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February 2019

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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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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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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Social Justice Film Series: Milk

February 24
1:00 pm

Join Norwich Public Library for the Social Justice Film series screening of Milk. In 1972, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) and his then-lover Scott Smith leave New York for San Francisco, with Milk determined to accomplish something meaningful in his life. Snacks provided for this film screening. Read More »

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March: Book One Book Discussion

February 25
3:30 pm
Gilbert Hart Library, Wallingford

To help commemorate African-American History month, the library will hold a book discussion on this year's Vermont Reads title. Copies available at the library. Read More »

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Vermont Reads March: Book One Discussion

February 28
6:30 pm

Please join us as we read John Lewis’ March: Book One written with Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Nate Powell. Lisa and Lucinda will be facilitating the discussion. Come and share your thoughts on the various historical themes represented and the many diverse and visually engaging aspects of this graphic novel. Read More »

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March 2019

Vermont Reads: Cartooning Workshop with Rachel Lindsay

March 2
10:00 am

Since the Vermont Reads 2019 book is a graphic novel, Waterbury Public Library offers the community a chance to explore the art of cartooning. Participants will develop character, scenario, and plot with artist, author, and cartoonist Rachel Lindsay. The program is geared toward teens and tweens. Read More »

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Vermont Reads: Social Justice Family Sing-Along

March 8
4:00 pm

Come raise your voice if you've got one! We'll spend the afternoon singing songs focusing on social change and equality. Featuring the music of Pete Seeger, Joni Mitchell and Woody Guthrie. Read More »

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A History of the Concept of Race

March 13
6:00 pm
Image of multiple faces combined

Professor William Edelglass will trace the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today. Read More »

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