Author Archives: Woodbury Community Library

‘Love’

On this 2018 Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share NPR’s interview with author Matt de la Pena about his recently released picture book, beautifully illustrated by Loren Long. The book — which you can borrow from the library — is … Continue reading

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Jesmyn Ward’s novel Sing, Unburied, Sing won the 2017 National Book Award — a copy of it is on the library’s shelves. A novel about 21 century rural Mississippi, it’s an also a very American story of culture and family. … Continue reading

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Susan Sawyer and Other Info

A frosty and sunny morning in Woodbury! Local naturalist, author, artist, and photographer Susan Sawyer will share her new book, A Guide to the Natural History of the Northern Rivers Land Trust Area, with a presentation and signing on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Adopt-an-Author

Kudos to the Woodbury community. At this writing, 14 authors — from novelists to essayists to poets — have been formally “adopted.” The program asks library users to purchase new releases from their favorite authors, who include Katherine Patterson, Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Woodbury Story Hour

Kids of all ages and parents are invited to a Saturday morning storyhour, beginning this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Woodbury Community Library. Come for a few picture book tales, visit with your neighbors, and (adults only!) drink some … Continue reading

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New Books!

With the beginning of school, the library has been busy in the afternoons. If you haven’t stopped in, please do. The library has new books — some purchased, and some generously donated by our readers. In our collection is the … Continue reading

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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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