Adult Programming

We’re #Stillhere with Virtual Events
In response to the COVID-19 virus and public health concerns, Vail Public Library is suspending all in-person gatherings
Please explore the calendar for all of our virtual programs!
Thank you for your understanding.


Join us! for this month’s Virtual Book Club via Zoom when we will discuss the book “The Other Alcott” by Elise Hooper

Email Lori Barnes at to receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting.

“Stylish, outgoing, creative, May Alcott grows up longing to experience the wide world beyond Concord, Massachusetts. While her sister Louisa crafts stories, May herself is a talented and dedicated artist, taking lessons in Boston, turning down a marriage proposal from a well-off suitor, and facing scorn for entering what is very much a man’s profession.
Life for the Alcott family has never been easy, so when Louisa’s Little Women is published, its success eases the financial burdens they’d faced for so many years. Everyone agrees the novel is charming, but May is struck to the core by the portrayal of selfish, spoiled “Amy March.” Is this what her beloved sister really thinks of her?
So May embarks on a quest to discover her own true identity, as an artist and a woman. From Boston to Rome, London, and Paris, this brave, talented, and determined woman forges an amazing life of her own, making her so much more than merely “The Other Alcott.”

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 | 1:00 P.M.

Join seniors from around the valley for a Virtual Book Discussion via Zoom featuring the book  “The Other Alcott” by Elise Hooper.

Attendees are also welcome to lead a discussion of a title of their own choice.

Email ReNae Anderson, Director of Caregiver Connections at  for a Zoom invitation.

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We will be taking pictures and recording video from time to time during programs. If you don’t want to be photographed or recorded, please let us know, and we will do our best to protect your privacy. If you do consent, the photos and video taken may be used on press releases, or on the library’s website and/or social media sites

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