Friday, August 26, 4:30-6 and Saturday, Aug. 27, 10-11:30. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and to register for these Vital Communities-sponsored workshops. No bike needed for Friday workshop. Bike and helmet required for Saturday as there will be a narrated street ride with periodic pull-offs to discuss conditions encountered and how best to respond.
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 email@example.com 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
Check the town website for full schedule. Sharon Mueller will be at the Quechee Library on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. for Teaching Each Other: How to Conduct a Skill Share.
Suzanne Brown will lead this 4 part discussion series on books of Pulitizer-prize winning journalism. Join us for the final session of the Vermont Humanities Council series on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. to talk about Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion. Copies are available now at the circ desk.
Thursday, August 25, 5:30 pm – Quechee Library
Tea Theatre is back for the summer in a new format. The films were chosen in keeping with our Vermont Humanities Council book discussion series, A Hard Look at America. The last of our six films will be presented on Aug. 25. Join us downstairs at Quechee for the film and discussion. We suggest bringing a basket with your supper and enjoying our dessert. For titles, call 295-1232
Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly sci fi book series. Next date is Monday, August 29 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library. We will be discussing Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Join for a lively discussion – copies are available for borrowing and new participants are always welcome!
Meeting the first Monday of the month ( Labor Day brings a rescheduling), this group discusses selected authors of the genre. Readers meet at 4 p.m. to discuss murders and mysteries – September’s discussion will focus on Murder ,Mystery and Mayhem in the 1800s. Monday September 12, 4pm . Borrow from the many titles on display and join the conversation!
The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meet Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. They generally meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time. The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 14 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.
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 September 9th (alternative date due to Labor Day Weekend) to discuss Clara and Mr Tiffany by Susan Vreeland 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!
As a member of the VOKAL consortium of 50 Vermont Libraries, the Quechee/Wilder Libraries share a catalog and circulation system called Koha.
All libraries in our town of Hartford arel now on the same system and all residents can more readily access all the collections, use their patron cards at any Hartford Library and/or request that books be brought from one site to another. The easiest way to initiate these transfers as well as regular inter-library loan requests and reserves is to simply use the familiar online shopping method : a cart! Access your patron account, search for a title, click the “add to cart” link. When your cart is ready, click on the green cart button and then hit “send”. For details on this process, stop in for a new Digital Resources guide sheet or email us at info@quecheelibrary to have one sent.
An advantage of VOKAL is that patrons can see items from all the member libraries. Remember that the staff can still borrow for you from all Vermont libraries; continue to just ask for what you don’t see. Search QW Libraries first and always click on the title to see availability and locations. Remember too that titles come in various editions and there is no particular order. Scrolling to find the local copies will always speed things along. For full instructions on catalog and digital resources use, click here
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.