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Varnum Memorial Library

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194 Main St
Jeffersonville, VT 05464 United States
http://thevarnum.org/

November 2019

The Western Abenaki: History and Culture

November 2
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville
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Who were the native people of Vermont and how did they live? This lecture, by Jeanne Brink, examines the importance in Abenaki society of elders and children, the environment, and the continuance of lifeways and traditions. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Summer by Edith Wharton

November 9
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville

Part of the Romantic Ideal series. The characters in these works seek out their ideal of love, happiness, and fulfillment with consequences that are by turns bittersweet, tragic, noble, unconventional, and even comic. But can an ideal ever be met? Read More »

The Western Abenaki Today

November 16
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville
Image of Abenaki man in traditional dress

Where are the Abenaki today and what are they doing? Jeanne Brink discusses the Abenaki of the twenty-first century and the many different programs and projects in which they are involved to maintain and preserve their culture, traditions, and language in today's fast changing world. Read More »

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December 2019

Book Discussion: The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald

December 14
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville

Part of the Romantic Ideal series. The characters in these works seek out their ideal of love, happiness, and fulfillment with consequences that are by turns bittersweet, tragic, noble, unconventional, and even comic. But can an ideal ever be met? Read More »

January 2020

Book Discussion: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

January 11, 2020
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville

Part of the Romantic Ideal series. The characters in these works seek out their ideal of love, happiness, and fulfillment with consequences that are by turns bittersweet, tragic, noble, unconventional, and even comic. But can an ideal ever be met? Read More »

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