Loosely Bound Book Club

“How to Stop Time”, by Matt Haig.
Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries.

This group is designed for people who think themselves too busy for a book group.  Readers only need to commit to the books they are interested in and/or can attend the discussion of. READ MORE

Summer 2019 Lunar Lander Programming Challenge

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission, as part of our “Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program, Ilsley Public Library invites you to write a lunar lander computer simulation in the Python programming language and submit your program for a chance to win a gift certificate from the Vermont Book Shop.  Your program will simulate the controlled descent of the lunar lander and model both a successful and a crash landing, keeping track of the lander’s current altitude, speed and fuel. READ MORE

Summer Reading Program 2019: Space

Summer Reading Program 2019

Our summer reading program explores the theme of space through presentations, stargazing opportunities, exhibits, movies, and (of course) books. READ MORE