Author Archives: Woodbury Community Library

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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Treasure

During school break, the library has been a little quieter, and I’ve had a chance to sort through some library things. To my joy, I found an incredibly detailed and meticulous history of Woodbury, including the stories of earliest settlers, … Continue reading

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Library Happenings, Midwinter

A few new books at the Woodbury Community Library are Mothers Who Think, a collection of nonfiction essays, and Connect The Stars, a children’s chapter book. A reminder that our hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-5 p, and Saturdays, 10am-noon. … Continue reading

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Library Update

Although it’s been blustery and snowy, the Woodbury Library gets terrific light, and is well-lit and warm. The next three Wednesdays are Pop-up Maker Labs with Susan O’Connell. These begin after school at 3 pm; everyone is welcome to attend. … Continue reading

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Howard Frank Mosher

A few years ago, I heard Howard Frank Mosher read from his new novel, God’s Kingdom, in the Hardwick Town House, on a fiercely cold night. The heat had been off in that historic building, so all of us, friends and … Continue reading

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Why Read?

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The New York Times published an interview with President Obama about how important reading is to him. Here’s a brief excerpt: Fiction was useful as a reminder of the truths under the surface … Continue reading

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Library News

The library now has a copy of Woodbury resident writer Sean Prentiss’s nonfiction book, Finding Abbey: the Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Grave. I highly recommend this book – and desert reading makes for great January reading. Just a … Continue reading

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Winter Reading Time

On the winter solstice, last Wednesday, the Woodbury Elementary schoolchildren visited the library for their weekly all-school read-aloud after lunch. Later that afternoon, a number of children returned for a lantern craft. This week, between the holidays, the library is … Continue reading

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Handwork Saturdays in January

In addition to keeping an eye on that community ice skating rink for winter fun, I’m hoping to have some handwork happen at the library, beginning after the holidays, on Saturday, January 7. Library hours are 10am-noon, Saturday mornings. It … Continue reading

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New Books

The library is lively with kids and adults after school on Mondays and Wednesdays. Young readers have happily checked out new book acquisitions, in addition to playing with Legos and doing crafts. Adult readers might be interested in  The Hidden … Continue reading

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