Check out which books the staff enjoyed over the summer!
New DVDs for our library! We love recommendations of good movies and television series to have for our collection. Please call or stop by with any good recommendations. Our DVD collection is provided by the generous support of the Friends of the Stowe Free Library.
Open House Thursday, August 11th 12pm-6:30pm Please join us and see some of our volunteers, staff and Friends read some of their favorite passages in an on-going slide show, Stowe Reads! We will be serving light refreshments throughout the day in addition to the slideshow, Stowe Reads. This is our 4th event celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Stowe Free Library; we will be concluding our celebratory events with a large reception on September 24th at 3pm here at the library.
Staff Picks Click on the book cover to be brought to our library catalog. Julie : A Bandit's Tale: the muddled misadventures of a pickpocket by Deborah Hopkinson. Set in 1887 New York City, an Italian immigrant boy is enslaved by a padrone and becomes a beggar and pickpocket on the streets, until he meets a feisty girl who works for Henry Bergh, the animal rights activist who founded the ASPCA. Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands. Deliciously good story set in 17th century London with apothecaries, murder, codes, a mysterious cult, and more! All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr. Finally read it -- so good! Glad he won the
This is the twelfth year of the Green Mountain Book Award, a reader's choice award for students in grades 9-12. Co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Libraries and Vermont School Library Association, this program is designed to introduce to high school students some excellent books for their pleasure reading.
Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.Louisa May Alcott