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Meet the Authors Event

Meet the Authors Saturday, September 24th  3pm at Stowe Free Library   The Stowe Free Library’s 150th Anniversary celebration is culminating with a “Meet the Authors” event on Saturday, September 24th at 3pm. This event will feature a panel of four local authors: Reeve Lindbergh, Ellen Stimson, Willem Lange, and Julia Shipley, who will discuss the important role of books and libraries.  Our event moderator, Jessamyn West, will then challenge the authors with a few lightning round questions.  There will be an opportunity for audience participation, as well as books available for signing and light refreshments. Jessamyn West, moderator of the event, is a librarian

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Stowe Free Library Open House

  Open House Thursday, August 11th  12pm-6:30pm   Please join us and see some of our volunteers, staff and Friends read some of their favorite passages in an on-going slide show, Stowe Reads! We will be serving light refreshments throughout the day in addition to the slideshow, Stowe Reads. This is our 4th event celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Stowe Free Library; we will be concluding our celebratory events with a large reception on September 24th at 3pm here at the library.

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Staff Picks for July 2016

Staff Picks  Click on the book cover to be brought to our library catalog.   Julie :  A Bandit's Tale: the muddled misadventures of a pickpocket by Deborah Hopkinson. Set in 1887 New York City, an Italian immigrant boy is enslaved by a padrone and becomes a beggar and pickpocket on the streets, until he meets a feisty girl who works for Henry Bergh, the animal rights activist who founded the ASPCA. Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands. Deliciously good story set in 17th century London with apothecaries, murder, codes, a mysterious cult, and more! All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr. Finally read it -- so good! Glad he won the

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What the world of tomorrow will be like is greatly dependent on the power of imagination in those who are learning to read today.Astrid Lindgren