Tuesday, April 22, 10:30 AM
Earth Day Storytime
Come join Librarian Linda for a Storytime celebrating the green world! Ages birth to 5.Then go Hug a Tree (seriously, do it).
Thursday, April 24. 10:30 AM
PoemCity: Poem in Your Pocket Storytime Celebration
Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with a special poetry story time. Enjoy poems and a craft in celebration of National Poetry Month, PoemCity, and Poem in Your Pocket Day, when everyone is encouraged to carry a favorite poem and share it with friends and neighbors.
Friday, April 25, 10:30 AM
Storytime at the Library
Join us for stories, songs, and silliness at Storytime! Ages birth to 5 welcome.
Saturday, April 26, 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Springtime Family Music Soiree with Summit School
Rollicking family fun featuring music, dancing, and the wonderful talent of Montpelier's Summit School for Traditional Music!
Monday, April 21, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Death and Rebirth: Facing Fear and Finding Hope
Enrich your everyday experiences with an exploration of the natural cycle of life, death, and rebirth from a Buddhist perspective. Through this series, Venerable Amy Miller combines her experience of hospice work and knowledge of Buddhist philosophy to provide a heart-warming and realistic approach to this challenging topic. Learn skillful means for making the most of this inevitable transition. Venerable Amy Miller, the Director of Milarepa Center in Barnet, Vermont, did extensive hospice work in San Francisco during the peak of the AIDS epidemic and has been leading workshops on this topic, as well as Buddhist philosophy and meditation, since the early 90's.
Wednesday, April 23, 7:00 PM
PoemCity: Winter Ready
Leland Kinsey reads from his newest book, Winter Ready.
Thursday, April 24, 7:00 PM
PoemCity: The Poetry of William Carlos Williams
UVM English professor Huck Gutman gives a presentation on modern American poet William Carlos Williams. He will have copies of five poems for people to read and discuss.
Friday, April 25, 12:00 to 1:00 PM
PoemCity: Brown Bag Poetry: Card Catalog Poetry Writing
Bring your lunch and take a break from your work day in this group writing session using the library's retired card catalog as a prompt. There are thousands from which to choose.
Saturday, April 26, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
PoemCity: The Nature of Poetry
Join other nature and poetry enthusiasts for a celebration of these two great forces united. Bring your favorite nature poem to share or just come to listen. Poet and nature-lover Michelle A.L. Singer will lead the group in a casual exploration of nature in poems followed by a nature walk and writing exercise, weather permitting. No registration necessary.
Check out the article on PoemCity, written by Julia Shipley, that is featured in the March/April issue of PoemCity!
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