Your library offers books, audio books, magazines, DVD's and BluRay, music CDs, Playaway and Launchpads, as well as items like tools, sports equipment, musical instruments, telescope, board games, and more, all part of our Library of Things

You can place holds easily. Click here.

Need to pick up materials outside of the Library? Outside pickup is available during open hours.

Borrow up to 35 items at a time, including 5 DVDs, 3 Playaway, and/or 1 Launchpad. 

Most items may be renewed up to 5 times, unless another patron has placed a hold request on the item. Items that are overdue with holds that are not returned after 10 days overdue will be billed for replacement costs.  These charges are irreversible, even if the item is returned. Unpaid fines and fees may limit library borrowing privileges. 

Some items, such Library of Things items, may be renewed only once. To renew items, sign in to your account in our catalog, call the Circulation Desk at 802.863.3403, or stop by the Library.

Loan Periods

Material Type

Loan Period

Books, Books on CD/MP3, Music CDs, Playaways*

3 weeks

DVDs*, Magazines, Launchpads*, Tools, Tennis Rackets, LOT Items 

1 week

Interlibrary Loan Item

Varies, please see check out slip for due date

Digital Resources*

See individual resources: eBooks, Downloadable Audiobooks, Streaming Video 

Museum Passes

Note: Account must be clear of charges to check out.

Vary by pass and availability. See Museum Passes 

Laptop/WiFi Hotspot Kits, WiFi Hotspot Kits, Chromebook Kits

1 week checkout; must be 18+; Borrower Agreement and picture ID required

*DVDs, Launchpads, Playaways have Hold Limits (see below).

Late Fines & Fees

To promote equity, the Fletcher Free Library has eliminated most overdue fines, but library users remain responsible for "billed-item" fees. Billed-item fees are charges applied for lost, damaged, overdue with holds, or unreturned materials and have not been eliminated. Billed replacement fees are irreversible. To avoid these fees, library users are encouraged to take care of and return materials in a timely fashion so others may also enjoy our shared resources. 

Museum Passes & Select LOT items  $3.00 late fine per day

Telescope, Laptop/WiFi Hotspot Kits, WiFi Hotspot Kits, Chromebook Kits $5.00 late fine per day

Lost/Damaged Items or Items not returned after 90 days late incur the Replacement cost of the item, which is not reversible.

*Some items (such as Laptop/Hotspot Kits, Books on CD, Launchpads, Museum Passes & Playaways, and some LOT items) have high replacement costs. Please contact the front desk for this information at 802.863.3403.

Payments may be made with cash, check, or credit card at our front desk. Credit transactions have a $3.00 additional flat fee.

Place a Hold

Place a hold on an item online by using the catalog or at the front desk. If an item is currently available, you will be notified within 24 hours that it is ready for pick-up. If the item is currently checked out, you will be notified when it is ready for pickup. Items are held for six days at the front desk.  

  • Holds on DVDs are limited to five per library card.

  • Holds on Playaways and Launchpads are each limited to two per library card.

Request Materials

We welcome requests for materials that are not in our Library collection. We fulfill requests in a variety of ways that are in accordance with library policies.

  • Request new or upcoming materials at our service desks, or online.  These items are subject to our Collection Development Policy.
  • Request materials published more than a year ago at our service desks, or through our interlibrary loan system.
  • We do our best to fulfill requests, however there may be circumstances where materials are unavailable.

InterLibrary Loan is supported in part with federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).


Returning Items

We offer many easy ways to return your materials:

  • Return items to the front desk during library hours.
  • Return via the drop box outside the library, 24/7.
  • Return via the drop box at our New North End Branch at 1127 North Avenue, across from the Hannaford's.


Contact us or call 802.863.3403 for information.


The Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day.