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Women's History Month

Honoring Women’s History Month with books, resources & more

Held yearly in March, Women's History Month celebrates women’s contributions to history, culture, and society in the U.S. On this page, you can: Find suggested fiction and nonfiction titles for ...
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Book covers

We suggest: New(ish) nonfiction titles

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton Looking for some nonfiction reading suggestions? Discover these recently released under-the-radar gems just waiting for you! Recently new nonfiction titles Girl, Gurl, Grrrl by ...
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Dr. Eve L. Ewing with Ghosts in the Schoolyard and 1919

Meet Dr. Eve L. Ewing, then join the discussion

Join us in March for three virtual programs centered on the work of Educational Sociologist Dr. Eve L. Ewing, award-winning author and assistant professor at the University of Chicago School ...
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/ Authors & Books, We Suggest
Book covers

We suggest: New(ish) fiction titles

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph We miss talking books with you, especially now that the deep winter has set in. But don't worry, we've still got some excellent reads ...
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Football on TV

We suggest: Rashmi’s favorite sports films

If you're missing football now that the Super Bowl is over, get your sports fix with these films recommended by Adult Services Librarian Rashmi! Rashmi's favorite sports films The top ...
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/ Arts & Culture, We Suggest
Romance book covers

We suggest: Cover stories: Black romance novels

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Romance is in the air! It's almost Valentine's Day and what better way to celebrate than with romance novels?! Romance novel covers come in ...
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Caste book cover on a phone screen

‘Caste’: Waiting for it? Loved it? Try these titles!

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton I love how much our community uses the library. Sometimes that means waiting for the hottest titles. Don’t fret! I can help you find ...
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Black History Month

Recognizing Black History Month with books, programs, online resources & more

Your public library is here to connect you with books, virtual programs, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate Black history and culture all year long. On this page, you ...
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