Connecticut Center for the Book at Connecticut Humanities (CTH) is the state affiliate of the national Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. The Connecticut Center for the Book promotes the written and spoken word throughout the state, with programs such as Route 1 Reads, Book Voyagers, and the Connecticut Book Awards. Find resources for Authors, book lovers, writers, and more.
The goal of Teach It is to help Connecticut’s teachers bring Connecticut history into the classroom through a series of inquiry-based activities that reinforce the principles found in the new social studies frameworks. You will find activities that link local events to national events so students can understand our state’s contributions that shaped our community, history, and heritage.
This is your home for stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up the rich history of the Nutmeg State. In keeping with the internet’s dynamic nature and our evolving understanding of the past, ConnecticutHistory.org brings you new content and connections each and every week. Connect to the real thing, the historic places, documents, and objects that make up the historical record.
Connecticut Humanities helps local museums, historical societies, and other cultural organizations build professionalism and ensure their programs and collections remain vibrant community resources through StEPs-CT–a program created with the Connecticut League of History Organizations, and run in partnership with the Connecticut Historical Society, that guides them towards excellence in six areas of organizational practice.
Book Voyagers encourages a love of literature, promotes critical thinking, and gives children the self-confidence to share their thoughts and opinions with others. Let Book Voyagers spark curiosity in your community!
CT Humanities is proud to have worked with Connecticut Public Television to create this unique video series about the real connections between our state’s past, present, and future. The stories are compelling and reveal intriguing elements of Connecticut’s cultural heritage.
Join Connecticut Humanities in a year-long exploration about why people are becoming increasingly distrustful of the news media—and how we can all become more confident consumers of information.
ConnTours is an app that serves as a mobile-friendly tour guide to historic and cultural sites throughout Connecticut. The content presented in ConnTours encourages users to learn more about individual sites in Connecticut while fostering a greater appreciation for the variety of historically important and thought-provoking places the state has to offer. The ConnTours app is available for FREE in the app store.