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Groton Free Public Library

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Groton, VT 05046 United States

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December 2017

The Genealogy of Happiness: From Aristotle to Positive Psychology

December 9
4:00 pm
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What is happiness? Can it be measured? And what is the relationship between happiness and virtue, money, pleasure, relationships, mindfulness, and satisfaction? This program with William Edelglass will begin with an overview of different conceptions of happiness in Western philosophy, religion, and political theory. Read More »

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Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film

December 14
6:00 pm
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Vermont has been a featured location in Hollywood movies for nearly a century. Amanda Kay Gustin of the Vermont Historical Society will provide background and share clips ranging chronologically from 1919’s Way Down East to 2005’s Thank You for Smoking. Read More »

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