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The Vermont Movie “Freedom & Unity” Part 2

Showing this Saturday, June 7th at 7pm in Williamsville Hall FREE ADMISSION
In part 2 “Under the Surface” we uncover unions and quarry work, Barre’s Socialist Labor Party Hall, Eugenics, George Aiken and the “Rural Republicans.” Vermont begins to attract “back-to-the-landers” like Helen and Scott Nearing and Nicholas Jacobson, who came to Vermont in search of an alternative, rural lifestyle.

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The Vermont Movie May 24 7pm Williamsville Hall

Part One of The Vermont Movie will show at Williamsville Hall Saturday May 24 7pm FREE. Title “A Very New Idea” – exploring the roots from which the future state of Vermont grew. Early settlement, native peoples’ resistance, African-American settlers and Vermont’s radical constitution – the first to outlaw slavery.
This program is a collaboration between Moore Free Library and Williamsville Hall.

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Library Treats

Kids – Come to the Library in costume on Halloween and get a free book!

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Local Voices

Next evening will be at 7 pm  August 28, Sept.25 2013

Sign up to read at 6:45 pm; reading begins at 7:00 pm.

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Local Voices Salon

 “Local Voices Salon”: readings of unpublished works by local writers of poetry and fiction. The last Wednesday of each month at . 7 pm.  Join us at the next meeting  – Wed.April 24 , 7 pm.
Share you writing with a supportive and energetic group.

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Local Voices

Local Voices – readings of unpublished works by writers of poetry and fiction. All writers welcome to read from their works for up to 7 minutes.

The last Wednesday of each month. Next – November 28th at 7 p.m.

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Book Group for December

Book – “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard

Discussion Date – Friday, December 21st, noon

Free Copies are available for borrowing at the library

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Make A Plate – Next week!

Make-a-Plate

During the week of November 6–10 the Library welcomes children of all ages to drop in during our regular opening hours to produce a design to be transferred onto a melamine plate or bowl that will be delivered in time to be given as a holiday present. There is no need to make an appointment. The cost per item is $6.00.

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Poet Laureate of Vermont

SYDNEY  LEA,  POET LAUREATE  OF VERMONT

TUESDAY,  OCTOBER 9 AT  7 PM.

Lea has been described as “a man in the woods with his head full of books, and a man in books with his head full of woods.” His affection for story, moreover, an affection derived in no small measure from men and women elders in New England, colors his poetry.

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PRESS RELEASE FOR FRIENDS OF Moore Free Library Booksale, Newfane 9/15/12

The Friends of the Moore Free Library Book Sale will be held Saturday,  September 29 from 10 am -4 pm and Sunday, September 30 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Newfane Union Hall  on Route 30.  An annual Newfane tradition,  this outstanding  book sale offers some 5000 books on every subject  from Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biography, Children’s Books and Picture Books.  All are priced to sell.   In the latest “Vermont Life” magazine , local author, Castle Freeman Jr. showcases the Newfane Library Book Sale.    Targ and John Spicer have been  responsible  for starting the sale from the beginning  and continuing to volunteer along with thirty others helpers  for  the sale .  ” I think it’s been going  for 20 years   ” says Targ. ” John makes the posters and flyers and both of us  have added seed money  for the cash box.”      The Moore Free  Library is  truly a “Free Library”..    No state or  local taxes are  collected  and no fines are charged. The Library is open to all without charge.  The Library exists through donations of money, time and donations of materials  from our volunteers,  our citizens and our borrowers.  The book sale is a major fundraiser for the library.    To volunteer to help with the sale please call  Teddi Tucci at 490-2297 or  Meris Morrison at the library 365-7948.

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