January Library Access Information:Appointments Please

Due to post-holiday  Covid case increases in Vermont, we are taking every possible precaution.  We welcome your requests for pick up bin service and  invite you to come in for 15 minute in-library visits this week by appointment.  Email info@quecheelibrary.org or call 295-1232  to schedule a visit or with requests.

When open, all patrons entering the building must limit visits to 15 minutes and drop name and contact information into a covered box at the front entry.  The information would be used only if necessary for Covid exposure tracing and otherwise discarded after 30 days.

Historical Fiction Discussion, Monday, Feb. 15, 4 pm

Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich will be the book for a virtual historical fiction discussion. To participate, email info@quecheelibrary.org for the Zoom link. Facilitated by Jim and Meg Schmidt, the series delves into the historical background and the novelist’s craft of a new title each month.     Copies are available for borrowing of this poignant, sweeping portrayal based on Erdrich’s grandfather and set during the 1950s during the Native American dispossession of their lands.

Sci Fi Discussion, Monday,Jan. 25 at 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, Jan. 25 at 6 pm for a discussion of Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin.   Copies are available for borrowing.  The group will meet through Zoom. Email info@quecheelibrary for link.

Mystery Monday, February 1st, 4 pm

Generally meeting the first Monday of the month at 4 pm,  this lively discussion group will discuss books by Rhys Bowen on February 1st. Books now available now for borrowing. Participants may choose to participate by Zoom from home. Pre-registration requested by emailing info@quecheelibrary.org or calling 295-1232


The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Feb. 8 at 5  p.m.  The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time.  This month the board will meet virtually.  Open to the public, the meeting can be attended by emailing info@quecheelibrary.org for the link.

The Wilder Board of Trustees  meets  generally on the first Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m.  The Friends of Q/W Libraries generally meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 11 am.

Needleworkers Unite—One way or another.

The weekly gatherings of needleworkers at the Quechee Library will now take a hiatus due to the need for social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak.  Stay well, keep making textiles and  look forward to resuming these evenings in person as soon as it is safe. Meanwhile, the needleworkers will have a chance to gather together through Zoom.  Email info@quecheelibrary.org so we can provide access.

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 Feb. 5th, 1pm

Join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry usually on the first Friday of the month at 12:45. We will be discussing Longbourn by Jo Baker through Zoom. Please call the Bugbee Center or the Quechee Library to get your link that day!
Call 295-1232 or email marieke@quecheelibrary.org if you would like a copy.  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.