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Friends of Stowe Free Library present Jim Rooney in January

The Friends of the Stowe Free Library Presents   Author, Performer and Grammy Winning Record Producer Jim Rooney   “In It For The Long Run: A Musical Odyssey”   Thursday, January 19th 7-8 pm A FREE TALK AND BOOKSIGNING Light Refreshments Served   Whether writing songs or writing his memoir, Vermont’s own Jim Rooney is the consummate storyteller.  “In It For The Long Run: A Musical Odyssey” is Rooney's first-hand account of more than five decades of success as a performer, concert promoter, songwriter, music publisher and Grammy winning record producer. Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager growing up outside of Boston, Jim Rooney began a musical journey

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Upcoming change to Listen Up Vermont

Upcoming change to Listen Up Vermont, Stowe Free Library's eBook and audiobook service.   In order to keep your account secure, Stowe Free Library will begin requiring Listen Up Vermont users to enter a password in addition to a barcode in order to sign in.  This change will be effective Thursday, December 15th. The password is the same one you use to log in to Stowe Free Library’s online catalog, which is your last name with the first letter capitalized.   Please stop by the library or call if you need password assistance or would like your password changed.      

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Staff Picks for December 2016

    Julie recommends:    Shadows of Sherwood by Kekla Magoon is a futuristic Robin Hood story. Robyn, a tinkerer, likes to sneak out at night and rummage through a nearby junkyard, looking for electronic gadgets to take apart. On one fateful night, she returns home to find her parents missing and signs of a struggle. Realizing quickly that she's in great danger, Robyn flees into the woods, where she finds other kids who have also gone into hiding.  Robyn and her new found friends make names for themselves as wanted outlaws by doing what they can for those being crushed by the new regime. This is

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Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting November 4, 2016

                                       Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting                                   November 4th, 2016   Present: C. Lusk, D. Bryan, C. Maison Kastner, B. Fox, D. Witmer, C. Weber (Director), D. Johannesen, K. Kaufman Call to Order: 8:08 am. Minutes:  October minutes stand as read. Treasurer’s Report:  We can only write 6 checks per month from our Money Market account at Union Bank.  After 6 checks there is a $5 charge.   The Development account (MM) contains $14,100.   Copley account contains $2,025.   Operating account contains $22,500. Friend’s Report:  In Ronna’s absence Cindy

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Friends of Stowe Free Library excited to announce this year's authors for their series, In our Own Backyard!

Save the Date! Friends of Stowe Free Library are excited to announce this season's authors and dates!  The "In Our Own Backyard" series is back for another season!  Each event will be held in the Stowe Free Library Community Room.  Each event will be on a Thursday at 7pm unless otherwise noted.  More information to follow as each date approaches.  Friday, December 2, 2016 - 4:30 pm  Willem Lange will be reading from his children’s holiday book "Favor Johnson". A heartwarming story about Favor Johnson, his dog Hercules, Doctor Jennings, and the mysterious house-to-house delivery of homemade fruit cakes on Christmas Eve. To be followed

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