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Book Review | How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse

How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse By K. Eason Reviewed by Rebecca Rupp Imagine The Princess Bride – but with fairies, multiple planets, political plots, and social media. Rory Thorne is the first princess born to her family in centuries – traditionally, they produce nothing but boys – and, traditionally, girls get a Naming ceremony, in which…
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New on the Shelves | September

A selection of new books, but come visit to check out everything that’s new on the shelves! – the Librarians The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman Permanent Record by Edward Snowden The Dutch House by Ann Patchett The Education of…
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Book Review | The Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (based on a shamefully true story) is about a reform school for boys in the 1960s where the laws of the Jim Crow South never died, and where the black children consigned there were abused, beaten, and at times murdered. This we learn within the first few pages. There…
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Afterschool at the Library!

Hoo boy! Summer is not officially over but, yeah, it’s over. We know the school year can be difficult, so we’re trying to regularize our afterschool programs: Monday through Wednesday, 3:30 – 5:30. For more information on programs and how to sign up for bussing from the school to the library, click HERE.

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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Jewelry Making Jamboree

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!

May 24th Board Special Meeting Minutes

Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees May 24, 2017   The financial meeting of the Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. In attendance at the meeting were:     Rebecca Rupp, Chairman Kathy Kneebone, Secretary Paul Foisy, Trustee Kathy Messier, Treasurer   The meeting was called to order…
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June 2017 Board Agenda

Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees  AGENDA  Wednesday, June 14, 2017   7 PM at the Swanton Public Library     Welcome to all and call to order.   1. Items from the public   2. Financial review and update from Community Financial Services   3. Secretary’s Minutes from May 10, 2017 and May 24,…
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