The Traveling Storyteller
The Traveling Storyteller will visit our library on Thursday, July 26th at 1:00 p.m. to perform "The Emperor's Nightingale". This program is suitable for kids of all ages, and it will include a story, puppet show, craft and "wiggles". Sponsored by the Vermont Department of Libraries.
Summer Craft Festival
Our Summer Craft Festival, Book Sale, and Pig Roast will be held on Saturday, August 4th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the library and on the Derby Green. Please join us for a wonderful day of shopping and enjoy a terrific lunch of hot pork sandwiches, coleslaw, chips, pickles, and a beverage.
Family Movie Night
Our next Family Movie Night will be on Friday, July 27th at 6:00 p.m. Our feature will be "Early Man" and popcorn and water will be served.
Vermont Humanities Council Book Discussion Series
The library will hold a Fall Book Discussion Series sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council beginning in September. "Fear No Labor", a series of novels about Union Organizing will begin on Sunday, September 9th at 1:30 p.m. with Out of this Furnace by Thomas Bell. Subsequent sessions will be on the following Sundays, also at 1:30 p.m: September 30th (The Given Day by Dennis LeHane), October 21st (Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina), and November 11th (Rookery Blues by Jon Hassler), Scholar Rachael Cohen will be our discussion leader, and refreshments will be served at each session. Books are available at the library.
The library has passes to Echo, Shelburne Farms, the Old Stone House Museum, Vermont State Parks, and Vermont Historical Sites. Please let us know if you would like to borrow one by calling us at 766-5063.
Books on the Lawn
Books on the Lawn concludes its series on Tuesday, July 24th at 10:30 a.m. with a guitar concert by Ben Batchelder. Lunch will be served.
TaiChi Classes will resume on Wednesday, April 18th at 10:00 a.m. at the library. Patty Beckwith will teach the class. Everyone is welcome.
Little Free Libraries
We now have two Little Free Libraries registered and on the LFL World map. Located in Scampy's Store in West Charleston and next to the Town Clerk's Office in Morgan, the little libraries are dedicated to former librarian Barbara Whitehill. Please visit them anytime and take a book or leave one-they are fully stocked with both adult and kids' books.