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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
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
“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
“Dog Man: Grime and Punishment” by Dav Pilkey — “High-intensity, heartwarming, and, above all, hysterically funny.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Library Catalogs & Subscriptions
Greensboro Free Library Catalog
Search our online catalog to see what books we have at the library, to place a book on hold, or to view new arrivals to our collection.
If you don’t find what you’re looking for, call the library (802-533-2531) or complete the online form below.
Vermont Libraries Catalog (Clover)
Search the entire catalog of Vermont’s public libraries Clover website. This is a terrific resource if you would like to locate a book at a nearby library or if you would like to request a book through Interlibrary Loan.
To request a specific book or resource, call the library (802-533-2531) or complete the online form below under Renew & Reserve Interlibrary Loan.
Audio & Digital Books
Using the Vermont Department of Libraries collection at the Libby App you can download audio music, books and ebooks to a computer, CD, iPod, iPad, Kindle or MP3 player anywhere in the world where you have internet access. The program includes over 9,000 fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, children and young adults. New titles are added each month. Go to Audio and Digital Books to learn how to register.
With the Kanopy Films home page you can view almost 30,000 alternative, independent, critically acclaimed and educational films. There are over 6,000 films in the Great Courses series here and Kanopy Kids offers educational films for children 2-6. Go to Kanopy Films to learn how to register.
Online Continuing Education Classes
Universal Class provides over 500 online continuing education classes.
Please e-mail the library at [email protected] to get your patron number, go to Universal Class and enter your library card number to set up a new account.
Vermont Online Library
The Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic information databases on a variety of topics geared to a variety of age levels, for both generalists and specialists. The information is produced by known and trusted publishers and licensed by the State of Vermont from the Gale Group. It includes magazines, journals and newspapers. These resources are available to you 24-hours-a-day from not only your participating local library, but your home, your office – or anywhere Internet access is available.
Please e-mail the library at [email protected] to get your patron number, go to Vermont Online Library and enter your library bar code number to set up a new account.
Renew, Reserve & Interlibrary Loan
To renew or reserve an item at the library, or to request an item from Interlibrary Loan, call the library, stop in or fill out the forms below.
Please note: “best-sellers” which have a two-week checkout are non-renewable.
Regular books, audiotapes, videos and magazines may be renewed twice except when the material is “on reserve” for another patron.
Reserve is for a two-week period from the time we process this form.
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