First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Brattleboro First Wednesdays

Venue: Brooks Memorial Library

224 Main Street, Brattleboro
Library phone: (802) 254-5290
Library website
Directions to the library

First Wednesdays talks will resume in October, 2017.

Our 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season has ended. We’ll announce the 2017-2018 lectures in August, and the new series will begin in October.

Watch a video from the 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season

David Brancaccio, host of NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report, considers one way our democracy might get beyond the short-term focus of politics and address long-term challenges such as sustainability, infrastructure, education, and healthcare. It’s an approach once suggested to him by a beloved American author.

This video was recorded at the Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, VT on November 2, 2016.

See more recorded 2016-2017 First Wednesdays talks.