The Brownell Library in Essex Jct., Vt., has received a grant to develop screenings, lectures and other activities related to the American Masters program "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind ‘Little Women.’"
Louisa May Alcott’s Journals and Yours, a Discussion & Writing Workshop at Brownell Library, Essex Jct., VT. On Saturday, April 16, 2011, from 2 – 4 p.m., seasoned and neophyte journal-writers (or diary-keepers) are invited to discuss Louisa May Alcott’s journals as inspiration for their own and to spend time writing themselves. Martha A. Penzer, Louisa May Alcott Project Coordinator, facilitates this session. Readings are available in advance.
Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women, a documentary film co-produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York’s American Masters, and a biography of the same name written by Harriet Reisen. Louisa May Alcott programs in libraries are sponsored by the American Library Association Public Programs Office with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Vermont Public Television and Vermont Humanities Council are in concert with Brownell Library. Brownell Library is also grateful for the support of Friends of Brownell Library and The Brownell Library Foundation.