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Browsing Services at NPL

No appointment necessary for our upstairs collections

We’re pleased to announce that as of June 16, appointments are no longer necessary to browse our upstairs collections!  


Appointments for Browsing – Children’s Room Shelves

  • Book a 30-minute appointment to browse the shelves by emailing circulation.desk@norwichlibrary.org or by calling the library at 802-649-1184
  • Now booking family appointments!
  • PLEASE NOTE: Children 5th grade and above are welcome to browse the Children’s Room without a parent/guardian
  • Please only reserve one appointment for browsing each day.

A Few Things to Expect for In-Person Services

A spacious library building

We’re limiting capacity in our spaces to accommodate six feet of distance from others while visiting. FYI! Most furniture remains removed from the library’s spaces at the moment. The Community Room remains closed to the public at this time but please watch our website for further updates.

Only seeing the top half of someone’s face

Face coverings over your nose and mouth will be required for all those visiting the library. We are a community library, dedicated to every age group, and protective of health and privacy for patrons and visitors.

Your hands will smell like rubbing alcohol

We’ll be providing hand sanitizer at entrances, the circulation desk, and bathroom. Feel free to use as much as you want!


Thank you for your support and patience as we prepare to move towards full browsing services.