A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
Let’s Talk About It is offered free of charge to public Maine libraries. We would love to have your library involved!
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
A foreign policy speakers series, offered free of charge to public Maine libraries.
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
New Books, New Readers puts books in the hands of reluctant adult readers and encourages them to find the joy in reading.
In 2013-14, the MHC gave out $107,938.75 in grant funding.
Here’s how the numbers played out.
Maine towns received grants
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Featured news & announcements
Nov 14, 2014
Originally published in the Portland Press Herald, November 8, 2014. By Hayden Anderson The culture wars are back, and the stakes have never been higher. The front lines have shifted in 20-plus years: from art galleries and hip-hop lyrics to the nation’s textbooks, classrooms and public policy debates.... read more
Oct 31, 2014
Article from The Free Press, October 30, 2014. Belfast residents are invited to take part in “What’s the Belfast You Want for Your Children?”, a community discussion at Belfast Free Library on Monday, November 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the library’s Abbott Room. The meeting is part... read more
Oct 15, 2014
The Irregular, October 15, 2014. Rangeley Public Library will offer “Maine at Work,” a free thought-provoking and humorous theatrical performance, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Rangeley Public Library. Using different historical characters, humor, little known facts and current material gathered from the general public, playwright... read more
Oct 8, 2014
Sun Journal, October 8. 2014. Spruce Mountain High School in Jay and the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in Livermore are one of five Maine community “teams” recently selected to receive a Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War grant. The five community teams chosen this year, consisting... read more