What’s Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon? And Other Questions about Moths and Butterflies
Rachel Ignotofsky “With warm and heart-fluttering illustrations, discover the next nonfiction picture book about butterflies and moths from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science! Butterflies soar in the sunlight. While moths flutter under the moon and stars. Find out more about these mysterious and majestic insects — Publisher Annotation
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods
Rick Riordan “Percy Jackson’s hope for a normal senior year is shattered as the gods present him with three quests, beginning with the retrieval of Zeus’s goblet, in order to get the necessary three letters of recommendation for college.” — Baker & Taylor
Prequel: An American Fight Against Facism
Rachel Maddow “Maddow’s book is a ripping read—well rendered, fast-paced and delivered with the same punch and assurance that she brings to a broadcast. . . . Prequel is a valuable window into the authoritarian mind-set—and the process by which self-professed patriots turn against democracy . . . the parallels to the present day are strong, even startling .…
Tananarive Due “A gripping, page-turning novel set in Jim Crow Florida that follows Robert Stephens Jr. as he s sent to a segregated reform school that is a chamber of terrors where he sees the horrors of racism and injustice, for the living, and the dead.” — Publisher Annotation:
As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow
“As Long as the Lemon Tree Grows” by Zoulfa Katouh — “Katouh’s lyrical prose, combined with a moving portrayal of first love, unflinchingly depicts both the costs of revolution, and the strength it takes to fight for one’s beliefs.”―Publishers Weekly, starred review
Wombats are Pretty Weird: A [not so] Serious Guide
“Wombats are Pretty Weird: A [not so] Serious Guide” by Abi Cushman — “[An] informative field guide that professes not to take itself too seriously . . . Adorable, cartoonish illustrations of all three kinds of wombat, a snake sidekick named Joey (just like a baby wombat), and speech-bubble dialogue lend a layer of humor…
Follow the Flyway: The Marvel of Bird Migration
“Follow the Flyway: The Marvel of Bird Migration” by Sarah Nelson — “This beautifully illustrated book, with poetic text by a St. Paul author, follows ducks, geese, herons, giant-winged pelicans, egrets, sandpipers, swans, loons and snipes as their babies begin their first migration down the majestic flyway” – St. Paul Pioneer Press
The In-Between: Unforgettable Encounters During Life’s Final Moments
Hadley Vlahos, RN “Tender and transformative . . . The great surprise of The In-Between is that it makes dying feel like a peaceful, dynamic, and nourishing event that can potentially transform the lives of those who are left behind. Readers will cheer on Hadley Vlahos and, like me, be forever grateful that she wrote this…
The Cricket War
Tho Pham “While the protagonist’s journey is plagued by trauma and upheaval, and the authors detail Phạm’s and other Vietnamese refugees’ experiences to tear-jerking effect, the creators also offer comfort via joyful interactions throughout this carefully crafted, fast-paced read.” ―Publishers Weekly
The Last Devil to Die
Richard Osman “Osman doesn’t disappoint… Everything is here that fans of the series have come to expect: humour, warmth, the confounding of expectations as these pensioners investigate… Along with the laughs, there is grief, and an ending that is handled sensitively (I was weeping)… We all need a regular injection of the Thursday Murder Club…
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.
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. Udemy classes from Gale with over 20,000 classes is now available.
Please e-mail the library at [email protected] to get your patron number, go to Universal Class or Udemy 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.