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February 2019

Vermont’s Musical Ladies

February 17
5:00 pm
Image of Linda Radtke singing

Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, joined by pianist Arthur Zorn, explores the contributions of Vermont women to the traditions of parlor songs, women’s club music contests, and social reform efforts. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

February 18
10:30 am

Part of the International Migrations series. To or from the United States, spanning India, Cuba, Greece, and Ireland, this series of Pulitzer-winning works spotlights characters in the midst of broader migrations. Read More »

Northern Vermont University at Lyndon Veterans Book Group

Image of veterans' hands clasped behind back

VHC’s Veterans Book Groups create an opportunity for veterans to connect with each other, build relationships, read insightful materials, and share experiences. The group’s explorations include 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 »

Vermont Reads Community Book Discussion

February 19
5:00 pm

Please join us for a community discussion of the 2019 Vermont Reads title March: Book One by John Lewis. Please stop in for a copy of the book. This is an informal group, all ages welcome and encouraged. Read More »

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Book Discussion: The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

February 20
7:00 pm

A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

Vermont Reads March Book Discussion

February 21
10:30 am

February is John Lewis month at the Rochester Public Library. The monthly History Book Club will be reading his graphic novel, March, along with his biography, Walking With the Wind, and meet February 21 to discuss. Read More »

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Vermont Reads: Graphic Novel Read-In

February 21
1:00 pm

Imagine an afternoon spent in a cozy spot, reading one graphic novel after the other. We’re about to make this dream a reality. Kids eight and up can join us for our first ever Read-in. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion by Edward J. Larson

February 21
6:30 pm

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

Women Veterans Book Group 2018

February 22
12:30 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. Participants receive free copies of all readings. Open to all US military women veterans. The group is free, but pre-registration is required. Read More »

Vermont Reads Movie Night: Batkid Begins

February 22
1:00 pm

Batkid Begins is a 2015 American documentary film that follows Miles Scott, an American child and cancer survivor. His wish was to be "Batkid," a sidekick of the eponymous comic book superhero Batman. Once the request went out, thousands of volunteers, city officials, businesses and supporters rallied to turn San Francisco, California into "Gotham City." Read More »

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