Gilbert Hart LibraryIMG_2810
14 South Main Street
P.O. Box 69
Telephone/Fax: (802) 446-2685 
Wendy Savery, Librarian
Susan Gilbert, Assistant Librarian


Wifi Access on unsecured network.

Library Catalog is now viewable online at

The library staff welcomes volunteers, so please contact library staff if you have some free time.

Library Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays;  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Tuesdays.

Curbside pickup still available. Call (802) 446-2685 or email with requests.

Traditional Candy House Decorating and Grinch Reading. Join us on Saturday, December 16th at 10:00 a.m. for a staged reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas along with the traditional candy house decorating. Donations of candy welcome.

Author Visit. Author Reinolt Tonis Tofer will be visiting the library on Friday, December 22 at 1:00 p.m. for a book discussion of The Estonian Spy: A True Story of Resistance to Russian Oppression. 

Auditions. Come audition for Murder by the Book: A Comedy.   Auditions will be held Sunday, January 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Monday, January 8th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The play will be performed here in Wallingford in March. Directed by Saskia Hagen Groom. For more information, call Saskia at 802-558-4177.

Story Hour.  Story hour is back. Location: Children’s Room every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Targeted for ages 2 – 5 (but all are welcome) story hour will include: calendar review, weather review, songs, read aloud & art project (season/theme based)

Book Path visit the Stone Meadow Book Path off Waldo Lane for great hikes and stories.

Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available at the Gilbert Hart Library. This FREE program is open to children under five who live in Wallingford or East Wallingford. Simply swing by the front desk at the library to fill out a form and your child will be mailed carefully selected books each month until they turn five – all directly to your home, and all free to you! 

Whist. Whist gatherings are cancelled until further notice.