These free lectures, offered from October – May each year, draw nationally and regionally renowned authors, artists, scholars, and public figures who speak on diverse topics.

All lectures are free and begin at 7:00 pm. This year they are on ZOOM. When circumstances change, they will return to the Norwich Congregational Church in Norwich, Vermont. The Church is handicap accessible.

2021 – 2022 Schedule of programs

1st Wednesdays is a program of the Vermont Humanities Council, co-sponsored locally by the Norwich Historical Society and the Norwich Public Library. These free public lectures  are held the first Wednesday of each month from October-May at the Norwich Congregational Church.