The Library IS OPEN on Tuesdays and Saturdays!




Closed Saturdays Nov 26, Dec 24 & Dec 31, 2022

Join us the first Saturday of each month for storytime!

We’ll gather at 10 a.m. for stories and play. We have LOTS of new children’s books, so come explore!

All are welcome.

Saturdays Dec 3, 2022 Jan 7, 2023 Feb 4, 2023

March 4, 2023 April 1, 2023 10:00 AM

New books!

Chrissy & Katie

Clif kick-off event at Waterville Elementary School Nov 4, 2022

Chrissy, Patty, Katie & Duncan

New Clif books at Waterville Town Library

Children’s Literacy Foundation Awards Rural Libraries Grants

Waterbury Center, VT: The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) has selected 12 public libraries across Vermont and New Hampshire as recipients of its 2022-2023 Rural Libraries grant program. Each of the chosen sites will receive two storytelling performances hosted by CLiF’s professional presenters, new books for the public library, new books for the local elementary school library, a mini-grant for library programming, and new books for children to choose and keep for themselves.

The 2022-2023 libraries are: ● James A. Tuttle Library, Antrim, NH ● Philbrick-James Library, Deerfield, NH ● Hampton Falls Free Library, Hampton Falls, NH ● Josiah Carpenter Library, Pittsfield, NH ● Hill Library, Strafford, NH ● Thornton Public Library, Thornton, NH ● Bethel Public Library, Bethel, VT ● Coventry Village School, Coventry, VT ● Leach Public Library, Irasburg, VT● Whitingham Free Public Library, Jacksonville, VT ● Salisbury Free Public Library, Salisbury, VT ● Waterville Town Library, Waterville, VT

Updates on library hours, events, and trustee meetings will be posted here, on Facebook, and Front Porch Forum, and in the News & Citizen. Masks are optional at this time. With your library card you can check out a book or a library pass, read an e-book or listen to an audio book at Listen Up! Vermont or with the Libby app. Do you want to read a newspaper or magazine, look up something you're interested in or help your child with a project or home school? Try the Vermont Online Library. Send us an email to get a library card or visit in person. The Waterville Town Library is run by a dedicated group of volunteers and our library trustees. We are always looking for new ideas and new volunteers. Help make the library a vibrant learning place: Sign up to be a volunteer. The next trustee meeting will be Dec 14, 2022 at 6:00pm. Send an email to librarian@watervillelib.org to receive our occasional newsletter and event updates, to use the library by appointment, to get a library card number or password. Please be patient if the library has to close due to volunteers not available to staff the library. Thank you.

Here's a great healthy opportunity from Healthy Lamoille Valley

Live Your Why: Passport Edition

3rd - 8th graders can earn a $30 valued prize!

Deadline - December 30th, 2022

3rd-8th graders, complete and submit all 6 Share Your Why activity sheets for a $30 valued prize: an art supply kit or gift certificate to Power Play Sports. These activity sheets are a way for you to explore new interests and deepen ones you already have with the option to share those interests with other local youth. Submit your activity sheets before October 31st and be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card! To learn more about the program, including activity ideas and where to pick up and submit the sheets, visit www.healthylamoillevalley.org/passport Packets will be available at the library.

Visit our Tiny Library to pick up a free book any time!

Street Address: 850 VT Route 109 Waterville, VT 05492

Contact us: librarian@watervillelib.org

A gathering place for Waterville residents of all ages with access to

entertainment, ideas, information, and inspiration