Justice Speaker: Immigration in Vermont — Sunday, February 23rd at 2 PM
Join Erin Jacobsen, lead staff attorney at the VT Immigration and Asylum Advocates in Burlington, for a look at the current situation of immigration in Vermont. Jacobsen will illustrate the difference in legal status of migrants, immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and undocumented workers, and how that status affects the individual’s legal rights. Jacobsen will also describe how concerned individuals can assist those who may be facing deportation or who are afraid to leave their homes.
This program was previously scheduled for January 19th, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather.
Cook the Book: Dishing Up Vermont — Monday, February 24th at 12:15 PM
For the month of February our selected cookbook is Dishing Up Vermont. A copy of the book will be available at the circulation desk to make free photocopies of your selected recipe. Bring your prepared dish and a serving utensil to the program room where you and other participants will have the opportunity to sample each other’s creation.
Advanced registration required —please visit the circulation deck or call 899-4962 to register.
French Conversation Group — Tuesday, February 11th and 25th from 6:30 to 8 PM
Join in the conversation! Practice your French in a relaxed setting with the French Conversation Group. Whether you’re a first-timer or fluent, you’ll always find something to talk about!
Mystery Book Club: The Shape of Water – Tuesday, February 25th at 7 PM
Join us for a discussion of Andrea Camilleri’s The Shape of Water.
Enter Inspector Salvo Montalbano, Vigàta’s most respected detective. With his characteristic mix of humor, cynicism, compassion, and love of good food, Montalbano battles against the powerful and corrupt who are determined to block his path to the real killer.
Sunday Concert Series: Maple Jam — Sunday, March 1st at 2 PM
Maple Jam is Vermont’s own a cappella jazz septet, founded in 2004. These seven talented singers reinterpret favorite jazz and big-band melodies with lush close harmonies, cool percussion grooves, and soulful trumpet solos using only their voices.
From the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Neal Hefti and Miles Davis to Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Antônio Carlos Jobim and more – Maple Jam does it all without instruments!
Mah Jongg — Monday, March 2nd at 6:30 PM and March 27th at 1 PM
Please join us as we explore the ancient Chinese tile game of winds, dragons, and number tiles. If you like Rummy-style card games, you’ll love Mah Jongg! All are welcome—no experience necessary!
Deborah Rawson Book Lovers — Tuesday, March 10th at 7 PM
DRBL is a monthly adult book discussion group. This month’s selection is Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken. New members are always welcome to drop in on any meeting, which is always the second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM. For more information, contact [email protected].
Scrabble — Thursday, March 12th at 11 AM
Join us on the second Thursday of every month for the original wordplay game. Exercise your mind and improve your vocabulary (especially of two- and three-letter words).
Cook the Book: Feeding a Family — Monday, March 23rd at 12:15 PM
For the month of March our selected cookbook is Feeding a Family by Sarah Waldman. The book is on display and will be available for you to make a free photocopy of your selected recipe. We are requesting that you make two copies of your recipe, one for you to take home and the other to leave at the front desk of the library. On Monday, March 23rd at 12:15 bring your prepared dish and a serving utensil to the program room where you and other participants will have the opportunity to sample each other’s creations. The library staff will assist you in signing up for the event and provide you with a form to avoid two people preparing the same food.
Advanced registration required — please sign up at the circulation desk or call 899-4962 to register.