Our Youth Services Librarian, Sarah Snow has attended training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative since 2011. She is certified to present VELI Storytimes that incorporate many different ways of learning in order to help children to be prepared for school readiness and get used to being a group. Please come and join us on Monday or Thursday for Storytime, 10-11 am, year round. Look on our website: www.brownpubliclibrary.org for our youth calendar that will give you information on what themes are scheduled for each month. Learn more about the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative at your library.
YOUTH VOLUNTEER APPLICATION: If you would like to help with youth programming at the library, please fill out the Youth Volunteer Application
LISTEN UP! VERMONT: The Brown Public Library, as a member of the Green Mountain Consortium, provides a downloadable e-book and audio book service for adults, kids and teens.
UNIVERSAL CLASS: An online educational resource available to every public library in Vermont. It gives library patrons access to over 500 free online courses from hobbies to job skills to education and test preparation and more. All you need to register is your library bar code number. Self-paced courses with real instructors have video-based lessons, graded tests, a collaborative learning environment, and certificates of achievement. To register go to http://vermontstate.universalclass.com/register.htm or call the library (485-4621) for more information.
HERITAGEQUEST ONLINE: Search various databases valuable in genealogical research.