Announcements 

John Parkinson – Korean War Veteran – speaks at the Petersburgh Library

on Wednesday, March 16th at 7PM

John Parkinson will speak about his war experiences and the book Devotion, which has a chapter dedicated to him. The book is available for check out at the library. Please join us on 3/16/16!

 

FREE RAFFLE PRIZE – 8 BEANIE BABIES IN A BASKET!

EACH TIME YOU VISIT THE LIBRARY YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN THE BEANIE BABY BASKET. ANYONE CAN ENTER, ONCE PER VISIT. THE DRAWING WILL BE ON MARCH 26TH.

 

HOW MANY VALENTINE HEART CANDIES? STOP INTO THE LIBRARY AND GUESS THE NUMBER OF VALENTINE CANDIES IN A CONTAINER AND WIN THE CANDIES. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FEBRUARY 13TH.

 

 

  

Local History/Genealogy

Be sure to check out our Local History page by clicking on the tab at the top of the page.  We have added a link to a picture of the map of Meadow Lawn Cemetery.  More information about the cemetery is available in a binder at the library.

Story Hour for Preschoolers

Story Hour meets every Tuesday at 11 A.M. as long as school is in session.  All preschoolers and their care givers are invited for stories, activities, and snacks!!

Knitting Group
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Everyone welcome to Knitting Group at 3:30 PM on Wednesdays. Call us at 658-2927 if there is a better time for you to make the class.  Come be part of the group either as a novice or experienced knitter.   A hat made by one of our members is pictured above.

Email addresses wanted!

The library is trying to update our patron’s information with email addresses. If we have your email address, you will be sent an email notifying you of upcoming due dates on your checked out items and then an overdue notice once an item has been out too long. Please let us know your email address next time you come in. This will help you keep track of your checked out items and when they are due.

 Museum Pass available

Passes are available for The Clark,  MASS MoCA,  the Iroquois Museum, and the USS Slater.

Art In The Library

The current art display is by Rachel Barlow. Rachel is an artist, cartoonist, and writer living in Sandgate, VT. Rachel says she is mostly self-taught as a drawer and a painter and recently got into watercolors. She was a featured artist at Bedlam Farm during their open house in October 2015 and her work is currently on display at the Southern Vermont Art Center in Manchester, VT.

 

Any interested artists, who have artwork or photographs that they would like to display at the library, can call the library at 658-2927. We have wall space to display your art and would love to hear from you. There is no charge to display it here.

Book Discussion Group

The group meets at 7:00 P.M. on the second Wednesday of each month from September through June. NEXT BOOK CLUB: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr on Wednesday, February 10th at 7 PM.

The books being discussed are available from the Library so you can read them prior to the meeting.  New members are always welcome to join. Please join us even if you are only able to come once in a while or just want to come for the books in which you are interested.

2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults as voted by YALSA

(YALSA = Young Adult Library Services Association) – The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Ann Foley – The Crossover by Kwame Alexander – The Gospel of Winter by Brendan Kiely – I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson – Jackaby by William Ritter – Noggin by John Corey Whaley – The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E K Johnston – Vango by Timothee de Fombelle – We Were Liars by E Lockhart – The Young Elites by Marie Lu