Barre Reads Opening Event: Tuesday, September 23, 6:30pm
Laurel and Mike Sanborn and their daughters Amelia, 12, and Olivia, 10, of Richmond, VT will be our guest speakers at this kickoff event. Olivia was born with a rare craniofacial syndrome called Pfeiffer Syndrome. The family will talk about their experiences and the ways Olivia, like Augie in Wonder, deal with acceptance. Copies of the book will be available to check out and light refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, November 4, 6pm
Thursday, November 13, 6pm
All films will be screened in the Milne Community Room at the Aldrich Public Library. Call 476-7550 for movie titles and information.
Thursday, October 9, 1:30pm – Barre Senior Center, North Main St., Barre
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30pm – Aldrich Public Library York Branch, Mill St., East Barre)
Tuesday, October 21, 6:30pm – Aldrich Public Library Main Branch, Washington St., Barre
Copies of the book are available at all three locations.
Community-wide Writing Contest
October 1 – October 31. Applications are available at the Aldrich Public Library (Main and York branches), Barre City Elementary and Middle School, Barre Town Middle and Elementary School, and Spaulding High School. Contest is available to participants of all ages, adults included!
Closing Celebration of Wonder and Writing
Tuesday, November 18, 6:30pm
All Vermont Reads events are sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. Barre Reads is sponsored by the Barre Learning for Life Committee.