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Ongoing Children's Events
Tuesdays 3 PM: LEGO Challenge!
The first 15 minutes is a challenge issued by the facilitator, followed by 45 minutes of free play.
Wednesdays 10:30 AM: Toddler Time
Free Play and read together with your kids. This is an opportunity for parents and other caregivers to meet.
Fridays 10:30 AM: Acorn Club Storytime
Recommended for small children up to age 4.
Nursing and pregnant mothers encouraged to attend. Children welcome.
Silly Saturdays Play Group: April 9, 30, May 14, June 11, 10:30 am
For children up to age 6. Fun-themed activity and snack provided.
Arts & Culture Series: A monthly lecture on a wide variety of topics
Readings in the Gallery Series: Poets read their works in our unique Gallery
Continua: Hospice Choir
The local hospice choir Continua is a group of twenty-one volunteer singers now entering its 11th year of service, providing music for comfort and support at the bedsides of those facing the end of life. Small groups of four to six members sing for patients and their families in private homes, nursing homes, hospitals and rehabilitation centers.
Julia Shipley and Florence Fogelin
Julia Shipley is an independent journalist and author of The Academy of Hay, winner of the 2014 Julia Shipley is an independent journalist and author of The Academy of Hay, winner of the 2014 Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize and Adam's Mark, named a Best Book of 2014 by the The Boston Globe. Winner of the 2006 Ralph Nading Hill Award and two-time recipient of Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Community Fund grants, she was also awarded The Frost Place's Grace Paley Poetry Fellowship, as well as fellowships to The Center for Book Arts and The Studios at Key West.
Visit Julia Shipley's Website
A wine reception follows.
Monday, June 20, 11 am: Summer Reading Program Kickoff
With Michael Clough, Assistant Director of the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
Clough will present a program about animal athletes; his special guest will be an eagle!
Wednesday, June 22, 11 am: Summer Reading Program for Elementary Kids
Wednesday, June 22, 1 pm: Summer Reading for Tweens
Chard deNoird, Vermont Poet Laureate
Chard deNiord was born on December 17, 1952, in New Haven, Connecticut, and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he attended Lynchburg College.DeNiord graduated from Lynchburg College in 1975 and went on to earn his MDiv from Yale Divinity School in 1978. deNiord taught at private schools for over a decade while publishing his poems. In 1990, he published his first poetry collection, Asleep in the Fire (University of Alabama Press, 1990), while teaching comparative religions and philosophy at the Putney School in Vermont.
In 2002, DeNiord co-founded the New England College MFA program in poetry, which he directed until 2007. DeNiord is currently a professor of English at Providence College and the poet laureate of Vermont.
A wine reception follows.
Last update: 6/1/16