The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945

March 21 - May 1, 2022

The Fletcher Free Library is honored to host an exhibit from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County called The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945. The exhibit is comprised of 40 panels on the Nazi Holocaust.  The Courage to Remember has been exhibited on six continents and seen by millions of people.

Exhibit Tours with Aaron Goldberg on Tuesdays at 4pm, and by appointment.  Contact Barbara at bshatara@burlingtonvt.gov

Starting March 21st, the public may tour the exhibit displayed throughout the Library during our normal hours. 

An opening reception was held on Thursday, March 24th at 6:30pm in the Main Reading Room.  The reception featured opening statements by Mayor Miro Weinberger and the Library Director, Mary Danko, and a keynote address by Ambassador Madeleine May Kunin, with an introduction by Senator Kesha Ram Hinsdale.

Watch the video below for more on the exhibit.

Associated Programming

March 24, 6:30 PM  Exhibit Opening Reception   Main Reading Room

March 28, 4:00 PM  Book Discussion of MAUS by Art Spiegelman   Pickering Room

March 29, 4:00 PM  Anne Frank House VR Experience    Pickering Room

March 29, 6:30 PM  Films of the German Occupation, French Resistance and Collaboration with Rick Winston   Pickering 

March 30, 6:00 PM  Film Screening of Au Revoir Les Enfants   Community Room

March 31, 3:30 PM  Anne Frank House VR Experience    Pickering Room

April 6, 6:00 PM     Film Screening: Final Account   Community Room

April 7, 6:30 PM     All I Didn’t Know: Author Talk with Alexander Wolff      Main Reading Room

April 12, 6:30 PM   Tales of an Accidental Historian:What My Mother Didn’t Know about Her Own Holocaust Survival

                                with Author K. Heidi Fishman    Main Reading Room

April 13, 6:30 PM    Book Discussion of Endpapers by Alexander Wolff    Virtual Program

April 19, 6:00 PM    Book Discussion of Salt To the Sea by Ruta Septys   Pickering Room

April 25, 4:00 PM  Anne Frank House VR Experience    Pickering Room

April 26, 6:30PM     Jewish Experience Through Creativity   Pickering Room

April 27, 6:30PM     Premier Screening of Three Minutes: A Lengthening...     Fletcher Room

April 28, 7:00 PM     Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance   Main Reading Room

                   

Thank You to Our Sponsor:

Northfield Savings Bank

Thank you to Our Partners:

Vermont Holocaust Memorial

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

The Media Factory

 

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.