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Past Events

  • Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 pm

    Join us for Armchair Travel: Beat the Winter Blues with the Authors of Walking Distance and Seeing the Songs, a special event with Robert Manning, Martha Manning, and Gary Margolis.

    Robert Manning is a professor in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont where he teaches and conducts a program of research on national parks and related areas.

    Martha Manning has a degree in art from the University of Vermont and practices at her studio in Burlington, Vermont. Over the past decade, they have walked many of world’s great long-distance trails.

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  • Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 pm

    Join us as we explore the mysterious world of Kelly’s favorite varietal, Pinot Noir.  It's nuances have beguiled many a wine lover over the centuries.  We will explore several examples of Pinot from around the globe and match them with local cheese.  If wine education was a train ride, Pinot Noir would be your "final destination."

    Reservations strongly recommend.
    $30 plus tax. Must be 21 or older.
    Register online or at Phoenix Books Essex.

  • Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 pm

    Join us in welcoming local author Kim MacQueen to Phoenix Books Burlington!

    About the Book: Deb Solomon is a new mom suffering a spate of postpartum depression, a listless marriage and a career in free-fall. So she jumps at the chance to go to work in another world: a university laboratory housing language-competent apes and the humans who study and care for them, led by brilliant primatologist Soraya Baldwin-Ruhl. But Soraya’s star is already falling, even as the people at the lab act more apelike even as the apes start to seem more human. Deb’s own life soon spirals into a science soap opera as she follows Soraya further and further into near-madness...

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  • Saturday, March 23 at 11:00 am

    Listen to and enjoy stories with your little ones! 

    Curious about what title(s) we'll be reading? Keep an eye out for a posting on our Facebook page a few days before the event for all of the details.

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  • Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 pm

    Join us for Dealing in Darkness: The Writing and Publishing Lives of Two Suspense Novelists, a special event with Jenny Milchman and Jennifer McMahon.

    Jenny Milchman is a suspense writer from NJ whose debut novel, Cover of Snow, was just released from Ballantine. Jenny's short work has been published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Adirondack Mysteries II, and other publications.

     

     

    Jennifer McMahon is the New York Times Bestselling author of ...

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  • Saturday, March 16 at 1:00 pm

    Phoenix Books Burlington will celebrate the luck o' the Irish with an afternoon of Irish songs and dances - some lively, some soulful, all delightful. Wear a bit of green and come join us!

    Full Circle is a group of five women who play a mixture of medieval, Renaissance, Celtic, folk, and holiday music on recorders, tin whistle, harp, guitar, hammered dulcimer, percussion and voices. Their recordings will be offered for sale.

  • Saturday, March 16 at 11:00 am

    Listen to and enjoy stories with your little ones! 

    Curious about what title(s) we'll be reading? Keep an eye out for a posting on our Facebook page a few days before the event for all of the details.

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  • Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm

    Redspotted newt We invite budding scientists, concerned citizens, and naturalists-at-heart to learn about Vermont's Amphibian Monitoring Program. This is a perfect opportunity to get hands-on experience, become educated about Vermont's amphibian population, and learn how to assist in their protection/preservation.

    Space is limited; please contact Phoenix Books Essex at 872-7111 to reserve a spot. This demonstration involves delicate critters, so is best for ages 5 and older.

    Newt Night will be hosted by the North Branch Nature Center of Montpelier...

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  • Saturday, March 09 at 2:00 pm

    Calling all young readers! We may be stuck indoors this time of year, but this event will have you setting out on an adventure with The Expeditioners.  Join author S. S. Taylor for fun activities, a Q & A, and behind-the-scenes info on her new book.  All ages welcome; middle readers are particularly invited to chime in with their questions!

    Please note that you do not need to have read (or even started!) The Expeditioners in order to attend. If you would like your own copy, you can find this book at Phoenix Books before, during, or after the event.

    About the Book: Computers have failed, electricity is extinct, and the...

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  • Saturday, March 09 at 11:00 am

    Listen to and enjoy stories with your little ones! 

    Curious about what title(s) we'll be reading? Keep an eye out for a posting on our Facebook page a few days before the event for all of the details.

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