♥ All kids are invited to decorate valentines —paper ones and cookies–at the libraries. Meet at Quechee on Friday, Feb. 10 at 3 or at Wilder, Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.♥
Whether at the Quechee Library or the reading room in the historic Wilder Clubhouse, patrons will find a coordinated library service. As new members of VOKAL, we invite you to enjoy browsing the larger catalogs and to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request loans or with questions about QWLibraries OnLine resources. Find us as well in White River Jct. through the Upper Valley Co-op and the Bugbee Senior Center.
Quechee Library Hours
Wilder Library Hours
Visit the Quechee Library to better consider the value of the Bill of Rights. This visual display from the National Archives is a great starting point for young and old. Please join us for a special program on Monday, March 6 at 7 p.m. with Vermont Law School constitutional law professor Peter Teachout. He will discuss the historical background and then focus on the first amendment.
In additional, kids are invited to a program with librarian Marieke Sperry on Friday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Watch the children’s page for details.
Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly sci fi book series. Next date is Monday, Jan 30 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library. We will be discussing Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora. Join for a lively discussion – copies are available for borrowing and new participants are always welcome!
Meeting the first Monday of the month, this group discusses selected authors of murders and mysteries. Readers meet at 4 p.m. at Quechee. February’s author will be Tana French. Borrow from the titles on display and join our next conversation on, Monday, Feb. 6 at 4 PM . New members are always welcome.
We are delighted to announce that the Wilder Club & Library has been awarded a Cultural Facilities Grant in the amount of $7200 toward the installation of an air conditioning system in the main hall/auditorium of our historic clubhouse. The system will both cool the hall during hot days and aid in heat efficiency in winter. The trustees are most grateful for this grant. The project has also been supported by the Mascoma Savings Bank Foundation, the Byrne Foundation and the Friends of the Quechee/Wilder Libraries. The project was recently completed in advance of the Montpelier awards ceremony in early 2017.
Friday Folk Time returns! This program focuses on folk tale (related) stories and a craft or activity aimed at elementary age home schoolers and any kid around the area that wants to visit with us! EVERY Friday morning this fall (except Veterans Day), 10-11am.
Generally meeting on the first Friday of the month, at 12:45 p.m., join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry. We next gather February 3rd to discuss God’s Kingdom by Frank Howard Mosher. Copies are available for borrowing through the Quechee/Wilder Libraries. Let the Bugbee Center staff or either library know if you would like a copy of the current selection delivered to the Center. All are welcome!
At 6:30 p.m. needleworkers get together Tuesday evenings at the Quechee Library to talk and share interests, skills and advice. Knitters, cross-stitchers, rug hookers, and all who love textiles are welcome.
The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meet Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. They generally meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time. The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at Quechee Library, they meet on the second Wednesday of each month.
What: The OneCard is a project of Upper Valley Vermont libraries to allow patrons to use their home library card to borrow materials directly from any participating library. Patrons receive the card according to home library requirements but are subject to borrowing regulations of loaning libraries. Where: Participating libraries are: Quechee, Wilder, Hartford, Hartland, Norwich, Fairlee, Bradford, Corinth, Chelsea, Windsor and Ascutney. Who: Adult patrons (17 and over) of Quechee and Wilder Libraries with a minimum 3 month borrowing history in good standing. How: Stop in at Q/W libraries to get the OneCard sticker for your library card. Show your library card at any of the participating libraries to check out materials from that library. Each library has its own policies about borrowing so make sure to ask before you check out. Continue to request interlibrary loan from the Q/W libraries and place your holds through us.
Two additional public libraries in the Town of Hartford are located in the villages of Hartford and West Hartford on Route 14. All Hartford Libraries are now part of VOKAL, a consortium of 50 Vermont Libraries with a shared catalog and circulation system. Hartford residents can visit any of their town's libraries, use online resources and borrow items. To place holds on a library other than the home library, contact a librarian. Public computers and wireless access are available. For more information, stop in, call or email.