Reminder! Senior Summer Sessions start this Friday, June 24th at 2:00. Senior community members are invited to the Mont Vernon Town Hall to tour the museum and have strawberry shortcake. For a complete list of events planned for seniors this summer visit the library website at https://dalandlibrary.com/2022/06/10/senior-summer-session/. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tonight is the STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER @ the library! Drop off your stuffed animals anytime Friday from 2-6 to spend the night inside the library and pick them up Saturday anytime from 10-1.
Miss JoAnn will have a short slide show at pick up and donuts 🍩! Reminder…just the stuffed friends stay overnight not the children 😉

We are excited to announce that the Senior Summer Session at the library has begum! Join other seniors in your community under the library tent on Fridays for an afternoon of fun. We’ve planned a variety of activities and welcome you to attend one, two, or all of the programs! Each event will be posted weekly as a reminder and will be hosted under the library tent unless otherwise specified. Interested? Call the library at 673-7888 if you have any questions. See you on Fridays all summer!
Program sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Hooks & Needles

Hooks and Needles is back at the library under the tent for the summer!  Grab you needle project and join us on the 2nd Friday of the month from 12:00pm -2:00pm.

New members welcome! Meeting Dates:

Friday, June10th

Friday, July 8th

Friday, August 10th

If you love cookbooks, cooking, and eating (and talking about cookbooks, cooking, and eating), this is the group for you!

The Cookbook Club will choose one cookbook a month to read and meet at the end of the month under the library tent on the last Tuesday at 6:00pm for a potluck meal at the library. Members are asked to pick one recipe and make it for the group to taste. The library will set the table and provide drinks.

Cookbooks available to borrow at the library!


Tues.,June 29th @6:00pm “How Easy is That?” by Ina Garten

Tues.,July 26th @6:00pm: “The Lost Kitchen” by Erin French

Tues., August 30th @ 6:00pm:”Love and Lemon” by Jeanine Donofrio



This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is “Oceans of Possibilities”. Children ages 0-18 are encouraged to register for this amazing FREE program and sign up for creative crafts, fun activities, weekly raffles, and of course reading! Space is limited for some activities so come early for the best selection. Registration is required and done only in person. Free giveaway gift for the first 100 to sign up. We also have two bikes we are giving away on registration day as a raffle! Spend the summer reading and having fun at the library!

Get a head start and print the registration form out at home to bring with you! One per child please! Calendar of activities below. Come sign up for them all!!

SRP registration form 2022

Drop into to the library Saturday, May 7th from 10-1 to make a Mother’s Day Card and small bouquet. While supplies last! One card per family please.

With great anticipation, the staff of the Daland Memorial Library have been preparing for the return of Wizarding Week! Student registration is full and all of the professors have their lesson plans ready!  Listen in to hear from a returning student, a prefect, and Head Mistress Clearwater herself. It’s going to be an amazing vacation week!

Amy’s Book Recommendations

Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwartz

Magic Air Liars by Sarah Gailey

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Berry

Her Majesty’s Royal Coven by Juno Dawson

Acts of Violet by Margarita Montimore