Howard Frank Mosher will speak at the Quechee Library Monday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. With his marvelous humor and many a reflection, the nationally acclaimed author will talk about his most recent title, God’s Kingdom. Set in Mosher’s beloved Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the novel continues the complicated history of the Kinneson family. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Vermont’s revered “master storyteller”. Apple refreshments and the opportunity to purchase books for signing.
Whether at the Quechee Library or the reading room in the historic Wilder Clubhouse, patrons will find a coordinated library service. As new members of VOKAL, we invite you to enjoy browsing the larger catalogs and to contact us at email@example.com to request loans or with questions about QWLibraries OnLine resources. Find us as well in White River Jct. through the Upper Valley Co-op and the Bugbee Senior Center.
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Needleworkers resume their weekly meetings on Oct. 11 with a special presentation by Karyn Lord. Her extensive collection includes dolls, quilts, cross stitch, hooked rugs and penny rugs. Enjoy the “trunk show” and her talk, For the Love of the Needle, while working on your own project. Some of her items will be on display at the library throughout the month.
Northern Stage has again partnered with some area libraries to bring readers into its wonderful live theater—new home, same grand reputation. For each production this season we will have a drawing for ticket vouchers. In order to submit your name for a pair of tickets, just answer your choice of one or more the questions. Come to the circulation desk at either library to participate. Luck will determine which name is drawn, but every answer will be read and appreciated. We will share a summary with members of each organization.
Browse thousands of sorted books at the Quechee Library Foliage Booksale Oct. 1-22. Open downstairs during library hours, the sale has a wide variety of titles for all ages, priced to sell.
Find the Quechee/Wilder Libraries at the new Newberry Market in White River Junction every Thursday. Sign up for a library card, request and return collection books, get help with our many online resources including downloadable e books and audio books, find out about our programs. We even have an apple crate full of FREE books.
Friday Folk Time returns! This program focuses on folk tale (related) stories and a craft or activity aimed at elementary age home schoolers and any kid around the area that wants to visit with us! EVERY Friday morning this fall, 10-11am.
Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly sci fi book series. Next date is Monday, October 24 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library. We will be discussing H. G. Well’s War of the Worlds and any other favorite books by Wells. Join for a lively discussion – copies are available for borrowing and new participants are always welcome!
Meeting the first Monday of the month, this group discusses selected authors of murders and mysteries. Readers meet at 4 p.m. at Quechee. This month we will be reading mysteries set in the second half of the 18th century: 1850-1900. Examples of authors are Connor Brady, Deanna Taybourn, Charles Finch and more! Borrow from the many titles on display and join the next conversation, Monday, October 3, 4 PM . New members are always welcome!
The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meet Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. They generally meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time. The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. at Quechee Library, they meet on the second Wednesday of each month.
What: The OneCard is a project of Upper Valley Vermont libraries to allow patrons to use their home library card to borrow materials directly from any participating library. Patrons receive the card according to home library requirements but are subject to borrowing regulations of loaning libraries. Where: Participating libraries are: Quechee, Wilder, Hartford, Hartland, Norwich, Fairlee, Bradford, Corinth, Chelsea, Windsor and Ascutney. Who: Adult patrons (17 and over) of Quechee and Wilder Libraries with a minimum 3 month borrowing history in good standing. How: Stop in at Q/W libraries to get the OneCard sticker for your library card. Show your library card at any of the participating libraries to check out materials from that library. Each library has its own policies about borrowing so make sure to ask before you check out. Continue to request interlibrary loan from the Q/W libraries and place your holds through us.
Two additional public libraries in the Town of Hartford are located in the villages of Hartford and West Hartford on Route 14. All Hartford Libraries are now part of VOKAL, a consortium of 50 Vermont Libraries with a shared catalog and circulation system. Hartford residents can visit any of their town's libraries, use online resources and borrow items. To place holds on a library other than the home library, contact a librarian. Public computers and wireless access are available. For more information, stop in, call or email.