Many of our programs are made possible by friends and neighbors in the community. If you have an experience or expertise you would like to share with the community, or you would like to use the library space for a monthly meeting or a book group, please let us know. The Cutler is always eager to facilitate community gatherings and learning experiences.
First & Third Tuesdays Monthly
Come to the library for Knit Night hosted by Lynda Volz on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 6 to 8 PM. Everyone is welcome, knitters, crocheters, novices, and experts. Instruction, support, and some supplies will be provided.
Families Rise Up
Join a vibrant group of parents and caregivers at the library on the second Thursday of each month to organize for climate justice. Dinner and childcare support are provided.
Healing Art of Herbal Tea Workshop
with Adrienne Allison
Thursday, March 30th, from 6 to 7:30 PM
Join Adrienne Allison, village herbalist and Shiatsu massage practitioner, for a light-hearted discussion of nine locally grown, wildcrafted herbs and their nourishing properties. Everyone will have an opportunity to enjoy tea samples. By donation, although not necessary to attend. Families are welcome.
Drawing Fundamentals For All Ages with Malcolm Van Couvering
Saturdays, April 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th, and May 6th, from 11 - Noon
Learn the fundamentals of drawing in an open, playful, risk-free drawing space. Drawing Fundamentals is an intergenerational family-friendly program made possible through a grant from Vermont Afterschool.
Four Winds Nature Institute Discussion: Nurturing a Child’s Sense of Wonder
Thursday, April 6th, & 20th, from 7 - 8 PM
Thursday, April 27th from 10 - 11:30 AM
Register for a Zoom Link or at http://bit.ly/3FBK8hM
Get ready for spring outdoor play! Join this free discussion series to explore topics and best practices in supporting nature-based play and adventure while nurturing a sense of wonder, place, and well-being.
Then on the 27th, the Four Winds Nature Institute will be at the Cutler for hands-on nature-based play and adventure. This culminating event for parents, caregivers, and children will put into practice the topics explored in the online discussions.
Ancient Irish Culture & Traditions
with Michael Cerulli Billingsley
Saturday, April 8, from 12:30 to 2 PM
Household rituals, natural understandings, and seasonal observances persist in Ireland, going back 4000 years to pre-Celtic times. Explore these and other perspectives of ancient Irish culture and prehistory with local researcher Michael Cerulli Billingsley. He has made eleven field trips to Ireland, where he worked with historians, archaeologists, and folklorists to better understand the roots of his own culture in the Irish southwest.