Cindy Weber, Director 1. News of the World by Paulette Jiles In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna’s parents and sister; sparing the little girl, they raised her as one of their own. Recently rescued by the U.S. army, the ten-year-old has once again been torn away from the only home she knows. Arriving in San Antonio, the reunion is neither happy nor welcome. The captain must hand Johanna over to an aunt and uncle she does not remember—strangers
The Friends of the Stowe Free Library Presents Garden Guru, Author, Radio and Television Host Charlie Nardozzi “Small Space and Container Gardening” Thursday, February 2nd 7-8 pm Please join us for the annual visit of a perennial favorite, garden guru – Charlie Nardozzi! Challenged by a small landscape space? Growing a garden is easier than you may think! Charlie’s tips and techniques will explore options such as vertical gardening, use of containers, raised beds and “lasagna” gardening. Charlie Nardozzi is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker and media personality who delights in making gardening information simple, easy, fun and accessible to everyone! This is a FREE talk with
Upcoming change to Listen Up Vermont, Stowe Free Library's eBook and audiobook service. In order to keep your account secure, Stowe Free Library will begin requiring Listen Up Vermont users to enter a password in addition to a barcode in order to sign in. This change will be effective Thursday, December 15th. The password is the same one you use to log in to Stowe Free Library’s online catalog, which is your last name with the first letter capitalized. Please stop by the library or call if you need password assistance or would like your password changed.
Julie recommends: Shadows of Sherwood by Kekla Magoon is a futuristic Robin Hood story. Robyn, a tinkerer, likes to sneak out at night and rummage through a nearby junkyard, looking for electronic gadgets to take apart. On one fateful night, she returns home to find her parents missing and signs of a struggle. Realizing quickly that she's in great danger, Robyn flees into the woods, where she finds other kids who have also gone into hiding. Robyn and her new found friends make names for themselves as wanted outlaws by doing what they can for those being crushed by the new regime. This is
Friends of Stowe Free Library excited to announce this year's authors for their series, In our Own Backyard!
Save the Date! Friends of Stowe Free Library are excited to announce this season's authors and dates! The "In Our Own Backyard" series is back for another season! Each event will be held in the Stowe Free Library Community Room. Each event will be on a Thursday at 7pm unless otherwise noted. More information to follow as each date approaches. Friday, December 2, 2016 - 4:30 pm Willem Lange will be reading from his children’s holiday book "Favor Johnson". A heartwarming story about Favor Johnson, his dog Hercules, Doctor Jennings, and the mysterious house-to-house delivery of homemade fruit cakes on Christmas Eve. To be followed
I am a voracious reader. You have to read to survive. People who read for pleasure are wasting their time. Reading isn't fun; it's indispensable. Woody Allen