Welcome to our library!

Groton Free Public Library News

Free Online Courses in Finance, DIY Projects, Cooking, Foreign Languages & More: Available to all patrons through our library’s membership to “Universal Class.”  Call or stop by the library for more information.

Crafts & Conversation: Every Wed. from 1-3pm.  Interested in learning a new knitting or crocheting technique?  Looking for some help with a special needlework or spinning project?  We have a friendly group of “crafters” at our library each Wednesday from 1-3pm who would love to help you. Stop by for some tips, and perhaps share some of your own!

Kids’ Nature Craft:  Fri, Feb. 12 at 3:30pm.  All About Birds! A focus on texture: feather craft for young crafters & pen drawings for emerging artists. Kids of all ages welcome!

Art Class:  Fri, Feb.12 at 5:00pm.  Charcoal Drawing: The Foundation. Getting to know the medium and its applications for still life drawings &drawing the human figure. Designed for teens & adults. Beginners welcomed – all supplies provided!

Book Discussion: Mon, Feb. 22 at 7:00pm.  All are welcome for a lively conversation starring the novel, “Sea of Poppies,” by Amitav Ghosh.  Copies available by request from the library.

DCF Collection Available: Thanks to the grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF), we now have 27 out of 30 current year DCF nominees!  Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades 4-8 have selected their favorite book from a list of 30 nominees for he Dorothy Canfield Fisher (DCF) Book Award. It is recommended that students read at least five of the year’s nominated titles before voting.

Did you know that all Groton Library cardholders can log in to see their accounts online from any computer?  See what items you have checked out, renew those that you’d like to keep longer, or place a “hold” on the most popular new-release titles.  Go to grotonlibrary.kohavt.org.  Your “login” is your full barcode, starting with “2vtk+”  Your password is your last name, starting with a capital letter.  (You can change your password if you like after logging in.)

Interested in helping to check in & out books at the library?  We are looking for folks who can come help out at the front desk during our open hours twice a month.

All of our programs are free and open to residents of all towns.  Find us on Facebook (Groton Free Public Library) or contact Anne: grotonlibraryvt@gmail.com, 802.584.3358. Open M (2:30-7) W (10-4) F (2:30-7) Sat (10-12).  Online catalog: grotonlibrary.kohavt.org. Open Hours:  Mon 2:30-7pm, Wed 10am-4pm, Fri 2:30-7pm.

Interested in donating?  We are looking for donations of small bookshelves.

 

 

 

2 responses to “Welcome to our library!

  1. GFPL is a lively place. Thank you !

  2. NICE! Super cute:)

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