Story Time in the Children's Library

Beginning Friday, Sept. 5th, storytime will be on hold. MacKenzie's last day is the 4th, and our new Youth Services Librarian is beginning in October. But don't despair! Storytime will be back, so be sure to stay tuned.

Events Calendar

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Thursday, September 4 at 7:00PM

Great Recent Discoveries in Vermont Archaeology

Join professional archaeologists as they discuss some of the most important archaeological discoveries in Vermont over the past year. Topics include the Swanton Route 78 project, the ever changing technology used in the field and laboratory, and much more! There will also be a Q&A session at the end, so come prepared with questions! For more information call 802- 479-1928 or email

Thursday, September 9,   6:00-8:00 PM

Social Media Surgery

Are you flummoxed by Facebook, can't work out what everyone's Tweeting about, or have fallen off a blog? If so, plan to attend one of the Vermont Digital Economy Project's upcoming Social Media Surgeries. At this hands on, action oriented workshop, there will be volunteer “surgeons” who can explain things, show you how to get started, unstick you if you‘re stuck, or just help you think through why you might use any of these social media tools in the first place.
Is your organization in need of a social media makeover? Don’t worry about it for another moment. Join us at a “Social Media Surgery” results-oriented workshop near you. Register now.  For more information visit

Saturday, September 13,  3:00 PM

Birchsong -- Poetry Centered in Vermont

A special event in the Athenaeum’s Readings in the Gallery series presents poets from throughout Vermont reading their work from the collection, Birchsong—Poetry Centered in Vermont.  A book singing and reception will follow the reading. Sponsored by the Fund for Poetry. For more information call Shara McCaffrey at 802-748-8291, Ext. 302 or email

Wednesday, September 17    Readings in the Gallery

George Mathon and William Graham

George Mathon retired to his writing in 2005. He was born and still lives summers in Vermont, at Joe's Pond in West Danville. He winters in Florida and other warm weather locations. A graduate of the University of Vermont, he’s traveled extensively since his 30's, exploring many of the natural wonders and ancient native ruins in the United States, especially in the northeast, the southwest, and in Hawaii and Florida. These places appear prominently in his poetry and provide venues for many of his poems.His published works include Entering The Forest in 2005, and Chickadees in 2010. He’s currently working on poems for a third book, called Love Is Like A Doughnut.

Poet, novelist and travel writer William Graham holds a BA and MA in English and a MS in Communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.   He lives in Stowe, Vermont.  He is the author of over 20 books of poetry and fiction and numerous travel articles.  He will be reading from his most recent books of poetry: The Storm Subsides: 50 Poems of Passion and Protest, The Love Poet of Vermont, and A Good Place to Wake Up: Vermont Poems.


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