LIBRARY

Library Hours

Monday 10:00 AM –  NOON
Tuesday   7:00 PM –  9:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM –  5:00 PM
7:00 PM –  9:00 PM
Thursday   7:00 PM –  9:00 PM
Friday   10:00 AM – NOON
Saturday  10:00 AM – NOON

*** 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 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 2019

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MANY THANKS to everyone who took part in the Ways of Healing Roundtable on June 14th. It was a great reminder of the rich resources we have right here in town for alternative paths to well-being. Special thanks to DIANNE BARCLAY for hosting the event on the Library’s behalf, and to GALEN MILLER for providing healthy refreshments!

 

As of this writing, we still have an OPENING on the BOARD of TRUSTEES:

If you love small libraries and community organizations; books, movies and ideas, and can attend board meetings the second Tuesday of every month @ 7 p.m.; staff twice a month during library hours; and serve on one of our committees (Building, Children’s, Fund-Raising, or Programs), we’d love to hear from you! Please call a member of our Nominating Committee: Gail Hartigan (492-3605); Lisa Sharrow (492-3732); or Dirk Thomas (492-3549) if you’re interested!

 

Coming Events:

Saturday, July 13 from 10 am to 2 pm: CHARLIE PAQUIN, experiential archaeologist extraordinaire returns to delight us with his explorations of ancient ways of living on the earth. Cooking utensils will be hafted (handles made) and atlatls will be thrown!

 

Sunday, July 28 @ 7:30 pm: METTAWEE THEATRE COMPANY returns to the Mountain School Lawn with “The Ring Dove,” a play with puppets and

original music, for all ages.

 

SAVE THE DATE:

Saturday, August 24: Haystack Dinner & Street Dance

 

Continuing Programs:

Sunday, July 21 @ 4 pm: FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: TBA

 

Sunday, July 28 @ 7 pm: SCIENCE BOOK CLUB: Best Science and Nature Writing 2018, edited by Sam Kean: Part 2 of this discussion. If you need a copy, please call Joan: 492-3550.

 

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: QUILTERS’ GROUP. Please call Donna (773-7403) to learn about their current project. All welcome!

SHAKESPEARE MOVIE NIGHTS will return in September; stay tuned!

 

THE WRITERS’ GROUP is taking a vacation; if you’re interested, please call Penelope Weiss (492-3345) or Joan Aleshire (492-3550).

 

New Books include:

Furious Hours by Casey Cep: The story of Harper Lee’s unpublished book about a true-life murder: a thriller in itself.

The Mueller Report: The text of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, redacted but the most information we have at this point, and essential reading.

Past Tense by Lee Child: The new thriller by a master of the form.

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones: The moving novel that just won the Man

Booker Prize for Women’s Fiction.

The Pioneers by David McCullough: The story of the settling of the Northwest by the popular historian.

Redemption by David Baldacci: Great white-knuckle summer reading.

 

 

New DVDs include:

Gloria Bell, starring the wonderful Julianne Moore in a drama about a 50-year old woman finding her way after a divorce;

Capernaum: A young Syrian refugee struggles to find connection and hope in a harsh world;

Mrs. Wilson, starring Ruth Wilson playing her own grandmother in an suspenseful story of WWII intrigue;

The Informer, a classic about the Irish Civil War from the director John Ford.

 

More coming!

 

— 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!