Our own Miss Rachel bringing the library to the Farmer’s Market. She will be there again August 2nd and 9th with a collection of her favorite stories to share.


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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Register For Youth Programs This Summer

Register for the Programs

All of our summer programming is free but space is limited to please pre-register early.  All programs are on our Children’s Events Calendar as well if you would like to view them by date.

Parents and guardians may pre-register by calling 877-2211, stopping by or Clicking Here .  You may also email the Children’s Librarian with any questions: Rachel.plant@bixbylibrary.org

The Bixby’s Children’s Summer Programs and Events are generously sponsored by the Verg…

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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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July's Adult Collection Highlights

Reviews by Interim Librarian Beth Royer


This graphic novel details the life of Michael Kupperman’s father, Joel Kupperman, who was a child prodigy made famous by the television show, Quiz Kids. Michael begins asking his father questions about his childhood and turns up the wild history behind the Quiz Show creator, Louis G. Cowan, who had worked producing radio propaganda during the war. Michael’s father kept insisting that “The people who managed Quiz Kids had an agenda of sort…

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July's New Arrivals to the Children's Section

Reviews by the Youth Services Librarian – Rachel Plant
Summer picks for Picture Books:
Minimalistic books seem to have inspired me this time around.  The art can carry the story and set the mood. Several of these books fulfill this niche.

Red by Jed Alexander

The cover of the book tells the tale? Tail?  We may believe we have been through these woods before.  It appears to be an ageless tale…tail? Free of the clutter of words; let your imagination traipse through this book cover to…

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