Author Archives: Woodbury Community Library

Summer Interlude and Dessert

This Thursday,  August 17, at 6:30 pm, the Woodbury Community Library opens its doors and windows in the evening for a reading and homemade dessert with two local and award-winning poets. Readings are usually about an hour in length. All … Continue reading

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New Reads

The Woodbury Library has received a few donations and also purchased books, too. In the adult realm, Dr. Elizabeth Ford’s Sometimes Amazing Things Happen is a fascinating nonfiction account of her work at the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward. Check … Continue reading

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Many thanks to the Woodbury Conservation Commission and the Woodbury Fund for sponsoring last evening’s presentation by Ben Kilham at the Woodbury Town Hall. Nearly 70 folks appeared on a warm July evening to listen to Kilham’s unusual story about … Continue reading

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Wildlife in Woodbury

Mike Clough from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum entertained and educated our elementary school kids Tuesday afternoon, with the assistance of his live red-tailed hawk, a wood turtle, frog, snake, rabbit — and a raven, too. Then he stayed … Continue reading

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Upcoming Woodbury Community Library Events, 2017 Spring into Summer

  Poem Woodbury is a non-competitive creative venture designed to celebrate writing and art. Community members of all ages are heartily welcomed to submit poems or prose pieces, with or without art, to be displayed with the Woodbury Elementary School’s … Continue reading

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New books in! For adults, Jeffrey Lent’s new novel and a biography of the poet Robert Lowell. For kiddos, Pink Cupcake Magic, graphic novels, and picture books. From Colum McCann’s new book, why we read and why we write… Our … Continue reading

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Literary Happenings in the Damp Spring

Nearly 25 people crowded into our bright and warm library last night to hear poet Todd Davis and Woodbury writer Sean Prentiss. A thoroughly enjoyable evening! The next reading combines Vermont writers Julia Shipley and Jessica Hendry Nelson, on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Here’s a rundown of April events at the Woodbury Community Library: *  Friday, April 7, 6:30 pm. Woodbury writer Sean Prentiss, author of Finding Abbey: the Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave, reads with guest poet Todd … Continue reading

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A Quick Run-Down of Some Reading Options

One great pleasure about working at the Woodbury Library is reading new books, and finding gems in the stacks. In the world of children’s books, I recently read the hilarious Mean Margaret by Jon Agee about  a tyrannical toddler. Triangle … Continue reading

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Thank You, Woodbury!

The Woodbury Community Library most gratefully thanks the town for, once again, supporting our budget at this year’s town meeting. I hope all of you have time to visit the library this year, whether to check out a book, use … Continue reading

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