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We plan to reopen at our new location at the University Mall on
Thursday, December 7th.The bookdrop is not available.We
ask that you hold on to any items you currently have checked out
until we are in our new location in the Mall.
If you have items checked out with a due date during this
transition- not to worry - there will be no overdue fines
for these items.

Did you know that a City Design Committee has started the process to hire architects to develop a schematic design for a permanent library on Market Street?  As we start the design process, let us know which public library spaces you like the most and share photos on the Library Facebook page, or with, from any visits you make to beautiful libraries. Let’s get ideas flowing so that when the architects meet with the public, everyone is ready to design a new library!



If you need assistance to download audiobooks and eBooks from Green Mountain Library Consortium we are here to help! You can reserve a tutoring session with a librarian to learn how to download free
audiobooks and eBooks from the library.
Through the GMLC you may borrow
three titles at a time. To make an appointment for a 30-minute
session please contact the Library at 652-7080 or through email at To get started you will need your library
card and user IDs and passwords required by your device.
For additional information you may also go directly to OverDrive for device guides and video tutorials.



MOBILE PRINTING now available!


How do I add my name to a waiting list or renew?
If the item you are looking for from the Library collection is currently unavailable, you can add your name to the hold list. Once you create your account, you can also view your checkouts and renew.

Library Programs & Events - Check out what's happening at your Library.

Subscribe to Library e-calendar - You receive an e-mail showcasing SBCL events for the month at a glance.

To stay up-to-date on Library events including unxpected closures or changes in events,
Like us and join our Facebook community.

Basic ESL helps students learn English quickly and effectively. Click on "Instant  Access" to enter without registering.

Consumer Reports - Make better purchasing decisions using product reviews, ratings, news and comparisons from Consumer Reports magazine using your SB Library card.

Universal Class - Over 500 Online Continuing Education Courses. These courses are free with a South Burlington Community Library card.

Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic information databases on topics geared to a variety of age levels.
Genealogy: HeritageQuest Online is a collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. You will be prompted to enter your SBCL barcode.

Contact Information

540 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 652-7080

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Library Hours
Monday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
*Thursday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays

*LATE OPENINGS: The Library will open at 10:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month (Staff Meetings)

December 21

Library Closings
1/2 - New Years Day
1/16 - Martin Luther King Day
2/20 - Washington's Birthday
5/18 - VLA Conference
5/29 - Memorial Day
7/4 - Independence Day
8/16 - Bennington Battle Day
9/4 - Labor Day
10/9 - Columbus Day
11/10 - Veterans Day
11/22 - 5:00 p.m. closing
11/23 &11/24 -Thanksgiving
12/25 - Christmas

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