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  • Cockroaches, by Jo Nesbo
  • The Winter People, by Jennifer McMahon
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  • The Pagan Lord, by Bernard Cornwall
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  • Eat Like a Bear, by April Pulley Sayre
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Fund Raiser

Ecology and Geology of Vermont:  The shaping of our landscapeSunday, September 14, 7 p.m.

Attend a presentation on how soil, climate, and other factors have influenced our landscape and human settlement by Eric Hanson, Conservation Biologist, of Vermont Center for Ecostudies and Vermont Loon Recovery Project Coordinator.

Homeschool Group Begins September 10

            The Homeschool Group at the Craftsbury Public Library is beginning another season on Wednesday, September 10.  This parent-led group will meet at the library on Wednesday mornings from 10AM to 12PM.  Older students (aged 11-14) will take turns presenting and leading the group on a topic of their choice, from book binding to reading science fiction to building potato cannons.  The younger group (aged 5-10) will participate in a book discussion.  Families will read from a chapter book at home, and get together to discuss the book and participate in activities related to the book.  The first book will be Caddie Woodlawn, by Carol Ryrie Brink, and children will be learning "chicken scratch" embroidery.
            The librarians will be available to assist students with finding books that match their interest and reading level, to help families find books and resources to support their studies.   This program is open to all, and any homeschool student aged 5 and up is welcome to attend.  For more information, contact the Craftsbury Public Library at 586-9683 or at


Library Nationally Recognized As America's Star Libraries

The Craftsbury Public Library is one of 3 libraries in the state to be given the rank of Five Star Library. The November 2011 issue of Library Journal features an article on the new Index of Public Library Service.
The LJ Index rates U.S. public libraries with total expenditures of $10,000 or more which serve populations of at least 1000. Ratings are based on four per-capita service indicators:

  • library visits
  • circulation
  • program attendance
  • public Internet computer use

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