Jack Mayer: Weimar Germany and the Third Reich

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Oct 2017

Jack Mayer: Weimar Germany and the Third Reich

Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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Defeated, humiliated, and in chaos, Germany after World War I was imperiled by leftist revolution and right-wing violence.  Jack Mayer recounts the origins of the Third Reich through the story of Ernst Werner Techow, who was recruited into a clandestine assassination network trying to bring down the fledgling Weimar democracy.  Techow participated in the 1922 murder of Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, the highest-ranking Jew in the Weimar Republic. But an offer of forgiveness while on trial for his life set…

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Arts Bus board meeting

Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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Nov 2017

Senior Center Book Discussion

Nov 1 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Greater Randolph Senior Center, 6 Hale Street
Randolph, 05060
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Come to the Randolph Area Senior Center for a lively book discussion - all ages welcome! This month's selection: the 2017 Vermont Reads selection, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. "This beautiful memoir of the author’s childhood, written in verse, tells the story of a young person finding her voice and examines the strength of family bonds. "In reflecting on this book, Ms. Woodson remarked, 'Raised in South Carolina and New York, I always felt halfway home in each place.…

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Q & A with state representative Ben Jickling

Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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VT Reads: Our Stories and How We Tell Them

Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kimball Public Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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Poet Ina Anderson will further explore the book Brown Girl Dreaming on Tuesday, November 7th at 7 p.m. with the program:  Our Stories and How We Tell Them.  “Brown Girl Dreaming tells the story of one American girl growing up in Ohio, South Carolina, and Brooklyn NY in the 1960s and 70s. Some of her story is familiar to us, yet much is unfamiliar.” Anderson invites adults and young adults to share their memories of growing-up, and perhaps find a story or…

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Author Alexis Paige

Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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Local author Alexis Paige will read from her flash memoir of trauma and addiction, Not a Place on Any Map.  Winner of the 2016 Vine Leaves Vignette Collection Award, the book is a memoir in vignettes about surviving trauma. In snapshots of the disparate places where she grew up, the author traces a turbulent life, including her descent into despair and addiction after being sexually assaulted while on her first trip abroad. Paige’s award-winning work appears widely in American journals.…

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CLOSED for Veterans Day

Nov 11
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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Kimball Library is closed for Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11th.

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Increase your happiness

Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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This is a support group to help participants cope with daily life issues.

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Randolph Dream Group

Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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Discuss your dreams - those you have while you sleep, not necessarily your aspirations. All meetings at the Library are free and open to the public.

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Book Discussion: Sloth and Greed

Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kimball Library, 67 N. Main St.
Randolph, VT 05060 United States
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This discussion series, cosponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council, is called Seven Deadly Sins.   Delve into selections from the Great Books Foundation’s volume, The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler, and discover why, according to Dartmouth professor of ethics and human values Ronald M. Green, these short stories “remind us that most of our problems arise in the hidden recesses of the human heart.”  Copies of the book are available at Kimball Library. Readings for the third discussion, which will be led by Suzanne Brown:…

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