What to Read: Latinx Heritage Month 2020

Every year between September 15 and October 15, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American residents whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and was expanded to a 30-day celebration … Continue reading What to Read: Latinx Heritage Month 2020

What to Read: Women in Translation Month

In 2014, August was deemed Women in Translation Month by book blogger Meytal Radzinski upon observing that only 30% of books published in translation were by women. While this problem of representation persists, the annual WIT celebration encourages bookworms to read, support, and discuss women author-translator duos. The books below were originally written and published … Continue reading What to Read: Women in Translation Month

What to Read (Picture Book Edition): Election Day 2020

This year is extra special because we have the opportunity to elect leaders for our local, state, and federal communities. These picture books help explain the election process and why it is important to participate! Vote for Our Future! by Margaret McNamara and illustrated by Micah Player Every two years, on the first Tuesday of … Continue reading What to Read (Picture Book Edition): Election Day 2020

What to Read: Pride Month

Pride Month occurs each June to celebrate the impact that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals have on our communities locally, nationally, and internationally. LGBT Pride Month also commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, which was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. According to the Library of Congress, … Continue reading What to Read: Pride Month

What to Read (Picture Book Edition): Independence Day 2020

Happy Fourth of July! Check out one of these picture books to celebrate with the whole family. Hats Off for the Fourth of July by Harriet Ziefert and illustrated by Gustaf Miller This is one small town parade readers shouldn't miss! It starts with music and drums. What will come next? Cowboys on horseback? The … Continue reading What to Read (Picture Book Edition): Independence Day 2020

Imagine Your Story: Spellbinding Chapter Books

Dragons, mermaids, and fairies — oh my! Imagine your story this summer with these magical and mystical chapter books for juvenile readers. These picks will take you to another world, whether you're reading them on your own, or with the help from a friend or family member. These picks are available via Curbside Pickup and … Continue reading Imagine Your Story: Spellbinding Chapter Books

Imagine Your Story: Fantastic Fiction for Adults

Who says adults can't enjoy some magic? This summer, "Imagine Your Story" by checking out a fantasy, fairy tale, or mythical story beyond your comfort zone. These picks are available via Curbside Pickup and digitally through the Libby app. Enjoy! The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow In a sprawling mansion filled … Continue reading Imagine Your Story: Fantastic Fiction for Adults

Imagine Your Story: Magic & Myths for Teens

Did you love Harry Potter but don't know what to read next? Look no further. Below is a list of our favorite magical, mythical fantasies that will transport you to another world. These picks are available via Curbside Pickup and digitally through the Libby app. Enjoy! The Night Country (Hazel Wood #2) by Melissa Albert … Continue reading Imagine Your Story: Magic & Myths for Teens