The Fletcher Free Library has partially reopened, following guidelines from the Governor, the Vermont Department of Libraries, and the City of Burlington. We are operating at 25% capacity, closing high-touch features, and offering limited touch transactions. We are required to only allow brief, purposeful visits for everyone's health and wellbeing.  Masks are required and hand sanitizer is available.

 

CURRENT HOURS

(Hold pick-ups, limited browsing, Help Desk, Computer use by reservation)
 
 SUN
NOON - 3:00 PM
3:00-4:00 PM CLOSED FOR CLEANING
(TECH CENTER CLOSED 3:00 - 4:00 PM)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MON, THURS, FRI & SAT
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1:00-2:00 PM CLOSED FOR CLEANING
(TECH CENTER CLOSED 1:00 - 3:00 PM)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TUES & WED
NOON- 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CLOSED FOR CLEANING
(TECH CENTER CLOSED 3:00-5:00 PM)
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

SERVICES

Computers

A walk-in print only station is available for your convenience without an appointment during Tech Center hours. The Tech Center computers are open by appointment. Please call 802.865.7217.  Appointments are for 45 minutes and may be made up to 3 days in advance. Appointments are available on:

  • SUN: Noon, 1 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM, & 5 PM
  • MON, THURS, FRI & SAT: 10 AM, 11 AM, Noon, 3 PM, 4 PM, & 5 PM
  • TUES & WED: Noon, 1 PM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 6 PM, & 7 PM

 

NEW! Outdoor Seating

Enjoy our new outdoor seating (available when staffing and weather allows), WiFi, and limited power outlets.

 

Online Resources

Your library card and pin number give you access to online resources such as eBooks, downloadable audio, streaming films & tv shows, online language classes and many other educational classes.

 

Item check-out

  • The Library's book drop is open 24/7. Materials are quarantined for a minimum of six days. The Miller Center drop box is still closed.
  • Automatic renewal policy for items that do not have holds on them, and suspension of all new fines.
  • Our stacks are currently closed, but we are happy to help get items for you by request!:

   

Place a hold online & pick-up at the Front  Desk

Place holds online and come inside to our Front Desk to pick up your items, update your account, or make requests.

 

In-person requests 

Stop by our Help Desk during library hours (See above), and we'll get it for you. Don't have an exact title? We are happy to  help get a few items for you to browse by request (please limit 5 items).

NEW!  

Binge Bags and  Mystery Bundles

Select a theme and be surprised with a DVD Binge Bag, Kids Mystery Bundle, or Teen Mystery Bundle.

NEW!  

Limited Browsing

Check out the browsing area for New Materials in our Main Reading Room.

 

Outside Pick-up Service (OPS)

*Please only use OPS if you have health concerns that keep you from entering the building.* Available during our open hours for individuals requiring this service. Visit our OPS page to learn how to place holds and pick up your items. 

 

We're here to answer your questions!

 

Help Desk 

Visit our Help Desk located next to the Tech Center for help finding items, and reference help. 

Open during library hours. 

NEW!  

FFL Kids Open Air Hours  *Weather Permitting* Youth Staff will have a table outside near the front steps of the Library to connect with kids and their families during Open Air Hours. Staff will be assisting with book recommendations, gathering the books & checking them out. Additionally, kids can chat with staff about the Summer Challenge. For more information on services for kids, head to fletcherfree.org/kids

SATURDAY: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

WEDNESDAY: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NEW!  

Open Air Tech Support  *Weather Permitting* Learn how to find and put library items on hold on our catalog using your library card; sign up for and access digital library resources such as Overdrive, PressReader, and Kanopy; and get help with basic technology issues.  

 TUESDAY & THURSDAY: 4:00-6:00 pm

SATURDAY: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

For assistance, email reference@burlingtonvt.gov, use the chat feature on our website, or call during regular business hours.

Stay updated through our regular channels: our website, Front Porch Forum, Facebook and our library email newsletter.

We are now partially open. Click here for info.