WEDNESDAY 10am-5pm; 7-9pm
For requests, curbside service and delivery,
NOTE TO ALL:
In BAD WEATHER, CALL TO SEE IF WE’RE OPEN: 492-3410!
Shrewsbury Library NEW Web Link
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 AUGUST 2021
We’re very sorry to report that LINDSAY COURCELLE has found that her busy schedule won’t leave room for her full participation on the Library Board, and has resigned. We’ll miss you, Lindsay, and hope to welcome you back on the Board in a few years!
We now have an OPENING on the library Board for a NEW TRUSTEE. If you love books and want to connect with your neighbors through a vibrant, small town organization; can staff the library a few hours a month; attend meetings the second Tuesday of every month; can serve on one of our committees, and help at various library events, please call a member of our Nominating Committee: Gail Hartigan (492-3605), Trish Norton (492-3653), or Lisa Sharrow (492-3732).
BACK TO USUAL HOURS! We’re now OPEN:
MON 10 a.m. to Noon; TU 7-9 p.m.; WED 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.;
TH 7-9 p.m.; & SAT 10 a.m. to Noon.
Thanks to everyone for your patience during our limited pandemic hours, and to our faithful volunteers then, and now!
Friday, July 30 @ 7 p.m.: RUTLAND YOUTH THEATER performs “MACBETH” at the SHREWSBURY MEETING HOUSE. Free; see our ad
in the August edition of The Shrewsbury Times.
Saturday, August 14 @ 6 p.m. ANNUAL BUFFET DINNER & STREET DANCE
with MARCOS LEVY and the COMMUNITY BLUES BAND. Also that night: THE DRAWING for the QUILT RAFFLE; buy your tickets now! See our ad elsewhere in the Shrewsbury Times for details.
Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ANNUAL BOOK SALE. Please hold onto your discards until SEPTEMBER 1; we don’t have room to store them safely until then. We welcome books and DVDs in good condition; no encyclopedias or damaged items, please!
Sunday, August 15 @ 4 p.m. FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: Shakespeare’s
“Macbeth.” Read the play, watch it on July 30th, then discuss it with us. Pick up a copy of the play at the Library. If they’ve run out, please call Joan, 492-3550.
Sunday, August 22 @ 7 p.m. SCIENCE BOOK CLUB: The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes. Print copies will be available at the Library. If you need an e-book or another print copy, please contact Margery Salmon: firstname.lastname@example.org or Joan: email@example.com.
New Books include:
- Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford: an inventive, intriguing new novel that follows several characters through decades of recent English history. By the author of Golden Hill.
- Parenting 4 Social Justice: Tips, Tools, and Inspiration for Conversations and Action with Kids by Angela Berkfield, Chrissy Colon Bradt, Leila Raven, Jaimie Lynn Kessell, Rowan Parker, and Abigail Healey. A thoughtful, well-written, beautifully produced book from Brattleboro’s Green Writers Press.
- The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Ways,
Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals, and Other Forgotten Skills by
* All That She Carried: The Journey of Addie’s Sack, A Black Family’s Keepsake
by historian Tiya Miles: History told with the human depth usually found in
fiction. According to David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of
Freedom: “This book is nothing short of a revelation.”
- Atlantic Crossing: A riveting series based on a true story about the Norwegian Crown Princess who worked to undermine the Nazis during WWII.
—— 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!