898 Main Street (Rte. 2A) Colchester, VT 05446
We're located just down the road from Claussen's Greenhouse and Union Memorial School.
Welcome to Burnham Memorial Library
Urban Gardening for Dummies
On Monday, June 24 at 6:30 pm. No space for a garden? Landscape architect Paul Simon and master gardener Charlie Nardozzi will present their techniques as featured in their new book, Urban Gardening for Dummies. Paul Simon is a nationally recognized landscape architect, public artist, and urban designer. Charlie Nardozzi is a well known garden writer, speaker, radio, and television personality, who can be seen and heard locally on In the Garden on WCAX-TV and the Vermont Garden Journal on VPR.
Register for Summer Programming
Online registration for our Summer Programming and Summer Reading is now open! Click on this link to sign up for individual programs:
Summer Reading Brochure
The Summer Reading Brochure is now available. This includes our summer programming for kids, teens, and adults. Registration for events will take place online, and will open soon. Here is the link to the brochure (PDF format):
Colchester Farmers' Market
The Farmers' Market begins again on Wednesday, June 12, and runs until September 11. Each Wednesday, from 4-7 pm, the Market will take place rain or shine, and will feature local farmers, artisans, and food vendors. We'll also have new young entrepeneurs as well. Many weeks, we'll also have music - on June 12, the polka band "Inseldudler" will get us into a dancing mood from 5:30 - 7 pm. Limited parking is available at Burnham Library, with additional parking at Our Lady of Grace next door. You can find more information at their site - https://colchesterfarmersmarket.wordpress.com/
Are you a K-3 student looking to improve your reading skills who would like to read with an older student? Or are you a 5th grade or higher student, who has a spare half-hour per week this summer to help a younger kid keep her or his reading skills sharp? Join the Reading Buddies program! Stop by or call the Youth Services dept. for more info and to sign up by June 18 - the program starts on June 21. Mentors must attend a training program on June 20 at 7 pm. Here is more information on the program (PDF format):
Looking for Legos
Do you have any spare Lego® pieces? We are planning some fun activities, and need any Legos that you are finished playing with. All shapes and sizes welcome. If you are interested, come to our event on June 19, and let us know if you would like to join our Lego Club (coming in September).
Seeking Book Sale/Donation Volunteers
The Friends of the Library are seeking help for their upcoming book donations and book sale. The book donations take place on Saturdays (May 25-June 22), from 9 am-12 pm, while the sale is June 28-30. Stop by the library or call 879-7576 to sign up.
We'll be accepting books for the June book sale on Saturdays, starting on May 25. Each Saturday (May 25-June 22), from 9 am-12 pm, we'll be accepting books at the old Fire House (between Claussen's and Union Memorial School). Drop off your books - we will take hardcover and paperback, as well as DVD's, videotapes, and CD's. Please, no periodicals, encyclopedias, or textbooks. The sale itself will take place on June 28-30.
The June calendar of events is available! Here's a list of our upcoming events:
Monday, June 17
Tuesday, June 18
Wednesday, June 19
Thursday, June 20
Friday, June 21
Saturday, June 22
Monday, June 24
Tuesday, June 25
Wednesday, June 26
Thursday, June 27
Friday, June 28
Saturday, June 29
Sunday, June 30
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