Last updated: March 31, 2021
Aldrich Public Library is hiring! We are currently seeking friendly and engaging Substitute Circulation Assistants, to serve patrons by phone, email, and in person. This position will serve at various desks, working with adult, teen, and children’s collections. Hours will be flexible and as needed. Rate of pay is $13.50 per hour.
The Aldrich Public Library relies on less tax revenue than the average library of our size in Vermont. Donations are vital to providing modern library materials, technology, services, and programming for all Barre City and Barre Town residents.
You can donate by
If you shop online, consider using Amazon Smile. Every time you make a purchase using that link, Amazon will donate a small portion to the library at no cost to you.
Book donations, both new and used in good condition (no mold), are accepted throughout the year and either added to our collection or placed in the Friends of the Library's book sale. At this time, please try to limit your book donations to two boxes of books.
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library host fundraising events throughout the year including the annual banquet and auction, book sales, and more. Funds raised are an invaluable resource that supports collection development and makes possible many event series at the library including kids summer crafts, the summer authors series, discussion groups, and more.
The Friends also sell books by local authors as well as library paraphernalia. Stop by to see what they have to offer! All proceeds benefit the Aldrich Public Library.
Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm in the library board room. All are welcome to attend.
Adopt An Author
Do you have a favorite author? Want to be first in line to read his or her latest book? Click here to learn how you can enjoy your favorite authors while supporting the library's diversified collection with your generous (tax-deductible) gift.
Volunteer with Us
“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” - Unknown
Volunteers are the backbone of the Aldrich Public Library. Volunteers help us maintain a welcoming community space through a variety of projects and tasks that include helping us with renovations, shelving books, assisting with programming and library events, book delivery, fundraising, and more.
Call us at 476-7550 to learn how you can join our exceptional team of volunteers at the Aldrich Public Library.