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

Virtual Science Cafe: Cell Phones, Whales, and Redefining ‘Wild’

Virtual Science Cafe: Cell Phones, Whales, and Redefining ‘Wild’ from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

Need a dose of wonder? Smithsonian experts from the National Museum of Natural History take you into their world by sharing stories about the subjects they have dedicated their lives to exploring. 

Join us virtually for this science cafe , and set the stage at home with a drink and meal of choice. 

Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Preservation Trust of Vermont: Navigating Uncertainty

Navigating Uncertainty from the Preservation Trust of Vermont

Join this four-hour session to examine the impacts and constraints on fundraising due to Covid-19 as it affects nonprofits in Vermont. We will explore fundraising possibilities for nonprofits and community groups with a focus on historic preservation, local gathering places, arts, culture, and education. 

Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Pause-Café: converser en français le mardi soir

French conversation each Tuesday evening.

Join Zoom Meeting link:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72075071533?pwd=enlyRTBQaDk3V3pTbEJQMTJmOExsdz09

Passcode (if needed): iqcw5b

Meeting ID: 720 7507 1533

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Fri Apr 02 2021.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Constellations: Science and Stories in the Sky

Live Webcast: July 28 | 4pm EDT / 2pm MDT

Summer is the finest part of the year for stargazing because it offers warm nights and the beauty of the Milky Way running straight overhead. The constellations we see have been passed down to us across generations with patterns that reflect different stories from around the world.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Library Show on Town Meeting TV!

Tune in to Town Meeting TV! Find us on Burlington Telecom Channel 17, or Comcast channel 1087. 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Aug 31 2020.
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm

We are now partially open. Click here for info.