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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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Favor Johnson

  The Friends of the Stowe Free Library are proud to present Vermont Author Willem Lange in a book reading of Favor Johnson. Favor Johnson is a heart warming holiday tale that shares an important message of neighborliness and generosity in a Vermont village. This story has been a Vermont Public Radio favorite for twenty-five years, so we are pleased to bring Willem to Stowe for this FREE family event as a prelude to the Stowe Christmas Festivities on Friday, December 2nd at 4pm in the Community Room at the Stowe Free Library. Copies of this book will be available for sale and signing. Light refreshment will be

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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes October 14, 2016

Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting October 14, 2016 Present: C. Lusk, D. Bryan, C. Maison Kastner, B. Fox, D. Witmer, C. Weber (Director), D. Johannesen, and R. Ziegel (Friends). Call to order: 8:02 am. Minutes: September minutes stand as read. Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer reported $21028 in the checking account, $14302 in the development account, with a free balance of $11146. The total in the endowment account is $879249. Friends’ Report: The Friends reported that plans are underway for the 2017 book sale. The Donation letter will go out soon. Willem Lange will appear at the library on Dec 2 at 4pm. Library tote bags will tentatively be sponsored

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