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Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer discussion, September 8 and September 22 at 7PM.

Ramona Quimby reading challenge for kids.

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Summer Reading Wrap-Up

Time to celebrate a fantastic summer of reading by the Orwell community! Our elementary aged children collectively read and reported over 200 hours. 8 tots and preschoolers participated in our Rubber Ducky Club, earning rubber ducks or dinos by completing early literacy tasks with their families. Adult patrons at OFL read and reported more than … Continue reading Summer Reading Wrap-Up

A Healing Library: death, dying, & grief

Graduating Into December On Wednesday, May 11, at 5pm, we will host Becki Lund of La Dimora. Becky is a certified End of Life Doula and Elder Care Consultant. The gathering, titled “Graduating into December” is an event about transitioning into the next phase of living. Talk about what the term “a good death” looks … Continue reading A Healing Library: death, dying, & grief

Library of Things

Slowly slowly we are building a library of things for Orwell residents. The collection is a natural evolution of the library’s lending model. The Library of Things aims to reduce barriers for by providing access to quality equipment. We offer: egg incubator projector and portable screen telescope laptops water cooler puzzles board games wood moisture … Continue reading Library of Things

2021 Report to the Town

What a year! Operating the library under the continued COVID-19 pandemic presented challenges.  Once again, we offered little indoor programming, a real loss for our normal operating structure, and were intentional about library usage and availability.   Using the extra hours normally devoted to programming at OFL, we wrote grants, created story time videos with community farmers … Continue reading 2021 Report to the Town

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