Vermont Reads Haroun

Take part in Vermont Reads — our Statewide, One-Book Community Reading Program. In 2014, 115 communities read Wonder by R. J. Palacio.

Veterans Book Groups

New Program: Veterans Book Groups:  Learn more here.

Call for Speakers Bureau Proposals

The Vermont Humanities Council seeks great presenters on a wide variety of humanities topics to join its speaker roster. Does this sound like you? Learn more!

Seeking Teacher Award Nominations

Do you know a humanities educator who should win a statewide award and a $1,000 cash prize? Nominate online and learn more.

Save the Date: Fall Conference

Fall Conference: Why Do Stories Matter? November 13-14. Learn more here.

Because Ideas Matter

“I’ve learned the importance of reading to your children, because it’s something I never had. It was pleasing to know that it’s not too late for me to read to my children.”

- participant, Never Too Early, Northeast Regional Correctional Facility, St. Johnsbury

“Thank you so much for the piece on Emilie Todd Helm — once again bringing to life the struggle and anguish of human conflict. Thank you, VHC. Please continue my education.”

– Jeff King, Civil War Book of Days subscriber, Stowe

“First Wednesdays is a great addition to everyday life. The variety is a treat, gets us out of our ruts, and gets the old brains working!”

– Natalie Peters, attendee, First Wednesdays, Isley Public Library, Middlebury

“What an incredible gift — this conference and its brilliant, informed, and superb speakers. Thank you, VHC!”

– attendee, Music and the Human Experience fall conference