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898 Main Street (Rte. 2A) Colchester, VT 05446

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We're located just down the road from Claussen's Greenhouse and Union Memorial School.

New phone number
(adult and children):

(802) 264-5660



Welcome to Burnham Memorial Library

Schedule Notes

  • The library will be closed from 12-2 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 16. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • We will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 24 to Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas Holiday. The library will be open normally on Saturday, Dec. 27 (9 am-3 pm).

Tabletop Gaming Night - Dec. 29

Are you interested in Euro-style board games (like Settlers of Catan or Ticket to Ride), pen & paper role playing games (like Dungeons & Dragons), or collectible card games (like Magic the Gathering)? No matter your level of experience, join us for an evening of games of all kinds, on Monday, Dec. 29, at 5:30 pm. The session takes place at the Colchester Meeting House, next door to the library. For participants age 14 to adult.


Would you like to helps us out? The library currently has openings for volunteers to assist with shelving books. Stop by the library for an application, or more information! You can read about Cris Herrlich, one of our many dedicated volunteers, in this recent Burlington Free Press Article.

Holiday Events in December

Cider & Cookie Week - Dec. 8-12. Stop in for homemade cookies and spiced cider, compliments of library staff.

Annual Gingerbread House Contest - You can drop off your entry starting Dec. 1; voting starts Dec. 8. Build a tasty gingerbread structure, and bring it to the library for our annual contest. We'll display your creations and every entrant will be eligible for a raffled basket of goodies. Gingerbread kits are welcome, and family entries are very much encouraged. Guidelines and entry forms are available at the library or right here.

New Item List (Updated 11/26/14)

After a significant absence, we will again be listing recent acquisitions on our website. If you'd like to put one of these new items on hold, you can login to your online account, e-mail us, or call us at 264-5660. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments. Here are the links:

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The December calendar of events is available! Here's a list of our upcoming events:

Monday, Dec. 15
No events

Tuesday, Dec. 16
Library closed from 12-2 pm
10:30 am Holiday Storytime
4:30 pm Drop-In Yoga

Wednesday, Dec. 17
1 pm Preschool Music with Derek
6-8 pm Knitters/Needleworkers (Lib)
6:30 pm Pajama Story Time
6:30 pm Scrabble Meetup

Thursday, Dec. 18
4 pm Library Trustees Meeting

Friday, Dec. 19
Library opens at 12 pm
No Events

Saturday, Dec. 20
9:30 am-3 pm One-on-One Tutoring
10 am Saturday Drop-In Story Time

Monday, Dec. 22
No events

Tuesday, Dec. 23
10:30 am Holiday Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 24
Library Closed for Christmas

Thursday, Dec. 25
Library Closed for Christmas

Friday, Dec. 26
Library Closed for Christmas

Saturday, Dec. 27
10 am Saturday Drop-In Story Time

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