Historical Fiction Discussion, Monday, August 24, 4 pm

News of the World by Pauline Giles will be the book for a hybrid Zoom and in-person discussion at the Quechee Library.  To participate email info@quecheelibrary.org for the Zoom link or to pre-register for in-library participation downstairs (socially distanced and with mask). Facilitated by Jim and Meg Schmidt, the series delves into the historical background and the novelist’s craft of a title each month.    Set in Texas in the aftermath of the Civil War, the novel takes us on a 400 mile trek with Captain Kidd as performs live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world.   Copies available for borrowing.


Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, Aug. 31, 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, Aug. 31 at 6 pm for a discussion of Semiosis by Sue Burke  Copies are available for borrowing.  The group will have a hybrid meeting through Zoom  and in-person discussion athe Wilder Club and Library, enjoying the social distancing possibilities of the porch, the yard and the big hall.  .  Email info@quecheelibrary for links, books, and meeting details.

Mystery Monday, Aug. 31, 4 pm

Generally meeting the first Monday of the month at 4 pm, BUT this time meeting Monday August 31 at 4pm,   this group discusses books by John Lescroart  next.  Several mysteries available now for borrowing.  Books are available for borrowing.   Participants will wear masks and be socially distanced downstairs at the Quechee Library. Pre-registration requested by emailing info@quecheelibrary.org or calling 295-1232


The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, August 10 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.

Senior Exercise at Wilder Club & Library

Growing Stronger, Living Longer: Strength and Balance Exercise
Mondays and Wednesdays 9a.m.-10a.m. @ Wilder Club & Library—Cancelled until further notice due to coronavirus outbreak.
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—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.

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.