THE COLLECTION AND SERVICES: The library collection includes books, large print books, magazines, audio CDs and tape cassettes, and DVDs and video cassettes. Additional material is available through interlibrary loan. Fax, photocopying, and scanning services are also available. The library maintains ten public access computers, including an AWE Early Literacy Station designed for children between ages 2 and 8. The library delivers books to patrons who are homebound and also provides reading materials at the Northfield Senior Center on the third Thursday of the month.
AMERICAN PRECISION MUSEUM PASS: The museum contains the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation. It is located in Windsor, VT on VT State Highway Route 5. We were provided a Family Admission Pass.
BILLINGS FARM AND MUSEUM PASS in Woodstock, VT, is both a Jersey farm and a museum of Vermont's rural history. The library pass allows free general admission for a family of two adults and all children under age 18.
SHELBURNE FARMS PASS is a 1,400 acre working farm and education center located on Lake Champlain in Shelburne, VT. The two library guest cards each provide free family admission to the walking trails and the children's farmyard. Property tours are not included.
THE ECHO LEAHY CENTER - BORROW A BOOK, BORROW THE PASS: The pass is valid daily for two adults and three children to pay a reduced admission of $4.00 per person to visit the Center. Just ask at the library's circulation desk to "borrow the Echo pass." Show the pass to the staff at the front desk at the Echo Leahy Center. And then, return the pass to the library so another family can experience ECHO at the same discounted rate.
VERMONT HISTORIC SITES PASS: This pass admits up to 8 people in one vehicle to the following sites: Hubbarton Battlefield, Cal PASSvin Coolidge Site, Bennington Monument, Mt Independence, Justin Morrill Homestead, the Old Constitution House, Chimney Point, Hyde Park Log Cabin, Chester Arthur Site, Ethan Allen Monument, Eureka Schoolhouse and Underwater Historic Preserves.
SELECTED VERMONT STATE PARKS PASS: A pass to selected Vermont state parks is now available to our patrons. The pass provides free entry (between 10 am and sunset) to the day use areas of 36 Vermont state parks. Up to eight people in one vehicle can use the pass, which is checked out for two days at a time. The pass is provided by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation and the Vermont Department of Libraries. Just ask for the pass at the circulation desk, and then be sure to return it on time so it's available for others to use.