Upcoming book discussions

August 31, 6pm
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

September 28, 6pm
The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris

October 26, 6pm
Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper

Demon Copperfield, by
Barbara Kingsolver

This Tender Land by
William Kent Krueger

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Library Renovation Planning

Orwell Free Library and Ethan M. and Eliza T. Wright Memorial Library boards are working to update our building and operations to ensure our library operates sustainably, is accessible to all, and serves our communities current and future needs.

Our vision list includes an ADA accessible bathroom and thresholds, historically restored windows and front door system, parking area book return, more patron space within the current footprint and more.

Adopt-an-Author program

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Passes to VT Attractions

Headed to one of our regional attractions sometime soon? The library provides free & discounted passes to many! See what’s available below. VINS (Vermont Institute of Natural Science) In Quechee with card, discounted $5 fee per person Shelburne Farms Shelburne Free family admission up to 2 adults and the children of one household. Includes walking … Continue reading Passes to VT Attractions

Palace Project at OFL

More ebooks and audiobooks are now available for Orwell residents through The Palace App! Palace is special – it combines e-content from multiple sources into one app. You will find items purchased by the Vermont Department of Libraries, public domain items, and the entire collection from Overdrive (Libby). Download the Palace Project App on your … Continue reading Palace Project at OFL

Summer Reading Wrap-Up

Time to celebrate a fantastic summer of reading by the Orwell community! Our elementary aged children collectively read and reported over 200 hours. 8 tots and preschoolers participated in our Rubber Ducky Club, earning rubber ducks or dinos by completing early literacy tasks with their families. Adult patrons at OFL read and reported more than … Continue reading Summer Reading Wrap-Up

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