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Hiking the Continental Divide Trail

Wednesday Mar 3rd 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm - Virtual

After an emotionally devastating crisis in her life, 63-year-old Mary Anderson set out to hike half of the Continental Divide Trail, hoping to find peace and healing. She completed 1500 miles from the Mexican border through New Mexico and Colorado into Wyoming. Mary will give a Zoom presentation about her journey, showing photos and reading sections from the book she is writing. She will welcome questions after her presentation. 

Mary Anderson lives in Bethel. In the 1980’s she thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail twice, once in winter. Following this winter hike, she thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, spending close to 14 months continuously hiking. Contact the Library for a Zoom invitation.

Storytime!

Wednesday Mar 3rd 10:30 am to 11:00 am - Virtual

Join the Youth Services Librarian online to sing some songs and read some books. Contact Kimball Library for information on how to attend. It will be great to "see" you!

Poetry on Climate Change by Geza Tatrallyay

Wednesday Mar 10th 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Virtual

Geza Tatrallyay, who has had thirteen books published so far, of which four are poetry collections, will talk about, and read poetry from his two most recent  collections, Extinction and Extinction Rebellion, as well as some from an upcoming fifth volume, Poems for our World. Many of the poems in these books are in some ways a call to action for us to combat climate change, what mankind is doing to the world all around, to other species and to itself. Geza will talk about how he became an early proponent of environmental activism, having been introduced to these issues by his mentor at Harvard, Roger Revelle (who was also Al Gore's mentor) and then continuing his studies in Human Ecology / Human Sciences at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He will also talk about how he helped start several renewable energy companies which have grown into major international players in the field.

Storytime!

Wednesday Mar 10th 10:30 am to 11:00 am - Virtual

Join the Youth Services Librarian online to sing some songs and read some books. Contact Kimball Library for information on how to attend. It will be great to "see" you!

Book Chat: Fredrik Backman

Tuesday Mar 16th 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm - Virtual

Read any book by Fredrik Backman. The Library has copies of several of his books on reserve. Overdrive has most of his titles also. Join others for an informal chat about Backman's books. Contact the Library for information on joining this Zoom discussion.

Storytime!

Wednesday Mar 17th 10:30 am to 11:00 am - Virtual

Join the Youth Services Librarian online to sing some songs and read some books. Contact Kimball Library for information on how to attend. It will be great to "see" you!

Library Board Meeting

Thursday Mar 18th 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Meeting of the Library’s Board of Trustees. The public is welcome. Agendas and minutes are available at the Town of Randolph website. Join remotely at https://zoom.us/j/94843373353

Book Discussion: Life on the Mississippi

Tuesday Mar 23rd 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Virtual

Cosponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council: The Genius of Mark Twain. Brilliant satire, knee-slapping comedy, potent social commentary… what more can you ask for? Call the Library for information on joining this Zoom discussion. Copies of the book are available at the Library.

Income Inequality

Wednesday Mar 24th 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Virtual

Resources to consider reading/viewing for Income Inequality Discussion
Contact the Library or a Zoom invitation to this discussion. Sponsored by Bethany Church and Kimball Library.

ALL AGES Peeps Diorama Contest!

March 24th is the last day to sign up for the ALL AGES Peeps Diorama Contest!

Step 1: Sign up by March 24
Step 2: Create a diorama based on a book, movie, or library theme. Use craft supplies, a cardboard box and Peeps!
Step 3:  Bring your diorama to the Library no later than March 31. 

Income Inequality

Friday Mar 26th 10:00 am to 11:30 am - Virtual

Resources to consider reading/viewing for Income Inequality Discussion
Contact the Library or a Zoom invitation to this discussion. Sponsored by Bethany Church and Kimball Library.

Middle Grade Book Club

Friday Mar 26th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Virtual

An event for middle-grade readers! We will talk about The Book Thief by Markus Zusak on Zoom.

Copies of the book available – call or email if interested.

Storytime!

Wednesday Mar 31st 10:30 am to 11:00 am - Virtual

Join the Youth Services Librarian online to sing some songs and read some books. Contact Kimball Library for information on how to attend. It will be great to "see" you!