The Pawlet Public Library is located in the renovated grammar school building in the Pawlet Village Center. It houses 10,000 items and provides access to Audio books, Videos, DVDs, CD’s and wireless high-speed internet access.

Position Open, Pawlet Public Library Community Connector (October 2019)
The Pawlet Public Library is accepting applications for a new one-year grant funded position (16 hours per week), Library Community Connector. The Community Connector will take a leadership role in facilitating Town and community organizations in working together and sharing information and resources with each other and the community. The purpose of the position is to increase organizations’ effectiveness, to share resources, to inform the community about events and initiatives, and to attract more people to public service. This position is supervised by the library director, who evaluates activities according to the goals and objectives of the library’s Strategic Plan. For a full job description, click here: Community Connector. Please mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume and three employment references to Mary Lou Willits, Director, Pawlet Public Library, P.O. Box 98, Pawlet, VT 05761 or email to start date for the position will be late November 2019.

Location and Hours
The Library is located at 141 School Street in the Pawlet village center by the town green. Our Library Director is Mary Lou Willits. Year-round Library hours are: Tuesday 11 AM – 6 PM, Wednesday 10 AM – 5 PM, Thursday 10 AM – 5 PM, Friday 1 – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 1 PM. The Library is closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call the Library at 802-325-3123, email, or visit our website

Upcoming Events and Programs
The Library offers year-round programming for children and adults. Please see our website for more information:

Annual Book Sale
The 52nd Annual Pawlet Public Library Book Sale is scheduled for July 27-28, 2019, at the Mettawee Community School. The Library accepts donated books for the sale after Labor Day through the fist two weeks in July. For more information about donating books, visit

Library Board Meetings
The Library Board meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM. The meetings are open to the public.

Strategic Plan: Since Fall of 2018, the Library’s Strategic Planning Committee has met with 13 community groups and several individuals to determine what matters most to the community it serves – primarily the villages of Pawlet and West Pawlet. From this information, three service priorities have been established to guide the organization’s decisions about programming, funding, staffing and facility needs for the next four years. For more information, please see Strategic Planning Documents.