Events

Wednesday, February 14 and 28 at 1 pm

Scribble Sisters. Location:  TBD

❤ Wednesday, February 21 at 1 pm
Book Group. Location: UU Meetinghouse
This month’s selection: When Two Feathers Fell From the Sky by Margaret Verble


Click on the image above to read a review from Kirkus Reviews.

❤ Sunday, February 25 at 1 pm. Location: UU Meetinghouse
The Freedom to Read: A Panel Discussion

This panel discussion, composed of area librarians, will explore the complex topic of intellectual freedom, including its history, recent challenges, and ways in which the public can help preserve this fundamental right.

Panelists:

Karson Kiesinger—BA, MA, MLIS is the Reference and Adult Services Librarian at the Bennington Free Library.

Jennie Rozycki—BA, MLIS is the Director of the John G. McCullough Free Library in North Bennington.

Wendy Sharkey—MS from Cranfield University and a recent graduate of the University of North Texas where she received her Masters in Library Science degree. Intellectual freedom and the freedom to read featured heavily in her courses and are subjects that are on every librarian’s radar.

Oceana Wilson—Dean of the Library at Bennington College, currently serves as the President of the Vermont Library Association.  Read her article about Banned Books.

About Our Spring Fling Tea (March 23 at 1 pm at The Barn)

❤ March 23 at 1 pm at The Barn

* Tea with performance by Phyllis Chapman (members and guests only—Head to Toe in the 19th Century—What They Wore, How They Wore it, and Why It Mattered.

April
TBA

May
Last Night at the Telegraph Club—Vermont Reads book selection and related events, 
including a cooking demonstration, a Vermont Humanities Council speaker on The Red Scare in the Green Mountains, a showing of the movie Carol, and a performance by a jazz band. Free copies of the book will be available. No need to read the book in order to participate in the events.

June
Annual Picnic