We suggest: LGBTQ+ romance novels

LGTBQ+ romance novel covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph It’s Pride Month! And love is in the air in these Pride romance novels! LGBTQ+ romance novels How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole Why you should try it: What do a long-lost princess, a not-so-by-the-book investigator, and a cargo ship have in common? This book. Description: When … Read more

We Suggest: Rainbow Book Month

LGTBQ+ fiction book covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph In addition to being Pride Month, the American Library Association, and the Rainbow Roundtable have designated June as Rainbow Book Month. It is a celebration of LGBTQ+ stories, and you can find some recent favorites below! Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, virtual activities, online resources, and … Read more

We suggest: Sizzling summer reads

Sizzling Summer Reads

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton There are always tons of great titles released during summer, and this year is no exception. This week we’re highlighting just a few of these new books that we think everybody will be reading in the coming months. Place your hold today! Fiction The Other Black Girl by Zakiya … Read more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Southeast Asian & Pacific Islander creators & stories

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By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this week we are celebrating by sharing stories written by Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander authors. Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, videos, online resources, and more » Southeast Asian & Pacific Islander creators & stories Long Live the Tribe … Read more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: South Asian creators & stories

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By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this week we are celebrating by sharing stories written by South Asian authors. Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, videos, online resources, and more » South Asian creators & stories The Parted Earth by Anjali Enjeti Why you should try … Read more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: East Asian creators & stories

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By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this week we are celebrating by sharing stories written by East Asian authors. Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, videos, online resources, and more » East Asian creators & stories Second Sister by Ho-Kei Chan Why you should … Read more

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Find videos, books & more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Your public library is here to connect you with books, online resources, and learning experiences that honor Asian Pacific American history and culture all year long. On this page, you can: Watch Multicultural virtual learning videos. Browse suggested fiction and nonfiction titles for adults, teens, and kids, all hand-selected by our librarians. Log in with … Read more

‘Shadow & Bone’: Watched it? Read it? Try these!

Shadow and Bone series book covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Last week, Netflix started streaming Shadow and Bone, their highly anticipated adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse books. Want books like the series, but you’ve already read (or don’t want to read) the books? Not a problem! These novels have all the intrigue, and some of the length, of the … Read more

Celebrating Mother’s Day: Titles for peace

Flowers in the shape of a peace sign

Celebrated the second Sunday each May (this year on May 9), Mother’s Day was first proposed by abolitionist and poet Julia Ward Howe. In her 1872 “Mother’s Day Proclamation,” Howe suggested that people observe Mother’s Day as a day dedicated to peace and supported the importance of coming together during challenging times. In honor of these … Read more

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