Hour of Code

Please join us, Friday December 13th, from 5 pm to 7 pm for the Hour of Code 2014, part of Computer Science Education Week. Anyone can learn to code for computer programming–come try it. Computers and pizza provided! Ages 9 and up; parents, adults, teenagers – all are welcome. We have 20 slots for participants on our computers. We encourage those that have them to bring their devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops) to stretch the number of computers we have available. Email sue@voselibrary.org, call 785-4733, or visit the library to reserve your place.

Holiday Craft Making

Join us Saturday, December 6th at 10 am for Holiday Craft Making! Fun for kids of all ages! Easy crafts for holiday decorations or gifts. Holiday cards, beaded ornaments, snowflakes, and more!

Warming station

The library is open, and we have power, heat, and internet! Come warm up, charge your phone, and hang out with a good book. We’ll be here until 8 tonight. Don’t forget to vote today!

Who Killed the Soviet Union and Why It Matters Today

November 13, Thursday, 7pm, Louis Sell, a 28-year veteran of the US diplomatic service, will discuss the causes of the Soviet collapse and the influence it still exerts on contemporary events. He spent many years living in Moscow, where he witnessed the Soviet collapse and knew many of the participants first-hand. He is currently finishing a book on the end of the USSR.

We are proud to be a Community Partner for the 2015 Camden Conference, which this year focuses on Russia Resurgent. The conference itself will take place in Camden, February 20-22, 2015. As a Community Partner, we will host [...]

Trunk or Treat: Halloween at the Library

costumed kids

Costumed kids at a library program

Friday, October 31, 5-7pm. Do you enjoy seeing children in costumes for Halloween? Wish you would get a few trick-or-treaters? This year we will be holding a “Trunk or Treat” on Halloween. Here is how it works: decorate the trunk of your car for Halloween and bring some treats to hand out. The kids will trick or treat at the vehicles, and can enjoy cider and a small snack at the Library before continuing with their festivities. We hope you’ll [...]

Soup and Suspense: Tess Gerritsen

Join Thursday, October 16 at 7pm us for our popular Soup and Suspense mystery author program! Local author Tess Gerritsen will read from and talk about the latest book in her Rizzoli and Isles mystery series, Die Again, coming in December, and answer questions from the audience. Sample delicious soups made by our dedicated volunteers. Door prizes! $8 suggested donation.

The Rizzoli and Isles books (ten so far!) follow Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles as they work together to solve terrible murders. Their stories are now the basis for a TV series on TNT, in its [...]