Friends

The Friends of the Quechee Library are integral to the vitality of this community facility. Led by an active Steering Committee, the Friends support the library in several enriching way. An annual appeal is made each May for dues- paying members, and any member is invited to attend the monthly meeting or offer suggestions.  Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at  2 p.m.

A music committee under Friends’ auspices offers concerts, Annual highlights are ornament-making workshops for children and Polo for Prose, a benefit courtesy of the Quechee Polo Club.

Friends are the primary source of the volunteers who staff the circulation desk, perform many other duties at the Library, and offer fine gifts including notecards and coverlets. Work by local artists is often featured for gift items. Jo Allsop and Ann DeLoach are co-presidents of the Friends of Quechee Library. Carol Heavisides, vice president. Joan Baret, secretary. Joan Keyes, treasurer.

Check out the many items In the Friends’ “market “: greeting and holiday  cards, Envirosax totebags, coffee mugs and more.

Quechee Watercolor Print

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Two framed prints are available for purchase for $195 of this Quechee village scene painted by  watercolor artist Susan Pecora.  Made possible by a gift from Gladys Sullivan, the painting is on display at the library.

Booksales

For over 20 years a booksale held in conjunction with the Quechee Balloon Festival has provided support for the library. Each year it is held over Father’s Day weekend as an important fundraiser. Donations of books and volunteers are essential. A minimized booksale is ongoing throughout the year and put on full display again during fall foliage season. Also, books are now sold on line. The library benefits immeasurably from not only the funds but the books that are previewed as they come in and often added to the collection. Please, however, donate only books in very condition as there is a cost to the library to remove those that cannot be sold.