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General Operation of the Library

Location, Hours & Services 

78 North Street 
Suite 2
New Haven, VT 05472
(in the new Town Office building)
Phone: 802-453-4015

Open Hours

Tuesday 10-5
Wednesday 1-8
Thursday 1-8
Saturday 10-1

Story Hour
10:30 Tuesdays from September - June (During the summer, our Summer Reading Program takes in July.) 


Holidays will be observed as follows: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day. In addition, the Librarian will determine, in consultation with the Board of Trustees, what hours the Library will be open on the days preceding or following holidays.

General Responsibilities the Librarian and the Board of Trustees 

  1. Following the policies of the Board of Trustees, the Librarian will supervise staff, volunteers and daily operation of the Library.
  2. The Board of Trustees will develop, review, and revise policies.

Relationships with the Community and Other Organizations

  1. The Librarian and the Board of Trustees will cooperate with schools, community organizations, and other Libraries to maximize services and resources and minimize duplication of services and resources.
  2. The Friends of the New Haven Community Library is a vital group whose function is to publicize and promote the Library as a community resource and to raise funds. The Librarian and the Board of Trustees will work closely with the Friends in setting fund raising goals and also in the planning and carrying out of programs and activities.