David Macaulay Exhibit

A traveling exhibit of 30 artworks by David Macaulay will be displayed at the Wilder Club and Library March 6 through March 28 (excluding Wed., March 18).   Stop in during library hours to enjoy the amazing illustrations by one of Vermont’s most acclaimed authors whose books have sold millions of copies and been translated into a dozen languages.  The exhibit is in the main hall while many of his books are available for borrowing in our libraries.

Vermont Reads 2020: The Hate U Give

As always the QW Libraries are pleased to participate in this statewide one-book community reading program.  We have 40 copies of the title to loan (and ultimately to keep or share).  Pick one up and join us for the following local series.  DVDs available as well.
Mon., March 16, 5 pm–The Hate U Give Book/Film Discussion about a teenage black girl and her two communities–neighborhood and private school–illuminating police violence, racism and young love.
Wed. April 1, 5 pm-The Revisioners.  A book discussion of this novel by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, an epic from days of slavery through today.  Led by Historical Fiction Group facilitators Meg & Jim Schmidt.
Tuesday, April 7, 5 pm–Screening of the documentary, Change the Subject, produced by Dartmouth students and staff to capture their confrontation of anti-immigrant sentiment in library catalogs.  Watch the story from Baker-Berry Library to the Halls of Congress.  Conversation with Dartmouth librarians follows screening. With all these 5 pm programs, count on library trademark refreshments.
Friday, May 1, 12:45 pm: Bugbee Senior Center
discussion about the issues raised in two books and across generations: The Hate U Give and The Revisioners.

 

Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, March 30, 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, March 30 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library for a discussion of two short works of science fiction by Rudyard Kipling.  Copies of With the Night Mail and As Easy as ABC are available on Project Gutenberg or in a printed collection at the circulation desk.

Mystery Monday, March 2, 4 pm

Generally meeting the first Monday of the month at 4 pm, this group discusses selected mystery authors. For March,  read mysteries by Jane Harper, set in Australia.  Titles are available for borrowing.  Everyone welcome.

Meetings

The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, March9 at 5  p.m.  The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees  meets  generally on the first Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m.  Their next meeting is March 4.  The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, March 11  at 11 a.m at Quechee Library.  They generally meet on the second Wednesday of the month.

Senior Exercise at Wilder Club & Library

Growing Stronger, Living Longer: Strength and Balance Exercise
Mondays and Wednesdays 9a.m.-10a.m. @ Wilder Club & Library
Led by Gail Schaal (Certified Senior Fitness Instructor). $1 donation per session is appreciated to cover refreshments immediately following. Please carry in dry workout shoes,  Enjoy air conditioning on the hot days….and access to the library to stock up on books and dvds.

Needleworkers Unite

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.

Bugbee Book Discussion, Friday, March 6

Join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry usually on the first Friday of the month at 12:45. We will be discussing Bear Town by Fredrik Backman on March 6.
Call 295-1232 or email marieke@quecheelibrary.org if you would like a copy.  All are welcome!  

Upper Valley Co-op for Library Service

The Quechee/ Wilder  Libraries will deliver your book requests to the pickup box located in the café area.  Email info@quecheelibrary.org for such requests. You can return books 24 hours a day 7 days a week using the drop box outside the Co-op entrance, or at either library. Membership applications available at the pick-up box</br>The Upper Valley Food Co-op and the Quechee Library are pleased to be working together to help you find the information you need and bring services directly to you in WRJ.