Archive for March, 2015

THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Book Discussion – Haroun and the Sea of Stories

HarounVermont Reads – Statewide One-Book Community Reading Program
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
Book Discussion March 25

Pot  Luck at 6 PM, discussion starts at 6:30.

Pick up a copy of the book at the library today and Join us on March 25 as we explore Haroun’s Question: What’s the use of stories that aren’t even true?” This book has been chosen by the Vermont Humanities Council to get Vermonters around the state to think about the value of storytelling in our lives.

Listen to the audiobook online here.

Renowned author Salman Rushdie delivers thoughts on the importance of storytelling and imagination. Rushdie spoke before a sold-out audience in January, 2015, at the University of Vermont’s Ira Allen Chapel.  Watch here.


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