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Reading Frederick Douglass

Join us for our annual reading of a remarkable speech by the abolitionist Frederick Douglass where he poses the famous question “What to the slave is the Fourth of July?"  Hear Douglass as he exposes the tension between power, liberty, and morality in the American experience.  This participatory event allows you to share in the reading, or you can feel free to just listen.  Discussion and refreshments follow.  Made possible with support from the Vermont Humanities Council.

Earlier Event: July 1
Art Reception: 'Sprites to Live By'
Later Event: July 7
Story Hour: Foxes and Coyotes