Playgroups, Libraries, and Recreation Departments around Chittenden County

Below is a list of playgroups, libraries and recreation department information by town in Chittenden County, Vermont.  If you notice something that should be changed or added please contact Amy at 863-3367 ext. 131 or growingkids@childcareresource.org 

*Most playgroups follow the school calendar
*updated September 2016
 
 
 
Bolton
Playgroup:  Bolton does not currently have playgroup
Library:  Bolton does not have a town library
Recreation Department:  Bolton does not have a recreation department

Burlington
Playgroup

·         VNA Family Room, 20 Allen Street (St. Joseph’s School)
             Phone:  860-4420 
              Website:  https://www.vnacares.org/family-support-services/the-family-room/ 
               (you can view monthly calendar at bottom of page)
  • Miller Center, 140 Gosse Court, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays at 9:00-10:30am Website:   call Elizabeth for more info: 578-6471 

Library
Fletcher Free Library, 235 College Street
Phone:  863-3403
Website:  http://www.fletcherfree.org/  Kid’s Page:  http://www.fletcherfree.org/kids.html

Recreation Department
Phone:  864-0123
Website:  http://www.enjoyburlington.com/

Charlotte
Playgroup
Charlotte Central School, 408 Hinesburg Road, Monday from 9:30-11:00 am
Contact:  Colleen-bffcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com  
Recreation Info
Library
Charlotte Public Library, 115 Ferry Road
Phone:  425-3864
Website:  http://charlottepubliclibrary.org/

Colchester
Playgroup
Contact Kristen:  316-2918- Wed & Fri 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. , Colchester Village Meeting House, Downstairs (860 Main Street)
Phone:   652-5138


Library
Burnham Memorial Library, 898 Main Street (Rt. 2A)
Phone:   264-5660
Website:  http://colchestervt.gov/Library/ 

Recreation Department
Phone:  264-5640
Website:  http://colchestervt.gov/333/Parks-Recreation

Essex
Playgroup

Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 am at Sunset Studio Essex Town.

Library

Essex Free Library, 1 Browns River Road
Phone:  879-0313
Website:  www.essex.org

Recreation Department

See Essex Junction
Essex Junction

Playgroup
Contact:  Danielle 272-6509, bffessexvt@gmail.com

Tuesdays 9:30-11:00 am at Maple Street Parks and Recreation Building. Ages 0-5 years.  Ages 0-18 months.
Thursdays 9:30 am-11:00 pm at Maple Street Parks and Recreation Building. Ages 0-5 years.
Saturdays Dates TBD Nov-March, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm Maple Street Parks and Recreation Building. Ages 2-5.

Library
Brownell Library, 6 Lincoln Street
Phone:  878-6955  
Website:  http://www.brownelllibrary.org/

Recreation Department
Essex Junction Recreation and Parks, 75 Maple Street
Phone:  878-1375
Website:  http://www.ejrp.org/

Hinesburg
Playgroup 
Wednesdays 10:00-11:30, Hinesburg Town Hall, 10632 VT route 116 (birth through 5)
Baby playgroup:  Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 at United Church (nursery space) for ages 0-18 months
Contact: Rachel,  Hinesburgfof@gmail.com  
Website:  http://www.hinesburg.org/fof.html

Library
Carpenter-Carse Library, 69 Ballards Corner
Phone: 482-2878
Website:  http://www.carpentercarse.org

Recreation Department
Phone:  482-2281 ext. 230
Website:  http://www.hinesburg.org/recreation.html
Email:  hinesburgrec@gmavt.net

Huntington
Playgroup
Huntington Public Library, 2156 Main Road, Fridays 10:00 am-11:30 am
Contact:  Heather, 899-4415 
Email:  Underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

Library
Huntington Public Library, 2156 Main Road
www.huntingtonpubliclibrary.org/
Phone:  434-4583

Rec. Information
http://huntingtonvt.org/

 Jericho
Playgroup
Good Shepherd Church from 9:30 am to11:00 am on Mondays,
Contact:  Heather, 899-4415
Email:  underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

Library
  • Deborah Rawson Memorial Library, 8 River Road
            Phone:  899-4962
            Website:  http://www.drml.org/
  • Jericho Town Library, 7 Jericho Center Circle
           Phone:  899-4686
           Website:  http://www.jerichotownlibraryvt.org/

Recreation Info
http://www.jerichovt.gov

Milton
Playgroup
Milton Family Community Center Playgroup at Milton Public Library community room, 39 Bombardier Road, Mondays and Thursdays,  9:30-11:00 am
Contact:  Sara at the Milton Family Center 893–1457 or srobinson@miltonfamilycenter.org

Library
Milton Public Library, 39 Bombardier Road
Phone:  893-4644
Website:  http://www.miltonlibraryvt.org/

Recreation Department
43 Bombardier Road
Phone:  893-4922
Website:  http://www.miltonvt.org/recreation

Richmond
Playgroup
Richmond Free Library Community Room, 201 Bridge Street, Wednesdays from 8:45-10:15 am
Contact:  Heather, 899-4415, underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

Library
Richmond Free Library, 201 Bridge Street
Phone:  434-3036
Website:  http://richmondfreelibraryvt.org/

Recreation Department
Richmond does not have a Recreation Department

Shelburne
Playgroup
Trinity Episcopal Church, 5171 Shelburne Rd, Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00am
Contact:  Colleen:  bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com

Library
Pierson Library, 5376 Shelburne Road
Phone:  985-5124
Website:  http://www.piersonlibrary.org/

Recreation Information
5420 Shelburne Road
Phone:  985-9551
Website:  http://www.shelburnevt.org/

South Burlington
Playgroup
Ascension Church: 95 Allen Road
Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30-11:00 am, and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 pm
Contact:  Colleen, 489-0410, sburlfc@gmail.com


Library
South Burlington Community Library, 550 Dorset Street
Phone:  652-7080
Website:  http://www.sburlcomlib.com/

Recreation Department
575 Dorset Street
Phone:  846-4108
Website:  http://www.sburlrecdept.com/

St. George
Playgroup:  St. George does not have a playgroup
Library:  St. George does not have a town library
Recreation Department:  St. George does not have a recreation department

Underhill
Playgroup
Underhill Central School, 6 Irish Settlement Road, Fridays from 9:30-11:00am
Contact:  Heather, 489-0410, underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

Library
Deborah Rawson Memorial Library, 8 River Road
            Phone:  899-4962
            Website:  http://www.drml.org/index.htm
 


Recreation Department
Underhill does not have a recreation department

Westford
Library
Westford Public Library, 1717 Vermont Route 128
Phone:  878-5639
Website:  http://westfordpubliclibrary.wordpress.com/

Recreation Department
Recreation Committee info:  http://www.westfordvt.us/RecDept/index.php

Williston
Playgroup
Contact:  Danielle 876-7555,

  • Pajama Storytime TDB at Dorothy Alling Memorial Library. (21 Library Lane). 
  •  Playgroup:  Wednesdays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm at Dorothy Alling Memorial Library. Ages 0-5
  • Preschool Playgroup: ages birth to 5 years, first and third Fridays, 9:30-11:00 am, at Allen Brook School (497 Talcott Road).
  • Spanish Music and Movement Playgroup:  Select Saturdays at Dorothy Alling Library from 10:30 am-12:00 pm. Ages 0-5.
Library
Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, 21 Library Lane
Phone:  878-4918
Website:  http://www.williston.lib.vt.us/

Recreation Department
Visit for more information:  Williston Recreation information
 
Winooski
Playgroup
Contact: Karen 655-1422 or karenp@howardcenter.org
Winooski Family Center Playgroup: O’Brien Community Center (132 Malletts Bay Ave): Tuesdays  from 9:30-11:30 am beginning 9/20 (ages 0-2, siblings welcome) and Thursdays,  9:30-11:30 am beginning 9/22.  Ages 0-5

Library
Winooski Memorial Library, 32D Malletts Bay Avenue
Phone:  655-6424
Website:  http://winooskilibrary.wordpress.com/ (Click on “Youth Services” for Children’s Programming)

Recreation Department
For recreation information, visit the city website:  http://www.winooskivt.org/, then click on “Departments” and then “Community Services.”



 

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