Current programs and upcoming events...

Birdwatching Walk and Talk

On Saturday May 15, we will join guide Noah Henkenius, of the Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT), at the Mile-Around Woods in North Bennington at 7am for a two-hour guided birdwatching walk.  Then we'll reconvene on the Solomon Wright Library lawn at 10 am for an informational discussion about our local birds. You can join us for one or both parts of this event. Maximum 10 attendees.  All event attendees will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing, even while outdoors. Rain date: June 12

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Let's Talk About Bees!

Join us on the Solomon Wright Public Library lawn on Saturday, May 22, 12:00-1:00 to view a model hive, sample some local honey, and talk pollinators, beekeeping, and conservation with local beekeeper Jeanne Davis.  Maximum 20 attendees.  All event attendees will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing, even while outdoors. Rain date: June 5

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Take & Make Kid Craft Kits

Looking for a boredom buster?  Kid Craft Kits will be available for pickup from our curbside pickup cart (M:12-4, W:12-8, F:12-4, Sat:10-12).  New kits will be available on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month.

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Bennington County

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Solomon Wright Public Library is excited to join the Bennington County 1000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative!  

1KBB4K is so simple!  Just sign up at your local library, keep track of the books you read with your child, and earn free books when you reach big milestones.  All the books you read with your child, no matter where they come from, will count toward your reading goals, but if you'd like to borrow a special 1KBB4K backpack full of great books, let us know!

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Pownal Food Pantry donations

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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