Category Archives: Woodbury Community Library

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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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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