Welcome

You can now request items for curbside pickup, including Laptops and Museum Passes!

What’s happening at the library?

The Bixby Library is currently offering curbside pickup & remote services while we navigate the demands of Covid-19. You can also request to check out a laptop for one week, or a museum/park passes for three days. Inter library loan services are also available with some new restrictions in place. We are available by email, live chat (click the chat bubble in the corner during normal business hours), or by phone (802-877-2211), please be patient and we will reach back out to you as soon as possible. 

We have greatly increased our digital offerings. Please check out our online resources to find out about all the ebooks, audiobooks, databases, and more that you can access with your Bixby Library card.  Look at our events calendar for virtual programming. 

If you live in Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes or Waltham we can sign you up remotely for a Bixby Library card. Please email Ashley or Laura with your Name, Address, Phone Number, and Email. We can help you get a card and provide instruction on accessing resources. 

Book returns: All patrons may bring returns back to the Bixby. Drop in either of the 2 book drops, located in the back parking lot or by the front door. Please wait if you or anyone in your household is sick. There are no overdue fines being accrued at this time. 

Wifi: Our free wifi, “Bixby Free Internet” will stay on and patrons can use our wifi from outside the building. There is also a map of public wifi hotspots all across Vermont.

Communication: The library will maintain communication through our website, Front Porch Forum, and Facebook.  You can also sign up to receive our newsletter

Recent Announcements

Food in Our Backyard Programming

Last week, October 12th - October 16th, the Bixby Library joined a celebration of local food systems with Rooted in Vermont and the Vermont Department of Libraries called "Food in Your Backyard". We had such a good time learning about how to find, grow, and hunt local vegetables, fruits, meats… Read More

Bixby StoryWalk® Survey

Discover the Bixby Library’s first StoryWalk®. Thanks to a partnership with the Vergennes Recreation & Public Works Department and local author and school librarian, Angela Kunkel we are so excited for you to enjoy “Digging For Words: Jose Alberto Gutierrez and the Library He Built.” at the Vergennes Falls Park… Read More

Bixby Library Welcomes VINS for a Zoom “Raptor Encounter”

Join the Bixby Library as we welcome experts from the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences (VINS) for an interactive Zoom "Raptor Encounter" on Monday, October 5th, from 10:30 - 11:30am. We'll meet falcons, hawks, and owls and learn about the predator prey relationships, food webs, and the interdependence of the… Read More

Bixby Buzz & Bixby Bulletin

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