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  • Mark your calendars for October 9

    Colorado Humanities will proudly present Helen Thorpe, author of Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War and Angela Ricketts, author of No Man's War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife in a conversation moderated by National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William Adams.


  • Volunteer Selectors and Judges are needed for Colorado Book Awards.  More info

  • The online Colorado Encyclopedia is coming!

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  • Parent Classes

    Find a Motheread/Fatheread Colorado class near you

    Contact Program Coordinator Vera Atilano at 303.894.7951 x12 or atilano@coloradohumanities.org.


  • Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, our early childhood and family literacy program, was selected as a semifinalist for the American Prize, one of three new Library of Congress literacy awards celebrated for the first time this November in Washington, D.C. Motheread/Fatheread Colorado is also cited in the Library's new publication for programmatic strategies, Best Practices.


  • Former Colorado Humanities grant recipient Sean Prentiss will be in Colorado in September discussing his recently-published book, Finding Abbey

    More information

  • Watch our new video and see Writers in the Schools from the inside.

  • ... go wandering forth in all directions with every wind ... (Thank you, John Muir)

    The Father of America's National Parks John Muir advised us to "climb the mountains and get their good tidings," and June-Great Outdoors Month-was the time to begin a summer of it in Colorado.


  • Newly published! 20 more volumes for our Colorado biography series, Great Lives in Colorado History! Now a 33-book complement, the Great Lives series is designed for elementary readers, and written in English and Spanish. Each biography contains relevant historical photos and information about significant Coloradans in history, study questions, glossaries, timelines and bibliographies for young readers. What great gifts these make for our school libraries and our children, grandchildren, and young friends!

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  • Join the conversation October 9, 4 p.m. in the Oxford Hotel theater

    Talk about women and war with NEH Chairman William Adams and Colorado authors Helen Thorpe and Angela Ricketts

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