Explore State Lands: Saturday August 29th, 9:00 – 11:00am. Explore state lands around Marton Rd in Windsor (a.k.a. the prison property). Heard about this place but aren’t sure where you can walk? Our trek includes wildlife, orchards, a pond, and even a brief lesson in navigational skills. Directions: West on State Street for 0.6 miles, State Street becomes Hunt Road – follow for 1.5 miles, turn right onto Marton Road and travel 1.2 miles, park by red pump house on right. Need a ride? Please register at the library by calling 674-2556.
Friday, September 4 at 2:30pm: YoYo Club: Yo-Yo Club for ALL ages (adults and kids) every other Friday at 2:30pm. Learn cool tricks and earn proficiencies of Novice, Expert, Master, Pro, and Grand Master! Yo-yos are available to borrow.
Woodsy Wisdom – A 5 Week Tree ID Workshop – Runs for 5 weeks on Saturdays starting Saturday, September 5th at 10:00am Get to know the woody members of our forests, streets, and gardens and learn to identify at least 50 different Vermont trees, shrubs, and vines! Use shortcuts, mental tricks, and mnemonic devices to make it much easier than you think it might be.
Tuesday, September 8th, 6:00pm. Politics of Food Book Discussion Group – “Putting Food By” by Ruth Hertzberg and Janet Greene. Call or stop by the library to reserve a copy of the book.
Tuesday, September 15th, 6:00pm. Every Hero Has a Story Adult Book Discussion Group – “The Martian” by Andy Weir. Please see a librarian to receive a copy of this book.
Saturday, September 19th, 10:00am. Teen Discussion Group – “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” by Salman Rushdie. Please see a librarian to receive a copy of this book.
Saturday, September 26th, 3:00pm. Author Visit with Reeve Lindbergh – The Friends of Windsor Library are celebrating 25 years of service! Come hear author Reeve Lindbergh as she shares stories about her relationship with our beloved Bert Frothingham. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Windsor Library to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Friends group. Bert established this volunteer group 25 years ago to assist the Library with special projects and purchases. To continue this mission, the Friends will hold a book basket raffle to raise funds for a new catalog computer. Over 35 books by Vermont authors are included in this basket. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25 and will also be sold at the library. The drawing will be held at this event. You do not need to be present at the event to win, but we sure hope you will join us for what is slated to be an amazing afternoon! This event will be held at the Windsor Welcome Center, 3 Railroad Avenue, Windsor
Every Wednesday at 10:30am: Preschool story time: Caregivers and their children are welcome as we share stories, songs, and crafts. For ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver.
Spanish Conversation Class. All levels. Time subject to change based on the instructor’s schedule. Please call instructor Paula Dart to confirm 802-674-5812 to confirm. Next class will be held on Wednesday, Sept 2nd at 3:00pm.
Genealogy Group. Join Genealogist Pamm Trask as you and others work to discover your roots. Beginning genealogists are welcome as well as veterans. Bring your questions, your wisdom and even your roadblocks. Usually held the first Monday of each month at 7:00pm. In September, it will be held on TUESDAY, September 8th at 7pm.
Stuffed Animal Repair! Most Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30PM. Do you have a stuffed animal in need of repair? Your child(ren) – or even the big child in you — can bring in that special friend. Sue Spears, Stuffed Animal Repair Specialist, has many years of experience repairing stuffed animals and is providing this fabulous free service. If it doesn’t need to be repaired, bring it down anyway, let her give it a checkup, get your favorite friend registered, find out more about it, and say “HI”. Please call to confirm the repair specialist will be here on the day you’d like to come. 802-674-6139. Free.
Afterschool Program. Wednesdays when school is in session, 2:30-3:30 PM. This program is designed for children in grades K-4, though older students are always welcome to help. Join us for a book, a snack, and a project.