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New in Fiction

Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge, from the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Translation. Light from Other…
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Book Review | The Bird King

by G. Willow Wilson A gorgeous fantasy set in the 15th century in Moorish Spain where, after decades of war, the Sultan of Granada is about to lose his kingdom to Ferdinand and Isabella. In the course of the negotiations, Fatima, the Sultan’s strong-minded 17-year-old concubine and companion to his mother, has inadvertently turned her…
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New in Non-Fiction

Upheaval by Jared Diamond A history of how nations deal with and survive turbulent times. The British are Coming by Rick Atkinson Having won the Pulitzer Prize for his three part history of World War II, Atkinson is turning his impressive historical eye to the founding war of the soon-to-be United States. Stay Sexy &…
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Bike Parade + Decoration

Monday, May 27th Decoration: 1pm – 2:15pm Parade starts at 2:30pm Join the parade! Bring your bike to the Swanton Central School parking lot so we can help decorate your bike for our community’s Annual Memorial Day Parade, then ride with the Library on your wheels of glory! Fun for all ages!

MVUnity Planning Coversation

5/4 @ 11 Are you interested in sharing your ideas for a better MVU and community experience? Join the discussion to help determine the best methods for MVU and our community to share resources, information, and how to work together.

Goth Day

May 21, All Day Library staff are going goth! Stop into the Library to see your favorite (and we ARE your favorites, right?) librarians dressed in the most morbid of shades. Feel free to join in – it’s World Goth Day!

Worm Composting for Kids

Local worm and compost expert Bob Engstrom will be visiting us for a fun, hands-on program that will keep kids and parents actively engaged and excited. While this is designed with kids in mind, everyone interested in learning about worm composting is invited. Did you know that worm composting is a kid-friendly composting method that…
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Mother’s Day Origami + Crafts

Come to the Library to make gifts for Mom! We’ll be creating cards and ADORABLE little origami figures that will melt literally anyone’s heart. Downstairs, Judy will be leading an origami program for adults. It’s an origami day!

Star Wars Day

These ARE the droids you’re looking for! May the force be with all who join us for Star Wars themed crafts and games as we celebrate the best space opera of all time! Costumes are welcome, nay, ENCOURAGED.

Migrant Justice Presentation

The public is welcome to learn about the struggle migrant farmworkers in Addison County and throughout the state. Migrant Justice is a grassroots farmworker-led organization building the voice, capacity, and power of the farmworker community and engaging community partners to organize for economic justice and human rights. Migrant farmworkers in Vermont have developed a human…
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