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    Summer at the Library!May 30, 2017

    Open 8-3 Tues & Thurs, June 20-August 22; closed for cleaning July 3-7 and July 10-14. Check out books, play board games, create in the Makerspace, play Magic the Gathering and draw or color.

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    Green Mountain Book Award Ice Cream Party: 12-2 pm, Friday, May 5th.

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    Enjoy sparking cider while voting for your favorite book jacket by CTE Design & Creative Media students. Weds., April 19, 11:30-12:15.

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Poem of the Day

The Chimney Sweeper: A little black thing among the snow

By William Blake

A little black thing among the snow,
Crying "weep! 'weep!" in notes of woe!
"Where are thy father and mother? say?"
"They are both gone up to the church to pray.

Because I was happy upon the heath,
And smil'd among the winter's snow,
They clothed me in the clothes of death,
And taught me to sing the notes of woe.

And because I am happy and dance and sing,
They think they have done me no injury,
And are gone to praise God and his Priest and King,
Who make up a heaven of our misery."

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Ms. Gulick and Ms. LeClair will be organizing the Poetry Out Loud competition this year at EHS. The "Poem of the Day" found on this page comes from the POL anthology. To find more poems, learn the art of poetry recitation and get familiar with the contest rules, please visit the POL website.

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