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April 2017

Fairfax Community Library Poetry Station

April 1 – April 30

In celebration of National Poetry Month and Vermont Reads Brown Girl Dreaming, the Fairfax Community Library will host a poetry station for the month of April. Patrons are encouraged to submit their own poems relating to personal memories. Read More »

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Poetry Writing Workshop with Ina Anderson

April 23
2:00 pm

Sharon poet Ina Anderson offers a free two-hour poetry writing workshop in a supportive setting for poets of all ages and abilities. Part of PoemTown Randolph. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Selected Works of Flannery O’Connor

April 24
6:30 pm

This series reflects both the short story’s 19th century roots and its later development as a 20th century art form. Read More »

Book Discussion: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver

April 24
7:30 pm

This series explores how different authors and communities understand the multiple definitions and connotations of ecological sustainability and try to make it work in the world. Read More »

Book Discussion: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver

April 24
7:30 pm

This series explores how different authors and communities understand the multiple definitions and connotations of ecological sustainability and try to make it work in the world. Read More »

Dinner with Southern Vermont Poets

April 25
6:00 pm
Saap Restaurant, Randolph

Southern Vermont poets Megan Buchanan, Verandah Porche, and Diana Whitney read from their work at Saap Restaurant. Dinner at 6:00, followed by readings at 7:00. Dinner reservations are required and can be made by calling Saap at 802-565-8292. Part of PoemTown Randolph. Read More »

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Book Discussion: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

April 25
7:00 pm

The Booker Prize has achieved respect that rivals the Pulitzer. Graham Swift, who won the Booker in 1996, singled it out as the finest accolade a writer can receive. "It's the one which, if we're completely honest, we most covet." Read More »

Acoustic Archeology: Impressions of Ancient Greek Music

April 25
7:00 pm
ArtsRiot, Burlington
Image of statue with lyre

How do we know what ancient music sounded like? Join UVM classics professor John Franklin for an entertaining exploration of ancient sounds. Part of the Ideas on Tap conversation series, held in partnership with the University of Vermont Humanities Center. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Angle of Repose by Wallace Earle Stegner

April 26
7:00 pm

One biography each year is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, but these character studies wouldn't count—each is a Pulitzer-winning work of fiction, with portions based on one person's real life story. Read More »

Book Discussion: Night on Fire by Ronald Kidd

April 27
12:00 pm

Ronald Kidd's acclaimed novel takes a young adult's perspective on the 1961 Freedom Rides in Anniston, Alabama. Discussions begin at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Read More »

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