Author Archives: Woodbury Community Library

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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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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