• Library Director Bids Verona Farewell

    Cheryl Ashley, the director of the Verona Public Library, will be checking out at the end of this month. She leaves behind many beloved books–and six years of work that have brought Verona’s 96-year-old library firmly into...

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  • Library Trustees Thank Community For Support

    To the Editor: The Trustees of the Verona Public Library, community volunteers and staff would like to thank everyone who attended the New Year, New Library event on January 24. It was wonderful to see so many...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Congratulations To 2019 Spelling Bee Winners

    On Saturday, January 19, approximately 26 fourth and fifth graders participated in the annual Spelling Bee competition held at F.N. Brown Elementary School. The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona would like to thank all the children who...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Library To Close, Relocate For Gut Renovation

    There are more than 35,000 books in the Verona Public Library‘s collection. Normally, many go from the library’s shelves to a Verona home and back, a quick round trip. Next month, they will all be going on...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • A Library Facelift, In Chapters

    They know, better than anyone, how one should behave in a library. Quiet. Decorous.  And yet, there they were, four of the Verona Public Library’s finest, speaking in exclamation points about what was unfolding in front of them: The...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Library Fundraisers To Support All 2016 Programs

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library are excited to announce that due to a successful fundraising year in 2015 they will be able to fund all of the Verona Public Library’s programming for adults and children...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Verona Library Director Out

    Mary Torrey, who was named the director of the Verona Public Library in September 2012, is no longer in that position. According to Liz Giblin, president of the Library’s Board of Trustees, Torrey’s last day was November...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Picture Books: Oh No, George!

    This week’s picture book, suggested by Cheryl Ashley, the Verona Public Library‘s children’s librarian, captures the looks I’ve seen on my kids faces as they contemplate reaching for that second brownie or cookie. Temptation is everywhere and...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Picture Books: Dini Dinosaur

    For the past few weeks, we’ve been bringing you picture book selections from Cheryl Ashley, the children’s librarian at the Verona Public Library. Her eye for great illustrations and gentle stories just for kids is impressive and...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Great Picture Books: Z Is For Moose

    This week is a special week in the world of Picture Books. On this date, in 1904, Dr. Seuss was born in Massachusetts as Theodor Seuss Geisel. With original words and characters, unmatched rhyming, and simple illustrations, Dr. Suess appeals to both...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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