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June's New Arrivals to the Children's Section

Bixby Buzz Book Reviews for June 2019 By Children’s Librarian Rachel Plant

There have been many new Picture Book arrivals to the Bixby this month.  So many wonderful choices to choose from. And due to that tantalizing fact I have selected to feature three of the new titles to review.  The unifying theme is water and its many forms. Perhaps this will chase away our very soggy Vermont skies of late.

Storm by Sam Usher

This is a part of Usher’s Grandpa Trilogy.  In this pa…

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Bixby Library's Mini Chefs

faces surround the island work counter.  Some
are standing on the floor; others are standing on the seat of a folding chair
so they can be above the counter. Each child has claimed a section for their
own work station as we review the recipe together. Ingredients are laid out in
front of them, and utensils beside them. 
Yes, it’s that time again: Bixby Mini Chefs are in session. Cooking is a
wonderful opportunity to weave in together all of the STEAM themes. {Science,

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June's Adult Collection Highlights

Reviews by the Adult Services Librarian – Laksamee Putnam

Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude: Returning to Hope and Joy from a Shattered Life–Sam’s Love Story by Kris Francoeur
This story was written by the principal of Middlebury Union Middle School, and is a memoir about losing her son Sam. This local author outlines how she has moved through her unfathomable pain, take a moment to truly empathize and read this honest and brave story.

The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion
The third book fol…

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Bixby Building Changes for Increased Community Use

As you may have noticed, we are working on a renovation project. It will provide a new variety of seating in the Community Room, which is being designed as a “living room” with comfortable seating for conversation, study tables and more space for computers.
The room will be recarpeted, new electrical outlets added, the walls freshly painted, and the book shelves removed to make more room for the new seating. A new circulation desk will be located under the dome and coffee will be available.

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