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!

Book Club Schedule 2013-2014

2013-2014 Schedule
September: “The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka – facilitated by Joyce
October: “A Single Pebble” by John Hersey – facilitated by Nancy
November TWENTIETH (3rd Wednesday!): “The Language of Baklava” by Diana Abu-Jaber – facilitated by Barbara
January 29th: “The Golem and the Jinni” by Helene Wecker – facilitated by Carol
February: “Stone by Stone” by Robert Thorson – facilitated by Heather
March: “Our Patchwork Nation” by Dante Chinni and James Gimpel – facilitated by Dorothy
April: “City of Thieves” by David Benioff – facilitated by Gig
May: “And the Mountains Echoed” [...]

Summer Reading Finale

Saturday, August 23 at 2pm. Finish the summer with a bang! Special visit from Union Fire and Ambulance vehicles and crew (emergencies permitting). Get to know your local folks who are here to help, and learn about their vehicles and equipment. Summer reading prizes and activities. Bicycle drawings at 3pm–remember to turn in your summer reading log early to get your chances in! 100 pages read = one chance to win one of 6 bicycles with helmets, sponsored by the Union Masons.

Kitchen Broom Making Class

Monday, August 18th at 6:30pm, Karen Koch will give a teach participants how to make a kitchen broom. Karen learned traditional Appalachian-style broom making at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia from Carlson Tuttle. Limited to 6 participants–please call 785-4733 to register. $15 materials fee benefits the library.