The New Worthen Library Is Open!
We’re beyond excited to be in our new space at 28 Community Lane, along Route 2! The Library will be open to all patrons for its regular schedule beginning Tuesday, July 23, at 9am. A huge thank you to all who joined us for our incredible grand opening on Saturday July 20!
Behind the Library’s New Name
Several years ago, Dr. Ed Worthen inspired us by leaving the majority of his estate to start the funding for the new South Hero library. In honor of Ed and in recognition that our community is supported by the big-heartedness of individuals, the Library Board of Trustees named the new facility the Worthen Library. Read more here!
The Worthen Society Celebrates Generosity
The Worthen Society was established to recognize those who have made a financial commitment to ensure that future generations of Champlain Islanders will have a robust library. Local taxpayer dollars only cover current operating expenses. Your private donations are needed to create an endowment to support your new building and additional services, to perpetuate a truly great public library. Please visit the Library Foundation’s page to find out how you can make a difference in our ongoing fundraising effort.
About the Library
The Worthen Library provides a central spot and a rich resource for our Island community to gather and grow. Come explore our diverse collection of books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, museum and park passes and more!
The Library also hosts a wide variety of weekly events, offering community members of all ages regular opportunities to expand their knowledge and exercise their creativity. Learn about upcoming events for children and adults. We hope you’ll join us!