This summer we have a bunch of fun space themed events going on, including puppet showsdinosaurs in spacebuild your own alien, and more!

A lock-in event centered around video games for 6th-8th Graders, this Saturday from 2-5pm and for 9th-12th graders on Thursday, 7/18 from 7-10pm. A Nintendo Switch will be available to play on our projector screen! Pizza, snacks, and drinks provided! Games available to play: Mario Kart 8, Super Mario Party, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, 1-2 Switch, Kirby Star Allies. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own handheld systems and games to play and share (attendees responsible for their own equipment). The library will also have board games! Preregistration and Bixby Parental Permission Form required for anyone under 16. Please sign up at the Bixby (802-877-2211) and hand in the permission form or email a copy to Laksamee Putnam, laksamee.putnam@bixbylibrary.org Click Here to sign up for our youth summer programs or Download this years brochure. If no more signups occur for the 7/18 event for teens then it will be canceled, so don’t wait. 

Check out this program for a full list of this summer’s events or keep any eye on the calendar. Want to sign up to participate? Come in to the Bixby to sign up in person, or fill out this online form to pre-register.

We are also running multiple raffles this summer, come try to win some fun prizes!

  • Looking to enter the weekly book raffle? You must come in and enter physically in the Children’s Room. The books are for all ages pre-K – 12 and change every week!
  • The Youth Summer Reading Raffle can be entered online or at boxes located in front of the Children’s Room. Potential prizes include a bike, a Kindle Fire, or a gift card to Lulus.
  • The Passport to Libraries program is running this summer. Get a passport, stamp, and pin at the Bixby Circulation desk. Snap a photo and tag us on social media to enter to win a prize at the end of the summer!
  • There is also an Adult Summer Book Raffle occurring. Must come into the Bixby to enter. Read a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel, write a review to share, and enter to win! Potential prizes include gift cards to Vermont Bookshop, Flying Pig Bookstore, and Amazon! Take a #shelfie (book selfie) and tag us to double your entry!

July's Bixby Buzz Newsletter

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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 Lulus. 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 park on August 24th. We may use a picture of you if you win a prize at the drawing – please let us know that day if you prefer not to have y…

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July's New Arrivals to the Children's Section

By Children’s Librarian Rachel Plant

The following three fantasy titles are my picks for beach reads, or in the tent on a rainy day reads, or slowly wiling away the hours in a hammock beneath the canopy of broad leafed trees reads…

Winterhouse by Ben Guterson

Emily is smart, curious, and quite lonely. She is also persistent and kind. She lives with her Aunt and uncle in a small town called Drere. Emily’s parents died a few years earlier and she has come to live with h…

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July's Adult Collection Highlights

Reviews by the Adult Services Librarian – Laksamee Putnam

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told (Audiobook) by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman
Listen as Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally provide a hilarious and intimate look into their lives. The book is basically just a conversation between them, so be ready to just enjoy listening to two people talk about their regular lives, albeit in an amusing manner and from two famous voices.

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
This story introduces …

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