Town of Dummerston

Windham County, Vermont

Lydia Taft Pratt Library

Welcome back to the Lydia Taft Pratt Library! We have reopened for in-person browsing! Stop by, we are excited to see you.

Please note the following:
  •   We have enhanced the wifi in the parking lot outside the library. The network is Dummerston Hotspot. No password is necessary
  •   Contact-free curbside service is still available to anyone who requests it
  •   Home delivery of library materials is available for homebound individuals

Dena Marger, Library Director
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Online resources offered by the Library...

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Enter Lydia Taft Pratt Library for the name. No password is required. Once logged in, you are able to search by author, title or subject.

Lydia Taft Pratt Library offers ebooks and downloadable audiobooks from OverDrive to our library user community. These e-materials are provided through the Green Mountain Library Consortium (GMLC). You can access these materials through a web browser on your laptop or desktop computer. You can also download the Libby App to access the materials via a tablet or smartphone. You will need your library barcode number, and you will also need this password: LTPL (all caps). Please contact Dena at the library if you do not know your library barcode number: 802-258-9878 or If you need assistance working all this out, please call Dena. I’d love to help you get set up!

The Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic information databases on a variety of topics geared to a variety of age levels, for both the novice and the expert. The information is produced by known and trusted publishers and licensed by the State of Vermont. Quick-link buttons for the databases are provided below, for your convenience.

Universal Class is an educational service providing over 500 high-quality online courses for patrons (generally high-school age and older) interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Contact your library for the login information.

Gale learning databases are quite extensive, so click on the link to get a thorough overview of their available resources. Contact your library for the login information.

Check here for news, events, special topics, photos, and all kinds of topical information. We update out Facebook page frequently, and hope that you'll find it useful in keeping up with what's happening at the Lydia Taft Pratt Library. No login required.

Established 1914, we're conveniently located in the Dummerston Community Center, at 150 West Street, in the heart of West Dummerston village. The library is regularly open

  • Tuesdays from 2 - 6 PM
  • Wednesdays from 1 - 5 PM
  • Thursdays from 1 - 5 PM
  • Saturdays from 10AM - 1 PM

Library Board of Trustees Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm, in the library. All are welcome to attend.

For the very latest updates on the Library, please visit our Facebook page.

Have any questions? Call us at (802) 258-9878, or email us at
Dena Marger, Librarian

Library Board of Trustees
Susan Kern  •  Jeanne Bristol  •  Phyllis Emery  •  Lyle Holiday  •  Dave Schottland
Lydia Taft Pratt Library    PO Box 70     West Dummerston, VT   05357
(802) 258-9878   |