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
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.
Kurt Valenta from Exordium Science came to the library this week to show kids some amazing animal artifacts. Check out these photos. Want to know about other children's programs at the library- check our calendar or Facebook page.
New DVDs added to our collection July 2016 : Here is listed new DVDs for Adults, Children and Young Adult.
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
Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.Louisa May Alcott