Past Events

  • Saturday, March 31 at 6:00 pm to at 7:30 pm

    Visit Phoenix Books Burlington for a tarot reading. Rachel's approach to tarot draws from Jung and the concept that we can access collective symbols and archetypes from our unconscious that can assist in guiding our intuition.

    Rachel is a self-taught tarot reader and has been reading tarot for six years now. She began public readings about a year and a half ago. She has read at weddings and parties as well as for private individuals. Rachel has an MA in clinical mental health counseling from Antioch University New England and has a private psychotherapy practice in Williston working with individual...

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  • Thursday, March 29 at 6:30 pm

    Join Jean Yeager for a reading from The Ageless Authors Anthology and an open mic featuring writers 65 and older. Come to read, come to listen, or come for both! Those interested in reading can sign up at the door.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  The Ageless Authors Anthology proves that while old age may rob you of some...

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  • Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30 pm

    NEW DATE! Join Arnie Kozak, PhD, for a discussion of his new book, Timeless Truths for Modern Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to a More Focused and Quiet Mind.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Mindfulness--focusing on the present moment while accepting your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations--is growing in popularity. You can find apps, online courses, and articles on the subject. Businesses like Google are incorporating the practice at work, resulting in lower stress levels, less frustration, fewer sick days, and less burnout. Health centers at universities are getting in...

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  • Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 pm

    Join Annelise Orleck to discover the story of low-wage workers rising up around the world to demand respect and a living wage.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Tracing a new labor movement sparked and sustained by low-wage workers from across the globe, We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now is an urgent, illuminating look at globalization as seen through the eyes of workers-activists: small farmers, fast-food servers, retail workers, hotel housekeepers, home-healthcare aides, airport workers, and adjunct professors who are fighting for respect, safety, and a living...

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  • Saturday, March 17 at 11:00 am

    Enjoy your Saturday morning and celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a reading of the children’s book O'Sullivan Stew, by Hudson Talbott.  After we read together, we'll have a fun and interactive healthy food activity.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  Someone has stolen the witch of Crookhaven’s horse, and there will be no peace in the village until it is returned. So bold, brassy Kate O’Sullivan takes matters into her own hands. But instead of saving the day, she manages to land herself—and her family—in trouble with the king. So Kate sets out to save their hides the only way she knows how—with a good story. Filled with imagination, wit, and a healthy helping of good old-fashioned Irish blarney, this is a hilarious tale that will keep readers...

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  • Thursday, March 15 at 6:30 pm

    Join Sandi Earle for a talk on her new book, My 30-Year Love Affair with Food in Vermont.  Sandi will be giving the first 20 attendees who purchase a book at the event a free four pack of the Shotgun Wedding Chocolate Truffles, which is  a recipe from the book! (One per customer. Some exclusions apply.)

    ABOUT THE BOOKMy 30...

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  • Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 pm to at 4:00 pm

    Join us for a evening 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...

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  • Thursday, March 08 at 6:30 pm

    Join bestselling author Chris Bohjalian for a reading and discussion of his new novel, The Flight Attendant!

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened.

    Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She's a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives...

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  • Wednesday, March 07 at 6:30 pm

    Celebrate the launch of The Flight Attendant with Chris Bohjalian!

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened.

    Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She's a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying...

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  • Saturday, March 03 at 1:00 pm

    Join us for a story time with Sarah Dillard, featuring her new book, Mouse Scouts Make Friends.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  When Miss Poppy assigns the troop a new badge--Making Friends--the girls think it will easy. They're already friends, so what more is there to do? But when the Acorn Scouts learn they will need to team up with the boys in the Maple Scouts as part of the badge, everything changes. Suddenly, Tigerlily seems more interested in hanging out with her Maple Scout pal than in being friends with Violet. Friendships will be tested and opposites will...

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