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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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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.

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!

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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Make some Earrings and Necklaces!

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.