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

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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 [...]

Food Sensitivities Group

Are you or a loved one sensitive to certain foods? Eliminating gluten and/or dairy? What about refined sugar? Thursday, October 2 at 7pm, come talk to others with similar interests and concerns. We can share information, book recommendations, cooking ideas and recipes, questions and tips. Future programs could include guest speakers, such as nutritionists, functional medicine practitioners, doctors, cooks, etc. Depending on our goals and needs, we can build a discussion group or series of programs and events which address topics particular to our interests. Let us know what you would like to see!

Nature Trail Planning Meeting

Monday, September 22, 7pm, Vose Library and the Georges River Land Trust are exploring the possibility of establishing a nature trail along the creek on the library property. We envision this project as a way to use the library’s assets to serve our community. We hope the trail will become a focus for educational programs for all ages and for the enjoyment of nature. To make this trail possible, we will need help of all sorts; willing hands, team organization, planning, ideas and opinions…for anyone who is interested in helping, there is a way to be involved. Attend our planning [...]

Congratulations to our bicycle winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our Bikes for Books Summer Reading Program! Olivia Pelkey, Wyatt Hood, Karis Burns, Maggie Bruno, Torin Lally, and Tasker Holmes are now the proud owners of bicycles sponsored by the Union Masonic Lodge. We hope to see more great readers enter the drawing next summer!