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BOARD MEETING AGENDAS
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
2015-01-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-02-10 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-04-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
Library Annual Meeting May 12 2015
2015-06-16 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-07-14 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-09-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-10-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-11-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-03-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-04-12 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
LIBRARY WRITERS’ GROUP
CALLING ALL WRITERS (poets, fiction writers, memoirists)!
JOAN ALESHIRE and PENELOPE WEISS invite you to join
A WRITERS’ WORKSHOP at SHREWSBURY LIBRARY
FIRST MEETING, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16th from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
We’ll decide then how often to meet, and may change the date, if late afternoon on Tuesdays won’t work for most.
Please call Joan (492-3550) or Penelope (492-3345) if you’re interested.
LIBRARY NEWS JULY 2020
We’re very sorry to say that JESSICA GIFFIN and her family are moving to Virginia! Jessica has been a wonderful trustee for the past six years, running our Kids’ Family Night movie programs, as well as helping with all the Library’s work.
We will miss her!
With Jessica’s departure, we have an opening on the Library Board. If you’re interested in books, movies, ideas, and activities that draw a community together, we’d love to have you! We would especially appreciate a trustee who wants to work with our Children’s Committee, planning events and selecting children’s books We expect trustees to attend Board meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, staff twice a month during library hours, serve on one of our committees, and take part in our events. If you’re interested, please contact a member of our Nominating Committee: Gail Hartigan (492-3605), Trish Norton (492-3653), or Lisa Sharrow (492-3732).
We are maintaining an ABBREVIATED SCHEDULE with a staffer in the library for e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)and phone (492-3410) requests, parking lot pick-ups and deliveries: M 10-12, Wed 5-7 p.m. and SAT 10-12 until:
SATURDAY, JULY 25th, when we plan to open for limited in-person visits from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with safety rules, including the use of masks and hand sanitizer. We’ll post the rules on our web site, on the Town web site, and in the next Times, which should come out by July 25th! Thanks for your patience as we follow the latest State of Vermont and CDC guidelines for libraries.
Saturday, July 18 10-12 & 1-3 p.m.: CHARLIE PAQUIN, Archaeologist Extraordinaire, will present a program on prehistoric life for kids and parents!
There will be two sessions with a lunch break in between. No more than 25
people can attend each session; kids must be accompanied by a parent at all times.
Masks and 6-foot distancing are the rule! Please pre-register by e-mailing Joan
at: email@example.com or calling 492-3550.
Sunday, July 19 @ 4 p.m. Famous Books Book Club: We’ll meet in some form —- outdoors, 6’ apart or Zoom —- to discuss Dante’s Inferno. There are a couple of copies in the Library; please call (492-3410) or e-mail for pick-up.
New Books include:
If It Bleeds: Stories and a Novella by Stephen King
Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm by Isabella Tree (reviewed by both Marilyn Dalick and Gary Salmon in the June issue of The Times!)
Walk the Wire by David Baldacci: His new thriller
Camino Winds by John Grisham: New from this master
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett: A new novel about two African-American sisters: one who passes as white and one who lives her black identity
Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles: A lyrical novel set in the post-Civil War
The Last Trial by Scott Turow: His latest legal thriller
In Our Collection and Recommended Reading Now:
How To Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (a wonderful novel and next on our Book Club list: the VTReads Book for 2020)
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward: A wrenching memoir by this fine novelist
Do the Right Thing: The DVD by Spike Lee
— Submitted by Joan Aleshire
Have you heard?
The Shrewsbury Library
will soon be offering
downloadable audio books and eBooks
any time, anywhere at
At this website you can checkout and download…
Adobe EPUB eBooks
Adobe PDF eBooks
OverDrive WMA Audiobooks
OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks
To checkout and download you need…
A valid library card Internet access
- A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
- Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at this site
***PLEASE HANDLE DVDs WITH CARE; THE SHINY SIDE WILL SCRATCH!