The Night Owl Book Club meets once a month on Wednesday evenings with the exception of July and August when the Library hosts a book discussion series sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. All are welcome at our book club discussions. The Library carries extra copies of each month’s book club selection for participants to borrow.
The PHD speaker series highlights Dover residents who have interesting or unusual skills, hobbies or careers, and good stories to share. Past speakers have ranged from Dave Smith, the Dover landfill attendant and recycling coordinator, to Miles Anton, a student filmmaker and author. The PHD speaker series occurs every 1-2 months.
The Spanish Club will resume meetings at a future date to be determined. People at all levels of proficiency are encouraged to join us to practice their Spanish and help other participants. The Spanish Club is led by Library Director John Flores who is a native Spanish speaker. To register as a club member, please contact John Flores by email or telephone at 802-348-7488.
In conjunction with the Vermont Humanities Council, the Library sponsors an annual Summer Book Discussion Series with Richard Wizansky, a seasoned book discussion leader and perennial favorite of Dover audiences. The lecture series typically spans four Wednesday evenings at 7 pm during the summer. Beginning July, 5th, the 2017 theme is The Changing South titles include: The Known World by Edward P. Jones; A Death in the Family by James Agee; The Color Purple by Alice Walker; and A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. A drawing for a $50 gift certificate to The Eatery restaurant in Williamsville will be held at each discussion, must be present to win. Discussion series book can be borrowed from the library.