Calendar of Events

At the Joslin Library we work hard to offer a variety of programs and events to entertain, teach, and most importantly, provide opportunities to gather as a community.  Have an idea for a great program?  Looking for more information regarding our current offerings? Contact us at

All programs are at the Joslin Library unless otherwise indicated.  

Tuesday afternoons 1-3 pm, Central Vermont Adult Basic Education

Join Dave Busker, the Teacher/Community Coordinator for Central VT Adult Basic Education in the Mad River Valley and Waterbury. Need some help with reading, writing, math, and computer skills? Working on your HS diploma or GED, or want to improve your English? CVABE is here to help. No appointment necessary. Come with questions, specific issues, or just to learn more about CVABE to see if they might be able to help you.

Free and open to all!

HappyLights, every day at the Library!

Beat the winter blues or come satisfy your curiosity by using the library’s HappyLights this winter! More information about light therapy and instructions on how to use HappyLights here.

Lights are available to anyone for in-library use.


Agricultural Literacy Week Celebration, Featuring New Film: “Vermont Farm Kids”

This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across the state of Vermont. The film expresses the importance of what it means to each child to grow up on their own farm, and how their experiences have shaped their lives.

Followed by an interactive discussion with local farmers, including some “farm kids” and adults who once were “farm kids!”

Saturday, December 2nd, 2 pm

Children’s Author Brian Wray 

Part-time Valley resident and writer for Walt Disney studios Brian Wray will read and present his newly published book. Interactive crafts, snacks, and fun for ages 4 and up!





 Product DetailsMonday, December 11th, 6:30 pm

Guest speaker Kathleen Hubbard-Ismail

Author and founder of the Ghana Scholarship Fund, Kathy will speak about her educational and philanthropic work. The Ghana Scholarship Fund has provided over 160 scholarships for high school and university students and supported technology and tutoring in schools and libraries in Ghana.