December Events @ Your Library
The winter chill is setting in. What better reason to either curl up with a book or attend a learning program at the Brooks Memorial Library.
There are a couple of ways to keep up with the activities here at the Main St. Library. You can become a member of the Friends of the Brooks Memorial Library and receive the Brooks Reader Newsletter. Or setup an automatic email reminder for the event you want to attend at the Brooks Memorial Library calendar of events
Here is what's happening in the next few weeks before the holidays:
Bennington College Professor April Bernard will speak on the Lasting Appeal of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, on Wednesday, December 3, at 7 PM in the Library’s Main Room. This event is a Vermont Humanities Council First Wednesdays lecture.
In her final superb novel, Persuasion, Jane Austen combined social satire with profound feeling. Bernard will examine how Austen holds our attention and sympathy and why the novel continues to compel readers.
April Bernard is a poet, novelist, and essayist. Her most recent book is a collection of poems, Swan Electric. Her poems, essays, reviews, and travel pieces have appeared in numerous journals, including The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, The Nation, Newsday,
Some special items this year are: Large Print format fiction; new review copies; some brand new science fiction and fantasy in both hard and softcover; mint condition nonfiction—some signed by the author.
Most books selected for this sale are ones that would be suitable for gift giving since they are in “like-new” condition.
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