Winter Storytimes starting January 9th
Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 am

More Than Just Books!

In addition to new books, audio CDs and DVD’s for ‘readers’ from birth to middle school age, you can also check out snowshoes for the whole family, moon watching binoculars, family passes and a telescope for outdoor fun!

We also have the nature exploration kit with aquatic nets, guide books, bug houses to borrow.

The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award was created to honor excellence in children’s literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades four through eight have selected their favorite book from a list of 30 nominees. It is recommended that students read at least five of the year’s nominated titles before voting.

Here is a checklist to keep track of the ones that you have read. 

DCF Checklist 19-20

The One World Library Project has a beautiful red bookshelf downstairs filled with books and movies that bring stories of other peoples and lands to use in the comfort of our own homes.


See our calendar for upcoming activities! 

The Books for Babies Program welcomes each new baby born in the Bristol community with a picture book. For years after, as the babies grow, the book remains in the library with a bookplate containing the child’s name. This program is funded by local donations.

Special Programs for Expecting Parents

FREE Prenatal Lactation Classes with Kate Dewar (a midwife & lactation consultant)

Every third Saturday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, starting January 18th, in the Community Room.

Older siblings can play in the Children’s Room.

Addison County Readers promotes early literacy as a sponsor of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. This program sends a book each month to the home of each registered child (birth through five years of age) at no cost to the family. Children of different ages receive different titles; the books are carefully selected and are for the children to keep.

Contact Marita with any questions, comments or suggestions.