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January 2016

Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

January 26, 2016
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Before UVM professor Emily Bernard's First Wednesdays talk on February 3, join the Norwich Public Library in reading and discussing Toni Morrison's classic novel. Books available on loan in advance. Read More »

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February 2016

Book Discussion: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

February 17, 2016
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Miguel de Cervantes’s classic novel, now 400 years old, is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written. This modern translation by Edith Grossman provides material for several discussion sessions. Read More »

March 2016

Book Discussion: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

March 9, 2016
7:00 pm

Miguel de Cervantes’s classic novel, now 400 years old, is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written. This modern translation by Edith Grossman provides material for several discussion sessions. Read More »

Book Discussion: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

March 30, 2016
7:00 pm

Miguel de Cervantes’s classic novel, now 400 years old, is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written. This modern translation by Edith Grossman provides material for several discussion sessions. Read More »

April 2016

Book Discussion: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

April 20, 2016
7:00 pm

Miguel de Cervantes’s classic novel, now 400 years old, is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written. This modern translation by Edith Grossman provides material for several discussion sessions. Read More »

September 2016

Book Discussion: Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope

September 22, 2016
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

October 2016

Book Discussion: Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope

October 6, 2016
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope

October 27, 2016
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

March 2017

Book Discussion: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

March 2, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

March 23, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

April 2017

Book Discussion: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

April 17, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

September 2017

Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

September 11, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

October 2017

Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

October 9, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

October 30, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

November 2017

Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

November 20, 2017
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

December 2017

Book Discussion: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

December 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

February 2018

Book Discussion: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

February 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

March 2018

Book Discussion: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

March 5, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

March 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

April 2018

Book Discussion: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

April 9, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

September 2018

Book Discussion: Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

September 10, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

October 2018

Book Discussion: Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

October 8, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

October 29, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

November 2018

Book Discussion: Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

November 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many. Read More »

February 2019

Book Discussion: The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

February 20, 2019
7:00 pm

A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

Vermont Reads: Graphic Novel Read-In

February 21, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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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Vermont Reads March: Book One Discussion

February 28, 2019
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: Social Justice Family Sing-Along

March 8, 2019
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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Book Discussion: Crossers by Philip Caputo

March 13, 2019
7:00 pm

A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

Social Justice Film Series: Cesar Chavez

March 24, 2019
1:00 pm

Join Norwich Public Library for the Social Justice Film series screening of Cesar Chavez. Famed labor organizer and civil-rights activist Cesar Chavez (Michael Peña) is torn between his duty to his family and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Read More »

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April 2019

Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

April 10, 2019
7:00 pm

A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

Book Discussion: Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

April 24, 2019
7:00 pm

A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

September 2019

Book Discussion: One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

September 11, 2019
7:00 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

Book Discussion: Growing Up by Russell Baker

September 30, 2019
7:00 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

October 2019

Book Discussion: The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams

October 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

November 2019

Book Discussion: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

November 11, 2019
7:00 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

July 2020

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: The Lake on Fire by Rosellen Brown

July 20
7:00 pm

Part of the Gilded Age: Then and Now series. This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

August 2020

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

August 10
7:00 pm

Part of the Gilded Age: Then and Now series. This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood and the Crime of the Century by Howard Blum

August 31
7:00 pm

Part of the Gilded Age: Then and Now series. This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

September 2020

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: The Maze of Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith

September 21
7:00 pm

Part of the Gilded Age: Then and Now series. This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

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