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Poetry club

Every Tuesday, 11 a.m.-noon

Come share your poetry in a supportive, comfortable setting. Facilitated by local poet Jodi Girouard.

Tech help

Every other Friday, 10 a.m.-noon

Join us every other Friday morning in the digital lab for 1:1 assistance and to learn new skills.

Drop-in winter crafts

Saturday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Choose from several different craft projects. All materials provided. All ages are welcomed.

English conversation circle

Monday, Jan. 10, noon-1 p.m.

English as a Second Language, facilitated by instructor Louis Giancola.

Virtual cartooning class

Tuesday, Jan. 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Award-winning cartoonist and humorous illustrator Rick Stromoski will teach the class how to create their own cartoon.

Author talk

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 6-7 p.m.

Local author Bill Mares will share drawings and tales from his new book, “I Could Hardly Keep from Laughing,” written with co-author Don Hooper, that illustrates the understatement, comeuppance and subtlety of Vermont humor.

Health and resilience

Thursday, Jan 13, 6-7 p.m.

Nancy Somers will teach attendees practical techniques to improve brain health and overall well-being.

Morning book group

Thursday, Jan. 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Join us for a lively discussion of “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Frederik Backman, a charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove.”

New adults book group

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 6-7 p.m.

“Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller. Meetings will be virtual, and books are available for pickup at the library.

Open mic

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 6-7:30 p.m.

Performers have eight minutes each to share a song or poem. These can be original works or covers. No microphones at this open mic, just un-amplified voices and instruments.

Murder mystery night

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m.

Calling all detectives. A collaborative murder mystery solving. Best suited for teens and older, due to the discussion material.

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