We have come a long way since the Library was established in 1911. Read an excerpt from the Bulletin of the Vermont Free Public Library Commission report dated 1913.
Grand Isle – Grand Isle free library
“Mrs. Nettie Tobias, librarian. The recently established library (1911) has been classified and catalogued by Miss Bessie J. Allen, of that town, and reports an excellent circulation. It has 518 books and supplies 6 schools. School entertainment raised $30.84 for the library.”
Vermont. (1913). Bulletin of the Vermont Free Public Library Commission. Montpelier: The Commission.
Grand Isle free Public Library Statistics: 2012 Annual Public Library Report
Total circulation of materials:
Adult: 2, 936 items
Juvenile: 2, 399
Vermont Public Library Statistics: 2012 Annual Public Library Report,” Department of Libraries, March, 2013.