Family Fire Safety Program

Join the Children’s Library at the St Johnsbury Athenaeum (Caledonia County) and St. Johnsbury Fire
Department for a fun, educational fire safety program. The program will be begin with a video at the Athenaeum, followed by fire truck and hose demonstrations.

Families of all ages welcome.

*Following current social distancing and mask mandates will be required.

Registration Required. Limited Spots Available
Contact Becky Hatfield, Youth Services Librarian by email:
bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or by phone: 802-745-1391.

Robert Frost Zoom Remembrance Event

Let’s celebrate Robert Frost and his poetry!
The Northeast Storytellers is organizing a Robert Frost remembrance again this year—this time through the auspices of the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. With this special event we keep alive the memory, poetic works, and legacy of famed long-time Vermont resident and poet laureate.

Advance registration required to attend this event. To register go to the Events page of the Athenaeum’s website at www.stjathenaeum.org. If you’re interested in reading, email Mike Farrand at mike.farrand@gmail.com A St. Johnsbury Athenaeum event (Caledonia County.)

PoemTown Open Mic

Let’s celebrate PoemTown and National Poetry!
Share your original poetry or poetry from a favorite poet. Everyone is
welcome. You do not need to be a participating poet to attend.
Poet participation in this virtual event is on a first come, first serve
basis. There are limited slots, so sign up early! A waiting list will be
compiled once the slots are filled.

Advance registration required to attend this event or read your poetry.
To register for the event and sign up to read, go to the Events page of
the Athenaeum’s website at www.stjathenaeum.org.

If you have questions, contact Adele West-Fisher at
awestfisher@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1392.

A St. Johnsbury Athenaeum event (Caledonia County.)

Elizabeth Morrison, How China Became Buddhist and Buddhism Became Chinese

1st Wednesdays Zoom, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum (Caledonia County): Elizabeth Morrison, How China Became Buddhist and Buddhism Became Chinese

Chinese society never became exclusively Buddhist, but other religious traditions had to respond as Buddhist ideas, practices, and institutions permeated the country. Middlebury Religion professor Elizabeth Morrison discusses how the Buddhist tradition came to China, how it was received, and the distinctive Chinese forms of Buddhism that emerged.

Advance registration required to attend this Zoom event. Please register at https://vthumanities.wufoo.com/forms/register-for-st-johnsbury-first-wednesdays/

 

Partner: Middlebury College and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

For more information, go to the First Wednesdays website: https://www.vermonthumanities.org/first-wednesdays/