First Wednesdays Lecture Series

Free talks on the first Wednesday of the month, 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


Statewide Underwriters: The Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont Department of Libraries; The Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation.

Series Underwriter: The Residence at Otter Creek

Program Underwriters: A Friend of the Series; The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Pulitzer Prizes; Middlebury College and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Nancy Linkroum Pennell; Tapia & Huckabay, P.C.

Library Sponsors: Friends of the Ilsley Public Library

2020-2021 Season Has Ended

The 2020-2021 season of free First Wednesdays talks has come to a close. We will post the schedule for the 2021-2022 season in early September. The initial First Wednesdays talks of the new season will begin on October 6.