Adult Summer Reading Program 2019

Summer Book Discussion

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, 3rd, the 2019 theme is Portraits of the Artists titles include: Frida by Barbara Mujica; La Tour Dreams Of The Wolf Girl by David Huddle; Lydia Cassatt Reading The Morning Paper by Harriet Scott Chessman; and Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier. A drawing for dinner for two at specified local restaurants will be held at each discussion, must be present to win. Discussion series books can be borrowed from the library. Dates include: July 3; July 17; July 24; and August 28.

Check the calendar for dates.

Summer Adult Events List (See "Children" page for childrens' summer events)

Summer Events Also Include

Saturday, July 6, 12pm, Genealogy Research Workshop Series #1 

Monday, July 8, 6pm, Golf Talk with Keith Newell, Golf Pro

Friday, July 12, 7pm, Plaid Behavior, Greg Burnell on vocals and Chris Mays on guitar.

Saturday, July 13, 12pm, Genealogy Research Workshop Series #2

Saturday, July 20, 12pm: Genealogy Research Workshop Series #3

Friday, August 2, 7pm: Incurable Semantics, musical group

Monday, August 5, 5pm: Indian Cooking Class - space limited; registration required

Thursday, August 8, 7pm @ Dover Town Hall: Dover Free Library’s Annual Dessert Social Fundraiser, with Sandglass Theater's PUNSCHI  perfect for children and adults alike. Punscho features hand puppets, a minature circus, music and lots of laughts!


Night Owl Book Club

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.

Check the calendar of events for our next Night Owls Book Discussion Club meeting.

PhD "People Here in Dover" Speaker Series

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.

Check the calendar of events for our next “People Here in Dover” speaker.

Spanish Club

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.

Check the calendar of events for our next Spanish Club meeting.

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