It’s an age-old tradition for parents to read to their kids at bedtime,
but finding children’s books with Jewish themes can be a challenge in
Vermont. So, many families are turning to the PJ Library, which sends
out free children’s books devoted to Jewish stories and holidays.
Each Vermont town independently operates its own library. This set up makes
each library unique to its community, but it also puts limits on the
amount of resources the library can offer and on the ability of staff to
meet increasingly technical community needs.
A bad economy means more and more people are turning to resources at their local libraries. We talk with State Librarian Martha Reid, and library directors Jerry Carbone and Cindy Karasinski. Also, a look at how well funded the state’s pension and benefits funds are.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
More than a third of Vermont’s schools failed to make progress in the past year toward
increasing their students’ test scores.The Vermont House has approved legislation that makes all
library records confidential, unless a judge issues a warrant for the