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Book Review Round Table

Every other Tuesday: Oct 4 & 18, 5:30pm

Have you read something amazing? Tell us all about it! Join your neighbors for a casual conversation over locally-sourced snacks and add titles to your Books-to-Read List.

Squishy Circuits

Wednesday Oct 5, 3:30-5:30pm

Come join us after a school to build playful and colorful sculptures using conductive play dough. Using jumbo LEDs and batteries you’ll learn to build parallel and series circuits and then use these patterns to build unique sculptures that light up!

Fall Children’s Clothing Exchange

Saturday Oct 8, 11am – 2pm at the North Bennington Train Station

Parents: have your children outgrown some of their clothes? Trade them in for new ones! Bring at least five clean items in good condition to trade. Tell your friends—the more people participate, the better the selection will be. Bob from the Vermont Block Company will be there to demonstrate his blocks so the kids can play while you shop.

Farmer’s Market

Saturday Oct 15, 10am – 1pm in the Community Booth.

Stop by and check out a selection of books for purchase and make a Fall craft.

Safe Use of the Internet for Seniors

Wednesday Oct 19, 10am

Join us for the newest, hands-on program from the Council of Vermont Elders (COVE). Learn about common internet scams, computer viruses, malware and other suspicious electronic happenings. This presentation is led by COVE, the Consumer Assistance Program of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office and Digi4s Computer Service and is funded by FairPoint Communications and Google. RSVP in person at the library or at mclibrary@comcast.net

Fall Crafternoon

Thursday Oct 20, 3 – 5pm

Come show off your creativity and enjoy a yummy fall snack. The craft table will be set up for children to create a foil-printed fall tree while enjoying some fall apples from a local orchard.

Fall StoryWalk

Head to the Mile Around Woods at McCullough House to enjoy a StoryWalk! Give the library a call or check our Facebook page for exact dates that the event will be open. What is a StoryWalk? StoryWalk is a fun, educational activity that places the pages from a children’s story along a walking route. As you walk and read, you are building children’s interest and encouraging healthy outdoor activity. Don’t forget to sign the guestbook on your way in or snap a picture to put on our Facebook page!

 

Ongoing Programs

Veggie Exchange

Too many pumpkins in your patch? Not enough apples for a pie? Check out our veggie exchange box this fall. Leave what your will and take what you’d like!

Yarncrafting Club for Adults

Thursdays from 4 – 6pm

Bring your own knitting and crochet materials or help yourself to ours, including yarn from our free bin.

Lego Club

Every Friday from 3 – 6pm

A different theme each week! Show off your fabulous creation for an entire week in our display case! Check out the Lego Challenge Cards, see if you can create the task on each card.

Coloring for Adults

Every Friday from 1 – 6pm

Unwind with intricate coloring pages and high quality pens and colored pencils. All materials provided, but feel free to bring your own if you’d prefer.

Tales for Tots Story Time

Saturdays at 10:30 – 11am

Join this growing group for stories, songs, literacy-building activities and occasional crafts. All ages are welcome. No reservations necessary and family groups are encouraged to attend!

Computer and Device Support

Need a little one-on-one help with the computer or your devices? Want to know more about how you can access tens of thousands of ebooks and e-audiobooks with your McCullough Library account? Make an appointment with Jennie, the Library Director.

Friends of the Library Antique Quilt Raffle

A $10 ticket buys you a chance to win a gorgeous handmade antique quilt, which will be on display at the library. Only 350 tickets will be sold, and tickets can be purchased at the library. All proceeds directly fund library materials, programs and services.

Vermont Reads

Pick up your free copies of the 2016 Vermont Reads Selection: Caroline Alexander’s The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition. Stay tuned for book discussion opportunities and related programs in November and December.

 

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Our Fiber Optic and Wireless Service

Our in-house network and wireless access now operates at super-fast speeds due to our fiber optic connection. Bring your own laptop, or use one of our public access computers. Internet Use Policy

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