Newfane/Brookline Community Memory

Moore Free Library

Title

Moore Free Library

Description

Audio interviews, photographs, and scanned images related to the Moore Free Library in Newfane, VT

Subject

Moore Free Library, Newfane, VT

Collection Items

  • nau-cynthia_2010-11-10-image01.jpg

    Cynthia Nau discusses working as a librarian at the Moore Free Library and Brookline and Newfane (and NewBrook) Elementary Schools in the 1980s through 2017. She talks about her love of reading and books and why libraries are important for children.
  • Photograph of Louise Sirois

    Louise Sirois was the Library Director at the Moore Free Library in Newfane, VT from 2013 to 2018. She talks about her time at the library, some favorite books, technology improvements she ushered in, and how much she enjoyed the Newfane community.
  • Parker-LeeAnne_2020-11-25_image.jpg

    Lee Anne Parker discusses her experience managing the Crowell Art Gallery in the Moore Free Library, in Newfane, VT. Lee Anne talks about her day-to-day responsibilities, how the community appreciates the gallery, how local artists enjoy showing in the gallery, and some of her favorite paintings in the permanent collection.
  • Fasler-Myra_2020-12-08_image.jpg

    Myra Fasler talks about moving to Newfane, VT in the 1970s from Connecticut. She discusses her involvement with the Moore Free Library as a board member and member of the Friends of the Library group. She mentions Robert Crowell and Lillian Farber.
  • Walch-Erica_2020-11-25_image.jpg

    Erica Walch, Librarian at Moore Free Library in Newfane, VT talks about moving to Vermont from Springfield, Mass, how she came to work at the library in 2018, how the Coronavirus has impacted library operations, and her love for the historic bookshelves installed by Philura Moore when the library opened in the 19th century.