Events

Aldrich hosts the following events series. All programs are free and open to the public.
A full calendar including special and regularly scheduled events is available here.

Story Hour

Main Branch: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30am.
York Branch: Tuesdays at 10:30am.

Summer Authors

Every Wednesday throughout the summer at 6:00pm. Video of past author talks available here.

Fourth Sunday Classic Film Series

Fourth Sundays at 3pm from January through May (except March). Film expert and Savoy Theatre Founder Rick Winston hosts these screenings of some of Hollywood's most iconic creations. Screenings are free and light refreshments are provided. Upcoming in the series:
Rear Window - February 28th: In Alfred Hitchcock's suspense masterpiece, a wheelchair bound photographer (James Stewart) spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. With Grace Kelly and Thelma Ritter.
Roman Holiday - April 24th: A bored and sheltered princess (Audrey Hepburn, in her first starring role) escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman (Gregory Peck) in Rome. Directed by William Wyler.
Key Largo - May 22nd: A disillusioned World War II vet (Humphrey Bogart) visits hisold friend's hotel and finds a gangster (Edward G. Robinson) running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other. Directed by John Huston, with Lauren Bacall and Lionel Barrymore.

Senior Day

First Wednesday of each month at 1:30pm from spring through autumn.

Reading Circle Book Group

Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. Meets on the third Tuesday in June, July, and August to allow attendance at the Summer Authors Series on Wednesdays.

It's More Fun to DIY

A crafting series focusing on all the things you could buy but are more fun and personal to make yourself. No experience necessary and all supplies are provided. All ages are welcome, though the series targets teens and anyone under 12 must be accompanied by a helpful adult.

Living and Learning Series

An eclectic collection of workshops on topics ranging from tree pruning to book making. First Sunday of each month at 1pm from autumn through spring.

Summer meals for kids

Free lunch and snack in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room for anyone age 18 and younger. Monday through Friday at noon and 2pm throughout the summer.

Kids Summer Crafts

Every Tuesday and Thursday in the Milne Community Room at 1pm.

Teen Advisory Council

Third Thursday of each month in the teen room at 4:15pm.

Game Nights

Fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm.

Poetry Slams

Multigenerational poetry slams with pizza and prizes. Last Friday of the month, four months per year, at 6pm. Check the calendar for details.

Hours

Main Library
Monday: 12 - 8
Tuesday: 12 - 8
Wednesday: 12 - 8
Thursday: 10 - 6
Friday: 12 - 6
Saturday: 10 - 1

York Branch
Tuesday: 9 - 12
Wednesday: 1 - 5
Saturday: 10 - 1

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Events

September 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Magic: the Gathering group
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  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Mathewson Playground
  • Adult game night
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  • Aldrich Staff Meeting
  • Senior Day : Travelogue to Africa
  • Lego Club
  • Greater Barre Democrats
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  • Magic: the Gathering group
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  • Paletteers
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  • Barre Promise Community
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Paletteers
  • It's More Fun to DIY: Pixel art
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  • Osher/OLLI presents "Symphony for the City of the Dead: Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad"
  • Lego Club
  • Art Jam
  • Girl Scouts
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  • Genealogy Group
  • VSA Vermont
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  • Magic: the Gathering group
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  • Paletteers
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  • Good Beginnings presents "How to Postpartum Like a Boss"
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Composting Association of Vermont
  • Granite City Grocery Co-op
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  • Story Time in East Barre
  • VSAVT
  • Full STEAM Ahead 2017 Preview
  • Girl Scouts
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  • Aldrich Staff Inservice Training
  • Osher/OLLI presents Arts and the Community with Musician/Conductor Lou Kosma
  • Lego Club
  • Girl Scouts
  • Reading Circle Book Group
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing
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  • Main library closed for floor refinishing

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