Librarian at the Calef Memorial Library in Washington, VT.


Fact of the Week

A bibliophile is a book-lover, and the word first appeared in print in 1824. The word bookworm dates back to 1580, and was used by Ben Johnson in his satirical play Cynthia’s Revels, or The Fountain of Self-Love..

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New This Month

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Each month we enlarge our collection by adding the newest published books by well known authors as well as some hidden gems. These are just a few of what we have coming in October. Come down and check them out…literally.

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Quote of the Week

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky


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Welcome to Calef Memorial Library


  • Masks are no longer mandatory, but if you feel more comfortable wearing one, please do so. We are still maintaining a clean and sanitized standard for all of our patrons.

  • We have a new addition to our library…the Food Shelf. It is at the side entrance and will be open the same hours as the library.

Library hours:

Mon 11am-4pm

Tues, Wed, Thru 2pm-7pm

Sat 9am-1pm

Library Catalog link:

Contact Information

(802) 883-2343
2964 VT Route 110
PO Box 141
Washington, VT 05675

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