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Friends of the Huntington Library

*Click on the book titles to view the books before making your first and second choices by Sunday, February 14.

 

These are the 2021 Baby Books to choose from:

BABY BOOKS – 2021

THANK YOU, MIYUKI   by Roxane Marie Galliez

BABY, SLEEPY BABY   by Atinuke

A FALL BALL FOR ALL   by Jamie A. Swenson

I LIKE THE RAIN  by Sarah Nelson

I LIKE THE SNOW  by Sarah Nelson

I LIKE THE SUN  by Sarah Nelson

I LIKE THE WIND  by Sarah Nelson

WHERE SNOW ANGELS GO  by Maggie O’Farrell and Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini

THE BARN  by Leah H. Rogers

PEACE TRAIN   by Cat Stevens

YOU’RE ALL KINDS OF WONDERFUL  by Nancy Tillman 

SHAPES AND COLORS  by John Canty

DUCKS OVERBOARD – A TRUE STORY OF PLASTIC ON OUR OCEANS  by 

Markus Motum

BEAR CAN’T WAIT  by Karma Wilson

WHOLE WHALE  by Karen Yin

THE SMART COOKIE  by Jory John & Pete Oswald

DUMPLING DAY  by Meera Sriram

AND THEN THE SEED GREW  by Marianne Dubuc

B IS FOR BABY  by Atinuke (this is a board book)

OUR TABLE  by Peter Reynolds

LITTLE CHEETAH’S SHADOW  by Marianne Dubuc

GOOD NIGHT LITTLE BLUE TRUCK  by Alice Schertle

DOGS LOVE CARS  by Leda Schubert

HOW TO MAKE A BOOK (ABOUT MY DOG)  by Chris Barton

OTTO AND PIO  by Marianne Debuc

HOW TO HAVE A BIRTHDAY  by Mary Lyn Ray

INSIDE CAT  by Brendan Wenzel

THE CHILDREN’S MOON  by Carmen Agra Deedy

ONYX – THE WOLF WHO FOUND A NEW WAY TO BE A LEADER by Vita 

Murrow

SCHOOL DAYS  by Shelly Rotner & Sheila M. Kelly

MY FATHER’S HANDS  by Joanne Ryder

ROCK BY ROCK THE FANTASTICAL GARDEN OF NEK CHAND  by Jennifer Bradbury

1,2,3 OFF TO SCHOOL  by Marianne Dubuc

A PEEK AT BEAKS – TOOLS BIRDS USE  by Sara Levine

ASTRO GIRL  by Ken Wilson-Max

WHEN I AM BIGGER – COUNTING NUMBERS BIG AND SMALL by Maria 

Dek

JENNY MEI IS SAD  by Tracy Subisak

FROGNESS  by Sarah Nelson

FIND YOUR CALM – A MINDFUL APPROACH TO RELIEVE ANXIETY & GROW YOUR BRAVERY   by Gabi Garcia

UP THE MOUNTAIN PATH  by Marianne Bubuc

BEGIN WITH A BEE by Liza Ketchum et al

THE SEEDLING THAT DIDN’T WANT TO GROW by Britta Teckentrup

HOW BIG IS THE WORLD by Britta Techentrup

PASS IT ON by Sophy Henn

OCEAN MEETS SKY by The Fan Brothers

RUFFLES AND THE RED, RED COAT by David Melling

KIND – A BOOK ABOUT KINDNESS by Alison Green and Axel Scheffler

TIME FOR BED, OLD HOUSE by Janet Costa Bates

AFRICA, AMAZING AFRICA by Atinuke

13 WAYS TO EAT A FLY by Sue Heavenrich

NAKED! by Michael Ian Black

GOOD MORNING YOGA – A POSE BY POSE WAKE-UP STORY  by Mariam    

Gates

WILD by Sam Usher

SPIDERS  by Gail Gibbons

A HOUSE by Kevin Henkes

WE’RE ALL IN THE SAME BOAT by Barney Saltzberg

THE LITTLEST YAK by Lu Fraser

SUMMER SONG by Kevin Henkes

GRANDPA’S STORIES – A BOOK OF REMEMBERING by Joseph Coelho & 

Allison Colpoys

LET ME FIX YOU A PLATE – A TALE OF TWO KITCHENS by Elizabeth Lilly

I’M SORRY by Michael Ian Black

BATS – Gail Gibbons

The Friends are excited to announce this year’s Annual appeal. Look for our brochure in this month’s issue of the Times Ink or pick one up at the library. The Annual Appeal is the Friends’ most important fundraiser. Please donate as generously as you can to support our town library and all of its many programs. We very much appreciate all gifts!

Please remember to make your checks out to Friends of HPL.”

Thank you so much!

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HOMECARD LIBRARY PROGRAM

The HomeCard Library Program is a cooperative library system which has served Chittenden County as well as other towns willing to participate since 1991. Patrons that have HomeCard privileges may use their hometown library card to check out materials at participating libraries. *NOTE* The Fletcher Free Library in Burlington does not particiapte.

Patrons with HomeCard privileges must be in good standing to borrow from other libraries and present an active library card with a stamp signifying that they are in the HomeCard program.

All materials borrowed from other libraries must be returned to that lending library.

If you are over 16 years of age and have a Huntington Public Library account in good standing then  HomeCard privileges may be given at the librarians discretion. HomeCard privileges vary per library.

Library Days Open Hours Notes
Brownell Library (E7J)
6 Lincoln Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452
878-6955
M, W, F
Tu, Th, Sat
9-9
9-5
Closed Sat. July-After Labor Day
Burnham Memorial Library (C67)
898 Main Street
Colchester, VT 05446
264-5660
M, W
Tu, Th, F
Sat
10-8
10-6
9-3
Carpenter Carse Library (H58)
69 Ballard’s Corner Road
Hinesburg, VT 05461
482-2878
M, Sat
Tu, Th
W, F
10-3
10-7
2-7
Call for summer hours
Charlotte Library (C39)
RR 1, Box 120
Charlotte, VT 05445
425-3864
M, W
Tu, Th, F
Sat
10-7
10-5
9-2
Call for summer hours
Deborah Rawson Memorial Library (U2)
8 River Road
Jericho, VT 05465
899-4962
Tu, Th
W, F
Sat
Sun
12-8
10-6
10-2
1-4 (Sep-May)
Essex Free Library (E7)
1 Browns River Road
Essex, VT 05451
879-0313
M, W, F
Tu, Th
Sat
9-5
9-8
9-2
 Call for summer hours
Fairfax Community Library (F16)
75 Hunt Street
Fairfax, VT 05454
849-2420
(Open at 9am during school breaks)
M, W
Tu, Th
F
Sat.
8:30-5:30
8:30-8
8:30-3:15
9-1
Summer Hours
M, W, F    10-5:30
Tu, Th       9-8
Sat.          9-1
Georgia Public Library (G29)
1697 Ethan Allen Hwy
Fairfax, VT 05454
524-4643
M, W
Tu, Th
F
Sat
9-8
3-8
9-5
9-1
Grand Isle Free Library (G761S)
9 Hyde Park Road
Grand Isle, VT 05458
372-4797
Tu
W
Th
Sat
1-8
9-12
4-8
9-3
Huntington Public Library (H92)
2156 Main Road
Huntington, VT 05462
434-4583
M
Tu,Th,Sun
F
10-6
12-5
10-5
Ilsley Public Library
75 Main St.
Middlebury., VT 05753
388-4095
M,T,W,T
F
Sat
Sat (sep-May)
9-4
9-5
9-4
10-12
Jericho Town Library (J47C)
7 Jericho Center Cir.
Jericho Center, VT 05465
899-4686
M,T,T,F
W
Sat
2-5
10-12, 2-7
10-12
 Call for summer hours
Lawrence Memorial Library (VSNS)
40 North Street
Bristol, VT 05443
453-2366
M
Tu, Th
W, F
Sat.
10-5
10-8
1-5
9-1
Milton Public Library (M64)
39 Bombardier Road
Milton, VT 05468
893-4644
M, T, W, Th
F
Sat
9-8
9-5
9-4
New Haven Public Library (VTKQ)
78 North Street
New Haven, VT 05472
453-4015
Tu
W, Th
S
S (Mem Day-
Labor Day)
10-5
1-8
10-1
9-2
Pierson Library (SH4)
5376 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
985-5124
M, W, F
Tu, Th
Sat
10-5:30
10-8
10-3
Richmond Free Library (R391)
201 Bridge Street
Richmond, VT 05477
434-3036
M, W
Tu, Th
F
Sat
10-8
1-6
10-6
10-2
Russell Memorial Library
4333 State Prison Hollow Rd.
P.O. Box 39
Monkton, VT 05469
T,T
F, Sat
3-7
9-1
South Burlington Community (S78)
540 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403
652-7080
M, W, Th*
Tu, F
Sat
9-8:30
9-5
9-4
*Opens at 10:10 a.m. on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Library attached to High School

South Hero Community Library (S8)
75 South Street
South Hero, VT 05486
372-6209
Tu, W, Th
F
Sat
3-8
3-6
9-3
 Summer Hours
Tu, Th, F, Sat 9-2
W 11-8
Varnum Memorial Library (C14)
P.O. Box 198
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
644-2117
M, Tu
W
Th
F
Sat
12-7
3-7
9-7
2-5
10-3
Westford Public Library (W521)
P.O. Box 86
Westford, VT 05494
878-5639
W
Th
F
Sat
1-7
10-7
1-7
10-2
Winooski Memorial (W73)
32 Mallets Bay Avebue
Winooski, VT 05404
655-6424
Tu, W, Th, F
Sat
10-6:30
10-2
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OTHER SERVICES

Interlibrary Loan: If we don’t have a title that you are looking for we might be able to track it down for you through Interlibrary Loan.  We provide interlibrary loan services to all Huntington residents.

Book Suggestions: If there is a book that you think the library should have in its collection or there is something that you really want to read, let us know.  We order new books every month and welcome suggestions.

Internet Access: Our library has high-speed Internet access and three computers for public use, as well as free wireless access.

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BOOK DELIVERY

Community Outreach

We will deliver library materials to your home if you are unable to come to the library because of an injury, poor health or are unable to drive. Contact our Librarians at (802)434-4583 or email if you would like more information about the library’s outreach services or would like to make a specific request.

COVID -19

Please note that if you are in a high risk category, or any other reason and in need of a book, DVD, and/or audiobook delivery please call 802/434-4583 and Stacey will gladly bring a bag to your door! It will be our pleasure to deliver! All deliveries are completely confidential!

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PASSES

Vermont Parks Pass: Now you can check out a pass that will gain you free entry into any Vermont State Park Day Use Area and Vermont Historic Sites for up to 8 people in one vehicle. The pass can be checked out to any Huntington Library Card Holder for up to three days.  Don’t forget we also have passes to Echo Museum, Shelburne Museum, The Birds of Vermont Museum and to Shelburne Farms.

Echo Pass: Ask the librarian to borrow the Library Echo Pass and everyone in your party will be admitted to ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain for $4.  Huntington residents may check out the pass for up to a week in order to make their visit and get the pass back to the library for the next group to enjoy.

Shelburne Farms Pass: We have received a membership pass to Shelburne Farms.  The pass may be checked out for a few days and used to gain free admission to the children’s farmyard and the walking trails.  Inquire about the pass at the circulation desk. 

Birds of Vermont Museum Pass: Ask at the librarian to borrow the pass and your family receives free admission to the Birds of Vermont Museum in Huntington, VT. The pass is valid from May 1 – October 31 and can be checked out for 3 days.

 

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TRUSTEES

Paula Kelly (Chair)       434-2313              ewetopia@gmavt.net
Heidi Racht                   434-2690               heidiracht@gmavt.net
Lorrie Richland (Secretary)     434-5221   
RRichland@aol.com  

Alan Homans       434-4849            alan.homans@uvm.edu        

Karen Gonnet        434-4628          vtkaren@gmail.com             

Library Trustees meet at the Library on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm.

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RESOURCES

LAKE CHAMPLAIN WATERSHED EXPLORER

Who would like to be a Lake Champlain Watershed Explorer? The Huntington Public Library has copies of the newly produced “Watershed Explorer Challenge” booklets available to all on the ‘Books To Go’ table. Created by the Lake Champlain Sea Grant program, this well-designed, 32-page booklet is geared toward middle schoolers but also suitable for upper elementary or early high school students. It’s designed to help young people learn about the Lake Champlain Basin and has fun activities on topics like water clarity, macroinvertebrates, and food webs. In addition to the 11 different indoor and outdoor activities, the booklet has a glossary and links to several resources to investigate topics in more depth. Learn more here: https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/watershed-explorer-challenge

Lake Champlain Sea Grant also offers virtual programs, including the “Zoom a Scientist” series for all ages: https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/education/k-12-watershed-alliance/virtual-learning

NATURAL SCIENCE AUTHORS – SOME BOOKS AND  WEBSITES

There are dozens of websites, webinars and youtube channels to keep one learning and investigating throughout the next many months – just on the topic of natural science. Listed below are a few that are associated with authors and further investigation will yield additional resources. If you are interested in reading their books, please send an email to hpl@gmavt.net or call and leave a message, 434-4583.

Peter Wohlleben – https://www.peter-wohlleben.de/?set-culture=en

1) Judith Schwartz – https://www.judithdschwartz.com
Books: Cows Save the Planet and Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Water In Plain Sight – Hope For a Thirsty World
Reindeer Chronicles: and Other Inspiring Stories of Working with Nature to Heal the Earth
2)  Kari Marie Norgaard – https://pages.uoregon.edu/norgaard/salmon-acorns-feed-our-people.html
Book: Salmon and Acorns Feed Our People
3) Isabella Tree – https://www.isabellatree.com/
Books: Wilding – TheReturn of Nature to a British Farm
There are others that are not in the HPL collection.

Books:

The Secret Wisdom of Nature

The Inner Life of Animals

The Hidden Life of Trees

The Secret Network of Nature

The Weather Detective

For Children:

Can You Hear the Trees Talking

Peter and the Tree Children

YouTube:

And there are more.

Diana Beresford Kroeger

Books:

The Sweetness of a Simple Life

To Speak for the Trees

The Global Forest

Arboretum Borealis

Arboretum America

Film:

Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees – NA at HPL, but check out: calloftheforest.ca

YouTube:

Too many to list.

Joan Maloof – https://www.oldgrowthforest.net

Books:

Teaching the Trees – Lessons From the Forest

Among the Ancients – Adventures in the Eastern Old Growth Forests

The Living Forest – A visual Journey Into the Heart of the Woods

Nature’s Temples – The Complex World of Old Growth Forests

YouTube:

William Bryant Logan – https://www.williambryantlogan.com/

Books:

Oak – The Frame of Civilization

Soil – The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth

Air – The restless Shaper of the World

Sproutlands – Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

Film:

Dirt – The Movie

YouTube:

Many to explore.

David George Haskell – https://dghaskell.com/

YouTube:

Books:

The Forest Unseen – A year’s Watch in Nature

Songs of Trees – Stories From Nature’s Great Connectors

Robin Wall Kimmerer – https://www.robinwallkimmerer.com/

YouTube:

Again, so many.

Books:

Gathering Moss – A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

Braiding Sweetgrass – Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Mary Holland – https://naturallycuriouswithmaryholland.wordpress.com/

Books:

Naturally Curious Day By Day

Naturally Curious Month By Month

The Beavers Busy Year

Otis the Owl

Animal Eyes

Animal Noses

Animal Skins

Animal Tails

Animal Mouths

Animal Legs

Animal Houses

Yodel the Yearling

Bernd Heinrich:

Books:

Mind of the Raven

Ravens in Winter

Winter World

Summer World

The Trees in My Forest

The Thermal Warriors

White Feathers: The Nesting Lives of Tree Swallows

A Naturalist At Large

A Year in the Maine Woods

The Homing Instinct

One Wild Bird at a Time

Life Everlasting

List of Uncatalogued Materials

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Book Club!

 

Book Group

The Book Group usually meets fourth on the Saturday morning of each month,via Zoom, and/or in-person..

We are reading “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale” by Adam Minter.

Meeting on Saturday,  April 23, at 10am via Zoom and in-person.

Please email the Library for a link to Zoom if you are interested!

Have you any interest in a virtual Book Group?  Everyone is welcome!