Juneteenth commemorates the day the last enslaved people were emancipated in the U.S. on June 19, 1865. To learn more about the black experience throughout history, our Juneteenth reading list features both fiction and non-fiction titles written by Black authors.
It’s hard to believe that this month marks a whole year since our lives were initially upended due to COVID-19. While we didn’t get a chance to celebrate Women’s History Month last year, we’re celebrating this year on our blog! Below we’ve compiled a list of biographies in our collection featuring stories of inspiring women.
February is Black History Month! Below we’ve compiled a list of titles in our adult collection to help you honor and celebrate the month!
Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 marks the fifth anniversary of the National Day of Racial Healing. Individuals, organizations, and libraries across the country will be observing this day by inspiring meaningful ways to create a more just and equitable world. Below we’ve compiled a list of books in the Mid-Hudson Library System and resources to helpContinue reading “Books to Understand and Fight Racism”
Our Youth Services Librarian, Ms. Taylor is taking over our blog this week! Many readers are quick to cast off Young Adult books because of the stereotype that they’re only for teenagers or they’re all too similar, but they couldn’t be more wrong! YA is not its own genre, in fact, it encompasses many differentContinue reading “New Young Adult Titles”