Fall Foliage Booksale

Browse thousands of sorted books at the Quechee Library Foliage Booksale Oct. 9-19.   Open downstairs during library hours, the sale has a wide variety of titles for all ages, priced to sell.

Little Movers and Shakers @Wilder Club & Library

On Mondays, Oct. 21-Nov. 25, 10:30 am,Rhiannon DeRemer is ready to get toddlers and pre-schoolers moving and singing to music and stories.   All welcome in the big hall at the Wilder Clubhouse.

Halloween Tale with Jools Skeet

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:30 pm
Kids are invited to create a spooky story with this entertaining British storyteller and artist. Costumes are welcome and we promise a witch will be here with treats.  This program is at Quechee Library.  At both libraries, costumed children are welcome to stop by on Halloween for the treat of a free book to keep.

Repeopling Vermont, Author Talk,

Thursday, Nov 14, 5 pm 
Northern Vermont University professor Paul Searls will be at the Quechee Library to discuss his newly published book.   Come to learn about the complexity and consequences of Vermont’s love of its rural character.  Searls will discuss the irony that preserving that character challenges some of its very traditions.  Copies of the book, Repeopling Vermont: The Paradox of Development in the Twentieth Century, are now available to borrow prior to the discussion.  No tests, however.  Join us regardless of whether the book has been read.

Northern Stage/Libraries Partnership: Free Raffle Tickets- Jordan

The new theater season is here, and once again Northern Stage has partnered with libraries to offer free tickets to its productions.

Just stop by one of our two libraries and pick up a raffle ticket for every item borrowed (limit 3 per visit) OR join us for a library program and receive 3 complimentary raffle tickets. Drawing is Friday, Oct 11, at 5pm

Meanwhile—in another part of the partnership, Northern Stage’s Youth Ensemble will be performing at  the Wilder Club and Library on Saturday, Oct. 19.   The public is welcome at no charge to this program of the 2019 Vermont Reads series for March.

VT Trivia Night at the Skinny Pancake

Friday, November 1st at 6pm: VT Trivia Night at the Skinny Pancake in Quechee! Put this on the calendar to learn and laugh. Form a team or play as an individual to see who knows what about our state’s history! Prizes for the winners. Enjoy Skinny Pancake’s brews and food specialties too. 10% of the night’s proceeds will be donated to the QPL!

Year of Wonders, Wed., Nov. 6, 11am

 Join Jim and Meg Schmidt at the Quechee library for a discussion of this historical fiction book.  This is the fourth   in a new discussion series, Stories of History, facilitated by the Schmidts who will delve into the novelist’s craft and the historical background.    Written by Geraldine Brooks, Year of Wonders  is set in 1666 in an English village suffering from the plague, it is a spellbinding read.  Copies available for borrowing.

 

Mystery Monday, November 4, @ 4 pm

Generally meeting the first Monday of the month, this group discusses selected mystery authors. This month read mysteries centered around books. ‘Murder by the book’ if you will…. Many titles are available for borrowing.  Everyone welcome.

Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, Oct. 28, 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, October 28 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library for a discussion of The Humans by Matt Haig.  Copies  are available for borrowing.  Everyone welcome.

Meetings

The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Oct. 14 at 5  p.m.  The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meets Wednesday, Nov. 6  at 6 p.m. They generally meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time.  The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 9  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, November 1

Join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry usually on the first Friday of the month at 12:45. The November book is Under a Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan.
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 info@quecheelibrary.org 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.