Upcoming Adult Programs

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 7pm

Repeopling Vermont: How We Got to Where We Are

Historians Paul Searls and Amanda Gustin lead a conversation about the changing face of Vermont and the efforts to bring much-needed development while preserving Vermont’s rural values.

 

This is a First Wednesdays program.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7pm

League of Women Voters Criminal Justice Series

Prison Health Care

A panel discussion on prison health care moderated by Susan Clark, town moderator for Middlesex and author of All Those in Favor and Slow Democracy. Panelists will include Ed Paquin executive director of Disability Rights Vermont, Emily Tredeau from the Vermont Defender General’s Office, Dr. Delores Burroughs-Byron, physician and former health director for Vermont’s Department of Corrections (DOC), Judy Henkin, DOC Deputy Commissioner, and Tina Hagen, a senior investigator with Disability Rights Vermont. They will address access to health care, opiate treatment, disability, and aging, among other topics.

January 22 – Implicit Bias 

 

February 12 – Racial Bias in Criminal Justice in Vermont 

 

March 11 – Transitioning Back to the

Community after Incarceration 

 

The Speaker Series is free and open to the public with dedicated time for questions. For more information please call 802.229.4737 or email lwvofvt@gmail.com.

Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6pm

LGBTQ Book & Film Series

Nancy Schulz will lead the discussion of Tell It to the Bees (2018), a British drama film directed by Annabel Jankel and starring Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger. The screenplay is by Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth and based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Fiona Shaw.

 

Part of the LGBTQ Book & Film series co-sponsored by the

Unitarian Church of Montpelier.   

2019 – 2020 LGBTQ Book & Film Series

 

Tell It to the Bees

(Film-drama)

November 18, 6:00 pm

 

Girls Made of Stars

(YA novel)

February 3, 6:30 pm

 

The Gospel of Eureka (Documentary)

March 9, 6:00 pm    

Monday, November 25, 2019 at 2-7pm

Puzzle Swap

Just in time for the holidays, a chance to pass along puzzles you are done with and pick up something new! All are welcome to donate gently used and complete puzzles and/or grab a puzzle or two new to you. Stop by anytime between 2-7 p.m. in the Hayes Room to drop, or shop.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7pm

Policing and Community in Vermont

 

Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo discusses criminal justice, health, and safety in the Queen City, and how citizens and police can work together innovatively for safer and healthier communities.

 

This is a First Wednesdays program.

Wednesay, December 11, 2019 at 1:30pm

Getting to Know Libby with Steve Picazio

 

Learn how you can use your library card to download ebooks and audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, or ereader – all for free! This will be a hands-on workshop for anyone interested in using the Libby app, which offers library card holders access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks. Bring your smartphone, tablet, or ereader with you and leave ready to read or listen to your favorite authors. Hosted by Kellogg-Hubbard Head Circulation Librarian, Steve Picazio.

Poetry Club 

Mondays, 12 noon-1pm

   

Join this informal gathering of people who enjoy reading and writing poetry. Come listen or share one of your poems or that of someone else. This is not an in-depth workshop.  

Bring your lunch and meet in the Hayes Room. 

Adults of all ages are welcome.

 

Co-sponsored by the Montpelier Senior Activity Center and KHL.