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37th Annual Book Sale

 

 Stay tuned for 2021 dates!  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Friends of the Stowe Free Library is waiting to determine if/when the 2021 book sale will be.  Please note that donations are NOT being accepted at this time for 2021 or the inside booksale. Please consider other donation avenues or the Stowe Transfer Station. 

Thank you for your continued support while we whether these strange and challenging times.

     

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. 

 

 

 

 

JOIN THE FRIENDS OF STOWE FREE LIBRARY

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.  

 

 

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

 

BOARD MEMBERS

President: Ronna Zeigel

Treasurer: Carol Stevens

Margot Hall

Sally Nolan

Margaret Lackey

Louise Thompson

Kelley Spear

Bonnie Knight

Connie Carrino

Barbara Bauman

Millie Marron

Janet Larson

Sue Gilkey

Penny McGaughy

 

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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