Meeting the first Monday of the month, this group discusses selected authors of the genre. Please join us on December, 7th when we will focus on mysteries by C.C. Benison, the pen name of Doug Whiteway, a journalist from Winnipeg. Benison’s works include the popular Her Majesty’s Investigations and the Father Christmas mystery series. Many titles for borrowing are on display, and new participants are always welcome! See you in December - upstairs at the Quechee Library!
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Quechee Library Hours
Wilder Library Hours
The Quechee Library Trustees next meet Monday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. The board meets on the second Monday of each month at this time. The Wilder Board of Trustees next meet Wednesday, December 2 at 6 p.m. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month at this time. The Friends next meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at Quechee Library. (They will meet in December to host the Annual Childrens’ Holiday Ornament Workshops on Dec. 9, and Dec. 10. )
Nick Clemens facilitates our monthly sci fi book series. We next meet Monday, December 28th at 6 pm at the Quechee Library, and will discuss Dream Master, by Roger Zelazny. This novel was a 1965 Nebula award winner. Join us for lively discussion – copies are available for short term borrowing and new participants are always welcome!
What: The OneCard is a project of Upper Valley Vermont libraries to allow patrons to use their home library card to borrow materials directly from any participating library. Patrons receive the card according to home library requirements but are subject to borrowing regulations of loaning libraries. Where: Participating libraries are: Quechee, Wilder, Hartford, Hartland, Norwich, Fairlee, Bradford, Corinth, Chelsea, Windsor and Ascutney. Who: Adult patrons (17 and over) of Quechee and Wilder Libraries with a minimum 3 month borrowing history in good standing. How: Stop in at Q/W libraries to get the OneCard sticker for your library card. Show your library card at any of the participating libraries to check out materials from that library. Each library has its own policies about borrowing so make sure to ask before you check out. Continue to request interlibrary loan from the Q/W libraries and place your holds through us.
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 meet December 4th to discuss Bill Bryson’s, A Walk in the Woods. This promises to be a most enjoyable discussion!
“Everywhere throughout New England you find old, tumbledown field walls, often in the middle of the deepest, most settled- looking woods- a reminder of just how swiftly nature reclaims the land in America.”
― Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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!
As a member of the VOKAL consortium of 50 Vermont Libraries, the Quechee/Wilder Libraries share a catalog and circulation system called Koha.
All libraries in our town of Hartford arel now on the same system and all residents can more readily access all the collections, use their patron cards at any Hartford Library and/or request that books be brought from one site to another. The easiest way to initiate these transfers as well as regular inter-library loan requests and reserves is to simply use the familiar online shopping method : a cart! Access your patron account, search for a title, click the “add to cart” link. When your cart is ready, click on the green cart button and then hit “send”. For details on this process, stop in for a new Digital Resources guide sheet or email us at info@quecheelibrary to have one sent.
An advantage of VOKAL is that patrons can see items from all the member libraries. Remember that the staff can still borrow for you from all Vermont libraries; continue to just ask for what you don’t see. Search QW Libraries first and always click on the title to see availability and locations. Remember too that titles come in various editions and there is no particular order. Scrolling to find the local copies will always speed things along. For full instructions on catalog and digital resources use, click here
The Quechee/ Wilder Libraries will deliver your book requests to the pickup box located in the café area. Email email@example.com for such requests. You can return books 24 hours a day 7 days a week using the drop box outside the Co-op entrance, or at either library. Membership applications available at the pick-up box</br>The Upper Valley Food Co-op and the Quechee Library are pleased to be working together to help you find the information you need and bring services directly to you in WRJ.
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.