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Kids’ Summer Programs

Children ages 6-11:  A ‘Monster’ of a Story!

This Tuesday, July 14, 4 pm Kids ages 6 and above are invited to join professional storyteller Jools Skeet outdoors on the Quechee Green for some interactive tales.  Inspiring creativity to kids in  socially distanced squares, Jools will be able to use her bag of tricks.  Pre-registration required by calling 295-1232 or emailing info@quecheelibrary.org.  Spaces limited. All  summer programs hosted by the Quechee Library will be outside on the Quechee Green on Tuesdays at 4pm.    Reading Contracts are available within the library as well as virtually. ALL programs require pre-registration for on-site participation. Just email or call.

Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, July 27, 6 pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday, July 27 at 6 pm for a discussion of Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein.  Copies are available for borrowing.  The group will meet through a hybrid Zoom and in-person discussion.  For in-person participation the group will be at the Wilder Club and Library, enjoying the social distancing possibilities of the porch, the yard and the big hall.  Masks required.  Email info@quecheelibrary for links, books, and meeting details.

Mystery Monday, Aug. 3, 4 pm

Generally meeting the first Monday of the month at 4 pm,  this group discusses books by Lisa Lutz 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

Covid -19 Guidelines for the Libraries

Our doors are open but we have amended our space and services to meet health protocols. Please limit visits to one-half hour so we can remain within the 10 person maximum capacity. Our open hours are shorter for now as listed below.  We require masks and the frequent use of our supplied hand sanitizer.  We’ve adapted our spaces for social distancing and ask that you understand the need for occasional waiting for entry following this schedule.  For program information, click here.

Monday
Quechee 10-3

Tuesday
Quechee 2-7
Wilder 10-1

Wednesday
Quechee 10-3
Wilder 2-6

Thursday
Quechee 2-7

Friday
Quechee 10-3
Wilder 2-6

Saturday
Both 10-1

Meetings

The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, July 13 at 5  p.m.  The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time.  This month, the annual meeting, 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 generally meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 11 am.  The Wilder trustees and the Friends will resume their meetings once the libraries can safely re-open after the Covid-19 outbreak.

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.