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Reader’s Theatre is back!

April 9, 2019

That’s right – we’re at it again and inviting all young thespians to join us each Monday to act out our favorite stories!

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Make some Earrings and Necklaces!

March 20, 2019

We’re going to make some pretty things, specifically earrings and necklaces. This is a great skill to learn, useful for gift-giving or self-idolizing.

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Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

March 8, 2019

What is D&D? Dungeons & Dragons is a cooperative (most of the time) role-playing game. Role-playing = you create a character using a character sheet to embody and act out. A dwarf fighter named Dwarfy McDwarfface; a wizard who is a hobbit and named Pip; Garyon of Kell, broody rogue – it’s ups to you. Game…
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Jewelry Making Jamboree

March 2, 2019

Make some fun and festive creations for your ears, neck, and wrists March 9th from 12 – 2pm. Timo will guide you in creating beautiful unique adornments that can be given as gifts for birthdays, holidays, or keep them for yourself and show your verve and creativity off to your friends and family!

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Intro to Dungeons & Dragons!

February 28, 2019

A cool new program is coming to the Swanton Public Library: Intro to Dungeons & Dragons! This event is open to children and adults (12+ up!), anyone who is interested in learning about DnD! We’re preparing our mini-campaigns, we’re getting our dice, we’ve got our maps! So join us on March 23rd from 11am-2pm for…
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National Puzzle Day

January 28, 2019

Tuesday is National Puzzle Day! Come down to the Library to put together puzzles or even make your own! All week children and adults can pick up a blank puzzle to celebrate National Puzzle Day with us

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Bear Storytime and Craft!

January 22, 2019

We’ve got some great books about bears this week, plus a really fun craft!

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Snowmen at Night Storytime

January 14, 2019

Join us this week for a fun melting snowman craft and story! Storytimes are Wednesday and Friday from 10:00-11:00am, I hope to see you there! -Finley

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Board Vacancy

June 14, 2018

VACANCY Library Trustee     The Swanton Public Library has announced a vacant Trustee position on its Library Board of Trustees.  The Trustees are responsible for establishing the operational procedures and policies of the library as well as its budget.  This is an elected position that receives a small annual compensation. However, vacancies are appointed…
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Halloween Story Hour

October 25, 2017

It is almost Halloween and this morning we read some spooky stories.  After our stories we made Frankenstein faces.  Join us Friday morning at 10:00 for some more Halloween stories and fun!

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Recently Added

Gods of Jade and Shadow
Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide
Little Darlings
Machines Like Me
The American Agent
The Parade
Run Away
The Bird King
The Trial of Lizzie Borden
Bertie: The Complete Prince of Wales Mysteries
Death in Provence
The 104-Story Treehouse: Dental Dramas & Jokes Galore!
Chaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
News of the World
The Light Between Oceans
Gone Girl
Midnight Exposure
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Swanton Public Library's favorite books »

Music and Movement
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A child is never too young to respond to music or language. Bring your toddler for an active hour centered around music, rhythm, and FUN.

CR | Gymnastics
Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Story Hour
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Hour

Join us in the Children’s Room for a story and related craft!

Earth Week!
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

One day isn’t enough for the Earth, so we’re making it happen all week long! There will be drop-in events every day with something new to do – whether it’s decorating a planeter pot, making some seed bombs or having fun with recycled crafts, get ready to get down and dirty with Earth Week!

Reader’s Theater
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sometimes reading a story just isn’t enough – you need active participation. Reader’s Theatre brings your children’s favorite stories to life with themselves as the main characters. Perfect for any kid looking to build reading comprehension, fluency, or just to have a good time! Register at the Library!

Into to Zentangle
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Game Night!
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Let’s get out the games and play! We have board games, card games, video games – we’re basically enthusiastic afficianados. Every week we’ll be showcasing a new game or way to play it, keep an eye out. (Also we play to win.)

lntro to Backyard Composting
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Presented by Aaron Shepard of Northwest Solid Waste District and UVM Extension Master Composter. Learn hwo to turn your yard and food waste into compost. Thanks to a grant, attendees can purchase deeply discounted compost bins for $30! (Retail is $80-$100.) Kitchen food scrap containers ($5) will also be available for purchase. Cash or check only.

Class is free and open to the public. Questions? Contact Aaron Shepard at 524.5986 / ashepard@nwswd.org.

Story Hour
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Hour

Join us in the Children’s Room for a story and related craft!

CR | Scrapbooking Club
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Got an idea for a class? We're always looking for passionate members of the community who are willing to share their knowledge with their friends and neighbors. Contact the librarian and let's work together!

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