Trunk or Treat Halloween

IMG_0214Saturday, 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 come out and have some fun with us on Halloween, while […]

Tech Tuesday

confusedtechTuesday, October 20 and November 17, 6-8pm. Open hours with our tech experts. Learn new skills, ask questions, and bring in your devices.

Henry Kissinger and Africa: Camden Conference

On October 14, Wednesday, 7pm, Bob Rackmales will give a talk on Kissinger’s involvement of the US in the Angolan War, the events leading to military defeat, and whether it might have been “Henry Kissinger’s Bay of Pigs”. This program is one of our Camden Conference Community Partner events.

In the summer of 1975, three months after the fall of Saigon ended the Vietnam War, a new front opened in the Cold War in the remote Portuguese African colony of Angola. Although Secretary of State Henry Kissinger had paid little attention to Africa in his previous years in office, his controversial […]

Book Art at Union Art League Show

Book Art at the Union Art League Show, Friday, October 9, 5-7pm and Saturday, October 10, 10am-4pm, at the Brooder Auction House. Beautiful art made from damaged books. Notebooks, greeting cards, bookmarks, ornaments and more! You have probably seen Heather’s amazing art at the library—here is you chance to bring some home. Sales support the library.

Medical Cannabis

September 17, Thursday, 7pm, please join us for a film and talk about medical marijuana. Local resident Betty Woodman, Ph.D., will introduce a 30 minute informational video, “Truth about Medical Marijuana:  Real Talk about Real Medicine” from Americans for Safe Access as well as answer questions about the endocannabinoid system, its function in the human body, immune systems receptors, and ethical dimensions of the issue. Marijuana has been valued for its medical value for centuries, but even today few people understand the science behind medical marijuana.  Want to know who can benefit from medical marijuana or learn about how marijuana […]

Hunger in Knox County Film and Discussion

A Place At the Table Special Event & Movie TalkThursday, September 10, 7pm, Screening of A Place at the Table, a documentary with Jeff Bridges, and a short video about the impact of hunger on Knox County school children. Area food pantries will facilitate discussion on rising need, current programs, and invite ideas on how to help.


Sponsored jointly by Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) food pantry and emergency assistance, Come Spring Food Pantry in Union, and the Vose Library, the program is the third in a series offered at libraries throughout Knox […]

Summer Reading Cook Out

Cook Out, Friday August 21st, 6-7:30pm, for Summer Reading participants and their families. Wear your superhero costume and come have fun as we celebrate your achievements. We will draw the bicycle winners at the Cook Out. See you there!

Summer Reading celebrates the theme “Every Hero Has a Story.” Children from birth to eighteen can sign up at the library, set reading goals, keep their reading logs, and earn chances to win a bicycle!  Our Summer Reading prizes are sponsored by the Union Masons. Six bicycles, complete with helmets, will be given away—two large, two medium, and two small one with […]

Brian Cramer Memorial 5K 2015 Results

July 18, 2015

7:30 A.M. Vose Library Brian Cramer Memorial 5K Race set off on a new out and back course this year with 20 runners/walkers! First place overall Runner was David Lane of Sterling, Virginia with a time of 22:11! The first place female winner Runner was Patricia Leach of Warren, Maine in 25:44. First place Walker : Rebecca Ayers