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    An Evening at the Library

    An Evening at the Library


    Sat., Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

    What better way to attract supporters to a library fundraiser than by booking a celebrated author? Lit lovers line up to fête young-adult fiction writer Kekla Magoon at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library’s 14th annual fundraiser: An Evening at the Library. Recently in the spotlight as a finalist for the 2019 Vermont Book Award, Magoon is the author of more than a dozen titles, including the middle-grade novel The Season of Styx Malone, about a friendship between two sheltered brothers and an intriguing new neighbor. Patrons applaud the NAACP Image Award-winning wordsmith at a reception with wine, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. at Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $60.

    Book Sale


    Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Bibliophiles browse thousands of gently used page-turners, CDs, DVDs and puzzles. at Rutland Free Library in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    Book & Media Sale

    Book & Media Sale


    Sat., Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

    Lovers of the written word bag bargain titles. at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Good Naked — Wit, Wisdom & a Writing Workshop


    Sat., Dec. 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

    Aspiring wordsmiths hone their craft with help from Joni B. Cole, author of Good Naked: Reflections on How to Write More, Write Better and Be Happier. at Waterbury Public Library in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free; preregister.

    Fantasy/Sci-Fi Lovers Book Discussion Group


    Sat., Dec. 7, 3-5 p.m.

    Bookworms ages 18 and up exchange ideas about The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Poetry Experience


    First and Third Saturday of every month, 1-3 p.m.

    Writers share original work and learn from others in a supportive environment open to all ages and experience levels. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Megan Price


    Sun., Dec. 8, 1-4 p.m.

    The writer signs copies of the sixth and latest volume of her humorous and sometimes harrowing Vermont Wild: Adventures of Fish & Game Wardens series. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington (map). Free.

    Must-Read Mondays


    Mon., Dec. 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Nonfiction fans discuss Becoming by Michelle Obama. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Book Swap


    Tue., Dec. 10, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Bibliophiles add to their personal libraries at an exchange of new and gently used titles. Money raised supports Evolution Physical Therapy & Yoga's scholarship fund. at Evolution Physical Therapy & Yoga in Burlington (map). Donations for books.

    The Moth: Family


    Tue., Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.

    Wordsmiths have five minutes to tell true tales inspired by a shared theme. at ArtsRiot in Burlington (map). $15.

    Burlington Free Write


    Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.

    Aspiring writers respond to prompts in a welcoming atmosphere. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Sydney Lea

    Sydney Lea


    Wed., Dec. 11, 7-8 p.m.

    The former Vermont poet laureate reads from his latest collection, Here, in which he addresses the deep connection between human life and the natural world. at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Book Discussion Group


    Wed., Dec. 11, 6:30-8 p.m.

    Bibliophiles delve into The Library Book by Susan Orlean. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Writing Circle


    Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.

    Words pour out when participants explore creative expression in a low-pressure environment. at The Pathways Vermont Community Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    The Mudroom

    The Mudroom


    Thu., Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m.

    Hailing from the Upper Valley and beyond, raconteurs share true tales related to the theme "Family Ties." at AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon. Outside Vermont (map). $7.50-20.
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