♦ Hitchcock Museum/Library


SORRY, the EASTER EGG HUNT SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 25TH at the Hitchcock Museum and Library in Westfield HAS BEEN POSTPONED due to the deep snow, cold weather and the young age of our participants.

The new date will be Sunday, April 8th at 1 p.m. and will be a Spring into Spring Egg and Prize HuntFor more information the Librarian, MaryLee Daigle, can be reached Tuesday/Thursday 1-5 p.m. or Sunday 11-3 p.m. at 744-8258. All are invited to join the fun!


Hitchcock Memorial Museum & Library
1252 Vt. Route 100
Westfield, VT 05874
♦ (802) 744-8258 ♦

Librarian:  MaryLee Daigle

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Hitchcock Museum & Library Brochure


Hours:  Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(Closed on Sundays: June, July & August)

Library Services: The library has a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books along with DVD and VHS tapes that can be checked out to Vermont and summer residents. The library has computer, printer and copier access available. There is a per page charge for use of the printer and copier. 
Internet Access: WiFi Internet access is available both inside and outside of the facility 24 hours a day.  The access connection is Hitchcock. 
 Museum: The museum has a collection of American and African animal and bird displays, rocks and minerals, corals and butterfly exhibits.  There are historical items that have been donated to the museum during the last 100 years. The collection also includes rare and antique books. 
Meeting Facility: A class and meeting area is available to Westfield residents during regular library/museum hours. 
History: The land and an endowment of $10,000 to construct a library and museum of natural history were gifted to the town of Westfield by Aaron Charles Hitchcock.  Hitchcock was born in Westfield on July 19, 1823.  He became a successful business man and large land owner in Orleans County.    The building was completed in 1899.  Aaron Hitchcock died on March 1, 1900.  The museum and library continue as a monument to his memory, generosity and interest in the youth and citizens of Westfield.