Community Conversations: 20th Century Development & Progress

Learn about how Vermont has handled questions of development and progress in the past, and how we might use those lessons to discuss a path forward to the future. The program will open with Northern Vermont University professor Paul Searls, author of Repeopling Vermont: The Paradox of Development in the...

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Hamiltunes: An American Singalong, Act II

You asked for it, you’ve got it! Join us for a singalong to Act II of Hamilton: An America Musical! Hamiltunes: An American Singalong is an officially licensed sing-along to the award-winning soundtrack. You sing the songs! Together we’ll sing Act II – and a few songs from Act I...

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e-Bike Test Rides

NPL and the Norwich Energy Committee invite you to drop in at the library between 11:00 – 4:00 for an e-Bike test drive! The e-Bikes are made possible through Burlington-based Local Motion and their program sponsors and partners. Four-day loan periods have been spoken for, but the e-Bikes are available...

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NaNoWrMo Rally: An Expressive Writing Workshop with Joni Cole

The pressure’s on if you’re participating in National Novel Writing Month, the creative writing project that challenges participants to write a 50,000 word manuscript in November. Let us take some of that pressure off, with this fun expressive writing workshop that invites you to write from a prompt to develop...

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NPL at Norwich Town Fair

Visit us at the Fair!. Take your picture at our photo booth, pick up your Passport to VT Libraries, enter our family and/or kid raffle for space-themed jigsaw puzzles, play games, use our WiFi, get a treat, or just say hello! If you are playing Summer Reading Bingo – get a...

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Art Tour Inspired by Frederick Douglass

“Poets, prophets, and reformers are all picturemakers—and this ability is the secret of their power and of their achievements. They see what ought to be by the reflection of what is, and endeavor to remove the contradiction.” —Frederick Douglass Join in a tour of the art on view at the...

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Reading with Charley

Children are invited to sit with Charley, the certified therapy dog as they read to him from a book of their choosing. Reservations kindly appreciated, and kids 8 and younger must come with an adult caregiver.

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Conversation on Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Join us for an introduction and discussion of the biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Multiple copies available for circulation in advance. In Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, Historian David Blight draws on new information in private collections as well as recently discovered issues of Douglass’s newspapers to craft a...

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Family Fort Night

We’re making forts! Bring your blankets, sheets, pillows and flashlights as we’ll build reading forts all over the library and enjoy stories by the “campfire,” space-themed snacks and more! Reservations kindly requested by emailing Beth Reynolds, Children’s Librarian.  

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