A big Thank You to Vergennes Union High School students for your help moving books at Bixby Library- we appreciate your strength and work ethic! Mitchell Clark, Cyrus Devine, Samir Kadric, Alex Barrows, Tyler Jewett, Trevor Hallock and Connor Pouliot.
The power of a well-crafted picture book lingers long after turning its final page. Often a picture book charms you into lingering over an illustration, makes you chuckle about a passage of dialogue, or captivates you to begin reading it all over again after you have read the last page.
The three titles below are definite charmers.
The Wolf The Duck & The Mouse by Mac Barnett
“Oh Woe”…. and off we go, into a folktale-ish landscape of quirkiness and humor tha…
The River of Consciousness is one of two books Oliver Sacks was working on at his death, perhaps the last glimpse we will have of the writer’s thoughts, and it does not disappoint as the essays explore consciousness, illness, memory, and the cultural limitations of science. Every reader will be likely to find something to appreciate.
Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fires would be an excellent topic of a book group discussion, as the novel explores concepts releva…
Dear Bixby Library Customers and Supporters,
As some of you have noticed, changes are happening at Bixby Memorial Free Library. Some books have been removed, while others are moving from one part of the building to another. The piano in the Community Room is gone and the Vermont Collection is moving to book shelves in the basement. You may be asking, “What is going on at our library?” On the surface it might look as if Bixby is downsizing services, but in reality it’s the opposite that’s tru…
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