Moore Free Library Events

August 2020 Calendar

Summer Reading 2020 FINAL

The Moore Free Library in Newfane presents a new outdoor Story Walk in August. “Sleep Tight Farm” by Eugenie Doyle will be on the lawn, page by page, for families to walk and read throughout the month of August. Story Walk was developed by was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, the pages of the book are loaned by the Vermont Department of Libraries, and the structures holding the pages were designed, built and donated by WW Building Supplies of Newfane. Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane (802) 365-7948 moorefreelibrary.org for more information.


The Moore Free Library in Newfane offers a hybrid storytime every Thursday at 10:30 AM. Children and caregivers can join in person on the library lawn or remotely at Facebook.com/MooreFreeLibrary Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane (802) 365-7948 moorefreelibrary.org for more information.


In August, the Moore Free Library presents a series of talks by Meg Mott, Constitution Wrangler and Professor Emerita of Politics at Marlboro College, on “What the Constitution Offers Us.” These talks will take place outdoors in a salon-style setting where participants can share their thoughts and listen to those of others. The talks are planned for Wednesdays in August from 7:00 – 8:30 PM, with a rain date of the Thursday. Mott will discuss the first amendment (the process of becoming an actualized citizen) on August 5 (rain date of August 6), the second amendment (the right to be an armed citizenry) on August 12 (rain date of August 13), the ninth amendment (personal and collective freedoms) on August 19 (rain date of August 20), and the tenth amendment (the sovereignty of the states) on August 26 (rain date of August 27). Copies of the US constitution will be given out to attendees. All are welcome and attendees can bring their own chair or use those provided by the library. All events at the Moore Free Library are free and open to the public. Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane (802) 365-7948 moorefreelibrary.org for more information.


State Representative Emily Long, D, Windham-5, will be at the Moore Free Library in Newfane on Saturday, August 15 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM for her monthly “office hours” in the district. Representative Long will be outdoors and constituents (residents of Newfane, Townshend and Marlboro) as well as the general public are welcome. This will be outdoors on the library lawn. Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane (802) 365-7948 moorefreelibrary.org for more information.


On Saturday, August 22, Celeste Longacre will present “Preserving the Harvest” on how to can, pickle and freeze the harvest from a garden. This will be outdoors on the library lawn. All library events are free and open to the public. Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane (802) 365-7948 moorefreelibrary.org for more information.


Erica Walch, Director
Moore Free Library
P.O. Box 208, 23 West Street
Newfane, VT 05345
(802) 365-7948 www.moorefreelibrary.org

The Library and Crowell Art Gallery are closed until further notice, due to the coronavirus.