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Stowe Free Library Book Sale Offers Holiday Gifts

Shop local and support the Stowe Free Library when choosing readable gifts this season. The book sale display sponsored by The Friends of the Stowe Library is brimming with a large variety of books. There are selections for all ages including beautiful children's holiday themed books that would go perfectly under the tree. New books are continually added. A fun basket filled with stocking stuffers is also available. The sale is located to the left of the library circulation desk. Books may be purchased during regular library hours.  All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Stowe Free Library supporting library resources, activities and programs.

The Friends are now welcoming book donations for this sale as well as the summer book sale. Bring clean, gently used book donations to the rear door of the library and down the stairs to the table on the right. 

 

2022 Book Sale Donations Now Being Accepted!

Cleaning out your bookshelves?  Please keep in mind the Friends of the Stowe Free Library inside and summer book sale.  The Friends are now able to accept donations of books for the much anticipated 2022 summer book sale. 

Please remember that books should be in good, sellable condition and that Encyclopedias, Readers Digest Condensed Books, Textbooks, magazines or music cassettes are not accepted. These can be brought to the Stowe Transfer Station.   

All sales from the book sale will go towards the funding for children’s and young adult’s activities and reading programs, adult programs, museum passes, and other special activities and needs of the Library.   

Donations can be brought to the rear door of the Library on Pond Street, during Library hours, and left at the foot of the half flight of stairs found to the left of the door.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of Stowe Free Library, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, supporting library resources, activities and programs. For information, visit www.stowelibrary.org/friends, call the Library at 802-253-6145 or email [email protected]

 

           

     JOIN THE FRIENDS OF STOWE FREE LIBRARY

Looking for a way to connect with the Stowe community and want to support the library?  Consider volunteering as a Friend!  Board positions are open as well as intermittent volunteer positions are open.  Reach out today!

The Friends of Stowe Free Library foster close relationships between Stowe Free Library and the Stowe community by developing human and financial resources, sponsoring activities and programs, and promoting knowledge of Library resources.  Membership starts at $10 for an individual and $25 for a family.  Donations are tax deductible.  Volunteers are always welcome!  Stop by the Library for more information or fill out the form here:  application.  

 

SHOP LOCAL WITH A LIBRARY TOTE BAG!

Come in and check out the  Friends of the Stowe Free Library book bag.  Available during library hours at the Circulation Desk,  and at the Blue Donkey on the Mountain Road.  Ask a Librarian for yours today!  

A great way to carry home your newly purchased books and/or your library books.  These bags are strong and durable.  They are great for groceries, gifts and farmers markets, espeically as bring your own bag is highly recommended for shopping. 

The new books bags are co-sponsored by The Blue Donkey on the Mountain Road in Stowe.  

$12.00 each - all proceeds are used for increased children and adult programs and other library services. 

 

 

 

About the Friends of the Stowe Free Library

The Friends of Stowe Free Library is a non-profit organization with the mission to help support the collections and programs of the Stowe Free Library. In particular, the mission of the Friends is to foster close relations between the Stowe Free Library and the Stowe community by developing human and financial resources, sponsoring activities and programs, and promoting knowledge of Library resources.

Since its inception in the spring of 2006, the Friends of the Library have provided much support to the Library, including::

  • Continued the successful summer book sale and added an ongoing book sale inside the Library
  • Provided the Library’s subscription to BookPage, the popular monthly book review magazine, free to our patrons
  • Provided area Museum and attraction passes, offering free or reduced admission to many sites
  • Continued to support In Our Own Backyard: Meet the Author series
  • Provided funds for the purchase of the library's DVD collection and e-book subscription for children
  • Expanded the Library’s children’s programming including supporting a summer intern to help with the children's programs
  • Raised significant funds through the Book sale and other special events for general library use
  • Co-sponsored the Stowe Performing Arts gazebo Concert series  held on the library lawn each summer

 

Contact the Friends at [email protected] for information on becoming a Friend, or download and fill out and mail in an application.

Meeting Minutes

Access Friends of the Libarary meeting minutes here.

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