The library front steps are being restored to their 1883 splendor. We will be open during the construction and will have access to the front door via the ramp on the west side of the building. We expect the work to take a couple weeks or so, to be finished before Thanksgiving. If you have any […]
Our friends at Northern Stage in White River Junction have donated a copy of each script (and one musical soundtrack) from their current 20th anniversary season of shows to the Norman Williams Public Library. These scripts and CD have been added to the NWPL collection and are available for circulation. These include scripts for A Doll’s House […]
NWPL’s own Dave Sullivan is a man of many talents. One of his passions is creating crossword puzzles. These occasionally show up in national newspapers, such as The New York Times. This week Dave’s work is puzzling readers of The Chronicle of Higher Education. If you’d like to have a go at the puzzle, let […]
The English author Kazuo Ishiguro has been named winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, praised by the Swedish Academy for his “novels of great emotional force”, which it said had “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”. , , , full story in The Guardian.
The annual meeting of the Corporators of the Norman Williams Public Library will take place at 5:00 on Thursday, October 5, on the Mezzanine. Please attend this vital meeting to help shape the future of our library. We hope to see you there. In addition to our meeting, we will hold a short reception to […]
Woodstock Elementary School students, under the direction of Charlet Davenport and WES art teacher Brooke Piana painted the new rocking horse bench, built by Ken Woodhead. Thank you ALL for joining in this community project, and thank you to the Woodstock Garden Club for this lovely donation to the NWPL Children’s Garden. This inventive bench […]
The NWPL is pleased to offer our front yard space to Wes Hennig and the Benjamin Cox 2nd Company Herricks Regiment of Barnard, Vermont. The group will set up an authentic Revolutionary War era camp on Friday, October 6th and remain encamped until Sunday, October 8th. The group displays many original artifacts and demonstrates 18th […]