Mary Jane’s Story

It all started with a family mystery. In 2011, Mary Jane Kuffner Hirt, Professor Emerita at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was asked by her mother to learn more about a … Continued

Medical Discrimination

Black History Month 2022 celebrates Black Health & Wellness. The National Museum of African American History and Culture says this year’s theme “highlights Black pioneers’ trailblazing contributions to Western medicine, addresses health disparities facing our communities, and encourages healing through education.”

Black History Month 2022

While we hope you’ll be able to explore the Black History Month book displays and resources in our branches this February, we also gathered and developed a variety of virtual … Continued

Benefits of Middle Grade Books

Right in between first chapter books and young adult are middle grade books. Intended for youth ages eight to twelve, this collection benefits its specific audience in several ways.