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The DCF discussion group discussed Maverick and “The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade” over some delicious watermelon Can’t wait to see everyone again on 8/7 to talk about “Someday Birds” and on 8/8 we will discuss “All’s Faire in Middle School” There is still space if you want to join the book group on 8/8 and we have the book for you! More discussion groups are being planned for the fall.

Youth Summer Reading Contest

Anyone age 4 – 8th grade can enter the books they read this summer into a drawing to win some amazing prizes. Prizes include a new bike from Earl’s Cyclery, Kindle Fire tablets, Gift Cards to Shear Cuts, Luigi’s, Cookie Love, Small City Market and Goodies as well as Amazon, Barns and Nobel, Flying Pig Book Shop and Vermont Book Shop. Enter as much as you like – you are only limited by the number of books you can read. You can also enter at the library. Drawing will be on Vergennes Day in the par…

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2018 - 2019 Dorothy's List

Dorothy’s List for 2018 – 2019
Abdul-Jabbar & Obstfeld– Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On And Off The Court
Applegate— Wishtree
Bartok– The Wonderling
Bowling– Insignificant Events In The Life Of A Cactus
Bunker– Felix Yz
Cartaya– The Epic Fail Of Arturo Zamora
Cheng– See You In The Cosmos
Dee– Halfway Normal
Emerson– Last Day On Mars
Glaser– The Vanderbeekers Of 141St Street
Gratz– Ban This Book
Gratz– Refugee
Harris– I’m Just No Good At Rhyming And Other Nonsense For Mischievous …

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August's Adult Collection Highlights

Reviews by Interim Librarian Bethanne Royer

Petty: The Biography by Warren Zanes

I always like to learn more about the musicians I adore, and after the death of Tom Petty I wanted to know more about the life of this songbird and music mystery. Warren Zanes, a musician himself, takes the reader on a journey into the youth and early years of Petty’s musical career, and manages to provide tales of band drama and music history in Gainesville, Florida, the college town that was booming with…

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August's New Arrivals to the Children's Section

Reviews by the Youth Services Librarian – Rachel Plant





Bob by Wendy Maas & Rebecca Stead

“It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia. Now that she’s back, Livy has the feeling she’s forgotten something really, really important about Gran’s house.

It turns out she’s right.

Bob, a short, greenish creature dressed in a chicken suit, didn’t forget Livy, or her promise. He’s been waiting five …

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