Regi Carpenter - Stories that Sneak in the Dark

Regi has been a storyteller for over 20 years. She started as many tellers do telling only traditional material to kids in schools and at libraries. Regi has toured throughout the country and to Mexico, China, Costa Rica, Columbia, and England telling stories to students from pre-K to seniors. She has won numerous awards for her telling including Parent's Choice Gold, Storytelling World, Parents' Guide to Children's Media, and a Leonard Bernstein Teaching Fellowship.

Just enter the passcode "regi8833" to watch and enjoy!


Board Meeting

The Board of Directors April 7th board meeting will be held via a conference call beginning at 11AM. If you would like to join this virtual meeting, please e-mail us for the code.


Depauville Free Library’s writers group, 

Write on the River,

meets monthly at the library.

The next meeting is on March 18 at 2:30pm.

New members are welcome!



The HO Model Train Club meets from 3:45pm to 5:00pm


Youth Chess meets from 5:30pm to 7:00 pm

on the following Tuesdays:

March 10

March 24

April 7

May 5

May 19

June 2

June 30

The Chess Club is open to any level player, ages 7 to 17, or stop in just to play a game or two.

The Train Club is open to people of all ages interested in trains, model building, history,

carpentry, art, or having fun.

New members are always welcome.


Enjoy Depauville Library events on YouTube ...

Local history, musical performances, poets, and storytellers.



Award-winning storyteller Regi Carpenter


Performs her tale, Snap!

August 22, 2013



Ken Knapp on the Archaeology of the 1000 Islands


 "The First Boat People"

Presented in two parts.

April 2012


"Ancient Man in the Thousand Islands"

May 2013 


  "A Tour of Grindstone Island in the Footsteps of the First People"

 Featuring the Grindstone Island arrowhead collection of Will Salisbury.

2019 International Archaeology Day



Dean Wilkie on the History of Depauville


The History of the Depauville Theater Curtain

Presented in two parts.

October 2010


The Depauville Theater Curtain Revisited

September 2011



Guitarist Gary Walts


Gary Walts playing Fernando Sor Study #2 from Segovia Edition

August 2012



Other events can be found at


Stargazers Wanted!

Depauville Free Library is working with local, sidewalk astronomer, Tom Aiken, to organize looks into the night sky.

We are asking that interested stargazers send their email addresses to so we can send out word when and where Tom will be setting up his telescope. Since good observations depend upon good weather conditions, emails are the best way to organize a star party at a moments notice.

Tom Aiken and his Dobsonian telescope that took him 20 years to build, have logged many hours introducing people to celestial wonders. The telescope uses a mirrored system as opposed to lenses and is designed to be portable and with a large aperture. It’s good for observing dim, deep sky objects, like the belts, the rings, around Saturn and the moons circling around the planets.

Set up like a gun turret, with a simple mount that rotates vertically and horizontially, the Dobsonian telescope, first created by John Dobson in the 1960s, allows side-to-side motion to vary the azimuth or compass bearing in any direction and up-and-down flexibility to vary the altitude or angle of elevation of the insturment.

You can bring your own telescope or binochulars, too. Which ever you decide, the  following are some of the highlights we hope to observe in the upcoming year.


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