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Harry Potter Night 2020

Harry Potter Night is, without a doubt, our favorite event of the year. We spend months mulling over what we want to do, new crafts and booths to try, tweaks to our characters or setpieces. This year we’re making HPN a little more interactive: students can earn House Points which will be tallied at the…
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Library Trustee Position OPEN

Due to a recent resignation, the Swanton Library Board of Trustees has a vacant position to fill. We’re looking for dedicated library-lovers willing to help maintain the Swanton Library and to pursue its mission as a community center. If you’re up to the challenge, please contact Rebecca Rupp at rebeccarupp@gmail.com or call the SPL at (802) 868-7656.

November is National Novel Writing Month!

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and we want you to take the challenge!! The goal of NaNoWriMo is to try to write an entire novel in a month, 50,000 words to be exact! An excellent resource for NaNoWriMo is the website itself. NaNoWriMo.org has a way for you to log in and keep…
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Cast On, Bind Off! The Knitting Circle is Here.

I’m not going to spin you a long yarn, or needle you with all the knitty gritty details – you’ve got places to be and don’t want the wool pulled over your eyes. The Knitting Circle is pretty cool (I’m out of puns). They’ve been making a lot of hats, a blanket, I’ve heard tell…
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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.

October 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees   AGENDA   Wednesday, October 10, 2018   7 PM at the Swanton Public Library       Welcome to all and call to order.   Items from the public   Secretary’s Minutes from September 12, 2018.   Treasurer’s Report.   Library Director’s Report.   Board issues:   New…
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September 2018 Board Minutes

Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees September 13, 2018   The regular meeting of the Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2018. In attendance at the meeting were:     Rebecca Rupp, Chairman Kathy Kneebone, Secretary Sarah Tanner, Trustee, Kathy Messier, Treasurer Ron Kilburn, Trustee Michelle Beaulieu, Director Judy…
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August 2018 Agenda

Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees   AGENDA   Wednesday, August 8, 2018   7 PM at the Swanton Public Library       Welcome to all and call to order.   Items from the public   SAC – art show possibilities   Secretary’s Minutes from July 11, 2018.   Treasurer’s Report.   Library Director’s…
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