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An Agatha Christie Presentation at Martha Canfield Library

On Sunday, April 8, at 2 p.m., the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington will host a living history performance by Helene Lang. Performing as Agatha Christie, she will tell the audience how a typewriter in Torguay spawned over 80 mysteries and created her most beloved characters, Miss Jane Marple and Hercule Poirot. Learn about Chirstie’s life and walk in her footsteps in England; discover why she was so knowledgeable about the poisons used in her stories; what influences informed the creation of her famous leading detectives; some personal information about her family; and why she went to Yorkshire under an assumed name. This is a Vermont Humanities Council event. For more information, call 802-375-6153 or visit marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

Career Chic at Bennington Library

All ages and stages of career-minded adults are invited to Bennington Free Library  from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 13, for ‘Model Employees,’ a fun fashion show offering conversation with representatives from the community. The program is sponsored by the Vermont Department of Labor, Southern Vermont College’s Office of Career Development and Internships, and the Bennington Free Library. Come for Q&A, networking, snacks, take-home surprises and more! For more information, go to benningtonfreelibrary.org or call 802-442-9051

Rutland Library Book Sale

Friends of the Rutland Free Library will hold their monthly Book Sale on Friday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Browse thousands of organized, new and gently-used books, CDs, DVDs and puzzles for all ages. Most items are priced between 25 cents and $3. This month’s  highlights are science and democracy. There will be a special offering of illustrated antique books. All diet, nutrician and fitness books are buy one, get one free. Rutland Free Library is located at 10 Court Street in Rutland. Visit rutlandfree.org or call 802-773-1860 to learn more.

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