LIBRARY

Library Hours

Current Hours:
MONDAY 10am-12pm
TUESDAY 7-9pm
WEDNESDAY 10am-5pm; 7-9pm
THURSDAY 7-9pm
FRIDAY 10am-12pm
SATURDAY 10am-12pm
For requests, curbside service and delivery,
slibrary@vermontel.net
492-3410.
NOTE TO ALL:

 In BAD WEATHER, CALL TO SEE IF WE’RE OPEN: 492-3410!

 

Town Hill Road

Town Hill Road

Children's Area

Children’s Area

Stacks

Stacks

(802) 492-3410
slibrary@vermontel.net.

Shrewsbury Library NEW Web Link

 http://www.shrewsburylibrary.org/index.html

BOARD MEETING AGENDAS

Library Board Agenda JAN 2015
Library Board Agends 12-15-2015

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

Shrewsbury Library Annual Meeting May 10, 2016

2016-07-12 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting

2019-04-19 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting

 

 

Library News October 2022

 

  • MASKS are no longer required. Please wear one if you want to, and please don’t visit if you’re not well!

 

  • We’re very pleased to announce that MICHELLE GREENE has been elected to the Library Board of Trustees. Michelle brings her extensive knowledge of community libraries to Shrewsbury; we welcome her involvement!

 

  • MANY THANKS to everyone who helped make OUR ANNUAL DINNER & STREET DANCE a fine evening of friends and fun: DONNA and everyone who cooked and served the hot dogs, BOB and Pierces’ Store for the 802 Ice Cream Pops, and MARCOS and the great COMMUNITY BLUES BAND: AARON, DAVE, MIGUEL, DIRK!

 

  • MANY THANKS, TOO to the Library Children’s Committee —- DONNA, DORIS, SARAH, and ERIN for setting up the Library Table at Shrewsbury Day, with children’s books and bookmarks to give away. Special thanks to GEORGE PERRY for helping clean up afterwards!

 

Coming Events: SEATING LIMITED TO 25; PLEASE E-MAIL to SAVE a PLACE: joanaleshire@vermontel.net.

 

Friday, September 30 @ 7 pm:. “MAKING THE MOST OF SHREWSBURY WINTERS.” Please bring your stories, survival tips, problems, solutions, and ideas for future fun! Inspired by a Shrewsbury Times article.

 

Friday, October 7 @ 7 pm: CLAIRE ANDREWS, YA author, will read from her new YA novel, and discuss the process of publishing her work. (See ad in this issue.)

 

Friday, October 14 @ 7 pm: BURKINA FASO with ELIJAH LACHANCE – Former Peace Corps volunteer and current Library Trustee ELIJAH will talk about his experience in this fascinating country, and its past and present.

 

Continuing Programs:

Sunday, October 16 @ 4 pm: FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: Edith Wharton’s New England classic, Ethan Frome. Books will be available at the Library.

 

Sunday, October 23 @ 7 pm: SCIENCE BOOK CLUB. Next book: TBA

 

New Books include:

  • The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell. Suspense and romance in this new novel by a master of historical fiction, based on a true story from Renaissance Italy.
  • Outdoor Kids in an Inside World by Steven Rinella: Helpful suggestions for activities that get kids off their screens.
  • What We Owe the Future by William MacAskill. A meditation on how we can shape our legacy: environmentally and socially.
  • Fox Creek by William Kent Krueger. A gripping thriller about an Indigenous detective; the latest in a popular series.
  • Say It Loud: Race, Law, and Culture by Randall Kennedy. Clear-eyed, provocative essays by this Black professor at Harvard Law School.
  • Night of the Living Rez by Morgan Talty. Life on Maine’s Penobscot Reservation, told in linked stories by this gifted Indigenous young writer.
  • Life Between the Tides by Adam Nicolson. A beautiful exploration of marine life in seashore tide pools.

 

New DVDs:

  • Where the Crawdads Sing: The video version of the best-selling novel.
  • Summer of Soul (Or When the Revolution Could Not be Televised): The acclaimed documentary —- part music film, part historical record — of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, starring legendary Black artists.

 

— Respectfully submitted by Joan Aleshire

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Listin_UP

 Have you heard?
 The Shrewsbury Library
will soon be offering 
downloadable audio books and eBooks

any time, anywhere at 

http://www.listenupvermont.org
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!