Lawrence Memorial Library 40 North Street, Bristol, Vermont

Virtual Tour
Services and Policies
Children's Corner
Teen Spot
Online Resources
online catalog link
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

Services and Policies

Technology and Equipment

  • Beginning Monday, January 30, 2012 we will have a college intern in the library 10:00Am to 4:00PM to help with any computer issues you have.
  • We have Ipads and Netbooks to lend for 3 hour periods.
  • We have Flip video cameras which go out for one week
  • We have high powered binoculars and a tripod for moon viewing
  • We have 2 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 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 for two 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 5 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.
  • People who do not pay taxes in the town of Bristol are charged out of town fees based on resident tax support. Fees are currently $30.00 per year.
  • You may renew books in person, by phone, or by e-mail.

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