Woodbury Old Home Day

Saturday, August 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Woodbury celebrates community, with a 9 a.m. run/walk, a 10 a.m. children’s parade, a junior firefighters’ challenge 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 11 a.m. art activity at the library, a noon turtle and amphibian walk with Kiley Briggs, lunch fare, self-guided Woodbury Village Church tours, floral crown-making, big rigs, a Garden Wonders Contest, an historical display and more. All are welcome.

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Saturday Storytime and Summer Library Hours

Stop by the library this Saturday, 10:30 a.m., for the first-Saturday-of-the-month storytime. All are welcome!

The library will be closed Wednesday, August 7, and Thursday, August 8, for carpet cleaning, reopening Saturday, August 10. A reminder that regular summer hours are Wednesdays, 1-5 p.m., Thursdays, 4-7 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

A reminder that the library offers use of its collection, interlibrary loan services, wifi, use of new library laptops, and terrific Thursday tech help — all free of any charge.

Stop in!

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Zach Rothammer Shares His Solo Long Trail Hike

Wednesday, July 24, at 6:30 pm, West Woodbury’s Zach Rothammer shares the story of his solo Long Trail hike last summer. He hiked this 272-mile trail in just 16 days, when he was 16-years-old!

Also, summer reading kid fun continues on Thursdays, 4-5 pm, through August 1.

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Upcoming Woodbury Library Events

This Wednesday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m., State Entomologist Judy Rosovsky shares info about the ash borer and answers questions about other invasive pests.

Thursdays through July, 4-5 p.m., kids check out a fun summer reading program, with a theme of space. This Thursday, come make slime! All ages; please bring an adult if you’re under age 4.

Next Saturday, July 13, 10:30 a.m., local naturalist and artist Susan Sawyer takes young families on a short walk. Susan is greatly experienced both in parenting and outdoor education. Stop in the library first for coffee and conversation. All are welcome.

Wednesday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m., West Woodbury high school senior Zach Rothammer shares the story of his Long Trail hike last summer. Zach solo through-hiked this 272-mile trail, in just 16 days!

Need more info about anything? woodburyvermontlibrary@gmail.com.

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Emerald Ash Borer & Other Invasive Pests

Wednesday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m., State Entomologist Judy Rosovsky presents the latest info about the ash borer and answers questions about other invasive pests. All are welcome.

And… just south of Woodbury, Calais resident Howard Norman just released his latest novel, The Ghost Clause.  Check out the library’s copy and listen to VPR’s interview, too. Norman describes this novel as a love letter to Vermont.

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Woodbury Library Summer Reading

Summer Reading and Fun

at the Woodbury Community Library!

Thursdays, June 20- August 1, 4-5 p.m.

Snacks! Stories! Crafts! Free bookmarks and stickers — all with a space theme!

Parents, keep your kids engaged in books this summer. This program is a drop-in, relaxed, fun-centered social time, just to keep kids reading this summer. All ages welcome. Parents are welcome to stay, but not required for children over age 4.

Each child will receive a card to record books they’ve read or listened to. At the program’s end, each participating child receives a creemee certificate..

Info? woodburyvermontlibrary@gmail.com or 472-5710.

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Woodbury Community Library Happenings

Stop in the library Thursday, May 30, between 6-7 p.m. and learn how to borrow and read e-books for free. Don’t have a library card? No problem. Sign up for free.

Saturday, June 1, is story time at the library, at 10:30 a.m. The library hosts an all-ages story time on the first Saturday of each month. Coffee and tea for parents provided. Come say hi to your neighbors!

And — the library will be closed Saturday, May 25. See you at the Hardwick Memorial Day Parade!

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Salamanders, Frogs, and Birds in the Woodbury Town Forest

Saturday, May 11, join the Woodbury Conservation Commission for a trip to the town forest to explore a handful of vernal pools in search of frogs, salamanders, and their eggs. In between pools, we will also take a look at some of the birds that call the forest home as we begin to inventory the species that call this public resource home. We will meet at Woodbury Elementary School at 1 p.m. and walk roughly 1/2 mile along mostly flat trails to the vernal pools, but we will spend short periods of time off-trail on potentially rocky terrain, so sturdy footwear is recommended. Waterproof is even better!

Free and open to all ages!

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State Reps at the Woodbury Library

This Saturday, April 27, from 9 – 11 a.m., state representatives Dave Yacovone and Avram Patt will drop by the library for coffee, coffeecake, and community chat.

Want info about what’s happening in Montpelier? Have input or want to make your voice heard?

Now is the time to drop in. All are welcome.

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Pie Pan Pickup

Thank you so much, everyone, for coming to Pie Breakfast. True to my predictions, spring came with it. A ENORMOUS thank you to our pie bakers, volunteers, the Woodbury School staff, the Woodbury Broad Band, and, especially, the Woodbury Community Library trustees.

We still have pie pans for our pie bakers to pick up. The library is open Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-5 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Please stop in!

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