Virtual Tour
Services and Policies
Children's Room
Teen Spot
Online Resources
online catalog link
Inter-Library Loan Requests

Monday 10:00-5:00
Tuesday 10:00-8:00
Wednesday 1:00-5:00
Thursday 10:00-8:00
Friday 1:00-5:00
Saturday 9:00-1:00

Days closed
New Year's Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Veteran's Day/ November 11
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Lawrence Memorial Library Board Meetings  are open to all.
More information can be found

Services and Policies

Technology and Equipment

  • We have Ipads to lend for 3 hour periods.
  • We have high powered binoculars and a tripod for moon viewing
  • We have 6 public access computers connected to a printer. It is ten cents a page to print.
  • We offer free Internet training, by appointment.
  • We have free Wi-Fi access 24/7.


  • We have many classic and current movies on DVD
  • We have an eclectic collection of music on CD
  • We will borrow books from other libraries within Vermont free of charge
  • We have large print books and audio books on CD.
  • If projected demand indicates we will order new books upon request


  • We offer free passes to area museums, state parks, and historic sites. Please ask for a copy of our museum pass program brochure for more information.
  • Join us in the fall for free coffee and tea on Saturday morning. Coffee compliments of Vermont Coffee Company.
  • We accept donations of excellent used books, DVDs, and CDs. We do not take textbooks, Reader's Digest Condensed Books, or books in poor shape.

Lending Policy

  • Loans are forthree weeks; renewals are not allowed if someone is waiting for the book
  • We do not charge overdue fines. We have a donation jar on the desk.
  • Our DVD borrowing period is 7 days. After five days 50 cents per day will be charged. Money collected from overdue DVDs is used to purchase new DVDs.
  • Staff members are not responsible for what individual patrons, children in particular, borrow.
  • You may renew books online, in person, by phone, or by e-mail.

40 North Street
Bristol, VT 05443
Phone: (802) 453-2366