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New Adult Fiction

Sergeant Salinger Charyn, Jerome,
Egg shooters Childs, Laura,
Small game hunting at the local coward gun club Coles, Megan Gail,
Landslide Conley, Susan,
The hare Finn, Melanie,
The forgotten home child Graham, Genevieve,
Twenty Grippando, James,
The unwilling Hart, John,
Prodigal son Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew,
The city we became Jemisin, N. K.,
Yellow wife Johnson, Sadeqa,
The girl from the Channel Islands Lecoat, Jenny,
The dead of winter Parris, S. J.,
Water memory Pyne, Daniel,
Silent bite Rosenfelt, David,
The woman outside my door Ryan, Rachel,
Code word access Schuler, Alex,
Under the tulip tree Shocklee, Michelle,
The lies you told Tyce, Harriet,
Glamour girls Wingate, Marty,

New Adult Non Fiction

The listening path Cameron, Julia,
Chatter : Kross, Ethan,
The power of ethics Liautaud, Susan,
The beauty of what remains Leder, Steven Z.,
Religion and the rise of capitalism Friedman, Benjamin M.
The new climate war Mann, Michael E.,
Extraterrestrial Loeb, Abraham,
Metazoa Godfrey-Smith, Peter,
Biohack your brain Willeumier, Kristen,
Restorative yoga Baginski, Caren,
The plague cycle Kenny, Charles,
Healthier together Moody, Liz,
Fearless gardening Bohl, Loree,
Three simple lines Goldberg, Natalie,
Incredible archaeology  
The crooked path to abolition Oakes, James,
Sometimes you have to lie Brody, Leslie,
Sanctuary Rapp Black, Emily,

New Picture Books

If you come to Earth Blackall, Sophie,
But not the hippopotamus Boynton, Sandra.
The bear went over the mountain Cabrera, Jane,
Over in the meadow Cabrera, Jane,
Ten ways to hear snow Camper, Cathy,
Jabari tries Cornwall, Gaia,
Let's play monsters! Cousins, Lucy,
Milo imagines the world de la Peña, Matt,
The hike Farrell, Alison,
Birrarung Wilam Murphy Wandin, Joy,
Sacred song of the hermit thrush Tehanetorens,
Mad, mad bear! Gee, Kimberly,
Glad, glad Bear Gee, Kimberly
Off to see the sea Grimes, Nikki,
Out the door Hale, Christy,
Eyes that kiss in the corners Ho, Joanna,
Hat tricks Kitamura, Satoshi
Lone wolf Kurpiel, Sarah,
The paper boat Lam, Thao
A big bed for Little Snow Lin, Grace
Birds McDonald, Jill
Hello, World! Cars and Trucks McDonald, Jill
Backyard bugs McDonald, Jill
Hello, world! construction site McDonald, Jill.
Lola goes to school McQuinn, Anna
Lola plants a garden McQuinn, Anna
A bear is a bear (except when he's not) Newson, Karl,
Wheels on the bus Raffi,
One of these is not like the others Saltzberg, Barney
13 stories about Harris Schwartz, Amy,
Stretchy McHandsome Schachner, Judith Byron,


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Updated on Feb. 23


The Stowe Free Library is currently closed to the public, but there are many services the library continues to provide.

  • Borrowing of materials through Curbside Service - Requests for library materials are accepted, Monday – Friday, 9 to 5. Call 253-6145, email [email protected], or fill out the request form for library material requests. Packaged materials will be available for pickup on the front porch or within the front foyer depending upon the weather, Monday through Friday, at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

  • Limited browsing of library materials – the staff will make accessible a book cart filled with new and popular materials held on the front porch during curbside hours.

  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) – call or email to request title(s), not currently held by SFL, to be borrowed from another library.

  • Tax Forms – Federal tax forms can be requested. Call the library or visit and ring the front porch doorbell. State tax forms are online. Let us know if you need assistance in locating or printing tax forms.

  • Adult programming – The library hosts two online adult book discussions, one for the Copley Woodlands facility and one for readers of Young Adult material. The library regularly provides free online PBS programs on our Facebook page.

  • Juvenile services – The library provides take home craft kits that incorporates activities to promote small motor skills and literacy. It also provides monthly Early Literacy kits, which include board books and literacy activities.

  • Stowe Hotspot – increased Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the library grounds.

  • Library advocacy / outreach through SFL’s podcast “027 in the 802”

The library has added numerous new materials to the library including the latest published titles, replacement copies of items lost in the library flood of 2018, and a complete collection of the Library of America classics, which was generously donated by Stowe resident, Phil Branton. The library has also begun to purchase Great Courses titles, recorded art and science seminars on DVD and CD.

We welcome the opportunity to assist you in your literary and technical needs. Reach us at [email protected] or 802-253-6145.

Stay safe!


Cindy Weber, SFL Director

Friends of the Stowe Free Library Updates


36th Annual Book Sale Canceled

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we have sadly come to the decision to cancel the 2020 36th annual Book Sale in July.  At this time no book donations are being accepted for the inside book sale or the 2021 books sale.  Thank you for all of your support!

Call or email the library with questions, 802-253-4808 / [email protected]

 As always we thank you for your support!

2021 Spring Speaker Series 

In Our Own Backyard

Please stay tuned!  We have tentatively planned an exciting set of speakers for fall 2020!

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