New Books at the library--March 2013
Non Fiction Cain, Susan. Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking Wilson, Bee. Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat Young, Neil Waging heavy peace : a hippie dream Schwalbe, Will. The end of your life book club Fiction Binchy, Maeve. ...
New Books at the Library—January 2013
Non- Fiction Speth, James Gustave. America the possible : manifesto for a new economy Ricks, Thomas E. The generals : American military command from World War II to today Karp, Brianna The girl’s guide to homelessness : a memoir Bowden, Mark Killing Pablo : the hunt for the ...
Next week, Wednesday, October 10th, there will be a second Lego Club event! Come build with host Torin Kearns, in the downstairs section of the Lawrence Memorial Library from 3:15 to 4:30! A snack will be included! Hope to see you all there!
New Books—September 2012
Non-fiction Perenyi, Ken. Caveat emptor : the secret life of an American art forger Forks over knives Cookbook : the plant-based way to health Lockman, Darcy Brooklyn zoo : the education of a psychotherapist Fiction Barry, Sebastian ...
New Books—August 2012
Non Fiction Kahneman, Daniel Thinking, fast and slow Bartók, Mira. The memory palace Heinrich, Bernd Life everlasting : the animal way of death Perlmutter, David, M.D. The better brain book : the best tools for improving memory and sharpness and for preventing aging of the...
New Fiction--June 2012
Non Fiction Lehrer, Jonah. Imagine : how creativity works Greene, Melissa Fay. There is no me without you : one woman’s odyssey to rescue her country’s children Allen, Sylvia Nichols The People Will Be Served; A History of the Vermont Transit Company Williams, Terry Tempest When women were birds :...
Mother's Day Plant Sale
Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, from 10:00 to 1:00 each day at the Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St. We will have hanging baskets from Pine Tree Gardens, shrubs from Cobble Creek Nursery, and donated perennials—we will accept donations until the sale starts. All proceeds benefit the library. Call 453-2366 for more information.
Angela, our amazing computer tutor, is back for the month of May. Monday 10-4, come on in. No appointment necessary!
Grow More Food at Home: a Garden Talk
Learn the simple ways of square foot gardening and basic gardening tips on when to plant and where to plant with Chef Courtney Contos. Participants will learn techniques for growing more, planting early, and weeding less, while nurturing soil life. Tuesday, March 20th 6:30 at the library. Sponsored by the library and the Bristol Farmer’s Market.
New Books at the Library—February 2012
Non-Fiction Boo, Katherine. Behind the beautiful forevers : [life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity] Hacker, Jacob S. Winner-take-all politics : how Washington made the rich richer, and turned its back on the middle class Moorehead, Caroline. A train in winter : an extraordinary story of...
Computer Help Mondays 10am-4pm
Starting January 30th, the Lawrence Memorial Library will have an intern on site, Mondays 10-4 to offer free, walk-in assistance for basic internet and computer questions. Topics may include: General introductory basic computer skills, help with online application of benefits ie. social security, 3 squares, and unemployment, downloading and using ebooks and other software, Basic internet Skills...
New Books at the Library
Non Fiction Muir, Nancy Computers for seniors for dummies Kerr, John A most dangerous method Lewis, Michael Boomerang : travels in the new Third World Moss, Cynthia. Elephant memories : thirteen years in the life of an elephant family : with a new afterword Isaacson, Walter Steve Jobs Books on CD Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. ...
New Books—November 2011
Non Fiction Sebold, Alice Lucky Patterson, James The murder of King Tut O’Reilly, Bill. Killing Lincoln Fiction Barnes, Julian. The sense of an ending Benjamin, Melanie. The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb Cussler, Clive. Devil’s gate Grisham, John. ...
The Lawrence Memorial Library will present “Creepy Classics”, an hour of spooky stories for adults, on Thursday, October 27th, at 7pm. The reader will be Jim Stapleton, a trustee of the Library. The presentation will be part of the Library’s year-long celebration of its hundredth birthday, “A Century of Stories”. The Library is located at 40 North Street, 2 blocks north...
Start the Holiday with a Song
The Lawrence Memorial Library presents Lyn Elder in a program of early English ballads and folk songs for Halowe’en and the harvest season. There will be songs about witches, ghosts, murderers, magicians, and Druids, as well as a few harvest songs for good measure. Mr. Elder is a longtime collector of folklore and early music and an experienced performer in these fields. He will be...
New Books at the Library--October
Non-fiction Wickenden, Dorothy. Nothing daunted : the unexpected education of two society girls in the West Soto, Jock. Every step you take : a memoir Leavy, Jane. The last boy : Mickey Mantle and the end of America’s childhood Larson, Erik. In the garden of...
New Books at the Library--September 2011
Non Fiction Kenison, Katrina. The gift of an ordinary day : a mother’s memoir Sheff, David. Beautiful boy : a father’s journey through his son’s addiction Wickenden, Dorothy. Nothing daunted : the unexpected education of two society girls in the West Vaillant, John. The tiger: a true story of vengeance and...
New Books—June 2011
Non Fiction Tavris, Carol. Mistakes were made (but not by me): why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts Brooks, David, 1961- The social animal: the hidden sources of love, character, and achievement Vaillant, John. The golden spruce: a true story of myth, madness, and greed ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Gonzales,...
Sunday, June 12, 11am-2pm ~ Celebratory Brunch at Mary’s at Baldwin Creek (1868 Route 116 N) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the library Reserve your place before June 5 ~ $26.00 for a wonderful feast Tickets at the library in person or by mail or use the donate link on the website (below left) For details/information: call the library at 453-2366 Featured...
Sanctuary Reflections in Story and Song
Jim Stapleton and Diana Bigelow will present “Sanctuary Reflections in Story and Song” on Saturday, May 14th, 7pm at the Federated Church, 37 North St. in Bristol. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. The program is part of the year-long centennial celebration, “One Hundred Years of Stories” of the Lawrence Memorial Library. For more information about...
Poetry at the library
Ongoing Poetry Month Celebration at the Lawrence Memorial Library Open Poetry reading. Join us on Tuesday, April 12th and share your poetry or some by others. 6:30 at the library, 40 North St., Bristol. Refreshments will be served. Free.
Community poets @ your library
Tuesday, April 5, 6:30-7:30pm. Community poets at Bristol’s Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St, Bristol. Elaine Pentalari and Ed Webbley read their poetry. Refreshments served, free. Info: 453-2366. Tuesday, April 12, 6:30-7:30pm. Community poets at Bristol’s Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St, Bristol. Warm up to Poetry: open reading. Share your favorites by others, or...
New Books at the library
If you go to our website at lawrencelibrary.net you can read brief descriptions of these books and reserve them from there. New Books at the Library—March 24, 2011 Non-fiction Vitale, Joe Zero limits : the secret Hawaiian system for wealth, health, peace, and more Wilkerson, Isabel. The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America’s...
New Books at the library—February 8, 2011
Non Fiction Chua, Amy. Battle hymn of the tiger mother Swanson, David War is a lie The outside story : local writers explore the nature of Vermont and New Hampshire Schiff, Stacy. Cleopatra : a life Twain, Mark Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 Fiction Bengtsson, Frans The long ships ...
100th Birthday Celebration!
Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol, Vermont celebrates its centennial in 2011. Throughout the year, the library will sponsor a number of events to tell a “Century of Stories.” Celebrations kick off with a special 100th birthday party 1-11-11. Throughout the day, entertainment, munchies, punch and party favors—bookmarks created especially for the occasion by Bristol...
New Books at the library—December 13, 2010
Non Fiction Lewis, Michael The big short : inside the doomsday machine Hillenbrand, Laura. Unbroken : a World War II airman’s story of survival,resilience, and redemption Frazier, Ian. Travels in Siberia Fiction Dean, Anna. Bellfield Hall, or,The...
Teen Advisory Board - Silent Auction! November 27 - December 11, 2010 @ Lawrence Memorial Library Items donated by local businesses & residents
New Books at the Library--November, 2010
Non Fiction Barry, Susan R. Fixing my gaze : a scientist’s journey into seeing in three dimensions Richards, Keith Life Fiction Auster, Paul Sunset Park Cussler, Clive. Crescent dawn Flynn, Vince. American assassin Grisham, John. The confession Horack, Skip. The Eden hunter : a novel ...
New Books at the Library--October, 2010
Non Fiction Nhât Hanh, Thích Peace is every step : the path of mindfulness in everyday life Sharlet, Jeff. C Street : the fundamentalist threat to American democracy Peterson’s master the ASVAB basics Bellerose, George Forty-Six Years of Pretty Straight Going Ginsberg, Allen Howl : a graphic novel Fiction Brown,...
Volunteers needed for Harvest Fest Book Sale!
Huge book sale on the green during the Bristol Harvest Festival. September 25, 10:00-4:00. To benefit the library.
Lawrence Memorial Library Preschool Story Hour, Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30. Stories, movement, songs, and arts activities. Siblings are welcome!
One-World Library Projectwill host Mt. Abe Students Explore Life Across the Pacific Thursday, September 23 @ 7:00 @ the library.
Toddler Story Time
Lawrence Memorial Library, Toddler Story Time Monday from 10:30 to 11:00. Stories, songs, movement, and a project. Siblings are welcome!
New Books--September 9, 2010
Non fiction Knapp, Caroline Drinking : a love story Bissonnette, Zac. Debt-free U : how I paid for an oustanding college education without loans, scholarships, or mooching off my parents Cullen, Heidi. The weather of the future : heat waves, extreme storms, and...
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New Books at the Library, August 2010
Non Fiction Lewis, Michael. Liar’s poker: rising through the wreckage on Wall Street Lewis, Michael Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game Gladwell, Malcolm What the dog saw and other adventures Books on CD Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi Cell one Block, Lawrence Death wish Cook, Claire Life’s a beach Deveraux, Jude. ...
New DVDs at the library
The 40-year-old virgin Alice in Wonderland Avatar The blind side Blood The book of Eli Breaking bad : The complete first season, disc 1 & 2 Breaking bad: The complete first season, disc 3 Breaking bad : the complete second season, disc 1 & 2 Breaking bad : the complete second season, disc 3 & 4 Bright star The color purple Echelon conspiracy ...
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