Past Events

  • Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00 pm

    Join Onion River Press and Phoenix Books Burlington for the launch of James Dunn's Breach of Trust: The Ethics Scandal That Challenged the Integrity of the Vermont Judiciary, a true story about arrogance and abuse of judicial power, coupled with allegations of romantic affairs and cover-ups.


     “A masterful piece of work! It is a story that ought not to be forgotten and I am very glad Dunn has been so diligent and determined to...

  • Sunday, June 10 at 2:00 pm to at 4:00 pm

    Join us for a afternoon of poetry hosted by Phoenix Books Rutland’s own Bianca Amira Zanella.  Come to read, come to listen, or come for both!  Those interested in reading can sign up at the door.

    ABOUT THE EVENT HOST: Bianca Amira Zanella’s poems have most recently appeared in The Mountain Troubadour and The Reverie. The recipient of a 2014 Robert T. Marsh Memorial Prize for Excellence in Writing and a 2017 Green Mountain Scholarship, Bianca plans to finalize her initial poetry as social change...

  • Saturday, June 09 at 11:00 am

    Enjoy your Saturday morning with a reading of the children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle.  After we read together, we'll have a fun and interactive healthy food activity.

    “The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child’s heart…”
    Mother’s Manual


    DATE:  Saturday, June 9th at 11am

    LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Burlington

    ADMISSION:  All ages are welcome to this free event.

    COSPONSORS:  Thank you to City Market for joining us in presenting this event! ...

  • Saturday, June 09 at 11:00 am

    All ages are invited to join us to read Pride, by Rob Sanders, and to design your own flag.

  • Thursday, June 07 at 6:30 pm

    Join us to celebrate the launch of Yvonne Daley's Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont. This event will feature live music of songs from the era, and artwork - including photos of and arts and crafts made by some of the people profiled in the book - will be on display. Light fare provided.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  How the counterculture changed Vermont—and America
    Going Up the Country is part oral history, part nostalgia-tinged narrative, and part clear-eyed analysis of the multifaceted phenomena...

  • Wednesday, June 06 at 10:00 am

    All ages are invited to join us to read Pride, by Rob Sanders, and to design your own flag.

  • Tuesday, June 05 at 7:00 pm

    Join Maria Hummel to celebrate the launch of her novel, Still Lives. Set against a culture that often fetishizes violence, Still Lives is a page-turning exodus into the art world's hall of mirrors, and one woman's journey into the belly of an industry flooded with money and secrets.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Kim Lord is an avant-garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the L.A. art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition Still Lives is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as...

  • Monday, June 04 at 4:00 pm

    All youth grades 7 - 12 are welcome to join Phoenix Books Misty Valley in reading and discussing Mechanica, by Betsy Cornwell.

  • Friday, June 01 at 4:00 pm

     Phoenix Book’s Misty Valley welcomes members of the community and those visiting to attend our First Friday event series. The series will bring events for all ages, and we'll keep the store open until 7 p.m.


    DATE:  Friday, June 1st
                 4pm story time featuring PRIDE: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, by Rob Sanders
                 5:30-7:00pm celebration. Light fare provided.

    LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Misty Valley

    ADMISSION:  Free and open to all.

  • Thursday, May 31 at 7:00 pm

    Join Matthys Levy to celebrate the launch of his new novel, Building Eden.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Building Eden is Matthys Levy's first novel, a thriller with subject matter he is intimately familiar with. A gifted architect, Philip Corta, has the opportunity of a lifetime, the design of a major office/residential complex on New York's West Side, The Eden Center. The project endures many major setbacks resulting from the arrogance and shallow-minded behavior of the developer, corruption in City Hall, sabotage and murder by organized criminals, and...