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

July 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Lunch Program
  • Magic: the Gathering group
2
  • Closed for Holiday Weekend
3
4
5
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Story Time in East Barre
6
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Aldrich Staff Meeting
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Children's Program
  • Senior Day
  • Lego Club
  • Greater Barre Democrats
  • Authors at the Aldrich 2016
7
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Lunch Program
  • Children's Program: VT Colonial History Day
8
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Lunch Program
  • Magic: the Gathering group
9
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Book Sale at York Branch Library
10
11
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lunch Program
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
12
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Barre Promise Community
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Lunch Program
  • Children's Program
  • Paletteers
  • Mathewson Playground
13
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lunch Program
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Children's Program
  • Lego Club
  • Authors at the Aldrich 2016
14
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Lunch Program
  • Children's Program
15
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Lunch Program
  • Magic: the Gathering group
16
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
17
18
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lunch Program
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
19
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Lunch Program
  • Rockin' Ron the Singing Pirate
  • Reading Circle Book Group
20
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Aldrich Staff Inservice Training
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lunch Program
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Children's Program: Pirate Craft and Games Day
  • Lego Club
  • Authors at the Aldrich 2016
21
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Genealogy Group
  • Lunch Program
  • Children's Program: Safety Education Day
  • Story Creation Workshop for Kids
22
  • Photography Show - Rob Spring and John Snell
  • Magic: the Gathering group
  • Paletteer's Registration
23
  • Paletteer's Show Set-up
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
24
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
25
  • Capstone
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
  • Story Time in the Katherine Paterson Children's Room
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lunch Program
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Mathewson Playground
26
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
  • Story Time in East Barre
  • Lunch Program
  • UVM Vt Roots Migration Project
  • Paletteers Art Show Reception
27
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lunch Program
  • Computer Help drop-in session: Open
  • Lego Club
  • Authors at the Aldrich 2016
28
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
  • Lunch Program
  • An Afternoon In Bonnie Scotland For Wee Lads and Lassies
  • York Branch Porch Concert
29
  • Big Summer Book Sale
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
  • Lunch Program
  • Magic: the Gathering group
30
  • Big Summer Book Sale
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show
  • Poetry Slam
31
  • Paletteer's Summer Art Show

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