Wednesday, February 25 at 5:30 PM
Library Committee Meeting
Open to the public.
Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00PM
First Wednesdays - Merton, Meditation, and More: The Appeal of Buddhism in the West
The Buddhist tradition is well-established in the United States, among Buddhists and others, such as Catholic monk and author Thomas Merton, who engaged in Buddhism without conversion. Middlebury College religion professor Elizabeth Morrison considers what has emerged from the West’s encounter with Buddhism.
Underwriter: Gil Steil Associates
Friday, March 6 at 7:00PM
Dana Caspersen - Choreographic Public Dialogue
Dana is a conflict specialist, author, and performing artist. Her work focuses on
empowering people to transform conflict from the inside: changing the
conversation by changing their own actions and approach.
Sponsors: St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, St. Johnsbury Academy, and Catamount Arts.
Reception sponsored by the Ned and Sarah Handy Fund for Dance and presented by
St. Johnsbury Academy Culinary Arts Program.
Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 PM
Arts and Culture Series - Gaming Culture with Robby Gilbert
Robby Gilbert, M.Ed., Department of Visual Arts at LSC will discuss the many aspects of contemporary gaming culture. Series Sponsor: Philip and Marylou Meyer.
Wednesday, April 1 at 7:00PM
First Wednesdays - Homer’s Odyssey, Narratives of Return for Combat Veterans
Dartmouth Classics professor Roberta Stewart describes her work with veterans and examines what the story of Odysseus’s long journey home from war has to say to combat veterans, and to all of us.
Underwriter: Passumpsic Savings Bank Member FDIC
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00PM
First Wednesdays - Margaret Bourke-White, Courageous Photographer
Actress and educator Sally Matson portrays Margaret Bourke-White, whose influential images of industry, war zones, and world leaders established her as a groundbreaking photographer in the 1930s to 1950s.
Underwriter: Merchants Bank