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More ways to contribute…

Here are more ways to contribute to your favorite library:
~ subscribe us to a magazine such as Vermont Life, Vermont Magazine, Yankee or Consumer Reports
~ subscribe us to the Brattleboro Reformer, The Commons, or The New York Times newspaper
~ buy a book online and have it sent to the Library; our patrons favor thrillers and other fiction

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Crowell Gallery

Just a day or two before the exquisite July exhibit is taken down! Hurry in to view stunning art work by Lauri Richardson, Jackie Abrams, Deidre Scherer, Susan Osgood, Patricia Burleson & Kris McDermott.
Next up is Pastel Visions – 7 artists share their work with us for the month of August. Come in to see our beautiful Crowell Gallery; there’s always something to delight.

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Part 4 “Doers and Shapers” The Vermont Movie

The Vermont Movie, part 4 “Doers and Shapers” explores the people and institutions that push boundaries – John Dewey, Goddard College, Putney School, Ronni Squires and gay rights, Vermont’s famous Billboard Law, and the cultural contributions of Bread and Puppet Theater. The movie shows at Williamsville Hall on Saturday, July 12th at 7pm.

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“Reading” Places: art, architecture & gravestones in early Vermont

William Hosley will demonstrate how art and artifact can be used to understand historical experience; how they can evoke specific people, places and situations.
This free program is on Wednesday June 25th at 7:30pm in the Crowell Gallery.
This is a Vermont Humanities Council event and is hosted by the Historical Society of Windham County.

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The Vermont Movie, part III “Refuge, Reinvention & Revolution!”

This free program, co-sponsored by Moore Free Library and Williamsville Hall Committee, will take place at Williamsville Hall on Saturday, June 21st at 7:00pm. Part of the Freedom & Unity series, this movie explores how political pioneers in the mid-20th century, like Governor Phil Hoff, set the stage for historic change involving talented tinkerers Snowflake Bentley and Thaddeus Fairbanks, the rise of IBM and the arrival of the Interstate. Activists and hippies (oh my!) begin flowing into the State. Revolution was in the air and Vermont was changing!

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Park Passes for Summertime Fun

Did you know you can borrow a free Park Pass from the Moore Free Library? Library patrons can pick up a free pass to Vermont State Parks, Vermont State Historic Sites, Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center at Lake Champlain and to the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center. Please contact the Librarian for more details. One more fabulous service your Moore Free Library offers you!

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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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Tag Sale Space

Reserve your space now! ~ The Friends of the Moore Free Library will sponsor a community tag sale on the Newfane Common this summer. The event will take place on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 8 am to 2 pm. The rental fee for a 12×12 space will be $20. Application forms are available at the Library, 23 West Street, Newfane, or by e-mailing or phoning Julie Lavorgna: julielav@sover.net or 365-7278

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Libraries will survive!

This is an entertaining video from some very creative library staff members of Central Rappahannock Regional Library in Virginia.

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Local Voices and Book Group

The next meeting for Local Voices, a group of local writers that meet at the Library, will be Wednesday May 28th at 7pm. Call the Library for info.

Book Group members are now reading Bubbles Unbound by Sarah Strohmeyer. Discussion of this book will take place at the Library on Friday June 2oth at noon.

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