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News from South Burlington Public Library

Tech help

Friday, Oct. 15, 22 and 29, 10 a.m.-noon

Get the tech help and learn new skills. Register at ccarr@southburlingtonvt.gov.

Music and movement

Monthly, first Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Singing, scarf play, movement and jam sessions. Geared to kids ages birth to 5. No pre-registration.

Poetry club

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-noon

Share your poetry in a supportive, comfortable setting, facilitated by local poet Jodi Girouard. Sign up in advance.

Spooky story makers

Thursdays, Oct. 14, 21 and 28, 3-4:30 p.m.

Afterschool workshops featuring spooky stories, with teaching artist Tove Wood. Kids in grades two through five. No pre-registration. Sessions are stand-alone.

Morning book group

Thursday, Oct. 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

“All the Devils Are Here” by Louise Penny follows the Gamache family as it tries to unravel a web of lies and deceit. Reserve a book at the library. Email sbplinfo@southburlingtonvt.gov for Zoom link.

Fall open house

Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Get your library card and stock up on books and movies for the weekend. Explore the new Friends of the Library space upstairs or make a Halloween craft downstairs in the Marabella Kidspace. Sip hot cider on the terrace while enjoying fall foliage. Check out the new 100-seat auditorium and sign our guestbook.

Halloween crafts

Saturday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Drop in and make a Halloween craft. Choose from several different projects. No pre-registration necessary. Materials provided, for all ages.

Let’s draw monsters

Monday, Oct. 18, 3-4 p.m.

Draw monsters with Rick Stromoski in this virtual cartooning class for students in grades 2-6. All materials provided, first come-first serve program for 20 students.


Monday, Oct. 18, 3:30-5 p.m.

Teens drop in, hang out, talk and take part in making collages. No signup required.

New adults book group

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6-7 p.m.

“The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, a superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity — one of the most enduring stories of our time. Email sbplinfo@southburlingtonvt.gov for Zoom link.

Seed swap

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 5-7 p.m.

Bring non-GMO, preferably heirloom seeds saved from gardens or leftover seed packets to exchange with other seed savers.

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