Saturday, May 19--Beginning at 1:00 pm
1:00 pm: Music by the Flying Garbanzos (
1:30 pm: Welcome and opening remarks
1:45 pm: Elizabeth Winthrop's book talk, slide show, and dramatic reading with Willy Jones--followed by Q&A
2:45 pm: Author book signing, hands-on activities, and learning stations
4:00 pm: Formal program ends--but stay to tour the museum until 5:00 pm
* * FREE * *
Many thanks: Bennington Free Library, Bennington Historical Society, Bennington Museum, Pownal Historical Society, The Greater Bennington Tell Me a Story Project, and Friends of Bennington Free Library
Be sure your community takes part in Vermont Reads Counting on Grace
Told by a 12-year-old girl, Counting on Grace evokes life in
Read and explore Counting on Grace with activities for children and adults. Vermont Reads brings communities and people of all ages together to read a book and do activities centered around it. Nonprofit organizations and schools may apply. Collaborations among organizations and businesses are encouraged.
* Receive FREE Vermont Reads books for your community.
* Host a book discussion, visit a former mill site, organize a panel on French Canadian history in Vermont, research child labor practices and laws, use old photos to tell stories, and more.
* Listen to a Vermont Public Radio feature story and author interview.
* Attend author appearances in May and September.
Apply: Applications are due by May 21. Applications are online at vermontreads.org or call 802.262.2626.
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