Upcoming Adult Events

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 5:00pm

Who: Learners: Upper Valley residents who want to practice and improve their spoken English. Tutors: English speakers who volunteer as conversation partners and language modelers.

What: Free of charge to all participants. The Talking Bridge can supplement formal ESOL/ELL classes, but you don't need to be enrolled in a class to attend. 

Where: Kilton Library, 80 Main Street, West Lebanon, NH 

When: Mondays from 5:00-6:15 p.m. (except for Federal holidays when the library is closed)

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 5:15pm

Kilton Library French Conversation Hour. The first Wednesday of the month at 5:15. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest.  A film in French follows the discussion, but participants do not need to attend both events (but, are certainly welcome too)!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, for our monthly French Film Series on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kilton Library. Films in French with English subtitles. All evenings will begin with brief introduction are followed by a discussion.

A French conversation group precedes the films at 5:15, but you do not need to attend the group to enjoy the film!

December 5, 2018 "Joyeux Noel"

March 6, 2019 “Le Nom des gens”

April 3, 2019 “Samba”

May 1, 2019 “Ma Vie de Courgette”

June 5, 2019 “Comme Un Avion”

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 5:15pm

Kilton Library French Conversation Hour. The first Wednesday of the month at 5:15. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest.  A film in French follows the discussion, but participants do not need to attend both events (but, are certainly welcome too)!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, for our monthly French Film Series on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kilton Library. Films in French with English subtitles. All evenings will begin with brief introduction are followed by a discussion.

A French conversation group precedes the films at 5:15, but you do not need to attend the group to enjoy the film!

December 5, 2018 "Joyeux Noel"

March 6, 2019 “Le Nom des gens”

April 3, 2019 “Samba”

May 1, 2019 “Ma Vie de Courgette”

June 5, 2019 “Comme Un Avion”

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 5:15pm

Kilton Library French Conversation Hour. The first Wednesday of the month at 5:15. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest.  A film in French follows the discussion, but participants do not need to attend both events (but, are certainly welcome too)!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, for our monthly French Film Series on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kilton Library. Films in French with English subtitles. All evenings will begin with brief introduction are followed by a discussion.

A French conversation group precedes the films at 5:15, but you do not need to attend the group to enjoy the film!

December 5, 2018 "Joyeux Noel"

March 6, 2019 “Le Nom des gens”

April 3, 2019 “Samba”

May 1, 2019 “Ma Vie de Courgette”

June 5, 2019 “Comme Un Avion”

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 5:15pm

Kilton Library French Conversation Hour. The first Wednesday of the month at 5:15. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest.  A film in French follows the discussion, but participants do not need to attend both events (but, are certainly welcome too)!

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, for our monthly French Film Series on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kilton Library. Films in French with English subtitles. All evenings will begin with brief introduction are followed by a discussion.

A French conversation group precedes the films at 5:15, but you do not need to attend the group to enjoy the film!

December 5, 2018 "Joyeux Noel"

March 6, 2019 “Le Nom des gens”

April 3, 2019 “Samba”

May 1, 2019 “Ma Vie de Courgette”

June 5, 2019 “Comme Un Avion”

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:15pm

Kilton Library French Conversation Hour. The first Wednesday of the month at 5:15. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest.  A film in French follows the discussion, but participants do not need to attend both events (but, are certainly welcome too)!