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Programs & Events

Upcoming Events at Windsor Library:

Thursday, March 26th, 7:00pm Let’s Talk Trash…and Recycling and Composting… Do you have questions about Act 148, Vermont’s new Universal Recycling Law? Ham Gillett, Outreach Coordinator for the S. Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District (SWWCSWMD) will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the new legislation and how it affects individuals and businesses. All are welcome.

April 11th -10am – Teen Book Discussion – Feed by M.T. Anderson.  Call or stop by the library to reserve a copy of the book.

Monday, April 13th, 7:00pm. Politics of Food Book Discussion Group -  “The American Way of Eating:  Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table” by Tracie McMillan.  Call or stop by the library to reserve a copy of the book.

Tuesday, April 21st, 6:00pm. The World Beyond Windsor:  Books About Other Cultures Adult Book Discussion Group – “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett.  Please see a librarian to get on the list to receive a copy of this book.

The theme of our first five-month session is “The World Beyond Windsor: Books About Other Cultures” and will include books that will explore topics such as African American History, Caribbean American Heritage, and the indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest!  If you are interested in joining us, please call the library at 674-2556 so we know how many copies of the books we will need to acquire.

Here are the books for this session:

The World Beyond Windsor: Books About Other Cultures

February 17th:  African American History month:  “The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

March 17th:  Irish American Heritage:  History of the Rain by Niall Williams

April 21st:  Indigenous People of the Amazon Rainforest:  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

May 19th:  Jewish American Heritage: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

June 17th:  Caribbean American Heritage:  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway


Ongoing events:

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. Generally held on Mondays 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. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.  Monday, April 6th at 7pm.

 Please note that Stuffed Animal Repair will not take place again until April 1st, 2015. If you have a furry friend in need you may drop it off at the library anytime we are open, and they will be tended to and returned.   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. Windsor Library, 43 State St.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. For ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

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.



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