12 copies each? Titles include Educated, All the Light We Cannot See, and Pachinko, just…