Monday Mornings: Weekly Community Discussions on Current Events (formerly State of the World)

These weekly meetings resume on the Library Lawn!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday until Thu Dec 31 2020.
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, December 28, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Food For Talk Cookbook Book Club: Pasta Grannies: The Official Cookbook: The Secrets of Italy's Best Home Cooks

About Pasta Grannies: The Official Cookbook: The Secrets of Italy's Best Home Cooks by Vicky Bennison

Learn how to make pasta like Italian nonnas do. Inspired by the hugely popular YouTube channel of the same name, Pasta Grannies is a wonderful collection of time-perfected Italian pasta recipes from the people who have spent a lifetime cooking for love, not a living: Italian grandmothers.

Date: 
Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Natural Themes and Project Based Learning Connections: Incorporating PBS into your Curriculum

Teacher Professional Development Webinar Series

Join Vermont PBS and Vermont Agency of Education specialists for a series of webinars that will build hybrid and distance learning tool kits for Fall. To attend any of the free sessions email hduhamel@vermontpbs.org.

Natural Themes and Project Based Learning Connections: Incorporating PBS into your Curriculum
September 2 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Date: 
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Playful Learning Collections for Home: Resources for Parents

Teacher Professional Development Webinar Series

Join Vermont PBS and Vermont Agency of Education specialists for a series of webinars that will build hybrid and distance learning tool kits for Fall. To attend any of the free sessions email hduhamel@vermontpbs.org.

Playful Learning Collections for Home:

Resources for Parents
August 26 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

This live webinar is for teachers and families looking for ways to supplement at-home learning.

Date: 
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Beyond Screen Time - The Fundamentals of PBS LearningMedia Navigation

Teacher Professional Development Webinar Series

Join Vermont PBS and Vermont Agency of Education specialists for a series of webinars that will build hybrid and distance learning tool kits for Fall. To attend any of the free sessions email hduhamel@vermontpbs.org.

Beyond Screen Time -
The Fundamentals of PBS LearningMedia Navigation
August 19 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Date: 
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

D&D: On the Highway to Avernus

“On the Highway to Avernus”

Doom captured many a heart when it first released in 1993, with kids able to take on the worst the underworld had to throw at them. Good (?) news: It’s time to pump up your kicks, grab your Walkman and show the demons and devils there is no escape once again. 

Join Dungeon Master Robby for a wild one shot of carnage, champions, and pure adrenaline. 18 and older ONLY, 5th edition experience preferred, maximum 5 players. Please create a level 5 character, or one will be provided for you. You must sign up below if you want to be part of this game.

Date: 
Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education

<p>August 19, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. EDT<br />
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The AU Antiracist Research and Policy Center is proud to partner with First Book and Pizza Hut to present&nbsp;Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education. Featuring National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds, as well as award-winning educator Liz Kleinrock, and AU scholars, this event will support K-12 educators in engaging in effective, courageous conversations about race and social justice.<br />
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Date: 
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Vermont Humanities: Vermont on the Silver Screen

Join the Facebook discussion here.

In this episode we take a look at how Vermont has been depicted in movies, from A Vermont Romance in 1916 through 2005’s Thank You for Smoking. We explore a documentary shot in Chelsea in the early 1970s, and consider the stories and myths that we tell about ourselves, both onscreen and off.

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

We are now partially open. Click here for info.