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April 11 — Bringing Wonder to Life. A Vermont Reads Event. Sam Drazin of Changing Perspectives will use his personal experiences to help participants in this all-ages program learn more about the challenges faced by Auggie, the main character of Wonder. Hosted by the Gilbert Hart Library. Wallingford, Town Hall, 75 School St, 3:30 pm. Wendy Savery, (802) 446-2685.

April 17 — Arming the Union: Vermont Gunmakers and the Technology that Shaped America. During the Civil War, the Union army fielded more than two million men, most of them armed with newly made, highly accurate rifles. In this illustrated lecture, historian and museum curator Carrie Brown explores the critical role that Windsor, Vermont, played in producing technology that won the war and changed American life and popular culture even after the war ended. Hosted by the Pawlett Historical Society. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School St, 7:00 pm. Steve Williams, (802) 645-9529.

April 23 — Book Discussion: Wonder. A Vermont Reads Event. Join our all-ages conversation facilitated by the librarian. Bring your reactions and read-alikes and leave with further ideas. Hosted by the Gilbert Hart Library. Wallingford, Gilbert Hart Library, 14 S Main St, 3:30 pm. Wendy Savery, (802) 446-2685.

April 23 — Film Screening: The King's Speech. A Vermont Reads Event. Based on the true story of King George VI, who suffered from a debilitating speech impediment, and his quest to find his voice. Hosted by the Maclure Library. Pittsford, Maclure Library, 840 Arch Street, 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Bonnie Stewart, (802) 483-2972.

April 30 — Film Screening: I Am Sam. A Vermont Reads Event. A mentally challenged man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family. Hosted by the Maclure Library. Pittsford, Maclure Library, 840 Arch Street, 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Bonnie Stewart, (802) 483-2972.

May 7 — The Memoir Boom: Who, What, Why. Dartmouth professor and experimental memoirist Irene Kacandes discusses current approaches to life writing and considers why we continue to love reading about others’ lives.A First Wednesdays lecture. Hosted by the Rutland Free Library. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St, 7:00 pm. Randal Smathers, (802) 773-1860.

May 7 — "What is Kindness" Art Show Open House. A Vermont Reads Event. Help celebrate our challenge: to create a piece of artwork that shows what kindness looks like. There will be photographs, paintings, and drawings by adults and elementary and middle school students. The artwork will be on display the month of May. Hosted by the Maclure Library. Pittsford, Maclure Library, 840 Arch Street, 6:00 pm. Bonnie Stewart, (802) 483-2972.

May 7 — Book Discussion: Wonder. A Vermont Reads Event. Join us for an evening of art, friends, and discussion to celebrate kindness and the story of Auggie. Discussion led by OVUHS teacher Michael Dwyer. Hosted by the Maclure Library. Pittsford, Maclure Library,  840 Arch Street, 6:30 pm. Bonnie Stewart, (802) 483-2972.

October 15 — Inventive Vermonters: A Sampling of Farm Tools and Implements. Vermonters have always been inventive, especially when it comes to agricultural innovations. Time- and labor-saving inventions that ease the hard work of farming have always been important in our rural, agricultural state. In this illustrated lecture, retired engineer Paul Wood presents a sampling of farm tools, implements, and artifacts invented or produced in Vermont, examining their use, uniqueness of design, and the often fascinating stories of the inventors themselves. Hosted by the Pawlett Historical Society. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School St, 2:00 pm. Steve Williams, (802) 645-9529.

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