Talk on National Politics

The Year of Living Dangerously: Donald Trump In The White House
Monday, April 23 at 10:30 am

Matt Dickinson, Middlebury College Professor of Political Science

Despite fears of his authoritarian tendencies, stoked in part by his own use of social media, Donald Trump has, to date, proved to be a rather weak president – a weakness consistent with that of previous presidents governing under similar circumstances. But history also suggests weak presidents can be the most dangerous. Dickinson will assess President Trump’s record so far, and what we might expect going forward. Sponsored by the Addison County Retired Teachers Association. READ MORE

Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment
Dates: Wednesdays, March 14, March 21, March 28 and April 11
Time: 10 am -11 am

Michael Katz, author of a new translation of Dostoevsky’s classic Russian novel leads this group for those who wish to read and discuss the book during March and April. Register by calling the Library at 802-388-4095. Copies of the book available to borrow at the library. READ MORE

Middlebury Community Classic Film Club: Film Screening and Discussion

Film Screening and Discussion:
Queen Christina

Friday, March 23 at 3 p.m.

Around the world filmmakers have contributed
greatly to our shared culture by creating classic
films that push our thinking and the boundaries
of our understanding. Through technology, we
now have greater access to these classics than
ever before. The purpose of the Middlebury
Community Classic Film Club (MCCFC) is to
share classic films representing a diversity of
topics, perspectives, and geographic origins. All
are welcome to watch the film and discuss it
afterwards. READ MORE