Library Hours

Current Hours:
MONDAY 10am-12pm
WEDNESDAY 10am-5pm; 7-9pm
FRIDAY 10am-12pm
SATURDAY 10am-12pm
For requests, curbside service and delivery,



Town Hill Road

Town Hill Road

Children's Area

Children’s Area



(802) 492-3410

Shrewsbury Library NEW Web Link


Library Board Agenda JAN 2015
Library Board Agends 12-15-2015


2015-01-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-02-10 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-04-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
Library Annual Meeting May 12 2015
2015-06-16 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-07-14 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-09-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-10-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-11-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-03-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-04-12 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting

Shrewsbury Library Annual Meeting May 10, 2016

2016-07-12 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting

2019-04-19 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting





  • MASK ADVISORY: As of this writing, we’re keeping our masks on, and ask that patrons do too. When, and if, local rates of infection fall to safer levels, masking will become optional. Thanks to everyone for your cooperation!


  • THANK YOU, SHREWSBURY VOTERS for once again approving the Library’s funding request for the coming year: $7,500 for basic operating expenses!


  • We’re sorry to announce that DAPHNE HEMMER has resigned from the Board of Trustees. DAPHNE and her family are longtime Library supporters  —- both ALEX and ROBERTA were Student Trustees —- and we’re happy to know that she’ll continue to staff as her time allows.


  • OPENING: With Daphne’s resignation, we have an opening on our 13-member Board. If you love libraries and small volunteer organizations; can attend a Board meeting the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.; are willing to staff twice a month during library hours; serve on a committee; and help with fund-raising events, please e-mail a member of the Nominating Committee: Gail Hartigan

(, Trish Norton (, or Lisa

Sharrow (


Continuing Programs via Zoom

Sunday, April 10 @ 4 pm FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB. We’ll meet a week earlier than usual for the second discussion of Dante’s Paradiso. Please contact Joan ( if you want to join us and need a copy; we welcome new members!


Sunday, April 24 @ 4 pm: SCIENCE BOOK CLUB: TBA. Margery Salmon will let Book Club members know what the next book will be.


Coming Events on hold for now…

New Books include:

  • Marjorie Would Be Pleased by Sally Dyer Deinzer: The story of how our own Pierces’ Store, owned by North Shrewsbury’s Pierce family for almost a hundred years, became a vibrant 21st century enterprise: an essential record and an inspiring template for other community organizations. Congratulations, Sally!
  • Index, A History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age by Dennis Duncan: A fascinating survey for everyone who’s ever looked up anything in the back of a book.
  • How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question by Michael Schur: A humorous but deeply serious exploration of values by the star of The Good Place.
  • The Swimmers: A powerful new novel by Julie Otsuka, by the author of The Buddha in the Attic and When The Emperor Was Divine.
  • One Damn Thing After Another by William P. Barr: The controversial memoir by

the controversial former Attorney General.

  • Mercy Street: A timely new novel by Jennifer Haigh, author of Heat and Light, that novelist Richard Russo, called “a book so good, it gobsmacked me.”
  • Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Search for Truth by Susan Williamson: A journalist’s investigation of how a school shooting became the occasion for a pervasive conspiracy theory.
  • In Love by Amy Bloom: A novelist’s moving memoir of her husband’s last years with Alzheimer’s disease, and how she helped him end his life.
  • The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber and David Wengrow: A wildly ambitious, provocative study by the late, revered

radical thinker and the anthropologist who completed his unfinished book.

  • The Tree Line: The Last Forest and The Future of Life on Earth by Ben Rawlins.


New DVDs:

*Belfast, written and directed by actor Kenneth Branagh, based on his childhood in Northern Ireland, nominated for many awards.

  • The French Dispatch, directed by Wes Anderson, with a cast of stars, including the brilliant Bill Murray.
  • Dune: The latest re-make of this sci-fi classic, this one starring Timothee Chalamet.
  • King Richard: Will Smith stars in this biopic as the father of tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams.
  • The Souvenir: Johanna Hogg’s portrait of a young woman in London, based on her own life and starring Tilda Swinton and her daughter, Honor Swinton Byrne.


—- Submitted by Joan Aleshire









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