Tag Archives: books

Mountain Meditation
August 16, 2018

Empowering influences in a child’s life

By Marguerite Jill Dye

“The most traumatic part of being a refugee for me was the loss of our home, our village, and being torn from the place where I grew up that I knew and loved,” Walter Hess said at our dining room table….

Giant teacup auction has something for everyone

Friday, April 27, 5:45 p.m.—WELLS—The Wells United Methodist Church Ladies’ Aid will present its giant teacup auction on Friday, April 27 at the Modern Woodman Annex Building, West Main St. (Route 30), Wells. Viewing and bidding start at 5:45 p.m. Bid drawings start at 6:45…

April 12, 2017

The library

I will admit that I have become a lost soul when it comes to using the library for reference material these days.

I was a pro at finding things in the old card catalogs. The Dewey Decimal System and I were good friends back then….

Phoenix Books buys Vermont’s oldest bookstore
Local News
February 15, 2017

Phoenix Books buys Vermont’s oldest bookstore

WOODSTOCK—Yankee Bookshop first opened in November 1935, making it Vermont’s oldest continuously operated independent bookshop. This month, the owners of Phoenix Books, a Vermont-owned bookstore with locations in Essex, Burlington, Rutland and Chester, purchased Woodstock’s Yankee Bookshop. Michael DeSanto and Renee Reiner met with Susan…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 28, 2016

Phoenix Books launches new weekly storytime

Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m.—RUTLAND—Phoenix Books Rutland is launching a new storytime on Sept. 28, the one-year anniversary of the store’s grand opening. Phoenix Books Rutland’s storytime will run weekly on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. The first event will be hosted by special guest…