Join host, Farmer Ama at the Den from 5:00 to 7:00 PM for readings by Boston poet and playwright Letta Neely and Vermont poet Rajnii Eddins, author of Their Names are Mine. Emily Lanxner will play Vermont rap MC Omega Jade & dual steel drums. Bring drums and instruments. We'll sing freedom songs together.
Coffee House & Open Mic
February 09, 2020
An open mic night at 6:00 PM for black and indigenous people of color (BIPOC) to share their writing and music. (Sign up to read poems or play music by calling the library in advance.) We will also have a selection of African-American poems to read aloud by whoever should like to read. Bring your work and join us for coffee, cocoa, tea, and cookies. All ages are welcome!
The Hate U Give Movie/Discussion
February 13, 2020
Please join us from 6:00 to 8:30 PM for a movie and discussion that includes a comparison between book and film, as well as racial conflict, resilience, thrival & survival in times of change. A light dinner and snacks will be served before the showing. Popcorn and drinks during the movie.
We have multiple copies of the VT READS book, The Hate U Give, sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. Come in and pick up a copy in advance of the movie/discussion, or be inspired to pick up the book that evening.
Join us on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 AM for the happy togetherness of Story Hour! Eager young learners enjoy an hour filled with music, the newest picture books, and an arts and crafts project while making and meeting friends at the library. All children, from birth through preschool, along with their caregivers are welcome to join in the fun.
Cabot Book Discussion Group: Women's Work
The Cabot Book Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM in the library. All are welcome!
Look for the upcoming series The Seven Deadly Sins sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. Delve into selections from the Great Books Foundation's new 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.
Yoga for Every Body: Strengthening Community One Body at a Time
Every Saturday, through April from 9:15 to 10:30 AM join Christyn King for yoga classes that weave movement, postures, breathwork, meditation, self-reflection, and community building in a lively container of inclusivity, accessibility, and whole-hearted fun! All are welcome!
Cabot Contra Dance
Come join us every 2nd Saturday of the month from September through May at 7:30 PM for an old-time, family-friendly contra dance with live music provided in the spacious hall of the Willey Building.
The contra and square dances are traditional Vermont and New England social dances that have been danced for generations in the town halls, barns, and kitchens around Vermont. The music is provided by piano and fiddles, mandolins, guitars, and the occasional surprise instrument. Musicians are always invited to sit in and join with the fun of playing traditional dance tunes. There is a small suggested donation to help cover the cost of the caller. For more information, please contact David Carpenter at 802.426.3225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All dances are taught and are easily learned by young and old. (Beginner's session starts at 7:15 PM.) Bring your entire family or come by yourself. All ages are welcome.
Board of Trustees Meeting
February 18, 2020
6:00 to 7:00 pm
A Human Family Potluck
February 20, 2020
Please join us for a Soul Food Supper at our family-style Grandparent's Table from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Bring YOUR traditional family food & drink and join the potluck or just come and be fed! Farmer Ama is making yummy Soul Food with enough to share for all. All ages welcome!