Reading for the Record

reading for the record banner

The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library is pleased to join forces with libraries and schools around the country to bring our community the 2015 Reading for the Record, sponsored by Jumpstart. Beginning this week, all Storytimes will read this year’s book, “Not Norman: A Goldfish Story”, written by Kelly Bennett and illustrated by Noah Z. Jones.
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® is a global campaign which generates public support for high-quality early learning by mobilizing millions of children and adults to take part in the world’s largest shared reading experience.

Being Mortal Book Discussion

The first discussion session for our latest Book Club selection, Being Mortal by Atul Gawande, happens tomorrow –
Thursday, October 15th at 4 pm in the Small Conference Room.
The discussion will continue for the following two Thursdays, and will be facilitated by Dean Spader.

being mortal

Edie’s Book Shop Open This Weekend

It’s time for Edie’s to return with new, fantastic book deals. You won’t believe the book treasure that the Friends of the Vermillion Public Library have uncovered for you, and all your purchases support a great cause – the Summer Reading Program!
Don’t forget to stop by this weekend:
Friday and Saturday, October 9th & 10th
10 am – 4 pm

oct 6 robotics and bookshop 006 oct 6 robotics and bookshop 008 oct 6 robotics and bookshop 009

All The Light We Cannot See

Don’t miss the two-part discussion on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr tomorrow, Thursday, October 1st and October 8th.
The discussions will take place at 4 pm in the Small Conference Room
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Facilitated by Nancy Zuercher.

Copies of the book are available at our Circulation Desk.

all the light we cannot see

It’s right around the corner…

One Book South Dakota is almost here. For those who’ve been waiting, your patience is about to pay off.  This coming Monday, September 21st, we will be pleased to host the following events in conjunction with One Book SD:

3:30 – 5 pm, facilitated discussion of Ordinary Grace with OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) member Cyndy Chaney
5-6:30 pm, Meet & Greet with author William Kent Krueger at Raziel’s, 13 W Main St, downtown Vermillion
7-8 pm, Author presentation, Kozak Community Room of the library

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this year’s premier reading/author event!

ordinary grace

Storytime & Afterschool Programming Returns

Storytimes and afterschool clubs return this week! We know you all have been anxiously awaiting their start, and we are so happy to welcome you back. Be sure to let your favorite schoolkid know that this week we’ll start with STEAM Tuesday tomorrow at 3:30 pm (VEX & LEGO Robotics) and LEGO club on Thursday at 3:30 pm.

Art Storytime (4 & up):
Mondays: 5:30
Tuesdays: 11 am
Saturdays: 10:15 am

Movement Storytime (birth – 3):
Tuesdays: 10:15 am
Saturdays: 11:15 am

Homework Helpers! – Every Tues & Thurs; 3:30-4:30 pm

LEGO Club – 1st & 3rd Thursday; 3:30-5 pm
Art Club – 2nd Thursdays; 3:30-5 pm
Code Club – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays; 3:30-5 pm
Robotics Club – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays; 3:30

STEAM day and storytime 013

STEAM tuesday flyer copy