Collections

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
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Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest

“Vivid and inspiring . . . For Simard, personal experience leads to revelation, and scientific revelation leads to personal insight . . . Finding the Mother Tree helps make sense of a forest of mysteries. It might even persuade you that organisms other than ourselves—even fungi—have agency.”—Eugenia Bone, The Wall Street Journal

Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone
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Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone

“It is 1779 and Claire and Jamie are at last reunited with their daughter, Brianna, her husband, Roger, and their children on Fraser’s Ridge. Having the family together is a dream the Frasers had thought impossible. Yet even in the North Carolina backcountry, the effects of war are being felt. Tensions in the Colonies are…

Celebrate Your Body (And Its Changes, Too!)
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Celebrate Your Body (And Its Changes, Too!)

“Taylor’s book unapologetically leads with the positive, focusing much more on what bodies can do rather than what they look like. Even with that focus, Taylor manages to hammer home that all bodies are beautiful, that it’s possible to be healthy at every size, and that each body progresses at its own rate…”―Rachelle Hampton, slate.com

Wings of Fire: The Dragon Gift
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Wings of Fire: The Dragon Gift

“Using rare magic to secure the boundaries around her kingdom, Queen Snowfall gives asylum to refugee dragons of uncertain trustworthiness before considering a high-risk alternate plan to escort hostile tribes out of IceWing territory” — Atlas Publishing

Immune: A Journey Into the Mysterious System That  Keeps You Alive
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Immune: A Journey Into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive

“Bringing both insight and humor to an important and relevant topic, Dettmer’s book is essential reading, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.”—Library Journal

Escape from Camp California
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Escape from Camp California

“Travel around the United States of America with twins Finn and Molly in this new chapter book series that highlights a different state in each book! This time, they’re in California!” — Annotation

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NEW ARRIVALS – NOVEMBER 2021

ADULT FICTION “The Island of Missing Trees” by Elif Shafak — “Shafak’s novel conveys how our ancestors’ stories can reach us obliquely, unconsciously … Shafak is cleareyed about how difficult it is to reach across the gulfs within our families: At the end of the novel, Ada is only beginning to learn about her history,…

The Island of Missing Trees
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The Island of Missing Trees

“Shafak’s novel conveys how our ancestors’ stories can reach us obliquely, unconsciously … Shafak is cleareyed about how difficult it is to reach across the gulfs within our families: At the end of the novel, Ada is only beginning to learn about her history, and her grief.” – Ron Charles, Washington Post

The People Remember
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The People Remember

“This immaculately illustrated picture book walks through a vast swath of history… Zoboi’s poetic retrospective breathes life into Black history narratives and reverently celebrates Black lives.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna
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Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna

“Historical fiction that is as relevant as ever…A timeless and timely tale of one girl’s journey to save her family and discover herself.” ― Kirkus Reviews


Library Catalogs & Subscriptions

Greensboro Free Library Catalog

Search our online catalog to see what books we have at the library, to place a book on hold, or to view new arrivals to our collection.

If you don’t find what you’re looking for, call the library (802-533-2531) or complete the online form below.

Vermont Libraries Catalog (Clover)

Search the entire catalog of Vermont’s public libraries Clover website. This is a terrific resource if you would like to locate a book at a nearby library or if you would like to request a book through Interlibrary Loan.

To request a specific book or resource, call the library (802-533-2531) or complete the online form below under Renew & Reserve Interlibrary Loan.

Audio & Digital Books

Using the Vermont Department of Libraries collection at the Libby App you can download audio music, books and ebooks to a computer, CD, iPod, iPad, Kindle or MP3 player anywhere in the world where you have internet access. The program includes over 9,000 fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, children and young adults. New titles are added each month. Go to Audio and Digital Books to learn how to register.

Kanopy Films

With the Kanopy Films home page you can view almost 30,000 alternative, independent, critically acclaimed and educational films. There are over 6,000 films in the Great Courses series here and Kanopy Kids offers educational films for children 2-6. Go to Kanopy Films to learn how to register.

Online Continuing Education Classes

Universal Class provides over 500 online continuing education classes.

Please e-mail the library at [email protected] to get your patron number, go to Universal Class and enter your library card number to set up a new account.

Vermont Online Library

The Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic information databases on a variety of topics geared to a variety of age levels, for both generalists and specialists. The information is produced by known and trusted publishers and licensed by the State of Vermont from the Gale Group. It includes magazines, journals and newspapers. These resources are available to you 24-hours-a-day from not only your participating local library, but your home, your office – or anywhere Internet access is available.

Please e-mail the library at [email protected] to get your patron number, go to Vermont Online Library and enter your library bar code number to set up a new account.


Renew, Reserve & Interlibrary Loan

To renew or reserve an item at the library, or to request an item from Interlibrary Loan, call the library, stop in or fill out the forms below.

Please note: “best-sellers” which have a two-week checkout are non-renewable.

Regular books, audiotapes, videos and magazines may be renewed twice except when the material is “on reserve” for another patron.

Reserve is for a two-week period from the time we process this form.

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