Events

Touching the Elephant
Thursday, January 23rd, 7.00pm
Bennington Free Library

 

Local author Nancy Thompson will discuss her new book, Touching the Elephant: Values the World’s Religions Share and How They Can Transform Us, Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 pm at the Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver Street. Thompson’s talk, “Facts, Truths, and the Battle of Beliefs," is co-sponsored by The Bennington Bookshop which will provide copies for purchase and light refreshments. Touching the Elephant discusses the values that the world’s religions share and presents examples that people can apply to their lives. 


An Evening with Julia Munemo
Thursday, February 13th, 7.00pm
The Bennington Bookshop

Williamstown author Julia McKenzie Munemo has a memoir coming out this month. We are celebrating her book, The Book Keeper, with a reception and reading at the Bookshop on 13th February at 7.00pm. There will be an opportunity for questions, and Julia will sign copies of her book, which will be available for sale at the event.

The event is free and open to the public. 

Julia completed a bachelor’s degree in languages and literature at Bard and a master’s in education at Harvard. After working in educational publishing for many years, she earned an MFA in creative nonfiction from the Stonecoast Program at the University of Southern Maine.