9am - 12 noon
Library closed for Stash Buster Craft Sale. Love crafting? This is the event for you! Our Stash Buster Sale is for all the fiber arts, including quilting, knitting, sewing, crochet, embroidery, spinning, you name it! Your neighbors have donated unused material from their stashes and we will sell it at bargain prices! Quality materials are specially priced, and our popular Fill-a-Bag tables return. Coffee Café and Bake Sale. See you there! Donations Please! Clear out your stash for a fresh new year—donate those materials not being used. Our sale focuses on fabric, yarn, notions, sewing materials, and tools. Due to limited space, we can’t take books, magazines, patterns, or other craft items. To give us time to sort: Please drop off donations at the library between February 1 and April 15. Thank you for your help & support!
9am - 10am
Hope you can make it to the library Saturday morning May 6 from 9 to 10am. We will work on the library garden beds and identifying what we have. Bring tools/gloves, children/friends, cameras, ideas... "Many hands make light work."
Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher is called in by James Barr, a man accused of a lethal sniper attack that leaves five people dead, and teams up with a young defense attorney to find an unseen enemy who is manipulating events. 2012, PG-13. Donations to cover the licensing fee gratefully accepted.
Tobey Williamson of Good Hearth Eastern Medical Arts will present Acupuncture and Eastern Medicine from a Western Perspective. We will discuss some simple and effective methods for staying healthy during cold and flu season, including some basic nutritional guidelines. The final portion of the gathering will include a demonstration of and an introduction to Sotai Ho movement therapy, which anyone can use to reduce their aches and pains.
10am - 11:30
Comic Book Day Saturday, May 13, 10-11:30am Celebrate the magic of comics and graphic novels and make your own! Pick up a free comic book courtesy of Free Comic Book Day, an event which promotes comics and local comic shops across the country. Comics foster literacy, imagination, and creativity. Learn about drawing characters, telling a story with pictures, and writing dialogue. All ages!
6pm - 8pm
Open hours with our tech experts. Bring questions and learn new skills. New tech from the holidays? Don’t forget your devices for hands-on learning, or use ours to learn general skills. Did you know you can use MARVEL databases to access Ancestry Library Edition, academic, magazine, and newspaper articles, and more? Or borrow downloadable audiobooks and ebooks from the library? Trouble using the services on your Kindle, iPad or mp3 player? Tech Tuesdays are a perfect time to come learn how!
The dramatized story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple in Virginia who married in 1958 at a time when interracial marriage was not only considered to be immoral but was also illegal. The two are arrested, and they decide to take their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to fight for their love. 2016, PG-13. Donations to cover the licensing fee gratefully accepted.
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls for her fiance's younger brother. 1987, PG. Donations to cover the licensing fee gratefully accepted.
Perennials to Know and Grow - Plant Series Thursday, May 25, 7pm Easy and florifierous plants for the garden: where to plan and how they grow. Talk by Dennis Milliken of Green Thumb and Merryspring, who has worked in horticulture for 51 years.
The library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend holiday. We will be open again as usual on Tuesday.
8am - 1pm
Our ever popular annual sale of freshly potted, hardy, local plants, especially perennials. The sale offers hundreds of high-quality perennials, herbs, vegetable seedlings and shrubs. This annual event is one of the latest plant sales in the area each spring and is an excellent opportunity to stock up on well-adapted and reasonably-priced plants for the garden. Experienced gardeners will be on hand to offer advice and help with plant selection. As always, the plant sale is complimented by our famous Bake Sale, featuring delicious treats prepared by Vose Library volunteers. All proceeds benefit the Library. For further information or to donate additional plants for the sale, call the library at 785-4733. Rain or shine!