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
Hartness Gallery (West Gallery): Squaring the Circle: Forty-five Years of Geometric Art, an exhibit by Paul A. Calter, VTC Professor Emeritus. You have seen some of his work on the Randolph Campus, but now you can get up close and personal. He will be hosting an opening reception at the Hartness Library on Saturday, Sept. 6th from 4 to 6pm. Don't miss the guided walking tour of his VTC Randolph Campus sculptures on Wednesday, Sept. 10th from 12:15 to 12:45pm. His work will be on display in the library West Gallery from August 23rd through October 13th.
Art in the Library Series (East Gallery): "Do you ever wonder what werewolves do in their spare time?" Joshua Sevits, a CCV staff member, provides an answer with his recent body of work. This brightly colored collection of paintings will be on display at the Hartness Library Randolph Campus through October 13th.
Young Artist's Series (Performance Art): The Zeichner Family Band, a Vermont traditional music group made up of a brother and two sisters, will perform at the Hartness Library in Randolph Center on Thursday, September 4th from 11:45 to 1 pm.
Art Under Glass Series: Be sure to look for more brilliant work by Paul A. Calter on display in the glass cases through October 13th.
Reading Circle: The next title for the Hartness Library reading group at the Randolph Campus is Lightning: A Novel, by Jean Echenoz. "...a brisk and enlightening fictional rendering of the life of the Balkan born, long-time American inventor Nikola Tesla." (NPR Book Review) Books will be available in August and a meeting date will be set at the start of the fall semester. The group meets from noon to 1 pm in the library conference room. Contact Nancy Aitken for a copy of the book.
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.