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Hot New Books

  • Stone Mattress, by Margaret Atwood
  • Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, by Chris Bohjalian
  • Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Queen of the Tearling, by Erika Johanson
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  • Edge of Eternity, by Ken Follett
  • The Long Way Home, by Louise Penny
  • The Story Hour, by Thrity Umrigar
  • The Homing Instinct, by Bernd Heinrich
  • Organic Mushroom Farming, by Tradd Cotter

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  • Quest, by Aaron Becker
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  • Parrots over Puerto Rice, by Susan Roth

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The Agriculture of New Zealand January 25 6:30PM

In the white of January, the Craftsbury Public Library offers an armchair travelling trip to the green of New Zealand's South Island.  Louise and Randi Calderwood recently travelled to New Zealand, and they will share their experience with the public on Sunday, January 25 at 6:30PM.  The Calderwoods will show slides, with an emphasis on agriculture. They will also provide an overview of the country's agricultural economy and grass based production system.  Come for the photos of sunshine and green grass or to learn about the New Zealand system of farming.

Learn to Solder- Friday, February 6 at 3PM

            The Craftsbury Public Library will hold a workshop on learning to solder on Friday, February 6 from 3-5PM.  The library will be using a through-hole soldering kit designed for the beginner. It has a low parts count so anyone can easily complete it. Once it’s put together red LED “eyes” on the metal insect will light up brighter or darker according to how much light is getting to the photosensor.  Soldering involves melting metal to put electronics together, and is not suggested for younger children. This workshop is for teens and adults, but those under 12 who are interested are welcome to participate with an adult assistant. 
The library will have 15 kits available for use.  Pre-registration is suggested to ensure a kit will be available.  For more information or to pre-register call 586-9683 or email  This program has been generously funded by Concept 2, and there is no cost to participate.

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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