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Win What You Spend During the months of January and February we will be entering all sales into a drawing. If chosen, you will WIN the amount that you have spent which can then be applied to anything in the store. We are also currently having a FLOOR MODEL SALE on our Smith Brothers, LaZBoy, England and Best upholstered pieces. call 1-800-439-5996 or visit PUZZLES ON PAGE 18-19 CRYPTO QUIP GO FIGURE SUDOKU KAKURO STICKLERS EVEN EXCHANGE MAGIC MAZE FEAR KNOT SUPER CROSSWORD page 8 The WORLD January 24, 2018 Ainsworth Public Library Williamstown 2:00 to 6:00pm Monday and Thursday 9:00 to 6:00pm Wednesday 2:00 to 7:00pm Tuesday and Friday 9:00 to 1:00pm Saturday Look for us on Facebook: Ainsworth Public Library 802-433-5887 World Religions Lecture Elaine Stehel, Human Minister will lecture on the world’s religions. Come with questions. Saturday, Feb 3 at 10am. Please register. FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY 6 Washington Street Barre, VT 05641 Phone: (802) 476-7550 “Anything Goes” Poetry Slam Friday, January 26 at 6:30pm. Milne Room. This “Anything Goes!” slam features a 5-minute limit for poets, solo and group performers, and musicians. “Covers” okay if noted as such. As an all-ages event, discretion is required. Can the single voice of an impassioned poet outscore a harp solo? Find out! Come early and enjoy free pizza at 6! Classic Journalism Film Series Saturday, February 10 at 2:30pm. Milne Room. Howard Hawks’ 1940 film is thought by many critics to represent the high-water mark of the era’s fast-paced and witty PUZZLES ON PAGE 24 comedies. The source material was the play “The Front Page,” set in the world of Chicago newspaper journalism. Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell Star as reporters and ex-romantic partners; she is persuaded to come back and cover one more big story. Introduction and discussion led by Rick Winston in this “Second Saturday” Film Series. For title and rating information, call 476-7550. Free popcorn! Friends of the Library Winter Banquet & Auction Saturday, March 3, 5:30PM Come relax with friends; enjoy appetizers, drinks, and time to make silent auction bids. Then savor a leisurely dinner followed by the live auction. Featuring appetizers, cash bar, silent auction, and a beef tenderloin dinner with vegetarian option available. Do you have a unique item or talent that you would like to donate to the auction? Bring it by the library! Brown Public Library Groton Free Public Library Hours: Mon. 2:30-7pm, Wed. 10am-4pm, Fri. 2:30-7pm, Sat. 10am-12pm. Visit us on Facebook: GrotonFreePublicLibrary. 3358. Groton Free Public Library: 1304 Scott Highway, Groton, VT, 05046. January 31 @ 3:30pm Groton Library Book Discussion Group Discussions take place on the last Wednesday of the month at 3:00pm. Copies of the January book are now available for check out at the library. Join this group and enjoy the joy of participating in this a book discussion. This month we are reading “The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day is a 1989 novel by Nobel Prize-winning British writer Kazuo Ishiguro. “In the summer of 1956, Stevens, a long-serving butler at Darlington Hall, decides to take a motoring trip through the West Country. The six-day excursion becomes a journey into the past of Stevens and England, a past that takes in fascism, two world wars, and an unrealized love between the butler and his housekeeper.” (Goodreads) Groton Library Book Group WINTER Schedule Wednesday, January 31@ 3:00pm • • • • • • 93 South Main Street Northfield, VT 05663 802-485-4621 Save the Date: Join us for an author talk with Northfield resident, Carol Noyes. Coming Full Circle: One Woman’s Journey through Spiritual Crisis, Thursday, February 22nd, 6:30-8:00pm in the BPL Community Room *Book Signing Available* *Refreshments Served* Carol Noyes is a plant scientist, ecologist, holistic nutritionist, and organic farmer. After earning a B.S. in Plant Science from University of New Hampshire-Durham, Carol received an M.A. in Social Ecology at the Institute for Social Ecology (ISE)-Plainfield, VT. She has worked for over forty years growing plants and learning about their health-giving properties. In 1988 Carol established Lightfoot Farm in Vermont specializing in low-sugar jams and jellies, herbal teas, and dried flowers. Her journey of recovery from bipolar disorder and her insights are described in this book, an autobiography of Carol Noyes. When Carol went through mid-life crisis in the spring of 2006 her world was turned upside-down. Carol was able to wean herself off drugs, after over four years on psychiatric medications. She found natural alternatives that effectively helped her to recover and to lead a productive life. Carol believes that the current medical paradigm is inadequate and often unable to help individuals to heal and to bounce • • • Crayola Lipstick Making Join library volunteer to learn to make lipstick with Crayola crayons. Saturday, February 10th at 10am. Ages 8 and up. Adults are welcome too. Must register. Free. All supplies are provided. Fiber Arts Circle Not sure what this is? People gather on the third Saturday of the month to learn new skills such as sewing, knitting, quilting, etc. Bring a project along. Need a new project? Get it at this gathering. All ages. Instructor Helen Johnson will help you with any questions you have. Saturday, Feb 24 10am. Please register. Storytime Our Storytime is at 10am every Wednesday. VELI-STEM certified librarian, Sarah Snow will bring stories to life, sing songs and do a craft with you children. Ages birth to 7 years. FREE. Come and play with us. FREE and no registration necessary. Items include Oriental rugs, original art, homemade pies, gift certificates, and much, much more. All donations are tax deductible and all proceeds support library collections and programs. Tickets are $30 per person and can be reserved by calling 476-7550. Reserve your ticket by Friday, February 16 to be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to The Quarry! Museum Pass Highlight: ECHO We have a whole host of museum passes you can borrow, FREE! ECHO is more than just a museum, it’s an aquarium too that highlights the biology and history of the Lake Champlain region with exciting permanent and rotating exhibits. Check out their Innovation Playground open through January 15. And don’t miss Champ Lane, their special area just for young children and their adults. Our pass brings admission down to $7 per person for up to four people. Job Hunt Helper Every Wed. 3-6pm and Fri. 1-3pm. Reading Rooms. Our CCV Intern is here to help you find a job, get a better job, revise your resume, earn a professional certification, explore career interests, or anything else you need to move your career forward. Call 476-7550 to make an appointment. Knit 2Gether Fiber Arts Group Thursdays 1-3pm. Vermont Room. Fiber artists of all sorts, ages, and abilities are welcome. Give and get advice and inspiration with a great group of crafters! Spin, weave, knit, crochet and more! Lego Club Every Wednesday at 4pm. Children’s Room. Come test your creativity with LEGO challenges and earn badges. Legos and snacks provided. Ages 5 and up. back. Carol nearly died from a combination of the swine flu and lithium poisoning. Her descent to the bottom of the metaphorical well provided the impetus for her to research nondrug therapies. These therapies, along with faith, hope, and courage, brought Carol back to a peaceful life. Carol recounts her life and investigates the factors that precipitated imbalance. She writes about her extraordinary experiences during expanded states of consciousness. She also delves into the world of symbols and mythologies, describing how they became poignant for her. Carol calls her experience a time of spiritual awakening; a time of developing self-esteem, learning to love herself, and finding her true purpose. She hopes that her insights will help others going through spiritual crisis. Those interested in humanistic psychology, personal growth, and spirituality may find this book fascinating. Our Youth Program Presents: FUSE BEADS! Bring your child to make a keychain, magnet, hanging decoration, gift and much more! Come check out our new patterns and accessories. Saturday, January 27th, 10:00-11:30am. Join us in the Library Community Room. This is a free event and all materials are provided. NO registration necessary. Storytime: Stop in at Storytime on Mondays and Thursdays with our youth librarian, Britta Eberle. Storytime is from 10-11am. We read a story & do a craft. Bring your children or grandchildren. You do not need to have a library card to join our Storytime! All are welcome. Wednesday, February 28 @ 3:00pm Wednesday, March 28 @ 3:00pm NEW~Mondays @ 3:30pm Conversing in Spanish: Learn how to converse in Spanish. Try and have fun! Simple & Effective! Speak with confidence. We will meet weekly starting on Monday, January 22. Facilitated by a native Spanish speaker. NEW~Sundays @ 10:30am Meditation in Groton: 10:30-11:30am., Groton Free Public Library. Practitioners of all levels are invited to join sitting meditation. After the meditation the group explores their experience with the facilitator’s guidance. Beginners welcome. Free. or 802-584-3358. Mondays @ 9:00-11:00am Chess Group: Are you interested in chess? Have you been playing for years? There is a spot for you on Mondays at the Groton Public Library from 9-11am. Chess teaches critical & abstract thinking, planning, logic and analysis. It improves the ability to concentrate and teaches the value of good sportsmanship. Chess also teaches the importance of behavior management: making good choices and considering all possibilities. Homework will be assigned and the expectation is that it will be completed on time. Parents should have conversations as needed with children about expectations around appropriate behavior and the completion of homework.

All events are free and held at the library (unless noted otherwise): For info: 802-426-3581 or email: or visit our website: Jaquith Library Open House and Book Sale Saturday, February 3 from 9 to 1 p.m. Come and celebrate the Jaquith Library with music, refreshments and kid friendly activities. Enjoy the company of your friends and neighbors. All welcome: community members, patrons, volunteers, and family. Come find great books and then go to the library for some refreshments. Volunteers are needed for set up on the evening of February 2 and cleanup on February 3 after 1 p.m. Also, book donations may be dropped off at the library one week in advance. Please no magazines, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed Editions, textbooks, moldy or torn books, games or puzzles. For questions or to donate books call 426-3581 or email Vermont Film Series: Man with a Plan Wednesday, February 7 at 7 p.m. Fred Tuttle, faced with his father’s impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six digit salary with a fourth-grade education. So he runs for U.S. Representative from Vermont with a markedly bizarre campaign. Directed by John O’Brien and starring Fred Tuttle, Bill Blachly and Bryan Pfeiffer. Not rated. NEW BOOK GROUP Chapters in History: Exploring Several American Presidencies. A place to connect, inspire, and learn 28 N Main St., Waterbury, Vt 05676 (802) 244-7036 The Montpelier Senior Activity Center The Montpelier Senior Activity Center is your home for healthy aging and lifelong learning. We are an active community, and there’s always something to do, no matter your interest. If you’re 50 or older, we’d love to welcome you as a member of the Montpelier Senior Activity Center! If you’d like to learn more, call us at 223-2518 or stop by at 58 Barre Street in Montpelier. AARP Tax Clinic: Call for Appointments Volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program will prepare free federal and Vermont income tax returns for older adults on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 2/5-4/11. We are now taking appointments. Call us at 223- 2518 or stop by the office at 58 Barre Street to sign up. Want to Help Determine the Future of the Senior Activity Center? We’re looking for members to join our Advisory Council and Saturdays at 2 p.m. February 10: Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. Valentine’s Day: Love Our Planet and Our Climate Wednesday, February 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Discussion and/or film about climate change. What do you think? What can we do as individuals, as a town, as a state? Cosponsored by the Marshfield Energy Committee and the Marshfield Conservation Committee. Movie Night at the Jaquith Library Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m. February 21 - (1967) A Northern black homicide detective in the South on family business is suspected of murder because he is black and a stranger. He and the bigoted, reluctant white sheriff must join forces to find the real killer. Leonard Maltin wrote, “Marvelous social thriller hasn’t dated one bit – tough, funny & atmospheric, with unbeatable acting, & splendid Quincy Jones score.” Monthly Book Group for Adults Fourth Mondays at 7 p.m. Join us for the Jaquith book group. For copies of the book, please stop by the library. New members are always welcome, and it’s only one hour a month! Feb. 26 - Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 by Madeline Albright Kid’s Movies Third Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. For kids of all ages and their grown-ups. Come enjoy a short, 30 minute film before community supper is served. Story time and Playgroup Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Join Sylvia Smith for story time, and follow up with playgroup with Cassie Bickford. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. We follow the Twinfield Union School calendar and do not hold the program the days Twinfield Winter Felting The Waterbury Public Library is joining in with the Waterbury Winterfest activities. Come spend a fun and creative evening making a needle-felted winter landscape Monday evening, January 29th from 6:30 to 8 pm in the SAL room of the library. Needle Felting is a craft that uses sheep’s wool and special, very sharp needles to make a flat or three-dimensional object. No prior experience is needed. The wool, special needles and a protective work surface will be provided. All you will need to bring is your imagination. If you wish, you may also bring a picture or photo of a winter scene or landscape for inspiration. Because the needles are very sharp, this event is for adults and teens only. Please register to be sure adequate supplies are available, 244-7036. All The Film’s A Stage With Rick Winston Grueling rehearsals, opening-night jitters, outsized personalities: films about the world of theater have long been a staple. Join Rick Winston in an exploration of how cinema has portrayed what goes into a theater production, from audition to rehearsal to performance. Clips from several films both American and foreign will be featured, including such classics as All About Eve, Children of Paradise, and Topsy-Turvey. This Vermont Humanities Council event is hosted by the Waterbury Public Library on Wednesday, February 7th at 6 o’clock in the library’s SAL room. Free, open to the public, and accessible to those with disabilities. For more information contact Judi Byron at or call (802)244-7036. assist staff in setting the direction for our organization. We are especially looking for members from our supporting towns to join us. If you have relevant skills or are interested in helping us, please contact Janna Clar at 262-6283. End of Life Choice: Options & Autonomy Save the Date of Saturday, February 17, 9-3 for a free educational symposium at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center. Highlights will include stories from family members, the history of autonomy at end of life in VT and information from medical and other experts. Learn and ask questions about hospice care, medical aid in dying (VT Act 39), voluntary cessation of eating and drinking, and palliative sedation. Dive deeper into understanding advance directives, Act 39, palliative and comfort care. Co-presented by Patient Choices Vermont. Free and open to the public. Afternoon optional; lunch available for purchase. To learn more, call us at 223-2518. Book Launch and Pop-Up Exhibit for “The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architectural Education” • • • • • • • • • Norwich University will celebrate “The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architectural Education,” a new book edited by Assistant Professor of Architecture Tolya Stonorov, with a reception on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. at the Sullivan Museum and History Center Rotunda. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited to this free event which includes a pop-up exhibit of Stonorov’s original drawings from the book. Other Norwich book contributors, Associate Professor Danny Sagan, Dean of the College of Professional Schools Aron Temkin, Adjunct Professor Steve Kredell and alumnus Dan Wheeler, 2015, will be on hand to sign books and discuss their contributions. “The Design-Build Studio” examines 16 international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. As a field guide to current trends in academic design-build studios, including Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art, the work offers a look into the different design-build processes and methodologies and how they can be used to transform communities. Design-build supports the idea that building, making and designing are intrinsic to each other: knowledge of one strengthens and informs the expression of the other. Hands-on learning through the act of building what you design translates theories and ideas into real world experience. The work chronicled in this book reveals how this type of applied knowledge grounds us in the physicality of the world in which we live. “The pedagogies and methodologies exhibited in ‘The Design-Build Studio’ embody the ethos of architecture education at Norwich, which is rooted in doing, but also in doing with purpose,” Stonorov said. The book has received great praise since its recent publication. Bryan Bell, Executive Director of Design Corps notes: “The Design-Build Studio is a deep dive into the methods and lessons of the important educational tool known as designbuild. The content provides a thorough presentation of the state of the art, and allows the reader to compare and contrast the thinking and making of thirty of the outstanding leaders in the field. This book presents a learning opportunity that will allow us all to better define what works well, and move further forward in the evolution of this inclusive, pluralistic, and transformative teaching method.” Clifford Curry, FAIA & Co-Founder of the Curry Stone Design Prize notes: “Stonorov advocates for a better architect - one that builds in a more complete way. The multi-faceted approach of building one’s designs with the added value of community contributions should be a required experience for every budding architect.” UVM Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Central Vermont Lecture Series Lifelong Learning Thrives in Central Vermont - New Program Series: Writing, Music, History, Politics, Psychology, and More. Author Katherine Paterson Opens UVM Central Vermont Lifelong Learning Institute Spring Semeste on, January 24 Katherine Paterson, award-winning author of such classics of children’s literature as A Bridge to Terabithia and The Great Gilly Hopkins, will give the first in a series of weekly talks sponsored by UVM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Paterson is a prolific writer and twotime winner of both the National Book Award and the Newbery Medal, and numerous other honors. She will talk about how and why she wrote her new historical novel, My Brigadista Year, about coming of age while volunteering in Castro’s Cuban national literary program. The onehour program begins at 1:30, Wednesday, January 24 at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. A nationwide program, OLLI is supported by the Bernard Osher Foundation to provide lifelong learning opportunities for people 50 and over. The Central Vermont series is one of 10 throughout the state, and all programs are held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, at the Senior Center in Montpelier or at the Aldrich Public Library in Barre. The series concludes with three films, with discussions led by film historian Rick Winston. All programs are open to all. Complete Listing of Spring Semester Programs Jan. 31 – Montpelier Senior Center - 1:30 p.m. The Mueller Investigation and 2018 Politics - Journalist Garrett Graff. Mueller biographer Graff will discuss the unfolding investigation of Russia’s role in the last election and its impact on current national politics. Feb. 7- Montpelier Senior Center - 1:30 p.m. Seasonal Affective Disorder: What Do We Know? - Professor Kelly J. Rohan, Ph.D.Dr. Rohan will review symptoms, prevalence, possible causes, and treatment options of winter SAD and discuss new research findings. Feb. 14 – Montpelier Senior Center - 1:30 p.m. History & Meaning of a Proverb - Professor Wolfgang Mieder, Ph.D.This presentation examines the origin, dissemination, history, and meaning of the quotation-turnedproverb, “All men are created equal.” Feb. 21 – Aldrich Public Library, Barre - 1:30 p.m. Making a Life of Music in Vermont - Musicians Mary Bonhag & Evan PremoSoprano Mary Bonhag and Composer/Bassist Evan Premo will perform and describe their lives as internationally active musicians and devoted parents. Feb. 28 – Aldrich Public Library, Barre - 1:30 p.m. How Painters See - Artist Susan AbbottUsing a slide show, Abbott will help demystify how artists filter the world through the lenses of color, value, and composition in the creation of art. Mar. 7- Aldrich Public Library, Barre - 1:30 p.m. Plan V: The Case for a 2nd VT Republic - Professor and Publisher Robert C. Williams, Ph.D. Is secession for Vermont a viable idea? What would it mean economically? Politically? Constitutionally? Culturally? Ethically? Dr. Williams will present a 12-point program for a 2nd Vermont Republic: a plan for interdependence. Mar. 14 – Aldrich Public Library, Barre - 1:30 p.m. Restoring the American Elm Tree - Conservationist Gus Goodwin.Conservation coordinator for the Nature Conservancy, Goodwin will discuss the rebirth of the American elm after its severe decline in recent decades, and the important research and silviculture discoveries around re-establishing it. March 28 – Montpelier Senior Center - 1:30 p.m. Observations on the Cosmos - Retired Engineer and Teacher Chris Brown. Brown will discuss recent cosmic activities, including a spectacular neutron star collision, which may help scientists answer long-standing questions in astrophysics. April 4 – Montpelier Senior Center - 1:30 p.m. Introduction to Islam - Activist Asma Elhuni Learn about the diversity within the Muslim faith, what practices and beliefs unite Muslims, and about issues of gender and public policy. Movie Series - Cross-Cultural Encounters and Collisions in 21st Century Films - Rick Winston All at the Savoy Theater, Montpelier 12:30-2:30 p.m. (note different time) April 11 - Savoy Theater, Montpelier, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. The Visitor This 2007 American drama examines issues of identity, immigration, and cross-cultural communication in post- 9/11 NYC. April 18 - Savoy Theater, Montpelier, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. The Necessities of Life In French and Inuktitut and subtitled in English, this 2008 Canadian film examines the politics of relationships, sex, and class across cultures. April 25 - Savoy Theater, Montpelier, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. The Edge of Heaven A multi-layered film (2007) explores the lives of Turks in Germany and Germans in Turkey. 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