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.’"
Our Regiment’s Story in the Civil War: The 9thVermont, 1862-1865, a talk by Civil War historian, Don Wickham. Sponsored by the Essex Civil War Veterans Committee. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information about this and other events, contact the Brownell Library via email, phone (802) 878-6955 or visit the library's website.
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.