Vermont Reads 2017

Brown Girl Dreaming

Vermont Reads Events

Fri 29

Vermont Reads Movie Night

June 29
6:30 pm
This is the third of a four-week movie series at the Hartland Public Library as part of Vermont Reads 2018. For title and movie rating information, please call the library (802) 436-2473 or go to www.hartlandlibraryvt.org. Read More »
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Sun 08

Book Discussion: Bread and Roses, Too

July 8
12:00 pm
We will use the Vermont Reads book, Bread and Roses, Too by Vermont author Katherine Patterson as a touchstone for a discussion focused on labor issues and facilitated by Rev. Mellen Kennedy. Read More »
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Wed 25

Book Discussion: Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson

July 25
6:30 pm
Join Hartland Public Library for a discussion of Bread and Roses, Too, VHC’s 2018 Vermont Reads book. Open to all ages. Read More »
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Wed 01

Vermont Reads Movie Night

August 1
6:30 pm
This is the last of a four-week movie series at the Hartland Public Library as part of Vermont Reads 2018. For title and movie rating information, please call the library (802) 436-2473 or go to www.hartlandlibraryvt.org. Read More »
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Sun 05

Vermont Reads talk: The History of the Bread and Roses Strike

August 5
4:00 pm
As a part of Tenney Memorial Library's Vermont Reads Project, UMass-Lowell Professor Emeritus Robert Forrant will discuss the history of the 1912 Bread and Roses strike, with a particular focus on young people and their roles in the strike. Read More »
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Wed 22

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry Field Trip

August 22
9:00 am
Rock of Ages Corporation, Graniteville
Barre, Vermont, featured in Bread and Roses, Too, made a huge contribution to the granite industry and was the home of many immigrants from Italy, France, Scotland, and China, among other places. The Waterbury Library will host a field trip to the Rock of Ages Granite Quarry in Graniteville where participants will learn about the quarrying and manufacturing of granite. Read More »
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