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.

Senior Day

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

Reading Circle Book Group

Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm.

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

First Thursday of each month in the teen room at 4:00pm.

Game Nights

Third Wednesday of each month from 4-7.

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 - 1 (summer)

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

Upcoming Events

August  2015
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Events on August 3, 2015
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: August 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Katherine Paterson Children's Room
    Description: Are you looking for someone to craft with? Stop by and work on your own project, learn a new technique, or see what's on our needles and hooks! If you'd like to knit (or crochet) for a cause, we are currently working on blankets for dogs in rescue, hats for babies and toddlers, and "patchwork" blankets---all for local groups and organizations! We even have donated yarn for these projects. The group has been meeting in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room to allow parents with children a more relaxing knit break.
    Chris Hall from Flora Fauna Farm, is a regular who brings his wheel and spins wool from his sheep.
    Have questions? Contact Jeanne at jeanne@aldrichpubliclibrary.org or call 476-7550 ext. 305.
  • Shares Caring Hearts
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 3, 2015 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Conference Room
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Events on August 4, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 5, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Story Time in East Barre
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
    Location: York Branch Library
    Description: Stories and songs for kids of all ages.
  • Mathewson Playground Group
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: August 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Conference Room
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Events on August 5, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 6, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Senior Day
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: August 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: Milne Room
  • Authors at the Aldrich
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 5, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Milne Room
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Events on August 6, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 7, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 7, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Magic: the Gathering group
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: VT Room (2nd floor)
    Description: All ages and experience levels welcome.
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Events on August 8, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 9, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Vermont Mensa
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Conference Room
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Events on August 9, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 10, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 10, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 11, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: August 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Katherine Paterson Children's Room
    Description: Are you looking for someone to craft with? Stop by and work on your own project, learn a new technique, or see what's on our needles and hooks! If you'd like to knit (or crochet) for a cause, we are currently working on blankets for dogs in rescue, hats for babies and toddlers, and "patchwork" blankets---all for local groups and organizations! We even have donated yarn for these projects. The group has been meeting in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room to allow parents with children a more relaxing knit break.
    Chris Hall from Flora Fauna Farm, is a regular who brings his wheel and spins wool from his sheep.
    Have questions? Contact Jeanne at jeanne@aldrichpubliclibrary.org or call 476-7550 ext. 305.
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Events on August 11, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • DIY Chalkboard Workshop for Teens
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Milne Room
  • Story Time in East Barre
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
    Location: York Branch Library
    Description: Stories and songs for kids of all ages.
  • DIY Chalkboards
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 11, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Friends of the Aldrich Library Meeting
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: August 11, 2015 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Conference Room
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Events on August 12, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 13, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Aldrich Library Board of Trustees Meeting
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 9:30 am
    Location: Conference Room
  • Vermont Dept of Education
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Milne Room
  • Aldrich Library Staff Meeting
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Conference Room
  • Authors at the Aldrich
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Milne Room
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Events on August 13, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 14, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 14, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Magic: the Gathering group
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 14, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: VT Room (2nd floor)
    Description: All ages and experience levels welcome.
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Events on August 15, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 16, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 17, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: August 17, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Katherine Paterson Children's Room
    Description: Are you looking for someone to craft with? Stop by and work on your own project, learn a new technique, or see what's on our needles and hooks! If you'd like to knit (or crochet) for a cause, we are currently working on blankets for dogs in rescue, hats for babies and toddlers, and "patchwork" blankets---all for local groups and organizations! We even have donated yarn for these projects. The group has been meeting in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room to allow parents with children a more relaxing knit break.
    Chris Hall from Flora Fauna Farm, is a regular who brings his wheel and spins wool from his sheep.
    Have questions? Contact Jeanne at jeanne@aldrichpubliclibrary.org or call 476-7550 ext. 305.
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Events on August 18, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Story Time in East Barre
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 18, 2015 - 11:00 am
    Location: York Branch Library
    Description: Stories and songs for kids of all ages.
  • Book Discussion Group
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: August 18, 2015 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Conference Room
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Events on August 19, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 20, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • TAC member meeting
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm
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Events on August 21, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Magic: the Gathering group
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: VT Room (2nd floor)
    Description: All ages and experience levels welcome.
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Events on August 22, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 23, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Events on August 24, 2015
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 25, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Statue and paver installation
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Katherine Paterson Children's Room
    Description: Are you looking for someone to craft with? Stop by and work on your own project, learn a new technique, or see what's on our needles and hooks! If you'd like to knit (or crochet) for a cause, we are currently working on blankets for dogs in rescue, hats for babies and toddlers, and "patchwork" blankets---all for local groups and organizations! We even have donated yarn for these projects. The group has been meeting in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room to allow parents with children a more relaxing knit break.
    Chris Hall from Flora Fauna Farm, is a regular who brings his wheel and spins wool from his sheep.
    Have questions? Contact Jeanne at jeanne@aldrichpubliclibrary.org or call 476-7550 ext. 305.
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Events on August 25, 2015
  • Statue and paver installation
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Story Time in East Barre
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 25, 2015 - 11:00 am
    Location: York Branch Library
    Description: Stories and songs for kids of all ages.
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Events on August 26, 2015
  • Statue and paver installation
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Aldrich Library Staff Meeting
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Conference Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Booked
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: session: Booked
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Booked
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: session: Booked
  • Joint Service Clubs
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Game Night
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Milne Room
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Events on August 27, 2015
  • Statue and paver installation
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Conference Room Reserved
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 10:45 am
    Location: Conference Room
  • Porch Concert at the York Branch Library
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 8:00 pm
    Location: York Branch of the Aldrich Public Library on Mill St. in East Barre
    Description: Ian Gauthier plays bagpipes for our first open air concert on the porch of the York Branch Library in East Barre.
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Events on August 28, 2015
  • Statue and paver installation
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Art Show - Bob Murphy
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Magic: the Gathering group
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: VT Room (2nd floor)
    Description: All ages and experience levels welcome.
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Events on August 31, 2015
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: August 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: August 31, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: August 31, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Katherine Paterson Children's Room
    Description: Are you looking for someone to craft with? Stop by and work on your own project, learn a new technique, or see what's on our needles and hooks! If you'd like to knit (or crochet) for a cause, we are currently working on blankets for dogs in rescue, hats for babies and toddlers, and "patchwork" blankets---all for local groups and organizations! We even have donated yarn for these projects. The group has been meeting in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room to allow parents with children a more relaxing knit break.
    Chris Hall from Flora Fauna Farm, is a regular who brings his wheel and spins wool from his sheep.
    Have questions? Contact Jeanne at jeanne@aldrichpubliclibrary.org or call 476-7550 ext. 305.
 

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