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

Midsummer Murders: Barbara Ross

Maine clambake mysteriesJoin us for the summer edition of our popular Soup and Suspense mystery author program! Local author Barbara Ross will read from, sign, and talk about Musseled Out, the latest book in her Maine Clambake cozy mystery series, and answer questions from the audience.  Sample delicious light refreshments made by our talented volunteers. Door prizes!  Thursday, August 13 at 7pm. $8 suggested donation.

Book Art Workshop

Thursday, August 6 at 7pm at the library. Make beautiful art out of books with Heather Bilodeau, mastermind behind our book art sales! Learn basic folding techniques to make a holiday card display with an unloved book. Bring a book to use for the project or choose from books we have available. Class taught by Heather Bilodeau from C.R.A.F.T. Arts Studio at the Thompson Community Center. Any questions, call Heather at 624-2570.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

IMG_0175Calling all stuffed creatures! Teddy Bears’ Picnic with games, activities, and snacks. Bring your teddy bear! Saturday, August 1st at 10am.

Appalachian Broom Making

11402538_10204852416380600_6457850928206279479_oKaren Koch will give a teach participants how to make a traditional Appalachian-style brooms. Monday, 6:30pm; July 27, Cobweb Chaser; August 3, Whisk Broom. Karen learned the craft at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia from Carlson Tuttle. Limit 6 participants in each class; please sign up in advance. $15 materials fee benefit the library.

Closed July 4

The Library will be closed Saturday for the July Fourth holiday weekend. We will be open as usual on Tuesday.

Tech Tuesdays

confusedtechTuesday, July 21 and August 18, 6-8pm. Open hours with our tech experts. Learn new skills, ask questions, and bring in your devices.

Brian Cramer Memorial 5K

Our fifth annual 5K event: Founders Day, July 18th. Race begins at 7:30. Preregistration $18, day-of $20. All the details on our 5K page. Fun for all! The rolling 3.1-mile trail and road course takes you through the historic Union Common and past the library before returning to finish at the Union Fairgrounds. Walkers welcome! T-shirts and great awards! All proceeds benefit the Vose Library. Hope to see you there!