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Whether at the Quechee Library or the reading room in the historic Wilder Clubhouse, patrons will find a coordinated library service. As new members of VOKAL, we invite you to enjoy browsing the larger catalogs and to contact us at info@quecheelibrary.org to request loans or with questions about QWLibraries OnLine resources. Find us as well in White River Jct. through the Upper Valley Co-op and the Bugbee Senior Center.

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Quechee Library Hours     (802-295-1232)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-6
Tuesday, Thursday 2-7
Saturday 9-2
Storytime: Wednesday @ 10 a.m.

Wilder Library Hours     (802-295-6341)
Tuesday 10-1
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 2-6
Saturday 10-1
Storytime: Tuesday @ 10 a.m.

VT Reads 2017 – Brown Girl Dreaming

Once again, the Quechee/Wilder Libraries are grant participants in this annual Vermont Humanities Council statewide reading program.  On Wednesday, April 12, 8th graders visit the Wilder Club and Library to participate in a workshop with poet Pamela Harrison to discuss Brown Girl Dreaming and their own creative efforts.  Adults wishing to attend as well are welcome, but advance registration is appreciated.

A tea and discussion of both Brown Girl Dreaming and Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary Eighteenth Century Family Moves Out of Slavery and Into Legend will be held Thursday, April 27 at 5 pm at Quechee Library.    We will discuss the books, racism in VT, coming of age and more. Read one or both! We have multiple copies at both libraries for borrowing—and for keeping upon request.    MULTI generational.  Light tea offered too.    A Bugbee Senior Center discussion of Brown Girl Dreaming will be held on Friday, April 7 at 12:45.

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Music for the Littlest Musicmakers

Fri., April 21, 11 a.m.: Sing and Swing is a program for the youngest babies up to age 5 at the Quechee Library. Early educator Jo Brambles provides an interactive hour of song and movement.

‘Double Feature Friday at Wilder, Friday, March 31

Join the Wilder Club and Library for Double Feature Fridays!   On March 31st, the afternoon film will begin with an animated comedy of a lonely robot in the future, tidying up our planet.  He goes on a grand adventure following his heart across the galaxy– at 3:30 p.m.  Then at 5:30 Bruce Willis stars in a futuristic sci-fi drama, as a cab driver trying to keep Evil at bay .  Call us for titles and come for movies on the big screen, complete with popcorn.

Sci Fi Book Discussion, Monday, Mar. 27 @ 6

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly sci fi  book series. Next date is Monday, Mar. 27  at 6 pm at the Quechee Library.  We will be discussing The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, by Michael Chabon.     The novel is a detective story set in an alternative history version of the present day.  Join us for a lively discussion – copies are available for  borrowing and new participants are always welcome!

Mystery Monday, April 3 @ 4

Meeting the first Monday of the month, this group discusses selected authors of murders and mysteries.  Readers meet at 4 p.m. at Quechee.  April’s author will be Laura Lippman   New members are  always welcome.

Wilder Club and Library Wins Cultural Facilities Grant

We are delighted to announce that the Wilder Club & Library has been awarded a Cultural Facilities Grant in the amount of $7200 toward the installation of an air conditioning system in the main hall/auditorium of our historic clubhouse.   The system will both cool the hall during hot days and aid in heat efficiency in winter.   The trustees are most grateful for this grant.  The project has also been supported by the Mascoma Savings Bank Foundation, the Byrne Foundation and the Friends of the Quechee/Wilder Libraries.  The project was recently completed in advance of the Montpelier awards ceremony in early 2017.

Friday Folktime

Friday Folk Time! This program focuses on folk tale (related) stories and a craft or activity aimed at elementary age home schoolers and any kid around the area that wants to visit with us!  EVERY Friday morning, 10-11am.

Bugbee Book Discussion, April 7 @ 12:45

Generally meeting on the first Friday of the month,  at 12:45 p.m.,  join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry.  We next gather  to discuss  Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.  This is the Vermont Reads 2017 title and the discussion will be the first in a series of programs at both libraries.  Copies are available for borrowing through the Quechee/Wilder Libraries.  Let the Bugbee Center staff or either library know if you would like a copy of the current selection delivered to the Center.  All are welcome!  

Needleworkers Re-Unite

At 6:30 p.m. needleworkers get together Tuesday evenings at the Quechee Library to talk and share interests, skills and advice.   Knitters, cross-stitchers, rug hookers, and all who love textiles are welcome.


The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday,  April 10 at 5:30  p.m.  The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meet Wednesday, April 5 at 6 p.m. They generally meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time.  The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, April 12 at 11 a.m. at Quechee Library, they meet on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Two additional public libraries in the Town of Hartford are located in the villages of Hartford and West Hartford on Route 14. All Hartford Libraries are now part of VOKAL, a consortium of 50 Vermont Libraries with a shared catalog and circulation system. Hartford residents can visit any of their town's libraries, use online resources and borrow items. To place holds on a library other than the home library, contact a librarian. Public computers and wireless access are available. For more information, stop in, call or email.

Quechee Library
1957 Quechee Main Street
P.O. Box 384
Quechee, VT 05059
Telephone and Fax:: 802-295-1232
Email:  info@quecheelibrary.org

Wilder Library
78 Norwich Avenue
P.O. Box 1928
Wilder, VT 05088
Telephone: 802-295-6341
Email:  wilder@quecheelibrary.org

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