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.

The Library will be closed Monday, February 15 for Presidents Day.

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

February 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
2
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Mathewson Playground Committee
  • Family Center of Washington County
3
  • Aldrich Staff Meeting
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Greater Barre Democrats
  • Milne Room Reserved
4
5
  • Magic: the Gathering group
6
  • Paletteers Winter Art Show - take down
  • Northeast Hand Spinners
7
  • Living and Learning Series- Basket Weaving
8
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group
9
  • Barre Promise Community
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • It's more fun to D.I.Y.
  • Family Center of Washington County
  • Barre Amatuer Soccer Association
10
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Barre Farmer's Market
11
12
  • Barre Supervisory Union Art Show - Set up
  • Magic: the Gathering group
13
  • American Red Cross Babysitting Training course
  • Income Tax Preparation Provided by Capstone
14
15
  • Library Closed for President's Day
  • Girl Scouts GWM
16
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • VSA
  • Barre Supervisory Union Art Show - Reception and Opening
  • Family Center of Washington County
17
  • Downstreet Housing & Community Development
  • Aldrich Staff Inservice Training
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Financial Education Seminar: Foundations of Investing
  • Reading Circle Book Group
18
  • Barre Supervisory Union Art Show -SNOW DATE for reception
19
  • Magic: the Gathering group
20
  • Income Tax Preparation Provided by Capstone
21
22
  • Computer Help Drop-in session
  • Computer Help drop-in session
  • Knit 2Gether Yarn and Craft Group
23
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • VSA
  • Kid's Party - Mystery at the Library!
24
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Free-Style Hooping
  • Barre Energy Committee
25
26
  • Magic: the Gathering group
27
  • Income Tax Preparation Provided by Capstone
  • Barre Town Trow Hill Playground Planning
28
  • Classic Film Series - REAR WINDOW (1954)
29
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Knit 2gether Yarn Craft Group

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