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Charles D. Brainerd Library

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Great, quaint library in a beautiful Vermont setting

This is a must see if you are in Danville, VT. First, it's right on the shores of Joe's Pond and... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
South Burlington, Vermont

Vermont is known for its unique charm, and this little gem of a library does not disappoint... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Linda S
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The Charles D. Brainard Library in West Danville is the smallest library (11' x 17') in the state of Vermont. Originally built as a gas station in the 1930's, the building was moved around the corner to its current location and served the town as a...more
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75 Vt-Route 15, West Danville, VT 05873
+1 802-684-0660
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a must see if you are in Danville, VT. First, it's right on the shores of Joe's Pond and along the rail trail. If it's a nice summer day, you can walk the rail trail along the pond before or after your visit....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Vermont is known for its unique charm, and this little gem of a library does not disappoint!!! They say, “Great things come in small packages.” Recognized as Vermont’s smallest library, this quaint building was tastefully restored and is operated by very friendly local residents who...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Linda S
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The cozy Brainard Library close by Joe's Pond is chock full of books for every age and taste. It's a regular stop for us now when we're in the area to check out the continually renewed selection of good reads. A Northeast Kingdom delight!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

The Charles D. Brainerd Library is the cutest little library you will find anywhere. It will transport you back in time to simpler days. Yes it is a small little library, but it packs a huge array of books for every interest. You will find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

The smallest library I have ever been in,and the friendliest librarians I have met. This little gem is a true labor of love for the volunteers who began this library. Their motivation is purely to share their love of reading and to learn about the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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