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Upcoming Events

Weekly Playgroup, sponsored by Sunrise Family Resource Center

Saturdays from 10:30am to noon

A weekly playgroup on Saturday mornings for ages birth to 6. Siblings are welcome!​

Pownal History for Kids (but all are welcome) presented by Joyce Held from the Pownal Historical Society, July 10th, 1:00pm

Author event with Elizabeth Winthrop Alsop, Genealogy and Memoir, in partnership with the Pownal Historical Society, July 12th, 6pm to 8pm

Whoo's That, a program for kids from the Southern VT Natural History Museum, July 17th, 1:30pm

Town Block Party with Faith Church, music, games, fun! July 19th from 6pm - 8pm

Celebrate Pownal Day - The library will be closed and we will be at the festival, July 27th, 11am - 3pm.

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SWPL Monthly Book Club

Fourth Thursdays at 6:30 pm

The Solomon Wright Public Library book club is open to all. Meetings are held at the library on the fourth Thursday of each month. Contact if you'd like to have the Zoom link to attend remotely.

Book Selections:

July 18th (date change) - How the Penguins Saved Veronica by Hazel Prior

August - One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

September - After Annie by Anna Quindlen 

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Pownal Food Pantry donations

Making a Difference

The Solomon Wright Library is now collecting donations for the Pownal Food Pantry. Please bring donations of non-perishable food items to the collection bin located next to our front door.

If you prefer to donate money, checks made out to the Pownal Food Pantry can be dropped in our secure book return!

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The Lucy Quilters

A quilting group for all experience levels -- if you're a quilter, come join us!

Join us on the third Thursday of each month, 9:30 - 12:00 at the Library's Lucy Wright Reading Room to sit, sew, and visit with other quilters. Bring your own quilting project; hand-sew or bring a machine, whichever suits you. For more information, contact host Charlene Adams at or 802-823-5232. The Lucy Quilters are a subgroup of the Quiet Valley Quilters Guild of Bennington.

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