Calendar of Events › Events for Children & Young Adults

Event List Calendar

October 16, 2016

Jaimie Scanlon & Ellen Tumavicus

Jaimie Scanlon & Ellen Tumavicus In Jaimie Scanlon and Ellen Tumavicus’s Ralph Flies the Coop, Ralph leaves the farm and travels the world meeting new people and learning to say “cock-a-doodle-doo” in different languages, introducing children to the idea that stepping outside our comfort zones and being open to different types of people and experiences can change our lives—and ourselves—for the better.   Jaimie Scanlon is a Vermont-based writer and language teacher. In addition […]

Start:October 16, 2016 3:00 pm
End:October 16, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue:Brooks Memorial Library
Address:
224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States, 05301

October 16, 2016

Jef Czekaj

Raising a new puppy can be so rewarding! Okay, let’s begin. Can you show him how to growl? Roll over? Bark? Will this puppy ever learn? Jef Czekaj’s Dog Rule is a hilariously interactive picture book that will have kids barking, growling . . . and chirping—but mostly laughing out loud. Jef Czekaj is a cartoonist, children’s book author and illustrator, and underground DJ. His comic Grampa and Julie: Shark Hunters ran in Nickelodeon magazine for more […]

Start:October 16, 2016 1:00 pm
End:October 16, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue:Brooks Memorial Library
Address:
Google Map
224 Main Street, Brattleboro, United States, 05301

October 16, 2016

Susan Ross

Susan Ross Susan Ross’s Kiki and Jacques is the story of a local boy who loves soccer and a refugee girl from Somalia and how they overcome cultural challenges in a small Maine town to become friends. It is a book that every middle-grade student should read. Susan Ross grew up in Lewiston-Auburn, Maine. Kiki and Jacques was inspired by the large influx of New Mainers from Somalia to Susan’s hometown. Susan lives with […]

Start:October 16, 2016 12:00 pm
End:October 16, 2016 1:00 pm
Venue:Brooks Memorial Library
Address:
Google Map
224 Main Street, Brattleboro, United States, 05301

October 15, 2016

Arun Gandhi: Peace Begins with Me: Channeling Anger & Being the Change

How do we live our lives as light? How can we   be the change we wish to see in the world? As a young man, Arun Gandhi explored these very questions with his grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi. Those philosophical and political explorations are now featured in the illustrated books for all ages, Grandfather Gandhi and Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story. Creators Arun Gandhi, his co-author, Bethany Hegedus, and illustrator Evan Turk will take us […]

Start:October 15, 2016 5:15 pm
End:October 15, 2016 6:30 pm
Venue:Centre Congregational Church
Address:
193 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States, 05301
Cost:Free

October 15, 2016

Evan Turk

Evan Turk Moroccan storytellers have held audiences in thrall for over 1,000 years. As has happened in many cultures, though, this tradition has all but disappeared in the face of the global economy and modern technology. Award-winning illustrator and author Evan Turk tells a tale of a day in Morocco when the last storyteller sits alone without an audience and the fountains run dry. He beckons a thirsty boy, and one last story is […]

Start:October 15, 2016 2:30 pm
End:October 15, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue:Oak Meadow
Address:
Google Map
Corner of Main and High St, Second floor, VT, United States, 05301
Cost:Free

October 15, 2016

Katherine Hannigan

Katherine Hannigan The multi-talented author/illustrator Katherine Hannigan will read her picture books Gwendolyn Grace and Dirt + Water = Mud, and she’ll tell the stories of how they came to be. In between, she will sing songs and play the mandolin. Bring the whole family—this program will be fun for all ages. Katherine Hannigan is the author of the New York Times best seller, Ida B. …And Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster and […]

Start:October 15, 2016 1:00 pm
End:October 15, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue:Oak Meadow
Address:
Corner of Main and High St, Second floor, VT, United States, 05301
Cost:Free
iCal Import