Author Archives: Woodbury Community Library

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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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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