Past Events

  • Thursday, November 09 at 6:30 pm

    Join Stephen P. Kiernan for a talk on his new novel, The Baker's Secret.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  From the critically acclaimed author of The Hummingbird and The Curiosity comes a dazzling novel of World War II—a shimmering tale of courage, determination, optimism, and the resilience of the human spirit, set in a small Normandy village on the eve of D-Day

    On June 5, 1944, as dawn rises over a small town on the Normandy coast of France, Emmanuelle is making the bread that has sustained her fellow villagers...

  • Tuesday, November 07 at 7:00 pm

    Join Martin Philip— the Head Bread Baker of King Arthur Flour—for a talk on Breaking Bread: A Baker's Journey Home in 75 Recipes.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  “I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth.”—Martin Philip

    Yearning for creative connection, Martin Philip traded his finance career in New York City for an entry level baker position at King Arthur Flour in rural Vermont. A true Renaissance man, the opera singer, banjo player, and passionate amateur baker worked his way up, eventually becoming Head Bread Baker. But Philip is not just a...

  • Sunday, November 05 at 2:00 pm

    Join Bill Schubart for a talk on his new novel, Lila and Theron.

    Gift with purchase: Attendees who purchase Lila and Theron at the event will get a complimentary CD of Bill Schubart reading five of his favorite picks from Lamoille Stories! The genesis story of Lila and Theron, "Lila's Bucket" is on the CD.  (Some exceptions apply.)

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Set in rural America and spanning much of the 20th century, Lila & Theron captures the spirit of the...

  • Saturday, November 04 at 3:00 pm

    Join Lynda Graham-Barber for a story time featuring her new book, Cookie's Fortune. Attendees will also be treated to a visit with Lynda's rescue dog, Biscuit, and delicious locally...

  • Saturday, November 04 at 11:00 am

    Join Lynda Graham-Barber for a story time featuring her new book, Cookie's Fortune. Attendees will also be treated to a visit with Lynda's rescue dog, Biscuit, and delicious locally baked cookies!

    ABOUT THE BOOK: Come along on a small dog’s journey from surviving in a vast city to finding her forever home. In simple, poetic language, with...

  • Thursday, November 02 at 7:00 pm

    Join Willard Sterne Randall for a fresh retelling of the Revolution that counteracts the American mythology of a swift, straightforward victory over England.

    ABOUT THE BOOKUnshackling America challenges the persistent fallacy that Americans fought two separate wars of independence. Willard Sterne Randall documents an unremitting fifty-year-long struggle for economic independence from Britain overlapping two armed conflicts linked by an unacknowledged global struggle. Throughout this perilous period, the struggle was all about free trade.

  • Thursday, November 02 at 6:30 pm

    Join Daniel Lusk for a reading from his new collection of poetry, The Shower Scene from Hamlet.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  In The Shower Scene from Hamlet, the poet is at his mature best, creating portraits and literary collages from the lives of artists, eccentrics, and infamous public figures that ricochet across a millennium of the world’s art and cultural history. The poet blends extraordinary facts and rumors about personalities long dead with intimate glimpses of his own peripatetic past for the enjoyment of readers.


  • Wednesday, November 01 at 7:00 pm

    Join Ray Padgett for a short conversation about his new book, Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time, with Burlington Free...

  • Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 pm

    Join debut Vermont authors Robert Madrygin and Katherine Arden for readings from their new novels.

    In Robert Madrygin's The Solace of Trees, a Bosnian War orphan of Muslim heritage escapes his homeland, finds a new family in New England, and learns to deal with his trauma--and years later falls into the depths...

  • Saturday, October 28 at 4:00 pm

    Join National Book Award–winning author William Alexander to delve into a wryly humorous story about two kids who try to save their town by bringing back its ghosts.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Rosa Ramona Díaz has just moved to the small, un-haunted town of Ingot—the only ghost-free town in the world. She doesn’t want to be there. She doesn’t understand how her mother—a librarian who specializes in ghost-appeasement—could possibly want to live in a place with no ghosts. Frankly, she doesn’t understand why anyone would.
    Jasper Chevalier has always lived in Ingot. His father plays a knight at the local...