• Sherburne library marks 100 years with weekend of events
    September 04,2013
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    KILLINGTON - The public is invited to a series of events this weekend to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sherburne Memorial Library.

    In 1913, Sherburne residents voted to establish a public library. A century later, the library the only one in the state and one of only 30 public libraries nationwide to receive a five-star rating for five consecutive years in Library Journal’s index of public libraries.

    From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, there will be an open house that will include games, free cake and ice cream, and a raffle with prizes including a Kindle Fire/HD, four midweek passes for Green Mountain National Golf Course and gift certificates for area restaurants.

    From 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, the Killington Events Hall will host a cotillion and debutantes ball, with music by the swing-jazz group the Groovin’ Dukes and from D.J. Dave. Tickets are $50 per couple and will be benefit the preservation and digitization of
    the library’s local history collection.

    Tickets are available by calling 422-9756 or sending an email to gail@sherburnelibrary.org.
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