Educational Institutions

NORWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

  • Norwich, VT
  • www.norwichlibrary.org

Mission Statement

The Norwich Public Library serves as a community center for the town providing traditional and innovative resources for all patrons and offering library experiences that support education, imagination and community engagement.

Main Programs

  1. Summer Reading Program
  2. Story Times
  3. ListenUp! Vermont - Downloadable audiobooks and e-books
  4. Technology
  5. Library collections
Service Areas

Self-reported

Vermont

The Norwich Public Library serves the residents of Norwich, VT and the surrounding communities.

ruling year

1974

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Lucinda Walker

Keywords

Self-reported

Library, Research, Literacy, Children, Computer, DVDs, Online databases

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EIN

03-0229638

Physical Address

368 Main St.

Norwich, VT 05055

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Summer Reading Program

A fun and engaging way to keep kids reading through-out the summer months. We offer weekly programs and special events to encourage the love of reading.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$1,000.00

Program 2

Story Times

The Library has holds two story times a week. Word Play is for babies up to age 3 and Lunchtime at the Library is for ages 3-6 years of age.  Finger plays, singing, stories and crafts are all part of these programs.  Last year over 2700 children attended!

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Infants/Babies (under age 5)

Budget

$1,500.00

Program 3

ListenUp! Vermont - Downloadable audiobooks and e-books

Our subscription to ListenUp! Vermont provides our patrons access to an ever growing collection of  downloadable audio books and e-books.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$1,300.00

Program 4

Technology

The Library has computers and laptops available for use. We have 24/7 free wifi access (ECFiber). We off one to one training on accessing our digital collections on a variety of devices.

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$2,000.00

Program 5

Library collections

Materials collection including books, DVDs, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, puzzles, games, museum passes, town history records, fitness equipment.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$24,930

Service Areas

Self-reported

Vermont

The Norwich Public Library serves the residents of Norwich, VT and the surrounding communities.

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Funding Needs

Approximately 50% of the Library's current operating funds come from a town tax appropriation.  The rest is raised through an annual fundraising appeal, income from a small endowment and grants.

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NORWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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NORWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

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Principal Officer

Lucinda Walker

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Stephanie McCaull

No Affiliation

Term: May 2016 - Apr 2019

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