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July 2016

Getting from Here to There: A History of Roads and Settlement in Vermont

July 26
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall, Wilmington

The difficulties of traveling in Vermont played a significant role in the state’s settlement, development, culture and politics. But Vermonters weren’t always eager to have good roads. Novelist Deborah Lee Luskin asks how is it we now drive cars in all seasons, in all weather, in all corners of the state? Read More »

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Veterans Book Group 2016: VA Medical and Regional Office Center

July 27
5:00 pm

Veterans Book Groups create an opportunity for veterans to explore books, poetry, articles, and short stories, with the goal of fostering camaraderie and a safe space to reflect and share ideas and questions. Read More »

Endurance Book Discussion

July 27
6:30 pm

**New Date!** Come share your response to the courage, perseverance, and foolhardiness displayed by Shackleton and his crew with a book discussion of Caroline Alexander's The Endurance. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Ahab’s Wife, or the Star-gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund

July 27
7:00 pm

Part of the Retellings series. These novels all re-imagine classic works of fiction, retelling them from a different character's perspective. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Growing Up by Russell Baker

July 27
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The following memoirs use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

Reading and Discussion: A Brother’s Blood by Michael White

July 28
7:00 pm

Part of the New England Uncovered series. What lies hidden beneath the popular images of New England with its white spires and Yankee frugality? More than meets the eye! Read More »

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Bookstock Literary Festival 2016

July 29 – July 31
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Green, Woodstock

Bookstock is a free, three-day event featuring 40 authors and poets reading from and discussing their work. Read More »

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August 2016

Book Discussion: Othello by William Shakespeare

August 3
7:00 pm

Join scholar Jim Schley and the Kimball Public Library for a two-part discussion of one of Shakespeare's most well-known tragedies. Read More »

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Book Discussion: The Armies of the Night by Norman Mailer

August 4
6:30 pm
Quechee Library, Quechee

The books in this series, comprised of Pulitzer-winning reporting and research, reveal facts and stories that continue to be relevant years after they were brought to the surface. Read More »

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The Finest Hours: The True Story Behind the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue

August 4
7:00 pm
Davies Memorial Library, Lower Waterford
Image of boat sinking

Author Michael Tougias tells the story of the historic rescue of 70 sailors on two sinking ships during a 1952 blizzard off the coast of New England. Read More »

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