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  • The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
  • Leaving Berlin, by Joseph Kanon
  • The African Equation, by Yasmina Khadra
  • Endangered, by C.J. Box
  • A Dangerous Place, by Jacqueline Winspear
  • All the Old Knives, by Olen Steinhauer
  • Mambo in Chinatown, by Jean Kwok
  • Dead Wake, by Erik Larson
  • The Teenage Brain, by Frances Jensen

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  • Rosewater
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  • Boyhood
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Hot New Children's Books

  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, by Kate Messner
  • Findus Disappears! by Sven Nordqvist
  • Nightbird, by Alice Hoffman
  • Beneath the SUn, by Melissa Stewart
  • The ABCs of Yoga for Kids, by Teresa Anne Power
  • Wolfie the Bunny, by Ame Dyckman

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Nick Neddo, author of recently released book The Organic Artist, will share his techniques for creating art using natural materials at the Craftsbury Public Library on Sunday, August 2 at 7:00PM.  Nick has been teaching wilderness survival and living skills, drawing and nature awareness to children and adults for over a decade.  The Organic Artist provides a wealth of suggestions and processes for making one's own charcoal, pens, crayons, inks, paper, and sketchbooks. Nick  challenges the reader to be more engaged with the outside world through ancient-inspired craft techniques. 

During his presentation, Nick will show the group how to create their own materials for creating art.  He will also have materials on hand for participants to try out for themselves.  Nick will have copies of his book and his original artwork for sale at the program.

For more information, contact the library at 586-9683.

GARDEN HEROES Aug. 4th 4pm.

Garden heroes are everywhere in the soil, the air, the plants. We’ll go outside explore, examine and discover some of our local garden heroes  amazing powers of flight, adaptations and purpose.

Olympian! Aug. 11th 4pm.

Every hero has a story, every town has a hero, states have heroes and  countries have heroes. The Craftsbury Public Library is pleased to host on  Tuesday, August 11th at 4 pm. Susan Dunklee, American Biathlete and member of USA Olympic Team  at the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  Susan Dunklee is this type of hero. She will share with us her adventures of traveling the world as a professional athlete training for extreme tests of endurance, developing perseverance  and making healthy choices for a life of fitness .  This special event will feature a conversation style presentation, and a fun opportunity to test our own limits through an obstacle course.  This concludes our summer reading program. We will celebrate with ice cream ,and a free book  to each  child who read  or was read to during the summer. This is a free program open to ALL AGES. 

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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