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Phase II Posted Notice Starting June 1st, VPL Patrons are urged to return any loaned library items. Due to COVID19 Safety Restrictions returned materials require a quarantine period of 72 hrs. Vestal Public Library will begin limited services beginning June 15th:  Appointment Based Pick-Up (see instructions below) Phone Reference  Appointment Based Pickup Instructions (beginning June…

By VPL Director May 30, 2020 Off

Vestal Central School District Budget Ballot

The Vestal Central School District Budget Ballot will be mailed out next week and it will include the Vestal Public Library Budget. Proposition No.3 is composed of two parts which concern the Vestal Public Library: Part I Shall the sum of $756,979 be raised by annual levy of tax upon the taxable real property within…

By VPL Director May 28, 2020 Off


PAUL K CHAPMAN Public libraries play an essential role in fostering strong communities by supporting access to information, community engagement, intellectual curiosity, innovation, entertainment, and life-long learning. As an open-minded and flexible leader, it is my goal to cultivate a collaborative and engaging library environment that reflects the diversity of the region it serves,…

By VPL Director May 28, 2020 Off

April Meeting of the VPL Board of Trustees

Attention Patrons: The April meeting of the VPL Board of Trustees has been changed to a Zoom meeting due to the current restrictions due to COVID-19. The Zoom meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. A link will be provided prior to the meeting. Thank you for your support and understanding!

By Anna Lake April 14, 2020 Off

Update on Library Closure

Hello patrons! We miss you at the Vestal Public Library! Unfortunately, we will continue to remain closed until further notice, and as of right now, all programs through the end of April are cancelled. As a reminder, we are asking that patrons keep all borrowed materials until we reopen. Please do NOT use the outdoor…

By Anna Lake March 31, 2020 Off

March Meeting of VPL Board of Trustees Cancelled

Attention Patrons: The March meeting of the VPL Board of Trustees scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled due to concerns regarding COVID-19. The Board of Trustees plan to meet again on Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. as regularly scheduled. Thank you for your understanding and support!

By Anna Lake March 16, 2020 Off

Library Closing Due to COVID-19 Concerns

ATTENTION PATRONS: Due to recent concerns among our patrons and staff due to COVID-19, effective Monday, March 16, at 8 p.m., the library will be closed to the public until further notice. We will be open today, Sunday, March 15 (1-5 p.m.) and Monday, March 16 (2-8 p.m.). Any fines accrued during our closure will…

By Anna Lake March 15, 2020 Off

Update on COVID19 & Cancellation of Programs

As of today, Vestal Public Library remains open to the public.  We are, however, cancelling all Youth and Adult programming, effective immediately, through the end of March. We hope to resume programming in April, but please stay tuned if we need to extend the cancellation. Our space offers patrons the opportunity to practice social distancing. Additionally,…

By Anna Lake March 13, 2020 Off