The Library will be closed Monday, October 14th for Indigenous Peoples' Day 

Adult Summer Reading Program 2020

Summer Book Discussion

In conjunction with the Vermont Humanities Council, the Library sponsors an annual Summer Book Discussion Series with Richard Wizansky, a seasoned book discussion leader and perennial favorite of Dover audiences. The lecture series typically spans four Wednesday evenings at 7 pm during the summer. 

Check the calendar for dates.

Full Summer 2020 Adult Events List (Check back with us here June 2020)


Night Owl Book Club

The Night Owl Book Club meets once a month on Wednesday evenings with the exception of July and August when the Library hosts a book discussion series sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.  All are welcome at our book club discussions. The Library carries extra copies of each month’s book club selection for participants to borrow.

Check the calendar of events for our next Night Owls Book Discussion Club meeting.

PhD "People Here in Dover" Speaker Series

The PHD speaker series highlights Dover residents who have interesting or unusual skills, hobbies or careers, and good stories to share. Past speakers have ranged from Dave Smith, the Dover landfill attendant and recycling coordinator, to Miles Anton, a student filmmaker and author. The PHD speaker series occurs every 1-2 months.

Check the calendar of events for our next “People Here in Dover” speaker.


Mondays at 2:30pm beginning September 16th 

MONDAY STORYTIMES AT DOVER FREE LIBRARY.   Sensational, seasonal storytimes are at the Dover Free Library. IMG 8609 opt 
 Storytime begins at 2:30pm in the children’s room and includes a sampling of some classic children’s books as well as fantastic new releases.  Following the read-aloud, children are invited to participate in a hands-on craft activity related to the theme of stories presented. Storytime is conducted in 8-10 week sessions. The fall session will begin Monday, September 16 and run through Monday, November 11th. (excluding holidays when the library is closed) For more information about children’s programs at the Dover Free Library, visit the library, email here or call the librarian – (802) 348-7488.


ALSO Check Out Our New Toddler Group Time on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Open Room, Toys, Activities a Time for Toddlers and their Parents or Caregivers to Visit and Share

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club will resume meetings at a future date to be determined. People at all levels of proficiency are encouraged to join us to practice their Spanish and help other participants. The Spanish Club is led by Library Director John Flores who is a native Spanish speaker. To register as a club member, please contact John Flores by email or telephone at 802-348-7488.

Check the calendar of events for our next Spanish Club meeting.

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