South Hero Scholastic Chess Tournament

July 23rd, 2022 9:00 AM

Grades 5th-12th 2022-23

Location: Worthen Library, 28 Community Lane, South Hero

Format: Five Rounds. Swiss Pairing. two sections, 5-8 and 9-12, pairings by grades not rating. For more information please visit the Swiss Pairing explanation at

Entry Fee: $10 No day of tournament entry.

For more information and to register please email Please include the participant’s name and grade. Please let me know if you are going to Venmo the entry fee to @Katherine-Hayward-2, or mail a check to Samuel Hayward 587 West Shore South Hero, VT 05486

June Events

**For the Month of June we’ll be accepting books in good condition for our book sale**

Thursday June 2nd 3:30pm: 
Bubble Art – We’ll be making art with bubbles and straws

Thursday June 9th 3:30pm: Paracord Bracelets – Amazing, powerful, colorful bracelets 

Tuesday June 14th 6pm: Trustees Meeting – Join us, it’s fun!

Wednesday June 15th 6:30pm: Gardening for Pollinators with Charlie Nardozzi – What should you plantto attract pollinators to your yard and garden?What do pollinators need for shelter, nesting sites, and habitat? Learn about all aspects of growing and maintaining a pollinator garden with Emmy award-winning, nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, radio and television personality Charlie Nardozzi.

Saturday June 18th 10am: Puppet Kabob & Summer Reading Kickoff! – Sarah from Puppetkabob will be helping us kick off summer reading by making puppets.

Wednesday June 22nd 2pm: 802 Reptiles – We’ll learn all about reptiles and get to see 6 live animals.
Wednesday June 22nd 6pm: Book Club – This month we’re reading “The Thursday Murder Club” by Richard Osman. Pick up your copy in the library today!

Thursday June 23rd 5pm: Let’s Go Fishing – Want to learn to fish? Want to improve your fishing skills? The Worthen is sponsoring Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s Lets Go Fishing clinic that will give you hands on experience and the confidence and skills to go fishing on your own. Location: Lower Lamoille River Access Area Class size is limited. Registration Required.

Friday June 24th 10am: Messy Morning – Fingerpainting! Jello! Shaving cream! We’ll be getting messy and having fun with all our best sensory play.

Saturday June 25th 10am: Rock Candy – Make your very own rock candy to take home with you!

Wednesday June 29th 10am: Tie Dye Party- We’re tie dying outside. Everyone will get a t-shirt or you can bring whites from home.

Wednesday June 29th 6:30pm: Michael Freed-Thall – Vermont’s own nationally-known author Michael Freed-Thall presents his latest book, Horodno Burning, a love letter to literature, freedom, and Jewish survival set in turbulent 19th century Russia.

Worthen Summer Speaker Series

Pre-registration for all events is encouraged.

Pre-registration for the Let’s Go Fishing Event is required.

Click here to register for Let’s Go Fishing!

Click here to register for Horodno Burning.

Click here to register for the Vermont Author Talk.

Click here to register for Ed Weed Fish Culture Station.

Click here to register for The Last Letter

Click here to register for memory Landscapes.

Click here to register for 33 Years of Influencing.

Geologic History & Hydrology of Lake Champlain.

The First Arsenal of Democracy: “High-Tech” in the Connecticut Valley, 1795-1900