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Reader’s Theatre is back!

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

Board Vacancy

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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Kids’ Fairy Gardens

Kids’ Fairy Gardens Session 1 – Monday, July 10th – 5 PM Session 2 – Monday, July 17th – 5 PM Create your own Fairy Garden! Container, plants, soil, fairies, and some fairy items included. Please feel free to bring items for your garden.  Class size 12 for each session. Pre-registration required. Please call the…
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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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History Camp 2017

We’ve got a grant for History Camp 2017! We’ll be doing Mesopotamia, ancient Africa, China, Greece, and the Incas of Peru this year – and making everything from treasure boxes to rainsticks, masks, and swords. History Camp will be held the week of July 24-28. Spaces are limited, so sign up soon! To register, contact…
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Special Trustee Meeting – May 24th

The Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at the Library on May 24th at 7:00pm. This special meeting will be dedicated solely to discussion of Library finances. This posting serves as official warning of said meeting as required by the Vermont Open Meeting Law.

2017 Best STEM Books for Youth


2017 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

Please follow the link below for the ALA’s press release on the 2017 Youth Media Award Winners. 2017 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

honey bees

All Are Welcome!

For years the front door of the Swanton Public Library has been locked. The 99-year-old edifice boasts four Corinthian columns one of which was, until earlier this month, filled with tens of thousands of honeybees. “If we opened that door we would have had a nightmare on our hands,” said Becky Rupp, chair of the…
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