Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky
Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond “Blue: A History of the Colors as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky” by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond — “Brew-Hammond’s graceful prose and fluid organization, coupled with Minter’s emotive illustrations, set synapses firing.” —The Bulletin, starred review
Celia C. Pérez “Tumble is a complex, emotional story about loss, self-discovery and belonging, about forgetting who you were and remembering who you are.” —BookPage, starred review
Looking for Jane
Heather Marshall “Marshall makes an absorbing debut with a timely novel about the complexities of pregnancy and motherhood… [a] deftly braided narrative, Marshall keeps the tension high as she reveals the devastating consequences of denying women autonomy over their bodies. A charged topic handled with sensitivity and compassion.” —Kirkus Reviews
The Escape Artist: The Man who Broke out of Auschwitz to Warn the World
Jonathan Freedland “Raw and gripping . . . [a] compelling portrait of this neglected hero of Holocaust resistance leaves an inescapable imprint of a past now in danger of being minimized or forgotten. . . . It’s time to honor him for the incredible feat that helped save so many Jewish lives from Nazi extermination.” —…
Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie’s Place, the Nation’s First Shelter for Women
Christine McDonnell “Author Christine McDonnell, who has taught English to immigrants at Rosie’s Place, adeptly conveys the narrative arc of Tiernan’s life. . . . Victoria Tentler-Krylov’s atmospheric illustrations draw readers into Tiernan’s surroundings with immediacy and emotion. . . . This thoughtful book conveys a powerful, important message: ‘When you listen to others, you…
The Door of No Return
Kwame Alexander “Interweaving moments of joyful exuberance and heartbreaking sadness via sensate lines by turns sweet and stinging, Alexander’s sweeping novel conjures a captivating, resonant world of African tradition, life, and ancestral wisdom.”―Publishers Weekly, starred review
The Progress Ilusion: Reclaiming our Future from the Fairytale of Economics
Jon D. Erickson “Erickson’s powerful new book shows how flawed economic thinking has shaped not only our economy but also our society and politics. The story is both deeply disturbing and hopeful, as Erickson describes an emerging brand of economics that shifts focus from GDP to well-being. Highly recommended.” — James Gustave Speth, former Dean,…
In Love’s Time
Kate Breslin “MI6 agent Marcus Weatherford lives by the principle of duty before love, but with WWI nearing its end, he hopes to finally fulfill his promise of forever to Clare Danner …. Set in 1918 in England, In Love’s Time features the tender rediscovery of love amidst the high-stakes danger of wartime espionage tied…
The Reindeer Hunters Lars Mytting
“…Pastor Kai Schweigaard is haunted by the past; he was responsible for the loss of the village’s ancient stave church and its sister bells cast in the 1600s in memory of two famous weavers, conjoined twin sisters. These twins created the Hekne Weave, a tapestry depicting Skrapanatta, the end of days. While Schweigaard searches for…
A World of Curiosities Louise Penny
“Penny delves into the nature of evil, sensitively exploring the impact of the dreadful events she describes while bringing a warmth and humanity to her disparate cast of characters that, unusually for a crime novel, leaves you feeling better about the world once you’ve finished.” ―The Guardian
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.
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.