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About
KHL

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library is a free, non-profit public library that serves the City of Montpelier and the Towns of Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex and Worcester; a population over 17,000.

We have operated continuously as a library since 1895, only closing briefly for a polio epidemic in 1917, the Spanish Flu in 1918, the great flood of 1927, the Flood of 1992, the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020, and the flood of 2023.

Our mission

To empower community members to become lifelong learners by providing easy access to materials, online resources, programs and a welcoming place.

Our vision

To be a resilient, inclusive and innovative library that continually learns and adapts to meet the changing needs of our community.

Our vision

We support an empowered learning community by honoring these values. We believe…

  • All people are important, valued and belong.
  • Every person has a right to read what they choose.
  • Personal information is private and will be protected.
  • A safe, welcoming and accessible space is essential for everyone.
  • Vibrant conversations embrace different points of view.
  • Service means helping every person as fully as we possibly can.
  • We are stewards of this organization for the next generation.

Diversity Statement

Public libraries belong to everyone. We respect and embrace the wide range of diversity in the human experience, including race, ethnicity, age, gender, ability, economic background, place of origin, culture, lifestyle, native language, sexual orientation, religion, and more.

Every person who comes into the library should feel welcomed by our staff and represented in our collections, our building and our programs. The library strives to be a reflection of our community, our nation and future generations.

Strategic Plan

Our deepest thanks to our community members, staff, trustees and volunteers who gave us their time and input to craft a truly shared vision for the Library. Please see the plan in brief below, or you can view the strategic plan here.

Link to strategic plan