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Library Hours

We are open!
Masks are required.
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 - 6:00
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00

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Email: rochesterpubliclibraryVT@gmail.com

Call 767-3927

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Rochester Public Library
Rochester Public LibraryWednesday, September 28th, 2022 at 12:55pm
Rochester Public Library
Rochester Public LibraryTuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 6:41pm
Stories in the Park with Maya resumes on September 30th, when we’ll read stories, make some lovely fall leaf garlands and explore natural elements of the season. Ages 10 and younger, at the bandstand, 3:30-4:30, during the Farmers’ Market.

Coming up on October 1st is a Wild Days Out meet-up! We will gather together to make some delicious apple treats, try out some fall art, and do some raking and leaf–playing. Please bring along a rake, if you have one. We’ll also play the migration game and, of course, read some books! Call or email to sign up. Ages 12 and younger. We’ll meet on the park, at the bandstand, from 9 until 11.

Events are free and open to all. Call or email with questions, 767-3927 or rochesterpubliclibraryvt@gmail.com.
Rochester Public Library
Rochester Public LibrarySunday, September 18th, 2022 at 1:34pm
Join us for an evening of poetry with two special guests, Major Jackson and Didi Jackson, Saturday, October 1st at 6:00.

The Jacksons are Rochester residents and Vanderbilt University Professors. Didi and Major Jackson will read new and selected poems from their latest volumes inspired by Vermont’s natural landscape and seasons.

Didi Jackson is the author of Moon Jar (Red Hen Press, 2020). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Jackson’s poems have been selected for the Best American Poetry Series and Poem-a-Day by the Academy of American Poets. She is the recipient of the Robert H. Winner Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Vanderbilt University.

Major Jackson is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Absurd Man (Norton, 2020). A recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Major Jackson has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and a Whiting Writers’ Award. He is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University. He serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.

The evening is co-sponsored by The Bookery, and copies of the Jackson’s books will be available for purchase.
Rochester Public Library
Rochester Public LibrarySaturday, September 17th, 2022 at 9:22pm
Please note that there will be no Stories in the Park on September 23.

Stories in the Park will resume on the 30th, when we’ll read stories, make some lovely fall leaf garlands and explore natural elements of the season. Ages 10 and younger.

Coming up on October 1st is a Wild Days Out meet-up! We will gather together to make and enjoy some delicious apple treats, try out some fall art, and bob for apples! Each “bobber” will need to bring a large pot or a bucket for their own personal use. We’ll supply water and apples. We’ll also play the migration game and, of course, read some books! Call or email to sign up; location and time TBA. Ages 12 and younger.

Events are free and open to all. Call or email with questions, 767-3927 or rochesterpubliclibraryvt@gmail.com.
Rochester Public Library
Rochester Public LibrarySaturday, September 17th, 2022 at 12:11pm
Tuesday at 6:00!
Rochester Public Library
Rochester Public LibrarySaturday, September 17th, 2022 at 11:32am

Rochester Public Library
22 South Main Street
Route 100
Rochester, VT 05767
802-767-3927
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