Vermont Reads 2017

Brown Girl Dreaming

Vermont Reads Events

Sat 07

Brown Girl Dreaming Multi-Age Book Discussion: Part 1 (of 2)

October 7
6:30 pm
Brown Public Library, Northfield
The Brown Public Library will host a book discussion of the book Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. We invite participants of all ages and encourage parents and children to sign up together. Come to the library to get your book during the week of September 25th. Light refreshments will be served. Read More »
Wed 11

Vermont Reads: Brown Girl Dreaming Book Discussion

October 11
5:30 pm
Manchester Community Library, Manchester Center
Rob Hunter and Nancy Strain of the Burr and Burton Academy English Department will lead a lively discussion of Jacqueline Woodson's touching and powerful memoir. Read More »
Sun 22

Vermont Reads Poetry Salon

October 22
4:00 pm
Equinox Village, Manchester Center
Poets and poetry lovers are invited to read aloud favorite poems from Brown Girl Dreaming, poetry that the book inspired them to write, or related poetry mentioned in the book. The community is invited to come and listen. Read More »
Mon 23

Vermont Reads 2017: Jacqueline Woodson Author Talk

October 23
6:00 pm
VHC brings award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson to Burlington for a free public talk. Woodson will discuss her reading and writing process and the journey to some of the books she’s published. Read More »
Sun 29

Vermont Reads 2017: Daisy Turner

October 29
4:00 pm
Manchester Community Library, Manchester Center
As part of Vermont Reads 2017, Vermont folklorist Jane Beck shares the story of the Turner family—a multi-generational African American saga spanning two centuries, played out across three continents. Read More »
Mon 06

Vermont Reads: Film Screening of Mighty Times: The Children’s March

November 6
6:30 pm
Manchester Community Library, Manchester Center
Mighty Times: The Children's March tells the story of how the young people of Birmingham, Alabama braved fire hoses and police dogs in 1963 and brought segregation to its knees. Read More »