What is the term for "make more intelligent" for example
Reading books will ... you?
I like this word... sort of makes learning "glorious" a the same time:
(in your sentence) "Reading books will enlighten you"
enlighten from dictionary.com
[en-lahyt-n] Spell Syllablesverb (used with object)
1. to give intellectual or spiritual light to; instruct; impart knowledge to: