Programs

Storyteller and Artist Jools Skeet @Quechee Library Tuesday

Kids ages 5-11  enter the Universe of Stories series this week with the British artist and storyteller Jools Skeet.   Using imaginations they will collaborate on creating stories.   Just take a look at the delightful collages on exhibit in the main library and children’s room to be similarly inspired.  See  our “kids” page for more details and join as many of the 4 o’clock programs and activities this summer as possible.  Reading contracts available too.

Gilded Age: Then and Now

We have again created a book discussion series that will travel the state through the Vermont Humanities Council.  It starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the spectacular age.  Portrayals of inventors, entrepreneurs, artists and lawyers include Henry James, Stanford White, Clarence Darrow, George Westinghouse, Thomas Edison, D.W. Griffiths and detective William Burns. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that  time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own.  The series will be led by scholar Suzanne Brown.  The next session is Tuesday, July 2 at 5:30 pm.  Copies of The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore are available for borrowing for that evening’s discussion.  In addition, enjoy the related display on the main floor and consider more related reading.

Mystery Monday, July 1 @ 4 pm

Generally Meeting the first Monday of the month, this group discusses selected mystery authors. The theme for this month is Chicago, Chicago.  Many books are available for borrowing including the Stuart Kaminsky Lieberman series.

Sci Fi Discussion, Monday, June 24 @ 6pm

Nick Clemens facilitates a monthly Science Fiction book series. Next date is Monday,  June 24 at 6 pm at the Quechee Library for a discussion of What it means when a man falls from the sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah.  Copies  are available for borrowing and new participants are always welcome.

Bugbee Book Discussion, Friday August 2

Join a book discussion group led by librarian Marieke Sperry on the first Friday of the month at 12:45. Due to busy summer scheduling we will skip a July discussion.  The August book will be Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman.
Let the Bugbee Center staff or either library know if you would like a copy delivered to the Center. All are welcome!