First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Middlebury First Wednesdays

Venue: Ilsley Public Library

75 Main Street, Middlebury
Library phone: (802) 388-4095
Library website
Directions to the library


First Wednesdays is supported in part by the National Life Group Foundation and the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont Department of Libraries.

Series Underwriter: The Residence at Otter Creek

Program Underwriters: A Friend of the Series, Steven Jupiter Gallery, Structural Energy Corp., Tapia & Huckabay, P.C.

Library Underwriters: Friends of Ilsley Library

Printed Middlebury First Wednesdays brochure

Download the 2016-2017 Middlebury Schedule (PDF)

All First Wednesdays events are free and open to the public!

Wed 07

What If Poor Women Ran the World?

June 7
7:00 pm
Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury
Labor historian Annelise Orleck tells the story of nine African-American union maids in Las Vegas during the 1970’s who challenged welfare cuts and built a long-lasting, vibrant anti-poverty program run by poor mothers. Read More »