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LAWRENCE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Bristol's gateway to a world of information
for all who delight in discovery through reading, watching, and listening.
~nurturing the intellectual and cultural life of our Bristol community~
Welcome to Koha!
are pleased to offer new self-service options from your personal library
account. To use the options click on
"Log in to Your Account" in the upper right hand corner of the page at
You will be asked for your Login and Password. Your login is your patron ID.
Please contact the library for your new account number. Your password is the last 4 digits of your phone number. Once
on the account page there are many things you can do with your account.
will show items checked out, items on hold and any messages that the library
may have for you. To renew all items simply click renew all or select renew
on each line item. You may not be able to renew some items because they are
reserved for other patrons.
will show any fines or charges that you may owe.
"Your personal details" page will show contact information that the
library has for you. If you need to make changes, please contact the library
Under "your reading history" you will be able to see your
checkout history and the date the items were checked in at the
The new system also has a link to "your
where you can request
that the library purchase an item not in the catalog. Library staff will
then review the item to see if it will be purchased and let you know.
Under "your messaging" you can
choose how the library communicates with you via email. You now have the
option to receive emails when holds are filled, items are due or items are
checked in/out. Simply click the boxes to select which emails you would like
to receive and select how many days in advance you would like to be
notified. You must have a valid email address on file with us — please see
us to have yours added.
notices are automatically sent and can not be stopped.
Under "your lists" you can keep
lists of items you wish to take action on in the future. Use this link to
create a list name. Once you have created a list you can add items to it
while searching the catalog. Simply click on
"save to lists"
in actions and
choose which list.
While in the catalog you can also reserve an item by selecting "place
hold" under the
actions. Please note that you can only place items on hold at your home
library. See a staff member about placing holds at other libraries.
In the catalog you can also save items to a cart.
The cart function is simply a temporary gathering place to store items. You
can then use this list to print, email or place a hold on the items. The
cart will empty when you log out. You do not need to be logged in to use a
7-9pm every Tuesday
Main Street in Bristol
Eating, drinking, and
Put together a team of 4-6 people or come solo
and we'll find you a group.
$2/person entry fee will fund a cash
prize for the top scoring team.
All ages welcome!
Presented by Lawrence
hosted by Snap's, and supported by
And don't forget about these great services!
If you are prompted for a username or password, please call the library.
Universal Class Learn something new today!
Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.
Heritage Quest helps you research local and family history, with census data; genealogies;
books; Revolutionary War era pension & bounty-land warrant application files; Freedman's Bank records (the Bank was
served African Americans from 1865-1874); and Memorials, Petitions and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress
To start learning with Universal Class, just click the above link and type in your 14 digit code. The code begins with 2VSNS,
and ends with your patron barcode. To make it 14 digits, add as many zeros in between as you need. So, if
your patron number is 4532366, the code you would enter is 2VSNS004532366. If your patron number was 2366,
the code you would enter is 2VSNS000002366. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the library.
Gale's Research, Full-text, and Learning / Career Resources. New services include:
~ an online career guidance center that walks you through the job-search process
from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career.
Use a step-by-step approach to 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess your interests and experience;
3) identify ways to improve their prospects; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.
~ Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment,
Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize
an arsenal of progressive language learning methods.
~ an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows you to search articles
instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other criteria.
A one-stop source for the day's news, and searchable archives covering more than 1,000 newspapers.
On April 22, 2011 the Vermont House recognized our library and its service to the Bristol community for the past 100 years.
See a copy of the special resolution (this is a large file and may take time to load).
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Young Adult Librarian
Story Times for toddlers and preschoolers Mondays
puppets, movement and lots of singing to promote early literacy skills in
Sessions are geared to multi-age groups.
Older siblings are
always welcome too.
Lego Building with Victor
Build your very own design in an open
workshop together with other Lego fans.
Now available from Overdrive -- e-books! And don't
forget the great audiobooks available as well!
Please contact the library
for your new Koha account number!
Billings Farm & Museum
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Echo Lake & Aquarium Center
One World Library Project
: a growing collection of personally recommended books, films & other media to help enlighten our community about world cultures.