A Century of Reading: The 1950s

Experience the classic science fiction and notable films of the 1950s, all with your library card!

Posted by on June 21, 2021

Juneteenth: A Collection of Films Available in Kanopy

Enjoy this selection of films made available by our partner, Kanopy, as we observe Juneteenth.

Posted by on June 19, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1940s

The defining event of the 1940s was, undoubtedly, World War II. These books offer insights into the lives, struggles, and triumphs of various people who lived through the war, both Read more...

Posted by on June 14, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1930s

For the 1930s, we've highlighted a selection of titles to highlight the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the U.S. Constitution otherwise known as the repeal to Prohibition!

Posted by on June 5, 2021

LGBTQ+ Voices and Experiences: A Reading List for Adults

Celebrate Pride Month with books highlighting LGBTQ+ characters, experiences, histories, and voices. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of gender and sexuality from Read more...

Posted by on June 4, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1920s

Enjoy this selection of titles to highlight the breadth of work produced in the Roaring Twenties!

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Pride Month – 2021

For June, we celebrate Pride Month with a selection of books featuring LGBTQ characters and by LGBTQ authors.

Posted by on June 1, 2021

One Cut of the Dead by Shin'ichirô Ueda

The movie, One Cut of the Dead, is a Japanese Horror-Comedy zombie movie. Sort of. The promotional material suggests that it’s about the crew of a low budget zombie film Read more...

Posted by on May 25, 2021

Environment Justice: A Reading List for Adults by

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Celebrate Gardening Week: A Resource List for Adults

Gardening Your Front Yard: Projects and Ideas for Big & Small Spaces by Tara Nolan “Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat Read more...

Posted by on April 19, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Adults by

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Women’s History Month: A Reading List for Adults by

In honor of Women's History Month, we've selected titles focusing on the lives of women and girls throughout the past and into the present day. We hope these selections serve Read more...

Posted by on March 8, 2021

Black History Month: A Reading List for Adults

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on Read more...

Posted by on February 8, 2021

The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel by Howard Reich

Howard Reich, the son of two Holocaust survivors and a journalist for the Chicago Tribune, was assigned by the paper in 2012 to interview one of the world’s most well-known Read more...

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Human Rights: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on human rights, which are needs and freedoms considered essential to human flourishing, such as the right to education Read more...

Posted by on January 18, 2021

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