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Heartland Book Festival

Mark your calendar. The first-ever HEARTLAND BOOK FESTIVAL presented in partnership with Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Humanities, and Missouri Center for the Book will take place in the heart […]

U.S. Grant Symposium

The 9th Annual U.S. Grant Symposium was held on July 23rd, 2022 This special Bicentennial Year edition featured Frank Scaturro of the Grant Monument Association (New York City’s Grant’s Tomb). […]

National Book Festival – “Books Bring Us Together”

2022 National Book Festival, Washington, D.C. Festival attendees collecting “Great Reads from Great Places” handouts and collecting stamps for their “Roadmap to Reading Passport Map” at the Missouri CFTB Affiliate […]

Missouri’s “Great Reads from Great Places”

Missouri Humanities and the Missouri Center for the Book Planning Team have selected The Rhino Suit by Colter Jackson and The Last Children of Mill Creek by Vivian Gibson to represent the state at the 2023 […]

No Loafing Matter

No Loafing Matter Written by Kirsten Mouton Adult Services Coordinator / Archives & Genealogy Livingston County Library M.A. in Archaeology, B.A. in Anthropology Born and raised in Utica, Livingston County, […]

The Old Family Farm

The Old Family Farm By Dr. Ryan Johnston Verse 1 It’s stood where it is at the edge of the town For many a year before we came around There’s […]

Letters Home

Letters Home written by Julia Brooke “We have mail call every day-including Sunday-just before lunch and just before supper. The letter was stamped 3:30 p.m. Thursday, and I got it […]

Missouri Humanities helped WPSC’s dream come true

Missouri Humanities helped WPSC’s dream come true by  Joy Hays-Pace The West Plains Senior Center/SeniorAge received $5,000 from Missouri Humanities to publish a magazine. We published 2,500 magazines with the […]

Advocating for a Cause

Advocating for a Cause Written by Chrissy Sommer, Community Engagement Director “It isn’t enough to say we ‘need’ the humanities because we ARE the humanities. They are gifts to us […]