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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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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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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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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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The Reading Season…

… officially begins with the snow! As the new librarian, I rearranged some adult books, and, again, although the collection is small, the quality is impressive. Inter-library loan books are also free for patrons. Please ask if there’s a particular … Continue reading

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