Welcome to the Bacon Free Library!

We take pride in providing patrons with a charming blend of today's best-sellers, old fashioned friendliness, and modern technology in a historical setting.

The Bacon Free Library is a tax exempt organization, operating and maintained through the generosity of donors and volunteers since the 1870s. See the "About" page for more information.

Summer Reading & Capital Campaign Kickoff Party!

Tuesday, June 18 @ 6 pm

Blast off into summer reading & celebrate the launch of the BFL Capital Campaign!

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Summer hours

Please note that the BFL is closed on SATURDAYS in June, July and August.

Summer Reading is Here!

Come into the library or click on the link below to register for summer reading and you will be on your way to reading a universe of stories!

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Piecing It Together

Mondays from 2 to 4 pm

Looking for a little afternoon challenge? Come to the BFL to work on the community jigsaw puzzle!

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Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 10 am

Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, do a craft, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.

Environmental Book Club

Tuesday, June 18 @ 7 pm

Join us for a discussion of The Unsettling of America : Culture and Agriculture by Wendell Berry.

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Dog Tales

Wednesday, June 19 @ 10 am

We’re giving new meaning to the dog days of summer! Join us for fun stories with one of our gentle therapy dogs. No registration required, no age limits.

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Read to a Dog

Thursday, June 20 from 1 to 2 pm

Kids in kindergarten - 4th grade are invited to sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to one of our gentle therapy dogs!

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Plant Swap

Sunday, June 23 from 12 to 3 pm

A plant swap is a great way to get the plant community together and to connect over a shared hobby – so please join us!

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Today @ the Library






Monday 9:30AM 5:30PM
Tuesday 9:30AM 8:30PM
Wednesday 9:30AM 5:30PM
Thursday 9:30AM 5:30PM
Friday 9:30AM 5:30PM

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