Vermont Humanities

Vermont Reads: Outright Vermont Youth-Centered Discussion

Brown Public Library, Community Room 93 S Main St, Northfield, VT, United States

Join Outright Vermont as we explore the Vermont Reads book of the year Last Night at the Telegraph Club. This event will have discussion and activities that explore the themes of this book set in the 50s and how they are relevant today. Come share your ideas, opinions, and perspectives! This discussion is open to both youth who have and have not read the book.

Vermont Reads: Last Night at the Telegraph Club Discussion

Brown Public Library, Community Room 93 S Main St, Northfield, VT, United States +1 more

Join the Brown Public Library as we discuss the 2023 Vermont Reads book: Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo. Light refreshments will be served. We will meet in the Treehouse Pavilion behind the library with the possibility of moving inside in the case of inclement weather.

Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont

Worcester Town Hall 12 Worcester Village Rd, Worcester, VT, United States

“Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont” traces Jesse’s life from enslavement in North Carolina to freedom in Vermont. His story is told through letters in the collection at Rokeby Museum and documents at the North Carolina State Archives. The illustrated talk brings the narrative of one slave out of anonymity and explores his life and pursuit of freedom.