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Hartness Library

Welcome Vermont Tech and Guests

Hartness Library exists to support learning, teaching, research, and other activities of the College. We continually strive to make the Library a comfortable and welcoming place to study, learn, and gather with friends.

We hope your visit, whether in person or online, will be successful and productive.

Explore our printable brochure to learn more about Hartness Library's resources and services.

What's Happening @ Hartness

LABOR OF LOVE: created by Vermont Works for Women in collaboration with the Vermont Folklife Center. This traveling display features photos and stories celebrating the transformative power of work by focusing on ways in which work can engage our passion and connect us to others and in communities.  On display from October 14th to January 5th.  The featured women are farmers, doctors, tattoo artists, college presidents, electricians, and general store clerks. Passionate and inspirational, the exhibit has valuable stories to share.

Women's History Month Lunchtime Talks: 
Join us for a discussion with Holly Sanders, Television Producer and Videographer.  On Tuesday, October 21st from 12:00 to 12:30 in the Hartness Library Conference Room, Holly will talk about her experience creating the documentary "Swimming Retriever" featuring the work of local sculptor, Jim Sardonis.

Hartness Gallery West
Using imagination and memory to look beyond realism to make a statement about the pastoral landscape tradition in the 21st century. Phillip Robertson, CCV Art History instructor, will display his inspired work from October 14th through January 5th.

Art in the Library Series (East Gallery): Come see the beautiful photography of Bill Ix , a VTC staff member, and the wonderful multi-medium works of Emily Quattrocci, VTC graduate.  This brightly colored collection of photos and paintings highlights the everyday things we often miss.  This work will be on display at the Hartness Library Randolph Campus through January 5th.

Art Under Glass Series:
Be sure to look for some of Holly Sanders pieces on display in the glass cases through November 24th, including a miniature of the "Swimming Retriever" by Jim Sardonis.

Reading Circle: The next title for the Hartness Library reading group at the Randolph Campus is Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart. "Full of tang of the prairies and of a delightful personality" (NY Times)  Books are available at the library. The group will meet and discuss this delightful book from noon to 1 pm in the library conference room on Monday, October 27th. Contact Nancy Aitken for more information.

Free Items:
Lots of free books, magazines and VHS tapes available on the "free items" carts near the east entrance.

Contact the library with any questions or for more details on any of these events.

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Library Hours

Regular Hours:

Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Featured Resource

October is Officially Information Literacy Month in Vermont!

Information Literacy Supporter Badge Governor Shumlin has signed a proclamation designating October as Information Literacy Awareness Month in Vermont!

Listen to the following public service announcement from Rusty DeWees!