Welcome to Greensboro Free Library

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Greensboro Free Library is open for in-person visits as well as curbside pickup of materials on Tuesday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and Sunday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Click to link to our Catalogs Page to search our library catalog, view a detailed list of new books, and reserve titles for pickup.  Call us at 533-2531 or email us at [email protected] to request books, movies, magazines, printed forms such as tax forms, and even garden seeds.  or to make an appointment. Details about the pickup process are available here.

Go to the Coronavirus Update page to find information about the making the appointment and what you need to do once your get there.

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Library Hours

Mon., Wed. Closed
Tue. 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu. - Fri. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

These hours are for curbside pickup and library visits.

Address

53 Wilson Street
Greensboro, Vermont 05841

Contact

802-533-2531
[email protected]

The Greensboro Free Library’s mission is to bring its community together by providing resources and programs for lifelong learning, enrichment and access to the world of information.

Enjoy our cozy seating, catch up on daily and monthly periodicals, check out books and materials or join us for a program. Engage with friends and neighbors, and broaden your horizons.

Kanopy Films

Kanopy offers alternative, independent, critically acclaimed and educational films including Kanopy Kids, educational films for 2-6 year olds and the Great Courses series. This is offered through Kanopy Films . You will need your library patron barcode to register. To get your library card number, e-mail the library at [email protected]

Audio & Digital Books

The library offers free downloadable books and audiobooks through RBDigital. Simply register for an account with your library card number to access new and popular titles. E-mail the library at [email protected] if you would like help registering and using Recorded Books Digital or need your library card number . 

Upcoming Events
  • VINS Owl Event
    04/23/2021  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    More info coming soon!
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  • GFL Book Club
    04/29/2021  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Greensboro Free Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87416405193?pwd=QnltS3d5R1pWMVIyK3JvMWZNWUIxQT09 Meeting ID: 874 1640 5193 Passcode: GFL…
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Learn the meditative art of Zentangle® to create images from structured repetitive patterns, called tangles. See calendar for Zoom address.

Internet Access @ GFL

We have great internet access, 100 MBPS, and 7 public computers for your use. We invite you to come inside during open hours. Feel free to access the internet with your device from our porch or parking lot.

Blindside by James Patterson and James O. Born
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Blindside by James Patterson and James O. Born

“The daughter of New York’s mayor is missing, and Det. Michael Bennett’s son is in jail. So they agree to trade help, with Michael investigating a homicide victim tied to both the computer-smart daughter and an ambitious hacking operation. The string of nasty murders that follows eventually affects national security, complicating matters by bringing in…

The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Famly Will Ever Make by Ron Lieber
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The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Famly Will Ever Make by Ron Lieber

“Contains an implicit analysis and critique of higher education as a system, by acknowledging the inequities that exist at every level from recruitment to admissions to financial aid. It’s a how-to book that will also make you think, ‘But why?’” — New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice

Old Enough to Save the Planet by Loll Kirby
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Old Enough to Save the Planet by Loll Kirby

“Duel at Araluen” by John Flanagan — “King Duncan and Princess Cassandra are trapped in the south tower of Castle Araluen and under near-constant attack from the Red Fox Clan. Sir Horace and Ranger Commandant Gilan are holed up in an old hill fort, surrounded by the enemy. And Ranger’s apprentice Maddie is the only…

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

“Compulsively readable . . . In exquisite detail, the book describes the devastating dysfunction in Shuggie’s family, centering on his mother’s alcoholism and his father’s infidelities, which are skillfully related from a child’s viewpoint . . . As it beautifully and shockingly illustrates how Shuggie ends up alone, this novel offers a testament to the…

A Young People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
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A Young People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

“Beginning with a look at Christopher Columbus’s arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then leading the reader through the struggles for workers’ rights, women’s rights, and civil rights during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and ending with the current protests against continued American imperialism, Zinn in the volumes of A Young People’s History…

Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory by Claudio Saunt
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Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory by Claudio Saunt

“Jones and Lee, editor and submission reader, respectively, for the New York Times Modern Love column, assemble a charming assortment of brief tales of love from the popular column. Each of the 175 selections distill a story of love into fewer than 100 words. While romantic love predominates, there are stories of love between parents and children,…

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
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The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

“Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story of love, courage, and sacrifice…combines gritty realism with emotionally rich characters and lyrical prose that rings brightly and true from the first line”― Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Become a Magician
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Become a Magician

The library is pleased to offer a new video series designed to educate and entertain called “Becoming a Magician”. This successful, self-guided course is free. It teaches students ages 8-80 enough magic to do a 30-minute performance and includes, along with teaching the magic tricks, acting and storytelling skills so the performance is fun and…

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in A Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick
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Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in A Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick

“Outstanding . . . A book not only about modern Tibet but one that helps explain the current, poisonous moment in China.”—Financial Times

Dog Man: Grime and Punishment
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Dog Man: Grime and Punishment

“Dog Man: Grime and Punishment” by Dav Pilkey — “High-intensity, heartwarming, and, above all, hysterically funny.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat
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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat

“Soontornvat’s narrative nonfiction account shares these events and those that led to the rescue along with intricate details about caverns, sump diving, and other scientific details that emphasize the harrowing conditions of the rescue. She also touches on Thai culture, immigration issues, Buddhism, and religion…This stellar nonfiction work reads like a heart-pounding adventure story. Every…

The Evening and Morning by Ken Follett
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The Evening and Morning by Ken Follett

“[An] absorbing and lengthy saga of life in a chaotic and unstable England on the cusp of the Middle Ages . . . Fans of Follett’s ever-popular Kingsbridge series . . . will flock to this . . . while intrigued newcomers can start here.” —Booklist