In Translation Film: Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Trapped in a loveless marriage, Viviane Amsalem has long sought a divorce from her devout husband Elisha. But under Israeli law, all divorce proceedings are overseen by an Orthodox rabbinical court, which can only dissolve a marriage with the husband's consent. And despite the estrangement, Elisha refuses to grant Viviane a gett (divorce papers), inciting a riveting domestic battle of wills.  This film is Not Rated.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In Translation Film: Ushpizin

Divine comedy-drama about devout Jews who host ex-cons in their Jerusalem home.  This film is rated PG.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

German Conversation - note date change

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?  Meet others in the community who do too.  Join the group and practice German language in conversation and learn more about German culture.  Fluency not required (nor is attendance at every meeting).

Meets regularly on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

French Conversation

Parlez-vous francais?  Meet others in the community who do too.  Join the group and practice the French language in conversation.  Now there are now two opportunities per week to pratiquer le français.  Fluency is not required (nor is attendance at every meeting).  For details contact Steve Norman at stevenorman@fastmail.fm

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Wed Apr 01 2020.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Library Ordinance Information Session

This information session will highlight the changes in the library's proposed new ordinance and will provide an opportunity to ask your questions.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

In Translation Film: "Lost Islands"

The Levis are a large, fun-loving family in early 1980s Israel. The father advises his children every day on the importance of fulfilling their dreams, while his wife preaches absolute family loyalty. Their summer holiday is usually filled with dances, flirting, and the playful hijinks, but this summer the family's idyllic life is shattered when twin brothers Erez and Ofer fall in love with the same girl.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

10th Annual Burlington Seed Swap

This free community event celebrates the upcoming gardening season and brings gardeners together to share seeds, garden stories,

 

 

Staff setup:  12 tables with 12 chairs in a horsehoe shape, No AV

 

Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

In Translation Book Club: Dearest Anne

In 2020, resolve to step out of your familiar reading routine and travel to parts unknown through literature.  We begin 2020 with one of the world’s newest and oldest languages – Modern Hebrew. Our second book is Dearest Anne by Judith Katzir, with  Dalya Bilu (Translator).  The discussion will be lead by Lani Ravin on Wednesday, January 22 at 6:30pm. 

About the Book:

Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In Translation Book Club: And the Rat Laughed by Nava Semel

In 2020, resolve to step out of your familiar reading routine and travel to parts unknown through literature.  We begin 2020 with one of the world’s newest and oldest languages – Modern Hebrew.   Our first book is And the Rat Laughed by Nava Semel with discussion lead by Lani Ravin on Wednesday, January 22 at 6:30pm.  This five-part short novel by Israeli novelist Nava Semel explores the complexity of memory, storytelling and the life of a story beyond its original telling.

About the Book:

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 20TH IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY.

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