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27 May
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM in the Recommended Events

May is Asian & Pacific Islander American Book Month! 

Join Asian authors I.W. Gregorio, Emily XR Pan, Farah Rishi, and Hanna Alkaf as they discuss the diverse experiences of being part of the Asian diaspora and how it has inspired their work!

Watch the panel on Asian Author Alliance's YouTube Channel HERE

More info at bit.ly/AAPIBookMonth

28 May
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM in the Recommended Events

Join Nic Stone ("Dear Martin", "Odd One Out") and Dhonielle Clayton ("Shiny Broken Pieces", "The Belles") as they chat it up with some of their favorite 2020 debuts (and a few from 2019). 

Watch it on Instagram Live.

Every day through the rest of May, at 2pm EST. See bellow for a full list from this series:

May 19: Nic and Christina Hammonds Reed ("The Black Kids")

May 20: Dhonielle and Nandi Taylor ("Given")

28 May
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM in the Recommended Events

When the chaos of the day is done, now it's time to have some fun!

Thursday evenings at 6 PM, grab the fam and snuggle up for the Mister Chris And Friends Family Hour, a half hour episode of learning, exploration, and fun for the entire family!

When the episode wraps, you'll be redirected to the Vermont PBS Facebook page where you'll join Mister Chris Live for 30 minutes of real-time music and calm, live from his Music For Sprouts classroom at Bread & Butter Farm.

28 May
07:00 PM - 07:30 PM in the Recommended Events

Goodnight with Dolly: IMAGINATION LIBRARY BEDTIME STORIES WITH DOLLY PARTON

Everyone’s favorite Book Lady is bringing children and families everywhere just what they need during a time of unrest. Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books.

Goodnight with Dolly launches on April 2, with the hope that this gift will further inspire a love of books and shared storytime during this important period. 

28 May
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM in the Recommended Events

In this series of online discussions, Flynn Artistic Director Steve MaQueen talks with artists from multiple disciplines about their work and their experiences in Vermont.

Join the Watch Party on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/FlynnCenter/

Watch for more chats each Thursday at 7:30 pm!

 

29 May
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM in the Recommended Events

Beloved actor, author and literacy advocate LeVar Burton livestreams read-alouds for children on Twitter, Mondays at noon EST.

29 May
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM in the Recommended Events

But Why will broadcast live, interactive educational programs for elementary school students on Fridays at 1 p.m. May 8-June 19.

Listen to VPR on-air in Vermont and surrounding states or listen to our live stream from anywhere in the world. Kids can send their questions ahead of time to questions@vpr.org, or call-in at 1-800-639-2211 while the program is live.

30 May
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM in the Recommended Events

Join novelist Melanie Finn in three online sessions via Zoom starting on May 20. Participants will write a short story set in the Northeast Kingdom, based on a local newspaper story of their choice, and will evolve their work over the sessions. The workshop will include one-on-one feedback, group discussions, and required “homework.”

The subsequent workshop sessions will meet on:

Saturday, May 23 at 4pm

Saturday, May 30 at 4pm

01 Jun
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM in the Recommended Events

Draw LIVE via Instagram with children's author/illustrator Ben Clanton, creator of Narwhal & Jellyfish. Archived videos will be available at www.benclanton.com afteward.

Follow this link for live drawing fun!

02 Jun
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM in the Recommended Events

Burlington Free Write has moved online.  Join the Burlington Writer's Group every Tuesday at 6pm for a Zoom writing session.  Connect with the information below:

Burlington Writers Group #1a 6pm
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72690013552?pwd=d1dpUGlXWjRBMkhxa2NsbkhxQjJFQT09
Meeting ID: 726 9001 3552
Password: 7Zt8s5  

The Library is closed to the public until we are able to reopen.