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Summer Reading Program

Summer is half way over...have you turned in your Summer Reading Log for a prize?  Have you finished your Red Clover Punch Card?  Have you read another Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book or Green Mountain Book? 


Kids and Parents - Have some free time this summer?   Click this link for program and events going on this summer. Don't forget to register!

Parents with Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers - Looking for storytimes this summer?  Look here or on the calendar.

Middle and High Schoolers - we didn't forget about you- click here!









Celebrating 150 years

The earliest libraries in Stowe were subscription or membership libraries as was popular in the beginning of the nineteenth century. In 1866, the Stowe Free Library was founded with a donation of 51 books from a group of visiting summer artists and supplemented by a town appropriation of $100. Stowe was the first town in Vermont to appropriate a sum of money for library purposes under the state law of 1865.

After occupying several locations in the village, the library finally found a real home in the “new” town hall, the Akeley Memorial Building, in 1904. Seventy-seven years later, the library moved to the renovated old High School building at the corner of Pond and School Street.

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A new resource available to you1  The Learning Express Library has the most comprehenisive selection of academic and career-related resources available/  It features skill building tools for reading, writing, math and science.  There is a test preparartion for high school equivalency and college admissions exams.  The workplace resources include tools for job searching, exploring new careers and preparing for occupational licensing exams.  This is a center for everyone.  There are targeted learning centers providing patrons of all ages with easy, one sop access to relevant interactive tutorials, practice tests and eBooks. 

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Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.Louisa May Alcott