Vermont Humanities

Reading and Discussion

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Reading and Discussion

Our Reading & Discussion program is an easy, inexpensive way for libraries and other nonprofit organizations to host high-quality, facilitated book discussions in Vermont communities. Vermont Humanities provides the books, and trained scholars lead each session.

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Reading and Discussion Series List

Browse our list of 56 different Reading and Discussion series, then request the program using our online form at least eight weeks in advance.

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Reading and Discussion Facilitators

After choosing a series, contact a facilitator to set a tentative schedule for the series, and discuss any special arrangements.

After Requesting a Program

  1. Publicize the series once it’s been approved. Contact the facilitator to confirm all details. We’ll mail you the books, along with a packet of promotional materials and paperwork.
  2. Host the series: distribute books, provide a comfortable space, introduce the scholar, and encourage attendees to sign in and share feedback.
  3. Submit our online Host Survey at the end of the series. Mail the books, program fee, and paperwork back to Vermont Humanities.

Questions?

Contact Richelle Franzoni at rfranzoni@vermonthumanities.org.

Vermont Humanities*** December 3, 2021