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Alice W. Memorial Library


Alice M. Ward Memorial Library


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27 Park Street (P.O. Box 134) Canaan VT 05903  

tel: 802-266-7135

OPEN Hours:

Mon-Tue-Wed- Thurs: 12pm-5pm  Saturday: 10am-1pm.

Closed Fridays & Sundays. 

If you need an after-hours appointment, please call the Library Director to see if a time can be arranged.

Welcome to our library! We offer books, audio and e books, magazines, programming, and we even loan disc golf equipment and snowshoes! We offer curbside service at all times for those who prefer it. If you have any questions, please ask. We look forward to serving you. 

For more information, contact us at

802- 266-7135 or


 Mon. - Thurs.12:00-5:00PM
     Sat. 10:00AM-1:00PM    
  Closed Friday and Sunday



Mon  12-5

Tue    12-5

Wed   12-5

Thurs  12-5

Saturday: 10am-1pm

We have free, current, COVID-19 antigen test kits available to the public!

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Alice M. Ward Memorial Library is open to the public.  The library is mask friendly, you are welcome to wear one if you choose to do so.   Curbside services are available should you prefer them, on Mon/Tue/Wed & Thursdays & Saturday. If you have a health concern and would like a private browsing visit we can do so during most open days, or off hours with advance appointments set up with the library Director. 

Call 266-7135 or email 

Contact us:  #: 802-266-7135 email:

Wifi is available from your parked car. The network is Alice Ward Library 2.4G, the password is : canaanvt ( this is also posted on the door).  If there is a power outage or unforeseen problem, please be patient we will do everything we can to restore service as soon as possible.

Books and materials can be returned to the book drop on the porch.

VTLIB provides many online services like Ebooks through Libby,  VT Online Library, and Learning Express. You DO need a library card number.  Library cards can be issued over the phone- give us a call or email us.  There is no residency requirement for a free library card.

Anyone is eligible.

Our phone number is

802-266-7135 and our email address is

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