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  • The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz

    Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Join us for a talk with Jack Fairweather on his book, The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz, presented by the Rutland Jewish Center


    ABOUT THE BOOK:  The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his death-defying attempt to warn the Allies about the Nazis...

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  • Vermont Trout Streams

    Friday, March 27 at 6:30 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Vermont trout season opens April 11th.  Are you ready?

    Join Peter Shea for a talk on his book Vermont Trout Streams, the first ground-up, comprehensive treatment of Vermont’s trout streams in more than thirty years.

    Peter and Bob bring their own unique decades of experience to bear in creating this extraordinary guidebook. The result is a complete guide to the geography and strategies of fly fishing the streams and rivers of Vermont – from Abbot to Zeebeedee Brooks. It is a reference work that anyone who...

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  • Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War

    Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00 pm

    Author photo of Stephen Terry

     

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Join Stephen C. Terry for a talk on his book, Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War.

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  • Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War

    Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 pm

    Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March. Please check back soon for the new date for this event.  

     

    Join us for a talk on Say We Won and Get Out: George D. Aiken and the Vietnam War – the first full-length biography of Senator Aiken with author Stephen Terry. In this new book, Stephen Terry, a former staffer with Sen. Aiken details Aiken’s life and rise to prominence in the U.S. Senate – examining how his approach to politics stems from his early life as a farmer and horticulturist in Putney, Vermont. Terry draws from historical records including original recordings of Aiken and then President Lyndon B. Johnson to weave a tale that takes us...

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  • Presented by Phoenix Books at Fletcher Free Library

    Monday, March 16 at 6:30 pm

    Author Chris Bohjalian standing in front of bookcase

    ***EVENT UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone all of our events/story times for the remainder of the month of March.

    In lieu of an event, Chris will be signing books for us. Autographed copies will be ready March 17, 2020 and a limited number of personalized copies of The Red Lotus will be ready March 22, 2020. We will fulfill as many personalization requests as possible. Please note your request for personalization in your order. Pre-order today!***

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Chris is the author of twenty books, including The Flight Attendant, The Guest Room; Close Your...

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  • at Phoenix Books Rutland!

    Thursday, March 05 at 6:30 pm

    Was it Colonel Mustard in the Library with the Candlestick?

    Join us for an evening of CLUE®—the Classic Board Game edition at Phoenix Books Rutland!  Please call 802-855-8078 or email rutland@phoenixbooks.biz to RSVP.   Light fare will be provided.   And as a treat for mystery lovers, all in stock &  special order mysteries will be 25% off. 

    This event is free & open to the public. 

     

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  • Pipsqueak's Adventure

    Saturday, February 29 at 11:00 am

    Join us for story time featuring Pipsqueak's Adventure with author Diana D. Dunn!

    ABOUT THE BOOK: Meet Pipsqueak - a baby bird in need of a rescue.

    Follow along as Pipsqueak, a baby tree swallow, is rescued after a night alone. Working together, a young girl, a wildlife rescue center, and some unlikely animal friends help Pipsqueak return to where the bird belongs.  Pipsqueak's Adventure is a true story entirely told in watercolor paintings.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Diana D. Dunn is a Vermont artist and an electrical engineer. Her husband and two daughters assisted with the rescue of Pipsqueak and encouraged her to illustrate this endearing tale. Diana has since mounted her...

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  • Northern Vermont in the War of 1812

    Thursday, February 27 at 6:30 pm

    Join us for a book talk on Northern Vermont in the War of 1812 with author Jason Barney!  

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Vermont played a critical role in the War of 1812. Burlington was a significant military base and harbor for American vessels, but history isn't just about the larger hubs of activity. From Swanton to Isle La Motte, many smaller communities in northern Vermont played a key role in the war. Local militia--composed of farmers, blacksmiths and merchants--came from all over the northern border communities of the state to contribute to the war effort. When towns got the statewide order to muster, timing depended on the occupations of those called to duty, the distance they needed to march or sail, the unpredictable weather conditions...

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  • Finna *book launch*

    Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00 pm

    Join us in celebrating the launch of Nino Cipri's new book, Finna!  Nino will be in conversation with author M.Z. McDonnell.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Nino Cipri's Finna is a rambunctious, touching story that blends all the horrors the multiverse has to offer with the everyday awfulness of low-wage work. It explores queer relationships and queer feelings, capitalism and accountability, labor and love, all with a bouncing sense of humor and a commitment to the strange.

    When an elderly customer at a Swedish big box furniture store — but not that one — slips through a portal to another dimension, it’s up to two minimum-wage employees to track her across the multiverse and protect their company’s bottom line. Multi-...

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  • Saturday, February 22 at 11:00 am

    Rollo is a good dog. But sometimes he does things that get him into trouble! Join us for story time with author Reed Duncan to find how Rollo gets in—and out—of trouble!  

    ABOUT THE SERIESFor fans of Tiny, Biscuit, and Charlie the Ranch Dog comes an easy-to-read series about a rambunctious, mischievous, and totally lovable bulldog, Rollo!

    Meet Rollo, a little bulldog with a BIG personality. Rollo loves to dig, but sometimes he digs too much. He loves to chase things, but sometimes he chases things he should not--like a chipmunk that's heading for a wall! Follow Rollo for an action packed day as he gets in--and always out, of course--of trouble.

    With easy-to-read vocabulary and lively illustrations, this book is...
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