An Evening at the Library
On the first Saturday each December, the Kellogg-Hubbard is transformed into an inviting and glamorous venue, complete with live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and honored guest speakers.
Enjoy the building's elegant architecture and warm ambiance, while mingling with fellow library lovers among the stacks! This is one of central Vermont's most beloved gala events.
On Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6:30pm we will honor local author Rowan Jacobsen.
Rowan is the author of , , He has written for the , , and others, and his work has been anthologized in The and collections. He has won a couple of James Beard Awards, an IACP award, and some others. His piece received the Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers for best adventure story of the year, and his piece was named best magazine piece of the year by the . He was an fellow, writing about endangered diversity on the borderlands between India, Myanmar, and China, and a , writing about the disruptive potential of plant-based proteins. was named a Best Book of 2014 by the NPR, and others.
Now in its eleventh year,An Evening at the Libraryis an important fundraiser for the library. Complete with food, drink and a presentation by Rowan, this catered gala marks the beginning of the holiday season and is a popular social event in our community. This festive event is widely publicized and draws as many as 300 people—most of them from the communities we serve: Montpelier, Berlin,Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex and Worcester.
All proceeds benefit the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.
Our generous sponsors for An Evening at the Library 2015 were: