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Reopening on Mondays

The Swanton Public Library will reopen to the public one day per week on Monday, June 22. As safety and staffing allow, we will continue to reopen on more days. As a public building, however, we take the health of our neighbors very seriously, and even though there are few cases of COVID in the…
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Curbside Pickups

Closing the Swanton Public Library

Swanton Public Library will be closing as of Tuesday, March 17th, at 7PM. Barring further developments we will reassess and reopen on Monday, April 6th at 2PM. This greatly saddens all of us here, but I believe the best public service that the Library can offer at this time is to help mitigate the spread…
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Book Review | The Testaments

The Testaments Margaret Atwood Sequels (or prequels) – we all know this – are often a disaster. Look at Alexandra Ripley’s Scarlett, the awful attempt at a follow-up for Gone With the Wind.  At Lois Lowry’s ruinous sequels to The Giver.  At Harper Lee’s Go Tell a Watchman, a book which she obviously never wanted to see the light…
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Book Review | Hollow Kingdom

Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton The world as we know it has ended, and the apocalypse is narrated by S.T. (for Shit Turd), a brilliant, if extremely profane, domesticated crow. S.T.’s owner, Big Jim, has succumbed to the deadly virus that is turning all humans into zombies. So S.T. – along with Dennis, an…
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New on the Shelves, July 2019 II

Knife by Jo Nesbo The newest entry into the Scandinavian crime series starring Harry Hole (which I will never stop snickering about) in which our titular detective wakes up, hungover, hands covered in blood. is HE the murderer?! …Probably not but, like all Swedish mysteries, I’m sure it’ll be just as dark and disturbing as…
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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.

Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

What is D&D? Dungeons & Dragons is a cooperative (most of the time) role-playing game. Role-playing = you create a character using a character sheet to embody and act out. A dwarf fighter named Dwarfy McDwarfface; a wizard who is a hobbit and named Pip; Garyon of Kell, broody rogue – it’s ups to you. Game…
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September 2018 Agenda

Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees   AGENDA   Wednesday, September 12, 2018   7 PM at the Swanton Public Library       Welcome to all and call to order.   Items from the public   Secretary’s Minutes from August 8, 2018.   Treasurer’s Report.   Library Director’s Report.   Board issues:   Children’s…
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Lego Night

Tonight at Lego Night we built a neighborhood with houses, cars, and even an evil motorcycle!  Join us next Wednesday night at 5:00 for some more Lego fun.