2156 Main Road * Huntington, Vermont, 05462 * 802/434-4583* hpl@gmavt.net


Schedule for the week of October 25

***Visits by appointment***

Sunday ~ 1 pm – 4 pm Everyone 

Monday ~ 10 am – 5:45 pm

Tuesday ~ 9:30 am – 1pm  Adults

Thursday~ 9:30 am -1pm  Adults

Friday ~ 10 am – 11:30 am Story Time and Playgroup

Friday ~ 11:45 am – 4:30   Everyone

Plus Books to Go will continue! Please call 434-4583 or email hpl@gmavt.net to make an appointment. We will confirm with you!



Moisture Meter

Are you ready for those cold nights by the fire?

Or have a wood burning stove?

Now that cold nights are on the way, you can borrow our

Moisture Meter (Pin-Type LCD)

to test your wood.

Just ask at the Circulation Desk!


Just call 434-4583 or email hpl@gmavt.net to make an appointment!

We will confirm with you.


Have you explored Learning Express? It is another free learning resource for EVERYONE. Whether you are searching for a new career, a school curriculum for your children, or in learning a new skill, there is something on Learning Express for you!

Clink on this link to create an account and try it out!




Monthly Book Chat

Wednesday, November 17, at 1:30 pm 


Rebecca Mueller of the Richmond Free Library and Stacey Symanowicz of the Huntington Public Library will present “Discover Between the Covers, a monthly book chat session featuring materials from the two libraries. Chats will introduce readers to a variety of titles: old and new, fiction and non-fiction, past and current award winners, favorite series, and perhaps a movie or two. There will be time set aside to let participants share what they’ve discovered, too!  





  1. Selecting Plants for Pollinators Pollinator Partnership and NAPPC


  1. Pollinator friendly gardening : gardening for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators / Rhonda Fleming Hayes.


  1. Pollinator victory garden : win the war on pollinator decline with ecological gardening : how to attract and support bees, beetles, butterflies, bats, and other pollinators / Kim Eierman.


  1. Attracting native pollinators / by The Xerces Society.


  1. Pollinators of native plants : attract, observe and identify pollinators and beneficial insects with native plants / Heather Holm.


  1. Managing alternative pollinators : a handbook for beekeepers, growers, and conservationists / Eric Mader, Marla Spivak, Elaine Evans ; with foreword by Mace Vaughan.


  1. Protecting pollinators : how to save the creatures that feed our world / Jodi Helmer.
  2. 100 plants to feed the bees : provide a healthy habitat to help pollinators thrive / the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Eric Lee-M©Þder, Jarrod Fowler, Jillian Vento & Jennifer Hopwood.
  3. Farming on the wild side : the evolution of a regenerative organic farm and nursery / Nancy J. Hayden and John P. Hayden.
  4. Mason bee revolution : how the hardest working bee can save the world one backyard at a time / by Dave Hunter and Jill Lightner.
  5. Our native bees : America’s endangered pollinators and the fight to save them / Paige Embry.
  6. Wings of life [DVD videorecording] / Disneynature presents ; a Blacklight Films production ; a Louie Schwartzberg film ; story by Louie Schwartzberg ; produced by Alix Tidmarsh and Louie Schwartzberg ; directed by Louie Schwartzberg.
  7. Fruitless fall : the collapse of the honey bee and the coming agricultural crisis / Rowan Jacobsen.
  8. The wildlife-friendly vegetable gardener : how to grow food in harmony with nature / Tammi Hartung ; illustrations by Holly Ward Bimba.

15.. Dancing with bees : a journey back to nature / Brigit Strawbridge Howard. 

  1. A native plants reader / Niall Dunne, editor
  2. The bee-friendly garden : design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity / Kate Frey and Gretchen LeBuhn.
  3. Touch a butterfly : wildlife gardening with kids / April Pulley Sayre.
  4. Wildlife-friendly plants : make your garden a haven for beneficial insects, amphibians and birds / Rosemary Creeser ; photography by Steve Wooster.
  5. The nature-friendly garden : creating a backyard haven for plants, wildlife, and people / Marlene A. Condon.
  6. Garden Plants for Honey Bees / Peter Lindtner.
  7. Bringing nature home : how you can sustain wildlife with native plants / Douglas W. Tallamy ; foreword by Rick Darke.
  8. The humane gardener : nurturing a backyard habitat for wildlife / Nancy Lawson.
  9. Native plants of the Northeast : a guide for gardening & conservation / Donald J. Leopold.
  10. The nature of oaks : the rich ecology of our most essential native trees / Douglas W. Tallamy.
  11. Nature’s best hope : a new approach to conservation that starts in your yard / Douglas W. Tallamy.
  12. The living landscape : designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden / Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy ; principal photography by Rick Darke.
  13. Bees : an identification and native plant forage guide / Heather Holm.
  14. The bees in your backyard : a guide to North America’s bees / Joseph S. Wilson & Olivia Messinger Carril.
  15. Bumble bees of North America : an identification guide / Paul H. Williams, Robbin W. Thorp, Leif L. Richardson & Sheila R. Colla.
  16. A sting in the tale : my adventures with bumblebees / Dave Goulson.
  17. Top-bar beekeeping [videorecording] / directed, shot & edited by Bjarni Thor Haraldsson ; produced & authored by Binary Studios.

33. Following the wild bees : the craft and science of bee hunting / Thomas D.




For a list of Childrens Book Publisher’s resources,

please click under “RESOURCES”

tab and scroll down to the bottom of the page.


Books to Go!

Request books, DVDs, and audiobooks, by email (hpl@gmavt.net) or phone 434-4583 & come pick them upon the table by the outside door every Monday and Friday 11 am – 3 pm.

Materials can be returned in the book drop at any time. Please note that ALL items that are returned will be placed in a box for four days in a separate room before being checked in. Please feel free to ignore any overdue reminders that you may receive!

Inter-Library Loans

Good news! We have resumed borrowing and lending from our Inter-Library Loan services! This means you are welcome to request books that the Huntington Public Library does not currently have in it’s collection. The Vermont Dept. of Libraries provides a generous grant to make a Courier Service possible for our Library.

Please note that here will be about a 2-3 week wait between the request and the book delivery to you.


Please note that if you are in a high risk category and in need of a book, DVD, and/or audiobook delivery please call 802/434-4583 and Stacey will gladly bring a bag to your door! It will be my pleasure to deliver!


March 22, 2020

The Huntington Library is now closed to patron visits, effective March 12, 2020, in response to the concerns about COVID-19 and the health and safety of all in our community. Since our closure, the Huntington Select board has closed all town owned buildings to the public and public functions, with some few exceptions for appointments to do necessary business. The Library will remain closed to the public until further notice.

Vermont libraries are now offering a variety of services to meet the needs of the communities, but they can change daily so please check our website at http://www.huntingtonlibraryvt.org to find our current services.

We are proud to announce a new drive-up service model we’re calling “Library to Go!” We’ve modeled this from the Starksboro Community Library.

Material Selection:

Patrons can request Library materials by calling 434-4583 or email hpl@gmavt.net and we will gather our books, DVDs, or other materials for you.

* To view the catalogue online go to hpl.kohavt.org. Your username is your full barcode number with no spaces (example: H9201234) and the default password if your last name. If you have any difficulties getting in, please call the Library.

* If you aren’t exactly sure what you’d like, you can call the Library 434-4583 or email (hpl@gmavt.net) to ask for for suggestions and the staff will be glad to put together a bag of materials for you.

Pick Up:

* Books and other materials will be available for pickup twice per week on Mondays and Fridays from 10am – 3pm.

* Your books will be placed on a table outside the main entrance in a bag with your name on it.

* If you are unable to get the Library please let us know when you request your books. The Trustees will be happy to deliver to your doorstep.


Please know that our Library has extensive access to ebooks, which you can download on your device from home. If you would like a password and instructions for ListenUp Vermont please call or email the Library You can visit help.libbyapp.com for assistance using the app. .

Book Returns:

* We encourage people to return books to the dropbox or the return box on the table when you come to the Library to pick up your new package of books.


* The WiFi will stay on and patrons can use our WiFi from outside the building. The password will be posted on the Library door and the dropbox for your reference.


* The Library will maintain communication through our website, Front Porch Forum, Faceook, and postings on the Library door. We will also update our phone message with vital information.

We are taking these actions to protect our community, but we will try to meet your library needs as well as possible during this time. Thank you for your support and understanding.

-The Huntington Public Library Board of Trustees and Staff


Ebooks and Audiobooks are always available through Listen Up Vermont!

All you need is a valid Library account and a password!

Here are the directions and links to help.

Getting started with the Libby app

The free Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital books, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, some Chromebooks, and in your browser at libbyapp.com.


  • If you have a device that’s not compatible with Libby, you can use the OverDrive app to borrow and enjoy digital titles instead.

See Libby in action

Get started with Libby

listen-upSTEP 1

Install the Libby app from your device’s app store.

Or, visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.


In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.


Browse your library’s collection and borrow a title.


Borrowed titles appear under Shelf > Loans and download to the app automatically when you’re connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you’re offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Read With… to choose where you’d like to read the book (Kindle or Libby), then finish sending to Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or start reading in Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open Magazine to start reading or listening to that title.
  • Tap Manage Loan to see options like Renew and Return.

If you need more help with Libby, please visit Libby Help. Happy reading!


Special Thanks to Tim and Linda Jones who in honor of his beloved parents, Hilton and Lorraine Jones has donated three years of Consumer Reports Online!