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Green Mountain Book Award List 2016-2017

This is the twelfth year of the Green Mountain Book Award, a reader's choice award for students in grades 9-12.  Co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Libraries and Vermont School Library Association, this program is designed to introduce to high school students some excellent books for their pleasure reading. 

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Friends of the Stowe Free Library Meeting Minutes June 9, 2016

Friends of Stowe Free Library Minutes of Board Meeting June 9, 2016   In attendance: Chair Ronna Ziegel, Caren Goodhue, Bonnie Knight, Dee Reever, Lisa Grady, Cindy Weber, Carol Good, Caren Goodhue, Connie Carrino, Sally Nolan, Carol Stevens and Nancy Stead.   The meeting opened at 3:30 p.m. and the minutes of the annual meeting May 5 were accepted as presented.   Treasurer Carol Stevens presented the budget of FY 2016-2017 for estimates of the income and expenditures of the various departments, a somewhat whimsical process. Some categories are new and untested. As the library is now the sole archive of Stowe Reporter issues, we have budgeted 

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Book Sale to Open July 7

      STOWE LIBRARY’S GIANT ANNUAL BOOK SALE BEGINS JULY  7th   The Stowe Free Library Giant Annual Book Sale, sponsored annually by the Friends of Stowe Free Library, will begin on Thursday, July 7th, at 9 AM  and will then continue daily, dawn to dusk, until July 24th. It will be held on the porch and grounds of the Stowe Free Library. The library is located on Pond Street in the heart of Stowe Village.   The book selection this year is quite extensive and the variety is extremely interesting. There is an especially good supply of collectibles, antique books, coffee table items,  and

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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes May 6, 2016

Board of Trustees Meeting May 6, 2016 Present : K. Kaufman, C.Lucks, D.Johannesen, D.Bryan, C. Maison-Kastner, D. Witmer, C. Weber, R. Zeigel Meeting called to order at 8:01AM Minutes of the previous meeting stand as read Treasurer's report shows $17630 in the checking account and $19880ish in the Development account.  Registration fee income is up, likely due to increased cost of a library card. The Friends' book sale set up is on July 5 and 6, with the sale to begin on July 7. The director's report was presented. The 2016 goals as outlined in the new Strategic Plan were presented. Plans for the 150th anniversary celebration were

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Board of Trustees Meeting June 10, 2016

Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting June 10, 2016   Call to order: 8:03am Present: C. Lusk, C. Maison Kastner, D. Bryan, D. Witmer, K. Kaufman, S. Clymer, D. Johannesen, C. Weber (Director), R. Ziegel (Friends)   Minutes: The May minutes stand as read.   Election of Officers: Charlie Lusk is the Chair. Darla Witmer is the Vice-Chair, Dick Johannesen is the Treasurer. Kim Kaufman is the secretary. These terms will last one year.   Treasurer’s Report: The operating account is currently at $20,780 with the 4th quarterly installment due to the town at the end of June. The amount given to the town is $7125. The Development account

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