~Book Sale Room~~~ Otter Creek Room

                                                                   

 Beginning in January, the Book sale will be open only on Saturday.

  A small selection of books is 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

 Childrens 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.

     Universal Class

Universal Class is a new on-line service offered to our Bixby registered patrons. Over 500 courses on a wide variety of subjects is available for free. A sampling of available subjects includes: Interview Skills, Nutrition 101, Stress Management 101, Caring fro Seniors, Microsoft Office 2007, and Photography Basics. Students can enroll in up to 5 courses w/ 6 months to finish each course. You may access courses 24/7 via the Internet.  Attend class, do assignments on your personal schedule.  Each course has real instructors who can communicate w / students by email. These are non-credit courses and provided for personal enrichment.  Courses are not intended as substitution for any state. government, licensing or educational requirements. If you are interested in enrolling in Universal Class, you may register usint he live link below. Please type in your entire barcode number.   http://vermontstate.universalclass.com/register.htm  This Service is brought to you by Recorded Books, Vt. Dept. of Libraries and Institute of Museum and Library Services.     

                  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… 

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. 

 http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login 

 Please check the information in your patron packets or call the library 877-2211 to ask for the password.

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