Vermont Reads 2017

Brown Girl Dreaming

Vermont Reads Events

Thu 01

Vermont Reads: Bread and Roses, Too Adult Book Group Discussion

March 1
7:00 pm
Join our monthly book group discussion as we discuss Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson, the 2018 Vermont Reads book. Refreshments served. Read More »
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Tue 27

Vermont Reads: Film Screening of Norma Rae

March 27
6:00 pm
Norma Rae (drama; 1979; PG) is true story of a young single mother and textile worker (played by Sally Fields) who agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved. Light refreshments served. Registration required. Read More »
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Thu 12

Book Discussion: Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson

April 12
6:30 pm
Come join Valley Readers as we discuss Bread and Roses, Too. We are excited to have a larger group join us as we discuss the important topics this book raises. Part of Vermont Reads 2018. Read More »
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Wed 18

Vermont Reads 2018: Poetry and Choreography Montage

April 18
7:00 pm
Youth will present original poems and choreographed still life scenes based on scenes and themes in the book Bread and Roses Too. A discussion of the book will follow. Read More »
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Tue 01

Vermont Reads 2018: Protest Banner Art Show

May 1 - May 31
This month-long art show inspired by Bread and Roses, Too will feature protest banners and signs designed and created by youth using mixed media. Read More »
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Wed 09

Vermont in the Era of Child Labor: Leader or Laggard?

May 9
11:30 am
George Moltz leads a discussion about Vermont in the era of child labor. An optional lunch follows. Read More »
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Wed 16

Vermont in the Era of Child Labor: Leader or Laggard?

May 16
7:00 pm
Join us for a discussion led by George Moltz about Vermont in the era of child labor. George earned his bachelor's degree in history from Grinnell College, and completed his master's degree in history at UVM. George taught social studies at Rochester School for more that 30 years and always emphasized the "story" in "history" with his students. Read More »
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