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BPL featured in the Christian Science Monitor

Vermont libraries provide community, not just books

In an era when memberships in social clubs and church attendance are down, and critics say social media appears to be fracturing rather than knitting society together, libraries are stepping in as so-called third places where people can meet and socialize.

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Celebrate Summer Reading!

 

More than 60 children and adults gathered in the children’s room on July 17 for an engaging storytelling event with author Geof Hewitt sponsored by the Children’s Literacy Foundation.  What a treat for each child to choose and take home two free books each to celebrate summer reading! Thank you Geof and the Children’s Literacy Foundation !

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Farm and Gardens Book Discussion Series, Bradford Public Library, 6:30 PM

Farm and Gardens Book Discussion Series
Vermonters know as well as anyone the rich metaphors inherent in farming and gardening. These authors dig deep to explore the philosophical roots, family dynamics, and personal enrichment associated with tending and growing.
March 28 – Here and Nowhere Else by Jane Brox
April 25 – A Country Year by Sue Hubbell
June 6 – My Garden by Jamaica Kincaid
Discussions led by Suzanne Brown
Co-sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council and the Bradford Public Library

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