Solstice Concert Friday, Dec 20 at 5 pm

The a cappella choral group “Wrensong” brings more holiday spirit to the Quechee Library.  While specializing in Renaissance music, the group—including Quechee’s own Dave and Helen Clark, will feature music from a variety of religious and cultural periods – including popular singalong favorites such as “Deck The Halls” and “Angels We Have Heard on High” .  The Friends of the QW Libraries invite all to join us to celebrate the solstice with music, tea and refreshment.



Historical Fiction Discussion, Wed., Jan. 8, 11am

 Join Jim and Meg Schmidt at the Quechee library for a discussion of The Last Ballad by Willey Cash. This is the sixth in a new discussion series, Stories of History, facilitated by the Schmidts who will delve into the historical background and the novelist’s craft.    Set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events, it is the chronicle of an ordinary woman’s struggle for dignity and her rights in a textile mill.   Copies available for borrowing.


Mystery Monday, Jan. 6, 4 pm

Generally meeting the first Monday of the month at 4 pm, this group discusses selected mystery authors. For January,  read mysteries by Kristen Lepionka.  Three titles are available for borrowing.  Everyone welcome.

Little Movers and Shakers @Wilder Club & Library

On Mondays, Nov. 25–Dec. 30, 10:30 am, Rhiannon DeRemer leads toddlers and pre-schoolers in moving and singing to music and stories.  All welcome in the big hall at the Wilder Clubhouse.

Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, December 30, 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, December 30 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library for a discussion of Stories of your life and others by Ted Chiang.  Copies  are available for borrowing.  Everyone welcome.


The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Dec. 9at 5  p.m.  The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meets Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. They generally meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time.  The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 18  at 11 a.m at Quechee Library.  They generally meet on the second Wednesday of the month.

Senior Exercise at Wilder Club & Library

Growing Stronger, Living Longer: Strength and Balance Exercise
Mondays and Wednesdays 9a.m.-10a.m. @ Wilder Club & Library
Led by Gail Schaal (Certified Senior Fitness Instructor). $1 donation per session is appreciated to cover refreshments immediately following. Please carry in dry workout shoes,  Enjoy air conditioning on the hot days….and access to the library to stock up on books and dvds.

Needleworkers Unite

At 6:30 p.m. needleworkers get together Tuesday evenings at the Quechee Library to talk and share interests, skills and advice.   Knitters, cross-stitchers, rug hookers, and all who love textiles are welcome.

Bugbee Book Discussion, Friday, Dec. 13

Join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry usually on the first Friday of the month at 12:45. The December book discussion, however, is the 2nd Friday, Dec. 13.  The novel is Humans by Matt Haig.
Let the Bugbee Center staff or either library know if you would like a copy delivered to the Center. All are welcome!  

Upper Valley Co-op for Library Service

The Quechee/ Wilder  Libraries will deliver your book requests to the pickup box located in the café area.  Email for such requests. You can return books 24 hours a day 7 days a week using the drop box outside the Co-op entrance, or at either library. Membership applications available at the pick-up box</br>The Upper Valley Food Co-op and the Quechee Library are pleased to be working together to help you find the information you need and bring services directly to you in WRJ.