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Each library patron can view their own checkouts and holds
by logging into their account. The first time using the
new catalog, log in with your library barcode number
and userpass as password. You will then be prompted
to change password.



The proposed new Library + Senior Center + City Hall
has an address: 180 Market St.!
When you see information
about the community center at that address,
it does refer to the library's future location. .

Click here for a short overview of the new Library Project.

For more information - Library + Senior Center + City Hall project that voters will be asked to vote on November 6!



155 Dorset Street - University Mall
PHONE: 802-846-4140

Monday - Thursday 10-8
Friday & Saturday 10-5

The outdoor book drop for your library returns can be accessed
from in the mall at the end of the hallway between the Library
and the former Bon-ton’s entrance leading into the mall
or from Level 1 of the parking garage.





The Library currently has one-day family passes for Shelburne Farms, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Craftsbury Chamber Players, Vermont State Historic Sites, Birds of Vermont Museum and Vermont's History Museum. Please check the Library catalog for lending policies for each location.The Library also has a pass for the Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. This pass provides reduced admission prices for parties of up to four people and a pass for Shelburne Museum for half-price admission for two adults and accompanying children 17 and under. A pass for free admittance for two adults for Elder Education Enrichment lectures is also available. The Vermont State Department of Libraries and the Department of Forests, Parks, & Recreation have co-sponsored the donation of a free State Parks Day Pass to every library in Vermont. The library pass admits one vehicle holding up to eight people to a Vermont State Park Day Area for one day. These one-day passes may be used by South Burlingtonresidents with a South Burlington library card.
Call the Library at 802-846-4140 to reserve a pass for a specific date. The pass may be picked up at the Circulation desk in the morning and must be returned at the end of the day so others may enjoy the use of the pass. Please check individual websites or call venue for information on opening & Passes are checked out for one day only. There is a $5 late fee per day if not returned by due date and a $50 replacement fee if lost.


Register with Amazon Smile and every time you make eligible
purchases, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase
price to the Friends. It’s easy to sign up, doesn’t cost you anything,
and all proceeds will allow the Friends to fund the South
Burlington Public Library staff, programs and events.

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 802-846-4140 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.



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

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

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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 Public 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 SBPL barcode.