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library http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/296/all en Opinion: Brandon librarians and board ask for voters' support http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503opinion-brandon-librarians-and-board-ask-voters-support <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Molly Kennedy </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> The staff and board of the Brandon Free Public Library in Brandon are asking registered voters in the towns of Brandon and Forest Dale to please continue to support us by voting Yes for our budget appropriation on March 3.</p> <p align="left"> Our budget totals $163,725. We raise almost half ($78,225) outside of town support, making our library one of the most self-sustaining libraries in Vermont. Our library is busy; we average over 200 users per day.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28850">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503opinion-brandon-librarians-and-board-ask-voters-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion brandon library Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:55:05 +0000 Zach Despart 28850 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Library in Lincoln posts busy schedule http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502library-lincoln-posts-busy-schedule <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> LINCOLN &mdash; The Lincoln Library has several interesting activities planned at its facility on West River Road in Lincoln.</p> <p> First off, this Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., will see &ldquo;Valentines and Origami Boxes.&rdquo; Give the special person in your life something new: a valentine inside a box made and decorated by you. Younger children can make paper valentines. Special snack and treats will be available.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28486">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502library-lincoln-posts-busy-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lincoln library lincoln Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:57:29 +0000 Addison Independent 28486 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Ilsley Library asks area teens for input http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408ilsley-library-asks-area-teens-input <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jenevra Wetmore </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Teens and tweens would like a little more room at Middlebury&rsquo;s Ilsley Public Library.</span></p> <p> That&rsquo;s the recommendation from youngsters age 11 and up who were invited to the Main Street library this past Tuesday to discuss how the library currently serves their needs and how it could do a better job.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25196">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408ilsley-library-asks-area-teens-input" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury library Reading teens Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:50:04 +0000 Zach Despart 25196 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury eyes major repairs to Ilsley Library, town pool http://www.addisonindependent.com/201310middlebury-eyes-major-repairs-ilsley-library-town-pool <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; While the prospect of building new municipal offices and a new recreation center is grabbing most of the headlines in Middlebury these days, the town is also taking stock in two other substantial capital projects: major repairs to a portion of the Ilsley Public Library roof, and the need to install a liner in the town swimming pool.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19536">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201310middlebury-eyes-major-repairs-ilsley-library-town-pool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury library pool repairs Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:56:01 +0000 Zach Despart 19536 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Monkton defeats town hall plan again http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203monkton-defeats-town-hall-plan-again <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11076" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203monkton-defeats-town-hall-plan-again"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/TMmonkton2731.thumbnail.jpg" alt="TMmonkton2731.jpg" title="TMmonkton2731.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MEMBERS OF THE MONKTON selectboard listen to comments from residents on Town Meeting Day. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MONKTON &mdash; In voting on Town Meeting Day, Monkton voters shot down a proposal for a new municipal building for the second time in two years, this time by a 286-224 tally. The new plan called for moving and expanding the town&rsquo;s existing 152-year-old town hall.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11077">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203monkton-defeats-town-hall-plan-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monkton Featured library town hall town meeting day town offices Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:52:46 +0000 Andrew Stein 11077 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Monkton proposes new building for town offices, library http://www.addisonindependent.com/201112monkton-proposes-new-building-town-offices-library <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-10126" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201112monkton-proposes-new-building-town-offices-library"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/monktontownhall.thumbnail.jpg" alt="monktontownhall.jpg" title="monktontownhall.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE NEWLY PROPOSED Monkton municipal building features the original 1,200-­square-­foot town hall joined onto a larger 2,880-­square-­foot addition, which would house government offices and a new, expanded town library. The price tag for the new facility, which will be voted on next Town Meeting Day, is estimated at $1.5 million to $1.75 million. </div> </div> </div> <p class="Bodycopy"> MONKTON &mdash; Officials in Monkton say they&rsquo;ve exceeded the capacity of their 1,200-square-foot town hall. According to the 2010 census, Monkton is one of Addison County&rsquo;s fastest growing towns, expanding at a rate of 12.6 percent in the last decade to a total of 1,980 residents.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10122">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201112monkton-proposes-new-building-town-offices-library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monkton library town offices Mon, 05 Dec 2011 18:00:06 +0000 Andrew Stein 10122 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Bixby picks Independent ad manager as library director http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107bixby-picks-independent-ad-manager-library-director <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8454" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201107bixby-picks-independent-ad-manager-library-director"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/janespencer0554 CMYK.thumbnail.jpg" alt="janespencer0554 CMYK.jpg" title="janespencer0554 CMYK.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JANE SPENCER, LONG-TIME advertising manager at the Addison Independent, has been hired to fill the newly created library director position at the Bixby Library in Vergennes. The Bixby’s head librarian, Rachel Plant, will remain in her position. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The Bixby Memorial Library board of trustees has chosen longtime <i>Addison Independent</i><span style="font-style: normal;"> advertising manager and Addison resident Jane Spencer to fill its newly created position of library director.</span></p> <p class="Bodycopy"> After 31 years at the <i>Independent</i><span style="font-style: normal;">, 28 leading its advertising department, Spencer will officially assume her new job on Aug. 29, said Bixby board of trustees president Thelma &ldquo;Kitty&rdquo; Oxholm.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8443">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107bixby-picks-independent-ad-manager-library-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes library Mon, 04 Jul 2011 16:00:24 +0000 Ian Trombulak 8443 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Shoreham library project fully funded http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106shoreham-library-project-fully-funded <p> HINESBURG &mdash; The town of Shoreham has netted a $50,000 Vermont Community Development grant that will round out funding for an ongoing expansion project on the town&rsquo;s Platt Memorial Library.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8405">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106shoreham-library-project-fully-funded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shoreham federal funding fundraiser library Platt Memorial Library Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:00:24 +0000 John Flowers 8405 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Librarian retiring from Robinson Elementary http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106librarian-retiring-robinson-elementary <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8246" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201106librarian-retiring-robinson-elementary"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/annwatson8501.thumbnail.jpg" alt="annwatson8501.jpg" title="annwatson8501.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ROBINSON SCHOOL LIBRARIAN Ann Watson is stepping down from her position after serving Starksboro for 26 years. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> STARKSBORO &mdash; Robinson Elementary School librarian Ann Watson will retire earlier than she expected this year due to budget cuts. After 30 years working as a librarian in Addison County schools &mdash; first at Mary Hogan Elementary School in Middlebury for four and a half years and then at Robinson for 26 years &mdash; she will leave because her position will be reduced next year from three days a week to two half-days a week.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8239">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106librarian-retiring-robinson-elementary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Starksboro library retirement Robinson Elementary Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:00:17 +0000 Ian Trombulak 8239 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Shoreham makes fund-raising goal for library project http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103shoreham-makes-fund-raising-goal-library-project <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> SHOREHAM &mdash; Town meeting in Shoreham brought some kind tidings to boosters of the Platt Memorial Library.</p> <p> In a rather spontaneous showing of generosity, townspeople at their annual gathering agreed to transfer $90,000 in Newton Academy fire insurance money to an expansion/renovation plan for the library that has set on the Shoreham green for more than 100 years.</p> <p> That action, supported by voice vote, could allow for construction on the 1,600-square-foot addition to begin as soon as this fall, according to library trustees.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7206">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103shoreham-makes-fund-raising-goal-library-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shoreham arts fundraising library Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:00:28 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7206 at http://www.addisonindependent.com