Library News, Programs, & Events
Please click on the link to our calendar in the right side bar to see details of all upcoming library events and programs. See more on Facebook, Front Porch Forum, VT Grandpa, and in various print publications around the region.
February and March Programs:
NOTE: Most programs are free and open to the public. Some require pre-registration. Crafts and maker series sometimes have a nominal fee for materials, payable to the instructor at class.
Family Event: Save the date! On Thursday, February 27, Sue Morse of Keeping Track Vermont will be here. We'll have a fun and educational walk on the rec path and possibly the woods from 1-4, then later in the evening Sue will give an amazing slide show about local wildlife, featuring her own jaw-dropping photos. We'll also have a Sue Morse book raffle! Attend one or both events. Free!
February and March Events for Children: .
Friday, February 28, 9:30-11:00: Mr. K Adventure Camp- DEER! Learn all about deer through hands-on exploration. Pre-registration required. Ages 3+
NOTE there is NO Preschool Story Hour on March 4
Thursday, March 6, 6:30 - 7:30: PJ Story Hour
Wednesday, March 12, 3:00 - 4:00: After School Maker Series! Origami Bracelets Join Annette as we make fun bracelets from origami paper. Pre-registration required. Ages 8+
Thursday, March 20, 3:00 - 4:00: Crafternoon with Nicole
March 28 and 29: Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Bring your stuffed animals into the library between 6:00 and 7:30 on Friday evening, pick them up and get a certificate, photos and snack Saturday morning between 9:30 and 11:30! Fun!!!
February and March Events for Adults:
Saturday, March 8, 10:00 - 12:00: Make a Ring with Judy Judy Taylor of Baubles and Stones is back by popular demand with another wire working class. You'll make a ring and learn three techniques! Materials fee of $6 to be paid at class. Ages 10 to adult. Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up soon!
Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 - 8:00: Adult Maker Series debut! Make Origami Boxes! Fun and Easy. All welcome. Pre-registration required.
Thursday, March 13, 6:30 - 8:00: VHC Book Discussion: Barbara Mieder discusses A Midwife's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.
Saturday, March 15, 10:00 - 12:00: Fiber Arts Group: Come on down and stitch with this informal drop-in group. Don't know how? We'll teach you!
Thursday, March 20, 6:30 - 8:00: Meet Vermont author Joy Choquette!
Spring Book Discussion
Read to a Dog
Kids can read a book of their choice to a fuzzy, friendly, trained therapy dog, accompanyied by a trained handler. To sign-up for a 15 minute time slot, call or stop by the library. Geared to readers ages 5-10. Certain Wednesdays 3:15-4:15.
Preschool Story Time Series
Story Time is from 9:30 - 10:30 on Tuesdays. Geared for children ages 0–6 and their caregivers. Story time builds and reinforces early literacy skills including listening, narrative, math concepts, sequencing, and social skills including sharing, pariticaption and taking turns. Story time also provides important social interaction for the child (and parent/care giver)! Check the calendar for the fall schedule.
PJ Story Hour
This is held every first Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30.
These are the fun craft afternoons for kids ages 6 and up led by local artist Nicole Vance. Always a super fun project and result! Enrollment limited, register early.
Look for Vermont historian Howard Coffin, a local bird walk, Pirate Party and much more!