Our Literacy Programs

Programs like Connections, Read with Me, and Humanities Camps help at-risk middle schoolers, incarcerated adults, adult basic education students, and many others.

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Our Programs

The Vermont Humanities Council strives to make Vermont a state in which every individual reads, participates in public affairs, and continues to learn throughout life. Learn more about our programs.

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First Wednesdays 2016-2017

Talks on the first Wednesday of the month, October to May. See schedule.
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Speakers Bureau

Host a thought-provoking presentation in your town! See our catalogue.
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Vermont Reads 2017

Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson. Learn more.
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Literacy Programs

Designed for specific underserved and at-risk audiences. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

Sat 28

Vermont Nepali Program Open House

January 28
11:30 am
Come learn about Nepali language and culture—enjoy traditional foods, listen to folk music, and learn about Nepali family structures and names. Read More »
Sun 29

Book Discussion: As Long as There are Mountains by Natalie Kinsey Warnock

January 29
1:00 pm
This series explores titles that have earned the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award, created in 1957 to honor excellence in children's literature. Read More »
Mon 30

Book Discussion: Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World by Alan Weisman

January 30
7:30 pm
This series explores how different authors and communities understand the multiple definitions and connotations of ecological sustainability and try to make it work in the world. Read More »
Tue 31

Book Discussion: A Bell for Adano by John Hersey

January 31
10:00 am
Despite often being assigned to young adults, the Pulitzer-winning titles in this series explore decidedly adult themes about relationships, war, and the human condition. Read More »