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 Branch
Monday: 12 - 8
Tuesday: 12 - 8
Wednesday: 12 - 8
Thursday: 10 - 6
Friday: 12 - 6
Saturday: 10 - 4 (winter)

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

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Events

April 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Income Tax Preparation Provided by Capstone
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  • Living and Learning Series - Will it Waffle?
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  • Vermont Energy Ed.
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Job Hunt Helper available
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
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  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Mathewson Playground Committee
  • Guiding Good Choices
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  • Aldrich Staff Meeting
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Senior Day
  • Lego Club
  • Job Hunt Helper Available
  • Greater Barre Democrats
  • Financial Education Workshop
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  • Full STEAM Ahead!
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  • Magic: the Gathering group
  • Paletteers Spring Art Show - Registration
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  • Paletteers Spring Art Show - registration and show set up
  • Income Tax Preparation Provided by Capstone
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  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Job Hunt Helper available
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
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  • Barre Promise Community
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Room Reserved
  • Guiding Good Choices
  • DYI Craft Project
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  • Watersheds United of Vermont
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lego Club
  • Paletteers Membership Meeting
  • Job Hunt Helper Available
14
  • Washington County Retired Teachers Assoc.
  • "Let's Grow Kids" Community Action Team Meeting
15
  • Book Sale - Sponsored by the Friends of the Aldrich Public Library
  • Magic: the Gathering group
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  • Book Sale - Sponsored by the Friends of the Aldrich Public Library
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  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Job Hunt Helper available
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
  • Public Hearing on Marijuana Legislation
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  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Room Reserved
  • Hercules and Greek Mythology - Kid's Party
  • Social Security Maximization Seminar
20
  • Aldrich Staff Inservice Training
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Voc Rehab
  • Lego Club
  • Job Hunt Helper Available
  • Full STEAM Ahead!
  • Reading Circle Book Group
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  • Capstone Head Start
  • Games Day
  • Geneology Club
  • Teen Advisory Council Mtg.
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  • Magic: the Gathering group
  • Earth Day Creative Writing Session: Writing For Change
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  • Greater Barre Democrats
  • Yoga Story Hour
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  • Classic Film Series - ROMAN HOLIDAY (1953)
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  • Job Hunt Helper available
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  • Special Ed. Independent School Std. Board
  • Room Reserved
  • Friends of the Aldrich Library Meeting
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  • Lego Club
  • Job Hunt Helper Available
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  • Pathways Vermont
  • Poetry Slam
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  • Vermont Democratic Party

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