Sunday, June 29, 2008

Library Closed, July 4 Weekend

The Springfield Town Library will be closed Friday, July 4 through Sunday July 6 for Independence Day. The library will reopen for it's regular hours on Monday July 7, at 9:00am.

Enjoy the Holiday!

Monday, June 16, 2008

Simple Living Display June and July

The Vermont Earth Institute's Simple Living Lending Library is visiting for June and July. Included are books and tapes on simple and sustainable living. Put your house on The Home Energy Diet by Paul Scheckel, take home the appliance watt meter and find out how much energy your individual appliances are using, or use the simple tips in the More Fun Less Stuff Starter Kit by Betsy Taylor. The Vermont Earth Institute educates and supports Vermonters to reduce consumption and adopt environmentally sustainable practices in their homes, workplaces and communities. The Vermont Earth Institute offers seven discussion courses in workplaces, homes and faith communities: Voluntary Simplicity, Choices for Sustainable Living, Deep Ecology, Discovering a Sense of Place, Globalization and Its Critics, Healthy Children - Healthy Planet, and Global Warming: Changing the CO2urse. The courses are 7 or 8 sessions long except for Global Warming, which is 4 sessions. For more information on VEI visit http://www.vtearthinstitute.org/ and stop by the library to check out this collection!

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Vote Tuesday, June 10 -- School Budget, 3rd Try

Please remember to vote on Tuesday, June 10, on the revised school budget. The polls will be located (as usual) at the Riverside Middle School Gymnasium. Polls open at 8:00am and close at 7:00pm. For more information or for an absentee ballot, please call the Springfield Town Clerk's Office at 885-2104.