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LIBRARY HOURS: Tues 9:30am–6:00pm; Weds 1:00pm–8:00pm; Thurs 3:00pm-6:00pm; Sat 9:30am–3:00pm; CLOSED Sun, Mon, Fri

Guilford Free Library in the spring

Welcome

Since 1892, the Guilford Free Library has nurtured the lifelong learning and reading interests of residents of Guilford, Vermont, and beyond. Stop in to browse the books, use the free wi-fi, attend a club, or just say hi to neighbors!

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Watch Cathi’s “Commencement” party 

Cathi Wilken's "Commencement" party celebrated her 26 years as GFL's Library Director and sent her off on her new adventures! On Saturday June 22, Guilfordites gathered to share strawberry treats and Cathi stories. Enjoy the video!

GFL Summer Camp is Nearly Here

The GFL is proud to announce the upcoming 2024 Summer Camp Reading Programs

Our Mission

In a small, informal, user-friendly setting, the Guilford Free Library nurtures the life-long learning and reading interests of residents of the town of Guilford and the surrounding rural towns. It is also a center of cultural life for Guilford, Vermont.

Upcoming Events

  • Cribbage at the Guilford Free Library
    Cribbage at the Guilford Free Library
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 20
    Guilford
    Jul 20, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Guilford, 4024 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Jul 20, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Guilford, 4024 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    An afternoon of pegging entertainment with cribbage boards and cards.
  • Storytime
    Storytime
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 23
    Guilford
    Jul 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Guilford, 4024 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Guilford, 4024 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Join us for storytime!
  • Storytime at the Guilford Central School Garden
    Storytime at the Guilford Central School Garden
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 24
    Guilford
    Jul 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Guilford, 374 School Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Guilford, 374 School Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    A special summer storytime and snack at the GCS garden.
  • The Library Astronomy Club hosts Electric Persieds
    The Library Astronomy Club hosts Electric Persieds
    Mon, Aug 12
    Guilford
    Aug 12, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Guilford, 49 Carpenter Hill Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Aug 12, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Guilford, 49 Carpenter Hill Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Meteor shower stargazing with Live Ambient Music
  • Hot Dog Roast
    Hot Dog Roast
    Wed, Aug 14
    Guilford
    Aug 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Guilford, 4024 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Aug 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Guilford, 4024 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301, USA
    Let's celebrate another successful season of summer camp at the library with a hot dog roast!
“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life.”

Sidney Sheldon

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