What to Read: Women’s History Month 2021

Women's History Month has been celebrated and recognized by the U.S. Congress in some form since 1981. Each March, we honor the contributions women have made to the United States in all fields, from astronomy to literature to medicine. These nonfiction titles pay tribute to individual or groups of women who have broken barriers in … Continue reading What to Read: Women’s History Month 2021

What to Read: MLK Day 2021 (For Kids!)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day falls on Monday, January 18, 2021, and celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. It is the only federal holiday designed as a national day of service, rather than a day “off.” In the spirit of service and improving civil rights in our community, the books below address the … Continue reading What to Read: MLK Day 2021 (For Kids!)

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