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Bixby Gala 2014
~Book Sale Room~~~ Otter Creek Room
Beginning in January, the Book sale will be open only on Saturday.
There are a small selection of books available on the Main Floor.
We will resume daily hours in early May, 2014.
NEW HOURS : Saturday 9-2
Weekly Pre-school Story Hour
Thursdays @ 10:30
Check the Children’s Program calendar to preview weekly themes.
RECYCLE CITY 2014
Saturday, May 10, 2014 10 am–1 pm
Otter Creek Room
This Recycle City is a creative art/ environment program for students in Grade 2-5.
Pre-registration is necessary as space is limited to 12 children.
Sign-up at the Circulation desk, call Rachel @ 877-2211 or email: rachel.plant@ bixbylibrary.org
Each child should bring a snack/lunch, beverage, a roll of duct tape and tub of recyclables such as cardboard, plastic items, tinfoil, or cans*.
* CANS ARE ACCEPTABLE PROVIDING THERE ARE NO SHARP EDGES and LIDS HAVE BEEN REMOVED.
NO GLASS IS PERMITTED.
Please write your family name on the tub.
Don’t miss out on the fun!
Addison Northwest Supervisory Union
Children‘s Art Exhibit
Opening reception Monday, May 12 th 6-7:30 pm
Bixby Library Annual Appeal
We appreciate each and every donation and all of your kind words. You may mail in your donations or… Donate online… We want to make it as easy and quick as we can for you to donate during your busy day to day schedule!
Birds of Vermont Museum Pass
The Bixby Library has a pass to the Birds of Vermont Museum in Huntington, Vermont from May 1st to October 31, 2014. Free admission for the immediate family. The Library Family Pass is limited to once per season, per immediate family and is not valid for special events. Two day checkout and must be returned by closing time on the second day.
Call 877-2211 to reserve the pass.
Listen Up! Vermont Free Audiobooks & eBooks
The Bixby Library is a member of the Green Mountain Library consortium. Our patrons are invited to download Audio books and eBooks from the link below at no cost. Before you begin: 1) You must be a registered Bixby patron, 2) Use your new plastic library card’s barcode number.
Visit the ListenUp site www.listenupvermont.org and take the time to read the instructions. Click on Getting Started to access the Quick Start Guide, to see a list of compatible devices: Click on Supported Audio or eBook devices.
To checkout and download you need…
- A valid plastic library card with barcode
- Internet access
- A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
- Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at link listed above
- Children age 8 and above as well as teens may sign up. There are plenty of titles for them to choose from.
- Downloading Audio books and eBooks is fun, convenient, and portable~ anywhere, any time! Enjoy! If you experience any difficulties visit the Overdrive site for additional support.
Join Front Porch Forum: Helping Neighbors Connect
Front Porch Forum is a free community-building service. Your neighborhood’s forum is only open to the people who live there. It’s all about helping neighbors connect. It’s fun! Join today, what are you waiting for?
Click on this link: http://frontporchforum.com/
Vergennes, and Ferrisburgh are one of 70+ towns/ cities across Vermont offering connection to Front Porch Forum. The Bixby Library was selected as one of the e-Vermont grant recipients in 2011. Front Porch forum is one of the digital ways our community can keep informed and connected neighbor to neighbor.
Explore Vermont Online Library (VOL)
Vermont Online Library can be used to search for magazine articles and other information, some of which is in full text. This resource, published by InfoTrac, may be used while in the library or by library patrons at home by entering their Bixby Library Patron card number. There are databases for adults, teens, children, business people, and those searching for medical information. Some of the magazines available in full text are Time, Newsweek, Consumer Reports and Glamour just to name a few! This database is available to our registered patrons: http://www.galesites.com/menu/vol_v58
Please check the information in your patron packet or call the library for the password.
Vermont Online is made available due to our eVermont Grant.
Heritage Quest Online
Heritage Quest Online is a free History and Genealogy for our patrons.
Please check the information in your patron packets or call the library 877-2211 to ask for the password.
Bixby’s Partnership with UVM’s Center for Digital Initiatives allows access of 788 historic photos from our History Room Collection to be available 24/7.Visit collection by using the link below to view our historic slide and photo collection: http://cdi.uvm.edu Please write your memories about the images in the comments box for us. Thank you.
INCLEMENT WEATHER~ Enjoy
Please call the library before you leave home to be sure we are open.
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April Book Reviews
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"Powerhouse author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are “laugh-out-loud funny” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).
Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn’t take him down, he may take her out.
New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore “Uncle Sunny” Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it’s up to Stephanie to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice), and nobody wants to turn him in—not his poker buddies, not his bimbo girlfriend, not his two right-hand men, Shorty and Moe. Even Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli, has skin in the game, because—just Stephanie’s luck—the godfather is his actual godfather. And while Morelli understands that the law is the law, his old-world grandmother, Bella, is doing everything she can to throw Stephanie off the trail.
It’s not just Uncle Sunny giving Stephanie the run-around. Security specialist Ranger needs her help to solve the bizarre death of More…