Confessions of a Bookworm: I FINALLY Got a Library Card

Posted by on October 19, 2017.

I’m going to share something with you that is totally embarrassing (promise not to tell anyone, ok?): It has been years since I have actually held a library card. Three and a half years, to be more specific. This seems especially mortifying to me, for several reasons:

  1. I love to read, and I do it A LOT. 

CLiF Spotlight: Why Book Drives Work

Posted by on January 22, 2015.

A few books collected for CLiF by Bear Pond Books

Define “the best.”

Here are three possible answers: Indie bookstores, the people who support them, and the people who run them.

This year, the generous patrons of five bookstores donated 789 books to the low-income, at-risk, and rural kids CLiF serves. 

April 11 Friday Links Library

Posted by on April 11, 2014.

Could it be? Is that… sun? Are those… green sprouts coming out of the ground?

Here are a few notable stories we saw over the past several sunny, springy days:

  • Charlotte Albright of Vermont Public Radio visited Lowell, VT to talk with CLiF Year of the Book students and Natalie Kinsey-Warnock about their Story Keepers family history research and writing projects.

CLiF Spotlight: More than 800 Books!

Posted by on January 6, 2014.

Bridgeside Books donates 320 books to CLiF through their 2013 Giving Tree

Above: Joan Eldred, Hiata DeFeo, and Duncan celebrate Bridgeside Books’ Giving Tree book drive: the Waterbury bookstore collected 320 books to benefit CLiF.

 

We don’t have all the books counted yet, but I can’t wait to tell you. This holiday season, book drives brought in more than 800 books to give kids served through CLiF programs.