Anything Speed at Wilder Club & Library

This big Vermont Historical Society exhibit saluting Vermont racers and racetracks will be at the Wilder Club and Library  through July 31.  Stop in during library hours (Tuesday 10-1, Thursday, 2-5, Friday, 2-6, and Saturday 10-1) to enjoy the narrative so well illustrated by decades old photographs.


Storytimes are Back!

We are delighted to resume story times at both libraries mid-June.    We’ll read together outside and then illustrate one story with a related craft project.  Ten a.m. on Tuesdays at Wilder and Wednesdays at Quechee.

Historical Fiction Discussion, Tuesday, June 15, 4 pm

The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng will be the book for the next  historical fiction discussion. Facilitated by Jim and Meg Schmidt, the series delves into the historical background and the novelist’s craft of a new title each month. This novel, set in 1939 on a Malayan island, tells the story of a 16 year old of British and Chinese heritage.  He becomes the disciple of a Japanese diplomat who teaches him aikido.  The tangle of wartime loyalties and deceits is poignantly told. Email to receive the link or reserve a socially-distanced spot downstairs.. Copies are available for borrowing.


Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, June 28 at 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, June 28 at 6 pm for a discussion of  A Memory Called Empire.   Copies are available for borrowing.  The group will meet outside, weather permitting, at the Quechee Library.

Mystery Discussion, July 6th, 4 pm

This lively discussion group is switching from Mondays to Tuesdays.  This week the discussion is on books by Sarah Stewart Taylor. You can attend in person (masked) or through Zoom.  Email to receive the Zoom link for conversation. This discussion will be a great introduction to the author’s works prior to her reading here on Saturday, July 24, 11am.


The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, June 14 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 for the link.

The Wilder Board of Trustees  meets  generally on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 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 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, July 2, 1pm

Join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry usually on the first Friday of the month at 1pm. We will be discussing The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash. You can attend in person or through Zoom. Please call the Bugbee Center or the Quechee Library to get your link that day!
Call 295-1232 or email 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 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.