Brooks Memorial Library

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Celebrating E B White

Celebrating E.B. White

March 2 at 7pm:  From Charlotte’s Web to his exquisite essays in The New Yorker, E. B. White remains the master’s master of elegant prose, sophisticated wit, and graceful irreverence. Drawing on his stories, essays, poems, and letters, Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine celebrates White’s versatility and enormous legacy. Underwriter: Merchants Bank.

Major Jackson

An Evening with Poet Major Jackson

April 6 at 7 pm:  UVM professor Major Jackson reads from his new book, Roll Deep, and discusses how poetry not only serves as a record of our existence but also enlarges us as human beings. Underwriter: Carole and Geof Gaddis.

What the Buddhists Teach - Polly Young-Eisendrath talk

What the Buddhists Teach: Finding Clarity in Everyday Life

May 4 at 7 pm:  How do we develop mindfulness and a compassionate optimism about a highly imperfect world? Author Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath discusses the Buddhist model for remaining fully engaged in the ups and downs of everyday life.

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The mission of the Friends is to support the Brooks Library through advocacy, public relations, and fundraising in order to provide the highest quality library services to the community.

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